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FCTA demolishes illegal motor park, cattle market


The Ministerial Task Force on City Sanitation of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has closed down an illegal motor park at the Apo Roundabout and also shut down a nearby cattle market. The Chairman of the task force, Ikharo Attah, said the clean-up was part of effort to restore the aesthetics of the capital city while he warned all ...

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Bayelsa seals 6 churches for breaching COVID-19 protocols

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The Bayelsa Government has sealed six churches in the state for breaching ”operational protocols” required to conduct services during the COVID-19 pandemic. It was reported that the state government on May 7, relaxed its restriction on social gatherings and allowed churches to hold services with up to 50 worshipers. The relaxation was granted, subject to compliance to strict conditions on ...

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Lagos lifts housing with 264 units


The Lagos State Government has increased its housing stocks with the commissioning of Courtland Luxury Villas and Ikate Elegushi Lekki Apartments. The Courtland Luxury Villas and Ikate Elegushi Lekki Apartments provide a total of 264 units of flats from one bedroom to four bedrooms for upper and middle-income earners working around Lekki and Victoria Island of Lagos Governor Babajide Olusola ...

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Lagos warns developers against road cutting, encroachment


Lagos State Government has said it will sanction property developers and state officials who undermine the state’s planning approvals and encroach on the alignments of the regional road. The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, was reported in a statement as saying this during the inauguration of the construction of a regional road at Eti-Osa. The road would link the VGC ...

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AMCON Urges FG to Provide Bailout for Aviation Sector


The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) has joined stakeholders to call on the federal government to provide bailout for the aviation sector, noting that airlines and agencies in the industry critically need financial support in order to sustain their operations. The call was made by the Executive Director in charge of Operations at AMCON, Mr. Aminu Ismail, who controls ...

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The Lagos State Government has intensified efforts to complete construction works on nine concrete jetties, with shelter and shoreline protection across the State waterfront, in a bid to improve and boost water transportation, as well as decongest traffic on the roads. The Honourable Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Arch. Kabiru Abdullahi disclosed this on Wednesday at the 2020 Ministerial Press ...

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Abduction of Construction Workers Act of Sabotage, Says Niger Gov

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The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described the abduction of some construction workers in the state by bandits as an act of sabotage. A site engineer, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, and three other members of staff of an indigenous road construction company were kidnapped in Shiroro Local Government Area last week by the bandits who initially demanded N1 ...

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How COVID-19 impacts buyers in real estate market


Notwithstanding the positive outlook for the Nigerian property market in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted negatively on the market, leaving property investments in disarray. With the disruption, home buyers are still hesitant to buy. For them, the period was not ripe to invest as they don’t know how long the pandemic will last and are adopting a survival strategy. ...

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LASG orders building owners to conduct structural stability tests


In response to the partial collapse of a 3-storey building at Alagomegi-Yaba on Monday, the Lagos State Government (LASG) has ordered owners of buildings in the state to immediately carry out structural stability tests on their properties. This is expedient, given the onset of the rainy seasons, and the presence of statistics to show that many buildings collapse during the ...

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Lamentation as fire guts Delta market


No fewer than 300 shops adjacent Ogbeogonogo market in Asaba metropolis were gutted by an early morning fire on Tuesday. The incident left many traders in tears and goods worth millions burnt. Although the fire was brought under control four hours later, many shops had been gutted. The cause of the fire, which gutted Echolac Line-a row of ramshackle shops ...

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