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Ogun Cors Uses Technology to Aid Land Tracking and Others

As part of measures to ensure efficient land administration, the Ogun State Government through the Bureau of Lands and Survey has acquired a Continuously Operation Reference System. The Director-General of the bureau, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo, said in Abeokuta that the government had acquired the very high resolution satellite imagery system and had been installed in high development areas of the ...

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Ogun to Take Back Illegally Acquired Land From Speculators

The newly appointed Director-General, Ogun State Bureau of Land and Survey/Special Adviser to the Ogun State Governor on Land Matters, Mr. Wale Oshinowo, has said the government will no longer fold its arms and watch speculators take over its land and plans to reclaim all properties illegally acquired. Oshinowo, who stated this while inspecting government land within the Ilo-Awela-Onipanu axis ...

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Provision of Affordable Housing in Lagos State

According to real estate news as reported in the Nigeria newspapers, the Lagos state government has pledged to make affordable housing possible for the people of the state. The government intends to achieve this goal by significantly reducing the cost of housing construction through utilizing locally sourced raw materials and building a lot of houses. In addition, the state government ...

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Six African Countries that investors should consider quickly

African Countries that investors should consider

South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria together account for almost 50% of Africa’s US$3.5tr economy, making these three countries difficult to ignore as part of an expansion strategy. However, these three nations also have weaknesses according to a recent report by South African-based Rand Merchant Bank (RMB). Although South Africa remains the dominant force on the continent, it is expected to ...

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The Harbour Estates, Mayfair-Lekki

Introducing… The Harbour Estates, Mayfair-Lekki This is the best time to get this!                                   A friend of mine was still telling me the other day about how someone bought land in Lekki area for less than N1m in 2005, and now the land commands ...

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Ellen Degeneres Sells Off Beverly Hills House

Talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and partner Portia de Rossi have made their next move in the real estate game. This time, the couple sold their Beverly Hills penthouse for a paltry $843,900 – at least paltry compared to their other real estate transactions. Only two weeks ago they listed their California ranch for $10.995 million before bumping up the ...

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Fashola Names Housing Estate After Anyaoku

Construction chiefs canvass dialogue on housing

Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday 10th April 2013, immortalised the former Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, by naming the newly completed housing estate located in Ikeja Government Reserved Area (GRA), after him. Speaking at the commissioning of the Housing Estate, Fashola said the honour was in recognition of Anyaoku’s contributions to the development of the Nigerian ...

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Globacom Turns Their Subscribers to Landlords With Phonelord


Globacom has launched a mouth-watering and innovative product tagged Phonelord which rewards its subscribers for housing Glo SIMs in their phones. The company said from now on it would pay its subscribers rents for using their phones to provide shelter for their Glo SIMs just like tenants pay rents to landlords. Launching the product in Lagos on Wednesday, July 10, Globacom’s Coordinator ...

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Hawker Three Others Killed in Lagos Building Collapse

In another bizzare Lagos building collapse, four persons, including a 15-year-old hawker identified only as Sukurah, lost their lives on Sunday after a two-storey building under construction, collapsed in Surulere, Lagos State. The building collapsed around 10am during  the early morning rain, three people were rescued and were responding to treatment at different hospitals. A friend of the 15-year-old victim, Tobi, ...

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