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Obaseki launches Edo-BEST, housing estate, others in canada


In a concerted effort to get the buy-in of the state’s Diaspora community, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will be showcasing the revolutionary Edo Basic Education Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme and the 1800-unit Emotan Gardens project, among other growth and development enablers at the Edo National Association Worldwide (ENAW) Convention in Canada. The four-day Toronto convention, the 27th in the ...

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Osinbajo slams former heads of state over failure to improve infrastructure


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has accused former Head of State Ibrahim Babangida; ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan of doing nothing to improve the country’s infrastructure despite the oil wealth the country recorded during their tenures. Laolu Akande, spokesman of the Vice President, said in a statement that Osinbajo said this during a town hall meeting with Nigerians living in ...

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Real estate developers, investors to storm Johannesburg in September

real estate

The summit’s aim Creating a platform for African and global real estate data and transparency experts to share insights, best practice and solidify global and regional investor confidence in Africa’s high growth economies are some of the primary objectives of the 9th annual API Summit & Expo taking place in Johannesburg on 20 and 21 September 2018. Speaking ahead of ...

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Housing estate residents in Edo State experiences gully erosion

housing estate

Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being swallowed up by gully erosion. ...

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Soldiers to rebuild structures destroyed by bandits in Zamfara


The Defence Headquarters says plans are underway to rebuild public structures in villages destroyed by bandits in Zamfara. The Acting Director, Defence Information, Brig. Gen. John Agim announced this in Gusau on Friday. Agim told journalists that projects to be executed would include sinking and rehabilitation of boreholes, renovation of schools and clinics in the affected areas. According to him, ...

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Edo threatens to sanction owners of structures under high tension cables


Edo Government has threatened to sanction owners of illegal structures under the Electricity High Tension Transmission Line across the state. Oye Erimona, the state’s Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, gave the warning in a statement on Saturday in Benin. He said such owners should immediately remove the illegal structures, saying “actions of the defaulters amount to an act ...

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Enugu government plans to provide affordable housing

Affordable housing

Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) said it is poised to compete favourably with its contemporaries in the private sector of the Real Estate Sector, with a view to providing affordable housing to the public. General Manager of the Corporation, Mr. Chukwuemelie Agu, disclosed this while commissioning an office outlet at the Departure Lounge of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, ...

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Lagos seeks support from Ambode on healthcare center, schools, housing


Residents of Mallam Village Community in Ebute Metta in Lagos State on Friday appealed to the Lagos State Government to provide them with a modern healthcare center, a primary school and housing. They made the appeal when Blue Baby Support Initiative (BBSI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), distributed foodstuffs and other items to no fewer than 500 less privileged in the ...

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