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Ambode asks FG to make other seaports available as Apapa-Oshodi road begins


Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday appealed to the Federal Government to ensure that seaports in other parts of the country become functional to decongest Apapa ports and environs. He argued that besides helping government to save funds spent on managing the traffic and regular repair of roads damaged by articulated vehicles, this will end the gridlock caused by trucks ...

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FRSC, Julius Berger discusses forward on Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Julius Berger

Management of the road construction company Julius Berger and the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) have met and charted possible way forward to ease the movement of motorists devoid of accident during the rehabilitation of the road. The FRSC in a Press release signed by the Ogun state FRSC Public Education Officer, Commander Florence Okpe and made available to news ...

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REDAN President says real estate business will boom soon

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Mr. Ugo Chime, the President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), on Thursday said real estate development sector was about to experience a boom. Chime said this on Thursday while speaking on `Real Estate Management’ at an empowerment programme organised by a religious body in Enugu. He said that the boom was as a result of the recent successes ...

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CSO laments poor infrastructures in public schools


The President of Future Guardians Initiative (FGI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) Mr. Chidiebere Eze, has decried the decay in infrastructures in many public schools across the country. Eze noted this while presenting awards to 96 pupils drawn from three different schools within the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). According to him, education of the Nigerian child should be a priority to ...

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Real estate experts seek sustainable housing delivery


Built environment experts and other stakeholders have canvassed best ways to overcome housing and mortgage challenges in order to enhance home ownership among Nigerians and promote economic growth. Real estate developers, architects, builders, promoters of building materials, bankers, policymakers and mortgage providers among others, called on the government to look at funding issues among other impediments to affordable housing delivery. ...

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R-APC chaiman involved in a road accident


Buba Galadima, chairman of the Reformed All Progressives Congress (r-APC), was involved in a motor accident along Hadeija-Kano road in Jigawa state on Monday. Galadima was returning from Yobe state where he went to condole with his brother who lost his daughter, when the tragic incident occurred. He was in the company of his son, Sadiq Galadimma, a relative Mohammed ...

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Man allegedly took his mother’s life over land

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LAND DISPUTE – The people of Okpunoeze village in Uraugu community of Nnewi, Anambra, were on Wednesday thrown into mourning over the murder of Mrs. Bene Ikegwuonwu, 70, by her son, Chinedu Ikegwuonwu, 40. Reports show that the incident occurred at 8 a.m. after an altercation between the duo over a piece of land belonging to the suspect’s younger brother. ...

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Senator Melaye arraigned for damaging police property

Senator Dino Melaye

Senator Dino Melaye was on Wednesday arraigned in an FCT High Court, Apo, on six counts bordering on attempted suicide, attempt to escape from custody and damage of police property. Melaye, who represents Kogi West senatorial zone, denied committing the offences, while Justice Silvanus Oriji granted him bail in the sum of N5m Oriji also ordered him to produce two ...

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