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When corrupt leaders steal N10m, people are denied 20 boreholes – ICPC Chairman


The Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC), Prof. Bolaji Owosanoye, has lamented that when government officials steal N10 million, people are denied 20 boreholes that would have been dug with the money. He expressed his views in his speech at an event to commemorate the 2019 African Union Anti-Corruption Day, organized by the ICPC, ...

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Another collapsed building kills man in Abia

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A middle-aged man, simply identified as Christian, died when a building collapsed at Elu Ohafia in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia State. Christian, who hails from Ututu in Arochukwu local government area of the state, reportedly had his head crushed following the collapse. Details about the incident as at press time were sketchy yesterday evening, but sources in the ...

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About The Nigeria Real Estate Summit & Expo (NIRESE)


The Nigeria Real Estate Summit & Expo (NIRESE), in its 7th edition, is Nigeria’s most important real estate event and gathers the most influential players from the industry for a full day of trade, networking and learning through premium conferences and dedicated exhibition zones. NIRESE 7.0 is scheduled for July 18, 2019 at the Eko Atlantic City, (Former BarBeach), Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island-Lagos, ...

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Flood sweeps away pregnant woman, kills two others

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Three persons, including a pregnant woman, have been killed by flood that swept through some parts of Zinariya community in Jos, Plateau State. Newsmen report that the flood, which resulted from days of downpour, also brought down nine houses. “The incident resulted from narrow waterways; the victims were asleep when the rain started, but with the water soaking up the ...

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Kano engineers encourage girls to study engineering


The Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria, Kano State branch, has commenced a sensitisation campaign to encourage girls in the state to study engineering courses. The Chairperson of the association, Dr Zainab Yunusa, disclosed this on Thursday in Kano while briefing newsmen on the activities of the association. She said the association was committed to encouraging female secondary school students to ...

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Ekiti declares four years in prison for Land-grabbers


Ekiti State Deputy Governor Bisi Egbeyemi said on Wednesday that the state Property Protection (Anti-Land Grabbing) Law 2019 was aimed at ending land disputes in Ado Ekiti and other parts of the state. Egbeyemi, who spoke at the palace of the Ewi of Ado Ekiti, Oba Adeyemo Adejugbe, advised quarter chiefs, family heads and landowners to be truthful and carry ...

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Stakeholders bemoan Nigeria’s increasing housing shortage

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Despite efforts to combat the country’s housing deficit, some stakeholders have said there is an increase in housing shortage, especially for people at the bottom of the pyramid. They noted that there was an acute problem of housing availability, accessibility, and affordability without corresponding actions to match the demand and called for urgent collaboration among stakeholders. The President and Chairman ...

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Communities hail NDDC for road projects in A’Ibom


Impressed by the newly constructed roads in different parts of Akwa Ibom state by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), residents of many communities and motorists in the state have expressed joy and satisfaction over the development. Speaking to newsmen in Uyo, a community leader in Ekamba Nsukara, Dr. Felicia Beulah, said that the NDDC came as a saviour to ...

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OAU moves to generate 24-hour electricity


Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will no longer depend on the national grid but would commence the generation of its own 24-hour electricity by the end of October. The Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, disclosed this during the commissioning of the renovated theatre block and donation of two surgical machines – Anaethesic and Sunction ...

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