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STDD tasks property owners on sanitation

STDD

The FCT Satellite Towns Development Department (STDD) has engaged major property owners along Karu axis of the Nyanya- Karshi Road to maintain the road axis close to their properties. The Director, Environment Services Mr. Olusegun Olusa who met recently with these residents said the exercise was to help the government in ensuring proper sanitation on the roads. The Director  of ...

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Obaseki commends Ex-IGP over security of private property in Edo

Edo

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has lauded the contributions of the former Inspector General of Police, Dr. Solomon Arase, to the success recorded in the fight against illegal Community Development Associations (CDAs) in the state. Obaseki who poured encomiums on Dr. Arase while receiving the former police chief’s resignation letter as Chairman of Edo State Private Property Protection ...

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Oil companies laying off contractors, staff in N’Delta — Ex-housing Minister 

housing

Former Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Nduese Essien, yesterday, raised the alarm over the massive lay off of contractors and staff in the Niger Delta by oil-producing companies. The former member of the House of Representatives, who doubles as leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Elders’ Forum in Akwa Ibom State, lamented that the Federal Government was setting wrong priorities ...

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FHA seeks FERMA`s intervention on access roads in housing estates

FHA

Mr. Umar Gonto, Acting Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), has solicited the assistance of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for road maintenance within the housing estates in the Federal Capital Territory. She quoted the FHA boss as making the appeal when he led a delegation of management staff of FHA to FERMA Headquarters on a courtesy visit on ...

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Architect tasks developers on environment-friendly housing designs

Housing designs

An architectural expert, Mr. Samson Akinyosoye on Tuesday urged developers to adopt environmental-friendly housing designs that would stand the test of time. Akinyosoye, Secretary, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Lagos chapter made the call in an interview in Lagos. He said that there were also housing designs that do not cost much to construct. According to him, being conscious of ...

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New law empowers COREN to tackle building collapses – President

COREN

Abuja – President of the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Mr Ali Rabiu, says the council has been empowered to tackle building collapses in the country with its just amended laws. Rabiu said this in Abuja on Monday at a news conference organised by the council on its forthcoming 28th COREN Engineering Assembly scheduled for Aug. 19 ...

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Ilorin Airport: FAAN kicks against illegal excavation, construction

FAAN

In a bid to ensure safety at the llorin International Airport, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned residents of Kwara State against encroaching on the airport land. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Affairs of the airport, Mr. Adeyeoluwa Oluwakayode and made available to this medium on Friday. The statement reads: ” ...

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BCPG urges Lagos residents to report Substandard construction

BCPG

The President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Mr. Akinola George, has appealed to Lagos residents to report substandard building constructions to regulatory agencies. George said such report should be made to the Lagos State Building Control Agency for appropriate action. He said the report could also be made to the BCPG, saying that the guild was collaborating with LASBCA to ...

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