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Fake agent in court for allegedly stealing 14 ATM cards


The police command in Kaduna on Wednesday arraigned a 28-year-old fake estate agent, Sunday Michael, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Taiwo Road, for allegedly being in possession of 14 stolen Automated Teller Machine (ATM) cards. Michael was charged with criminal conspiracy, impersonation, being in possession of ATM cards suspected to be stolen. Insp. Leo Chidi, the Prosecution Counsel, told the ...

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FRSC lists alternative routes as 2-month road diversion begins August 3


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has advised motorists to plan their journeys effectively and use alternative routes to avoid traffic jam during the two months period of traffic diversion on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, which begins August 3. Omeje said that the Berger toward Kara Bridge on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway would experience two months diversion to complete the last line of the ...

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Lagos govt to handle maintenance of housing estates

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The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it has commenced the handling of the maintenance of government-owned housing estates through the engagement of facility managers to promote the wellbeing of residents of its estates. The Permanent Secretary, Wasiu Akewusola, in a statement signed by Adeola Salako, Director, Public Affairs in the Lagos State Ministry of Housing, said Mr. Akewusola ...

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Bauchi State commences N4.5bn road project


Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has begun the construction of 24 kilometres of road in Katagum, Darazo and Misau local government areas at the cost of over N4.5bn. While the construction of Sade-Akuyam Road, linking Dazaro and Misau local government areas, was awarded at the cost of over N3.5bn, that of Hospital Road to Jama’are, Azare bye-pass and Tafawa ...

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Mortgage bank targets multiple housing units to tackle deficit

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria says that it is targeting multiple housing units across states of the federation through the National Housing Fund scheme, as part of efforts to tackle the housing deficit in the country. Executive Director, Business Development and Portfolio Management, Abdullahi Umar Dankane, disclosed this in Sokoto, at a two-day zonal retreat organised for officials of ...

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Lawyer derobed for fraudulently increasing price of property


Adapted from the Judgment of Bage, JSC: Anthony Ojigho v. NBA & LPDC (2019) LPELR-46895(SC); [2019] 9 NWLR (Pt. 1678) 399. A lawyer, Mr. Anthony Ojigho, was petitioned for fraudulently increasing the price of a property which the Petitioner (Banjo Onanubi) paid the vendor through the lawyer. It was alleged that the lawyer fraudulently induced the Petitioner into paying N40 ...

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Gombe tanker fire: One dies, five shops razed

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One person has been declared dead, while at least five lockup shops have been razed in the early Wednesday morning fuel tanker fire on Gombe-Bauchi highway. The fuel tanker went up in flames in Tumfure village, along the Gombe-Bauchi highway, killing a motorcycle operator. The incident was confirmed by an official of Red Cross in the area, Mr. Abass Mohammed, ...

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Ogun community bemoans deplorable link road caused by Lagos-Ibadan rail project


Residents of Alagada community in the Obafemi/Owode Local Government, Ogun State, have lamented the deplorable condition of the link road in the community, which they alleged was caused by the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan rail project in the axis. The aggrieved residents said a tunnel constructed as a link road had become impassable due to incessant flooding. They said the flooding arose ...

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Don warns property investors against fraudulent agents


A professor of Estate Management in University of Uyo, (UNIUYO) in Akwa Ibom State, Godfrey Okon Udo has advised property Investors in the country against patronising people who defraud innocent people in the real estate business. Udo who gave the advice while delivering the 71st Inaugural Lecture of the University of Uyo on the theme “The Dialect of Valuation” said ...

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