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Okowa okays infrastructural audit of Delta school


Delta State Governor, Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa has approved a comprehensive infrastructural audit and mapping of all public primary and secondary schools in the state. Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education, Mr. Patrick Ukah, who made this known at the weekend said the exercise has become imperative for government to have a critical overview of its academic infrastructure with a view ...

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Lagos communities battle developers, others over land ownership


About ten communities in Ilupejun, Awoyaya in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State have commenced legal action against Lekki Gardens Estate Limited, Skye Trustees Limited, and some elders in the communities over the ownership of a land measuring about 200.184 hectares. The battle for the land resonated after about 800 houses and properties in the area were demolished by alleged agents ...

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Lagos Police exposes five real estate scammers

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A five-member gang of real estate scammers, who were about to fraudulently lease out someone else’s duplex in Lekki Phase 2 to a house seeker for a sum of N4.5 million have been arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) at the point of exchange of money and keys. The names of the suspects are Abolade Oladimeji (43), ...

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Investors woo Nigerians to US real estate market

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A United States-based real estate investment firm, Houston EB5, has said it is giving Nigerians the prospect of investing in the US property market. The firm, working with a Nigerian real estate company, 3Invest, is raising capital for its latest development, The Allen, a mixed-use luxury development in Houston, Texas. The Managing Director, Houston EB5, Mr. Acho Azuike, said since ...

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GenCos releases 3,855 MWH of electricity – Report


Electricity Generation Companies (GenCos), comprising gas-fire and hydro stations, said they released an average of 3,855 megawatt-hour of electricity into the national grid on Wednesday. This is contained in a daily energy report by the Advisory Power Team, Office of the Vice President, and made available in Abuja on Thursday. The report said the electricity sent out by the GenCos ...

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Fashola charges building experts to embrace new technologies 


The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has told construction experts to embrace new technologies, to build smart cities in Nigeria. Fashola, represented by the Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs. Sarah Alawode, made the call at the Fifth Construction Industry Hall of Fame Lecture/Induction in Lagos on Friday. The lecture, organised by Construction and Engineering ...

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Lagos warns developers against building without approval


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has cautioned estate developers in the state not to build without necessary approvals, saying that abiding by the State planning and building controls regulations is the right way to build. The Commissioner for physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako reiterated this at a meeting in his office with the Association of Real Estate ...

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Enugu Councillor Builds House for Childless Widow

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After decades of suffering, deprivation and near loss of life, a councillor has given succour to a childless widow in Nsukka Local Government Area of Enugu state. Evaristus Asadu, who represents Nru ward, is building a three-room apartment for Mrs. Caroline Ngwuoke in Iheagu village, Nru Nsukka “to alleviate the suffering of the poor widow before she loses her life ...

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I lost my certificates to forceful eviction – Lawyer claims

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A 55-year-old lawyer, Sim Nnamani, has claimed that he lost his primary, post-primary and law degree certificates as well as other valuables to alleged forceful eviction by his landlord. Nnamani, who lived at No. 12 Falana Street, Iyana Ejigbo, Lagos, claimed to have been forcefully evicted from the one-bedroom apartment he shared with his brother when the former landlord, Gbenga ...

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Buhari sacks probe panel on public property recovery

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President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved Okoi Obono-Obla-led Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP).  Buhari, in a release issued on Tuesday by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, directed the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the Special ...

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