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Court orders Nigerian civil servant to forfeit property worth N209 million


A Federal High Court in Abuja has approved an interim forfeiture of property worth N209 million belonging to a Nigerian civil servant. According to a statement signed by the spokesperson of the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), Rasheedat Okoduwa, Justice Muawiyah Idris of the High Court sitting in Nyanya, Abuja granted the order. According to the ...

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Shelter Afrique to invest $180m to address housing deficit

Shelter Afrique

Shelter Afrique, a non-governmental organisation, is to invest 180 million dollars in five years toward addressing Nigeria’s housing deficit, its Managing Director, Andrew Chimphondah, said on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr. Chimphondah told the newsmen that the investment period would span from 2019 to 2024. He said that Nigeria was a strategic market for Shelter Afrique, adding that the outfit’s shareholders ...

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Hoodlums break into Benue APC secretariat, destroy property

Benue Apc

Suspected hoodlums invaded the All Progressives Congress secretariat in Benue State in the early hours of Sunday, destroying some valuables, including documents, computers, windows, and doors. The hoodlums were said to have invaded the office located on the Joseph Tarka Way, Makurdi, the Benue State capital, around 4am on Sunday and forcefully removed the window bars to gain access to ...

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Power sector reforms making steady progress – Vice President Osinbajo

power supply

POWER SECTOR – Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement in Abuja, said the vice president spoke at the commissioning of the 2x60MVA, 132/33KV substation and associated 132KV transmission lines in Abeokuta, Ogun State on Thursday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government’s power sector reforms are already yielding results as steady progress is being recorded in power generation, ...

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Okorocha fumes over seizure of property by Imo govt


The immediate-past governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha, has expressed outrage over the confiscation of one of his personal houses by the state government. He threatened that he could no longer hold on and see his successor, Emeka Ihedioha, continue to ridicule him. Okorocha, speaking on telephone with our correspondent, alleged that the Secretary to the State Government, Uche Onyeagucha, ...

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Wizkid’s bodyguard Roy becomes landlord

Wizkid's bodyguard - Roy

Nigerian singer, Wizkid’s bodyguard, Roy, has acquired a new property. Roy recently acquired a new house as he called himself a landlord on social media. The bodyguard shared a photo of his new property on social media Several young talents might be finding it hard to break into the entertainment industry even though they cannot wait to be a part ...

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Enugu State to host Southeast housing summit

Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, (REDAN), South-East zone, has reached a collective agreement to host a major Housing Summit and Exhibitions next month. The Summit tagged Akulueuno 2019 – will hold on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the Kobb Civic C`enter (Shoprite), Polo Park Mall, Enugu. The Summit packaged in collaboration with Goldspectra Communications Network promises to be very ...

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Housing professionals and other experts plans summit on housing

Housing professionals and other experts in the built industry would gather in Lagos for a summit of suppliers of construction products from around the globe with the aim of reducing the huge gap between demand and supply in the nation’s housing value chain. According to the organizers of the event, ‘Big Five Construct Nigeria’, about 100 international companies and over ...

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Fire destroys property worth millions in Edo spare parts market

Properties worth millions of naira were destroyed last week Tuesday at Uwelu motor spare parts market in Benin, the Edo state capital when fire razed down over hundred shops at the market. It was gathered that the fire which started late Monday night, lasted till early hours Tuesday, before it was put off by combined efforts from fire service and ...

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2 businessmen docked over alleged N530,000 fraud


Ikeja – Two businessmen, Okechukwu Ikechukwu and Jideofor Ofordile, were on Friday brought before an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, charged with defrauding two men of N530,000. Ikechukwu, 40, resident of Agbado, and Ofordile, 55, who lives at Abule-Egba, Lagos, however, pleaded innocence of the three-count charge of conspiracy, obtaining money under false pretences and stealing. According to the Prosecutor, ASP Ezekiel ...

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