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Armed robbers kill former commissioner along Abuja-Kaduna road


The menace of armed robberies and kidnappings have returned to the Abuja-Kaduna expressway following the killing and abducting scores of travelers on Sunday (yesterday). A  commissioner was part of the victim that was killed Reports show that the attack occurred near Gidan Busa village, located between Jere and Kateri along the expressway. A former Katsina state commissioner of Education Prof. ...

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FRSC records 125 road crashes in Adamawa, 65 deaths and 329 injuries

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Sector Commander of Federal Road Safety Corps, Adamawa state, Mohammed Husaini, yesterday in Yola raised an alarm about road crashes involving heavy-duty vehicles in the state. The Sector Commander said in 2017 alone, 125 crashes were recorded causing the death of “65 people and 329 others sustained injuries”. He gave the figures while reacting to the Nigerian Pilot bureau on ...

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Kaduna commences construction on land seized from Senator Hunkuyi


The Kaduna State Government has started the construction of a children’s park on plot of land 11B Sambo Road, Ungwan-Rimi, Kaduna, which was recently seized from Suleiman Hunkuyi, the senator representing Kaduna North. Reports show that the building on the plot was demolished by the Kaduna Geographical Information Service (KADGIS), in February, over alleged violation of the state’s land laws. ...

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Akeredolu disburses N13.9m to property owners

Rotimi Akeredolu

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has disbursed a total sum of N13.9 million to the residents of Ikare Akoko in Akoko North West as part payment of the compensation for the dualisation of the road in the town. The compensation by Akeredolu was in fulfillment of his administration’s promise of compensating residents whose properties were affected by road expansion ...

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Edmark group unveils 5billion naira to invest in real estate

Edmark group

Edmark group of companies, a multinational, has unveiled its state of the art international event center in Lagos, just as it announced its venture into real estate business in Nigeria. It also revealed that its second project is currently under construction in Lekki, Eti Osa Local Government Area of the state, to mark the flag-off the project. The inauguration of ...

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Ambode pledges to restore sanity to Lagos roads


The order by the Lagos State government to remove all containerised trucks and tankers parked along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway has been extended by 48 hours. Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this after monitoring the progress of the exercise. Heads of security agencies and other stakeholders joined the commissioner in the media briefing. Lawanson expressed satisfaction with the progress ...

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FCTA set to tackle 1.7m housing deficit with PPP

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The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is set to address 1.7 million housing deficit in Abuja through Public-Private Partnership program initiated to benefit many low-income earners. FCT Minister Malam Muhammad Musa Bello made this declaration at the 12th Abuja international Housing Show in Abuja. The minister said that the government had formulated a National Housing Policy since 1991 to ease ...

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Dangote tells Federal Government to adopt Ethiopia’s mass housing model

mass housing

The chairman/chief executive officer of Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote has called on federal government to adopt Ethiopia’s mass housing model in a bid to address the over 17 million housing deficit in the country. Dangote also said he supported the proposed restructuring and N500bn recapitalisation of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for effective service delivery. He stated ...

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Homes-to-Hotel conversions stir controversy in housing market

housing market

Housing market- A decade’s worth of new hotel supply in Lagos is cause for concern for operators and authorities. Reports show that investors in hospitality development are now converting homes to hotels in many viable locations in the metropolis. They are targeting the huge population of their market. This growing investment has resulted to many residential buildings giving way for ...

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