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Tenant arraigned by Police for impersonation

Tenant arraigned for impersonation

A 47-year-old tenant, Onyekwere Micheal, has been arraigned before an Ebute-Metta Magistrate’s Court in Lagos for impersonation. The defendant was arraigned on three counts bordering on impersonation and unlawful possession of army accoutrement. It was gathered that Micheal, between September 2013 and November 27, 2014, with the intent to defraud, presented himself as a member of the Nigerian Army. We ...

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Ogun State distributes 5,000 Cs-of-O to property owners

Ogun State distributes 5000 Cs-of-O

Ogun State government has distributed 5,000 Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-O) and other land title documents to property owners across the state, under its Homeowners’ Charter programme which is aimed at deepening the property market in the state. Governor Ibikunle Amosun said that government initiated the scheme to assist property owners in the state through the regularisation of title document and ...

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NBA in property acquisition, unveils Lagos and Abuja complexes

Driven by a need to have befitting edifice that would among other things shore up its revenue base, the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), has shown stronger appetite for property acquisition and development and thus it has unveiled a six-storey complex that would serve as its Lagos Secretariat. The umbrella body of all legal practitioners in Nigeria has also commenced construction ...

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Landlady’s thugs stab carpenter to death

A 27-year-old man, Michael Abodurin, has been stabbed to death by hoodlums called by his landlady, Mrs. Idowu Adenekan, in the Oworonsoki area of Lagos. According to PUNCH, the problem started after the deceased’s friend could not pay back the N200 he borrowed from the landlady last year. It was gathered that after it dawned on Adenekan that the debtor ...

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SYNAGOGUE COLLAPSE: T.B Joshua loses bid to stop inquest

Synagogue Collapse: Court adjourns ruling on a suit by an engineer to Nov. 9

The coroner probing the September 12 Synagogue building collapse, Magistrate O.A. Komolafe, has dismissed an application seeking a temporary suspension of the inquest. Komolafe, while dismissing the application on Wednesday, described it as an abuse of court processes. The Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua, filed the application asking Komolafe to put on hold further ...

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Mansard Insurance building gutted by fire

A building belonging to Mansard Insurance Plc was on Tuesday gutted by fire in Lagos. The building, which is located on Aboyede Cole on the Victoria Island, was said to have been gutted by fire around 11am after a petrol tanker exploded near the building. It was gathered that the explosion led to the inferno. The tanker was said to ...

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FG woos investors with waivers on affordable housing.

Apparently worried by the high cost of housing delivery in Nigeria, the Federal Government has begun to woo key players and stakeholders in the public and private sectors of the economy with concessions and waivers that would enable them provide affordable housing to millions of homeless Nigerians. Indications to this effect emerged last week at one-day pre- summit for the ...

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FG settles ECOWAS, FCT property dispute

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In an effort to amicably resolve a lingering crisis involving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), over the former’s property, the Federal Government has waded in, raising a committee saddled with the responsibility of proffering solution to the dispute. In a meeting with the ECOWAS President, Mr. Kadré Désiré Ouadraogo, in ...

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Policemen protest against sale of Police barracks

There has been growing anxiety at the Ikoyi Police Barracks, Lagos, since the resident police officers learnt that the barracks had allegedly been sold to private developers. According to PUNCH Metro, the barracks situated in a fenced compound on Ruxton Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, has 18 flats and houses no fewer than 16 senior police officers with their families. Our correspondent ...

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Ogun seal deal to develop MITROS CITY.

In a bid to rebuild the landscape of the state under its urban development programme, the Ogun State Government has finally sealed a deal with a concessionaire for the development of a new settlement that would be known as a Mitros city. Mitros, an acronym for Mission To Rebuild Ogun State, is a new housing estate, to be sited by ...

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