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Town planners charged to uphold ethics

Town planners vow to uphold ethics

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Lagos Chapter, has reiterated the need for its members and others in the built environment to strictly uphold the ethics of their professions. The relevance of adhering to the code of ethics and its effect on the society was the main topic of discussion at the chapter’s 32nd Annual General Meeting with the theme, ...

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Over 40 houses submerged in Edo by flood

Over 40 houses submerged in Edo by flood

Flood in Edo – Over 40 houses have been submerged and hundreds of people displaced by flood in Udaba, Anegbette, Oghomere communities in Etsako Central Local Government Area of Edo, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. Some of the victims told NAN on Tuesday that they were relocating as a result of the continuous rise in the water level ...

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‘I cant be in Politics” – Dangote Cement boss

Dangote acquires $12b foreign gas firm

Africa’s richest man, Dangote Cement boss, Aliko Dangote, yesterday said he has no interest in actively participating in politics, saying business and politics should never be mixed. Mr. Dangote, the Chairman of Dangote Group, made this known while speaking with journalists during a condolence visit to the Awolowo family over the death of Hannah Awolowo (HID) at the family’s residence ...

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How to Fix Nigeria’s $300bn infrastructure deficit – Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

How to Fix Nigeria’s $300bn infrastructure deficit – Chinelo Anohu-Amazu

In Nigeria, pensions and infrastructure development are not often mentioned in the same sentence, but this week as Africa’s finance and pension industry leaders gather in Nigeria for the second edition of the World Pension Summit: Africa Special, the focus will be on how the nation’s growing pool of pension funds can be mobilised to drive sustainable development. Compared with ...

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Egbin power plant, workers’ union in face-off over housing estate

Egbin power plant, workers’ union in face-off over housing estate

At the Egbin Power Plant Plc in Ikorodu, Lagos State, the company’s management is engaged in a face-off with some workers, most of them former staff and retirees, over the latter’s residential status in the company’s housing estate. The workers, under the umbrella of the Senior Staff Association of Electricity and Allied Companies (SSEAC) and National Union of Electricity Employees ...

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Real Estate Unite – Experts highlight real estate growth prospects

Industry leaders set for yearly real estate summit, Real Estate Unite

Stakeholders in the real estate industry have said that despite funding and infrastructure challenges, opportunities for growth in the sector are increasing with the expanding population creating demand for residential and commercial properties. They added that the prospect would continue to increase with rising intra-Africa trade and investment, which would remain an important growth driver. According to those who spoke ...

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‘Jail Ekiti housing boss’ – Irewolede residents

Ireland property market

Residents and house owners in Irewolede (Fajuyi) Estate in Ado-Ekiti, the Ekiti State capital, have asked the State High Court in Ado-Ekiti to jail the General Manager of Ekiti Housing Corporation, Babasoji Awe, for alleged contempt of court. The house owners/claimants went to court, challenging the revocation of their houses purchased on a mortgage agreement but which Governor Ayodele Fayose ...

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Ugwuanyi set to bridge Enugu infrastructural deficit with N14.2bn credit facility

Housing needs - Ugwuanyi set to bridge Enugu infrastructural deficit with N14.2bn credit facility

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi is taking the Federal Government  N14.2 billion loan facility through the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN,to spur infrastructural development of Enugu State. Ugwuanyi approached the state House of Assembly, last week, for approval to procure two separate loans from the CBN. The details show that N10bn  is for infrastructural projects  and N4.207bn  for the payment of the arrears ...

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Flood washes ‘all manner of snakes’ into Plateau community

'Post-Flood Housing Estate illegally occupied by those not affected by the Kogi flood'

Flood washes ‘all manner of snakes’ into Plateau community The massive flooding in Plateau have washed snakes from far distances into farms and residences in Pankshin/Kanke/Kannam Federal Constituency, according to Timothy Golu. Mr. Golu, who represents the area in the House of Representatives, told the News Agency of Nigeria, in Jos on Sunday that “all manner of snakes” had taken ...

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