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Five people killed, several houses burnt in Taraba clash


Five persons were killed on Tuesday and several houses burnt in a fresh crisis between the Tivs and Jukuns in Rafinkada Village of Wukari local government area of Taraba. Mr. Daniel Adidas, the Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Council confirmed the development in a telephone interview with the newsmen in Jalingo. Adi alleged that gunmen in Army camouflage attacked Rafinkada ...

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Two jailed for stealing pumping machine

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An Akure Chief magistrate Court has ordered the remand of two men, Peter Felix, 35, and Isaac Shedrack, 22, in prison for alleged burglary and stealing of pumping machine and electrical switch worth N200,000. Felix and Shedrack were dragged before the court on a four-count charge of conspiracy, burglary, and stealing. According to the Police Prosecutor, Sergeant Adebayo Suleiman, the ...

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Flood hinders movement in Badagry communities


Some communities in Badagry Local Government Area, were on Tuesday sacked by flood due to the ongoing construction of drainage by the Lagos State Government. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the communities are Oropo, Yoyowe, Zogbakomeh and Sadoyon, all along Samuel Ekundayo Road in Badagry. Residents of the area abandoned their vehicles at home and waded through the ...

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AIHS to unveil alternative housing, construction finance opportunities


The Abuja International Housing Show (AIHS) is expected to unveil the alternative models and opportunities for accessing housing and construction finance in the built environment. This is even as over 40, 000 participants from Nigeria and 15 countries are expected to convene for the 13th edition of AIHS billed to take place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja from 23rd ...

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Real estate summit to address housing finance challenges, others

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The 2019 Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo is set to provide the platform for stakeholders to discuss and find lasting solutions to housing challenges in the country, the organisers have said. Over 100 leading Nigerian real estate companies and their counterparts from Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom and UAE had indicated interest to participate, the head of the organising ...

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Fire razes residential building in Kano

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The Kano State Fire Service announced on Wednesday that a fire outbreak has gutted a residential building on New Road at Sabon Gari in Kano State. The spokesman of the service, Alhaji Saidu Mohammed, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Kano that the fire broke out late on Tuesday. “We received a distress call from one Malam Jamilu Yusuf ...

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Two lives are lost every four hours on Nigerian roads every year -NBS

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NIGERIAN ROADS – Fresh facts have emerged that about 5,000 people died last year in Lagos State. Speaking at a one-day Interfaith Safety Seminar held Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS) Arcade in Lagos, the state Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu appealed to Religious Leaders to enlighten members of their Churches and Mosques on need to check their vehicles at regular intervals and ...

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Landlords, tenants target smaller apartments

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Owing to other factors not limited to prolonged economic hardship and low purchasing power, landlords and tenants have been caught in the web of race for smaller apartments. Dayo Ayeyemi reports There is a shift in the demand for accommodation in the real estate market as many landlords are converting their three and four bedroom apartments to one room, room ...

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ItaFaaji: Group urges LASG to publish committee Report


A non-governmental organisation, Spaces for Change, has asked the Lagos State Government to publish the report of the committee set up to investigate the Ita-Faaji building collapse. The group, otherwise known as S4C, said the five-man panel of enquiry set up in March 2019 to investigate the cause of the Ita-Faji building collapse and proffer remedial measures to prevent similar ...

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