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Court remands Fashola’s impersonator in prison custody


A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered that one Malik Wakili should be remanded in prison custody for allegedly impersonating a former governor of the state and the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, and defrauding the minister to the tune of N3.1m. Wakili, who was docked before Justice C.J. Aneke of the Federal High Court in Lagos, ...

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Fraudster hacks Fashola’s account for 6 years


 According to reports, Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Works and Housing, has explained how a suspected fraudster allegedly hacked his online account for six years to commit internet fraud. Mr. Fashola, however, said he was not the direct victim of the fraud, valued at N3.1 million by the anti-graft agency, EFCC. Mr. Wakili is being prosecuted at the Federal High ...

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Delta Govt To Spend N18bn On Warri, Uvwie Drainage Projects


Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, said the State Government would spend N18 billion to construct six storm drainage projects to solve flooding problems in Warri and Uvwie areas of the state. He said that contact for two of the projects had been awarded to CCECC Ltd and Levante Construction Ltd at the sum of N9.5 billion. The governor stated ...

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 MD arrested for allegedly swindling 494 land buyers of N800m


The Rivers State Police Command on Monday paraded one Kelly Nwogu, Managing Director of Livelihood Homes Limited, aka ‘The Villa’, for allegedly defrauding 494 land buyers of N800 million. It was gathered that while the suspect collected money from the unsuspecting land buyers, he could not provide them with any parcel of land several months after which led to his ...

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Fleeing NSCDC commandant to forfeit 60 houses –ICPC


A Deputy Commandant with the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Ms Adenike Ishola, is on the run after the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission secured an order to seize her vast property in Abuja. In a statement posted on the website of the commission on Monday, the ICPC stated that a High Court sitting in ...

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Experts urge technology adoption for affordable housing

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At a time when macroeconomic and political forces are aggravating the challenges of affordable housing in Nigeria, experts are seeing technologies, including formwork construction as means to reduce costs and expand housing access. They believe that government and private sector partnership in housing construction could sway the interest of the medium and low-income earners in homeownership. Alpha Mead Group Chairman, ...

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LASG Parleys Victoria Island Residents On Improvement Of Road


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has engaged stakeholders in dialogue for the upgrading of Iru- Victoria Island-Lekki axis of the State. Dr. Idris Salako, the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, who was represented by the Director Development Matters, Oladimeji Animashaun during his welcome address said the successful take-off of the landmark project, which would upgrade Oniru network of ...

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Compulsory documents you need for housing transactions in Lagos

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The Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Ministry of Housing, Mr. Wasiu Akewusola, has said that the State Government will only entertain applications for housing transactions that are accompanied by evidence of tax payments by applicants. Speaking during a stakeholders’ meeting in Alausa, Ikeja, Akewusola maintained that the State government, through the Ministry or any of its Agencies, will not ...

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Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

Man dragged to court over late father’s property documents

The children of Late Joshua Olusoga of Surulere, Lagos have dragged their brother, Gbenga Olusoga, 59, before a Lagos Magistrate’s Court for allegedly stealing the certificate of occupancy and survey plan documents of their late father’s property located at 14, Badaru Street, Surulere, Lagos. A police source alleged that the accused was arrested by the Assistant Inspector General of Police, ...

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Army patches major road in Ogun


The 35 Artillery Brigade, Alamala, Abeokuta, Ogun State, as part of its Cooperate Social Responsibility (CSR) yesterday embarked on palliative work on a major road, leading to its barracks. The busy six-kilometer road begins at Lafenwa, a suburb of Abeokuta, the state capital, and ends at the Alamala Barracks. Men and officers of the 35 Artillery Brigade took up the ...

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