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Top 7 Most Hospitable African Cities

most hospitable African cities

Hospitality has no other nature than love in Africa. Africans practice all forms of hospitality by going the extra mile to make their guests feel welcome or feel at home. This article showcases the top 7 most hospitable African cities There are many hospitable cities in Africa, which are welcoming and open to everyone; association is very informal and they ...

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Electronic Building Plan Process Still Cumbersome – Town Planners

Electronic building plan

Mr Olaide Afolabi, President of the Association of Town Planning Consultants of Nigeria (ATOPCON), on Friday called forwhen an improvement on the electronic method of processing building plan approvals in Lagos State. Afolabi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the electronic approach has yet make an appreciable impact on the process. He said that the electronic ...

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Lagos partners estate developer on 20,000 housing units

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a real estate developer, Echostone Limited, to build 20,000 housing units in the state within four years. Speaking while signing the partnership agreement, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Housing, said Lagos State would provide the land as its equity contribution, while Echostone would finance the project. ...

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How Efficient is the Practice of Real Estate Agency in Nigeria?

real estate agency

Agency is described as a relationship existing between a principal and an agent, where an agent is given rights of authorization from the former to act on his behalf. Such relationship could be established when principals are convinced that the involvement of agents will produce more effective returns usually due to their vantage in training, commitment and knowledge in the ...

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Chinese rooftop climber dies in 62-storey fall

Chinese rooftop climber

A well-known Chinese climber has died while performing one of his trademark daredevil skyscraper stunts. Wu Yongning had amassed thousands of followers on the social network Weibo for his dramatic short videos showing him perched atop tall buildings without the use of safety equipment. Concern grew among his fans when he stopped posting updates in November. It has now emerged ...

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Nigerian Govt Urged To Penalise National Housing Fund Act Violators

National Housing Fund Act

Some stakeholders in the housing sector on Tuesday in Abuja called for stiffer penalties against violators of the National Housing Fund (NHF) Act. They made the call at a two-day public hearing on a motion on the need to ensure full compliance with the National Housing Fund Act for effective housing delivery in Nigeria. Mr Oluseyi Lufadeju, a trustee at ...

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Estate surveyors boss dies delivering speech at ICPC

Estate Surveyors

Mr. Olayinka Sonaike, the Chairman, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, on Tuesday, slumped and died as he readied himself to deliver a lecture at a public event in Abuja. The 74-year-old surveyor, one of the resource persons invited by the ICPC to speak at a one-day colloquium died while delivering his speech at the headquarters of the ...

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Dogara advocates private sector participation to tackle housing deficit in Nigeria

Housing Deficict

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has called for increased private sector participation in order to address the national housing deficit and pledged the commitment of the House towards enacting the required legislation. Speaking at a public hearing by the House Committee on Housing on a motion and four bills related to the National Housing Fund and ...

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Family in court with Bianca over Ojukwu’s father’s property

Louis Ojukwu

An Awka High Court, presided over by Justice Dennis Mmaduechesi on Monday adjourned till March 12, 2018 for a pre-trial conference on a matter involving  Bianca, the widow of the late Igbo leader, Dim Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu and others over the family property. The case involved the sharing of the late Sir Louis Ojukwu’s property. Sir Louis Ojukwu, who died ...

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