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Lagos government accuses community of blackmail

Lagos government

The Lagos State Government has alleged that it was being blackmailed by the White Sand Estate residents. According to PUNCH, the estate resident’s chairman, Pastor Adewale Oyewo, said that a government official demanded bribe as a precondition for getting the attention of relevant government authorities to attend to their challenges on infrastructure. PUNCH had on Thursday October 9, 2014, published ...

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Ogun state plans to spend 22bn on roads in 2015

Ogun roads in 2015

The Ogun State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has proposed to spend over N22bn as capital expenditure and about N339m as recurrent expenditure for the year 2015. This was contained in a statement issued by the ministry on Wednesday in Abeokuta. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, said this while presenting the ministry’s budget before members ...

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Quantity Surveyors cry against high cost of construction projects

construction project

The immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, NIQS, Mr. Olayemi Shonubi has attributed the high cost of procuring civil and heavy engineering projects in Nigeria to the non-utilisation of quantity surveyors who by training are equipped to give value for money on all construction projects. He also blamed the plethora of ...

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EKO Atlantic City unveils street lights

Eko Atlantic City

Investors in the Eko Atlantic and residents of the areas adjoining it can now behold the beauty of the new city emerging from the ocean following the unveiling of special street lighting that illuminates the skyline at night. The developers of the city say from Ahmadu Bello Way on Victoria Island and the Marina on Lagos Island, the first residential ...

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Buying Property: Private Lender Approach II

Private lender approach

Last time, I shared the private lender’s approach and gave an example. In order to broaden more on this approach i will use this medium to share another example. It is my hope that a lot of us will learn how to use this approach to our advantage. In this second example, I used private lender with another method. This ...

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FG commences construction of mass housing units for workers

Mass housing

The Federal Government on Tuesday officially commenced the construction of 100,000 mass housing units for workers across the country. According to the government, the houses will be for workers in all states of the federation, adding that it was collaborating with the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on the project. President Goodluck Jonathan said this while performing ...

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Buyers in outrage as Dangote Cement sells for N1,745

Dangote Cement Price

Distributors and developers have accused the management of Dangote Cement Plc of silently increasing the price of its product to N1,745 per a 50kg bag instead of the N1,000 that it announced early last month. Although the firm did not formally announce any increase in price, our correspondent gathered that it sent out text messages to its distributors on Monday, ...

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FG inaugurates new boards for FHA

New agencies for FHA

The Federal Government, last weekend inaugurated the Technical Board, TB and Interim Management Board, IMT, of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, with a charge to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the authority in the next 18 months. The Government said it is dissatisfied with the performance of the agency which has failed to fully achieve its mandate since inception ...

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Tenant arraigned by Police for impersonation

Tenant arraigned for impersonation

A 47-year-old tenant, Onyekwere Micheal, has been arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for impersonation. The defendant was arraigned on three counts bordering on impersonation and unlawful possession of army accoutrement. It was gathered that Micheal, between September 2013 and November 27, 2014, with the intent to defraud, presented himself as a member of the Nigerian Army. We ...

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Ogun State distributes 5,000 Cs-of-O to property owners

Ogun State distributes 5000 Cs-of-O

Ogun State government has distributed 5,000 Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-O) and other land title documents to property owners across the state, under its Homeowners’ Charter programme which is aimed at deepening the property market in the state. Governor Ibikunle Amosun said that government initiated the scheme to assist property owners in the state through the regularisation of title document and ...

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