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Court grants man N2.9m bail over N2.9M property theft

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Property theft- A 26-year-old security guard, Friday Okon, on Monday appeared before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court in Lagos for allegedly stealing his employer’s valuables worth N2.9 million. He was, however, released on bail in the sum of N2.9 million. Okon, who resides at Road 15, Alabeko Street in Lekki area of Lagos, is facing a two-count charge of conspiracy and ...

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FG urges Nigerians to stop the habit of blocking drainages


The Federal Government has appealed to Nigerians, especially those living in flood-prone areas to stop blocking drainages to enhance the flow of water. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the plea in a statement on Thursday by his spokesman, Laolu Akande. “One of the things I’d want to say is that we have to change our habits in terms of blocking ...

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Controversy stirs in Abuja property as AMCON takes over Sigma apartments


Much of Abuja property market has continued to fizz after Hon. Justice B.F.M. Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja Division granted an order for Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over Sigma Apartments owned by Sigma Engineering & Construction Limited. Property watchers say the development may stir the market over expectations that more properties may be seized ...

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Fire guts Ex-AMAC chairman’s house, property completely destroyed


The family house of a former chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC) Mrs. Vivian Anazodo and furnishings worth billions of naira located in Garki have been destroyed by fire. No valuable item was salvaged except her international passport and certificates belonging to her children. She has however refuted the claim that it was a case of arson. In a ...

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Property worth N8m destroyed by flood in Katsina


Flood caused by downpour during the weekend washed away property worth N8million in Dandume Local Government Area of Katsina State, the acting Chairman of the Local Government, Alhaji Hassan Musa, said on Monday. The acting chairman made this known during an inspection visit to the scene to sympathise with victims of the disaster. He explained that the flood, which destroyed ...

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Group urges Minister to extend Abaji-Rubochi road to Kuje Town


A group of Federal Capital Territory (FCT) indigenes, Abuja Original Inhabitants Youth Empowerment, have called on the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to extend the ongoing rehabilitation of 10.2 kilometers Abaji-Rubochi road, to Kuje main town. In a statement signed by its president, Commander Isaac David, which was made available yesterday, the group noted that if the road project was ...

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Fashola urges landlords to start collecting rents in arrears


Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, recently urged landlords in the country to start collecting rents in arrears, beginning from July 6, 2018. While making a presentation at an event for real estate operators in Abuja, on the topic, “Innovative housing finance model as a catalyst for home ownership,” Fashola noted that property owners across ...

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Govt. commences construction of dykes to prevent flooding


The Federal Government has started the construction of dykes to protect the nation’s river bodies and minimise risks that could arise from flooding. Dr. Elijah Aderibigbe, Director, Irrigation and Drainage, Federal Ministry of Water Resources, made this known in an interview with newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. He said that this became necessary to curtail water levels so as to ...

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Monarch lauds Okowa on completion of road project

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His Royal Majesty Emmanuel Sideso OON, JP Abe 1, the traditional ruler of Uvwie Kingdom Delta State, has praised the Delta State Governor Sen. Dr. Ifeanyi Okowa for the construction, completion, and commissioning of Ugbomro road project in Uvwie Kingdom, saying the governor is a great friend of Uvwie Kingdom. The monarch made the commendation while recently speaking at Ugbomro ...

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AfDB uses sustainable housing developments to create jobs


Through increased investment and sustainable housing development, African Development Bank (AfDB) has helped in alleviating poverty in its regional member countries (RMCs) which includes Nigeria. Besides providing one of the major needs of man which is shelter, housing development, more than any other economic activity, creates jobs, mostly for the poor who are engaged in various stages of construction as ...

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