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FMBN commends presidential investigative panel


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has lauded the Special Presidential Investigative Panel for the Recovery of Public Property for its willingness to support the bank in the debt recovery drive as well as fighting corruption and creating public awareness on the need to evolve a corrupt-free society. The FMBN Managing Director/Chief Executive, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa made the commendation ...

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Landlord arrested for allegedly leading gang to rob neighbour


The Ogun Police Command on Wednesday arrested one Landlord called Adegbite Taoreed for allegedly robbing one Wale Okeyingbo of his car. Taoreed was arrested with one other accomplice, Taiwo Raheem, in Soyoye, a suburb of Abeokuta. Abimbola Oyeyemi, the Ogun Police Public Relations Officer, paraded the suspect at the premises of the Federal State Anti Robbery Squad, Magbon, Abeokuta. Oyeyemi ...

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FG approves construction of Jada road in Adamawa

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The federal government has approved the construction of Jada road in Adamawa State to ease human and vehicular movements in the community. Minister of health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, stated this yesterday during the commissioning and handing over of erosion control works at Bangole – Kofare Community, Yola north local government area of Adamawa State, executed by the Ecological Fund Office ...

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FMBN invests over N197b in 26,000 housing units

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has invested over N197 billion to deliver over 26,000 housing units in the country since its creation. The Managing Director of the bank, Arc. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, stated this at the 2018 edition of ArchiBuilt, an annual exhibition of latest trends, technologies, systems and policy issues in the building industry, holding ...

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Bricklayer jailed for breaking into Oyo State government house


A 35-year-old bricklayer, Sunday Ajayi, has been jailed for six months by an Ibadan Magistrates’ Court sitting in Iwo Road after being found guilty of breaking into the Oyo State Government House in the Agodi area of Ibadan and stealing property worth N535,000 from members of the police bomb squad stationed on the premises. Police prosecutor, Sunday Ogunremi, told the ...

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Nigeria reassures commitment to infrastructure development


President Buhari’s administration will continue to secure Nigeria, upgrade infrastructure and ensure its wealth is not hijacked by a greedy few. The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo stated this on Tuesday during a one-day working visit to Zamfara State. Professor Osinbajo, who was received by Governor Yari Abdulaziz, also inaugurated projects executed by the state government during the visit. Projects ...

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Delta Govt. promises owners of demolished properties compensation


Delta State Government has assured the people of Okwagbe, Otutuama, Esaba in Ughelli-South Local Government Area whose properties were destroyed due to the ongoing road project in the area that their compensation would be paid before the end of August. Chief James Aguoye, State Commissioner for Works, stated this weekend, during his inspection of the road been constructed in the ...

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Borno Governor launches N550m construction equipment for LG highway

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Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima yesterday launched 15 heavy-duty construction equipment worth N550 million for construction of a highway from Ngala to Kala-Balge local government areas through Rann in northern part of the state. The equipment includes sets of heavy lifting cranes, graders, excavators, tar boilers, bulldozers, smooth, steel and pneumatic rollers, shift foot compactors, water tankers and hundreds of ...

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Kola Akomolede proffers solution to Nigeria’s housing deficit

Kola Akomolede

An estate surveyor and valuer, Chief Kola Akomolede, has revealed plans to shed more light on some of the challenges confronting the housing sector, with a view to helping stakeholders find solutions to them. Akomolede said the thoughts had been captured in a book entitled ‘40 years of housing discourse’, a compilation of some of his articles which had been ...

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