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Designer of 1004 Flats Housing Estate, Fola Alade dies

Fola Alade

One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead. Mr. Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87, family sources in Aramoko-Ekiti said. Architectural masterpieces bearing his insignia are the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos, defunct Federal Secretariat building, Ikoyi, Lagos, and the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Others are the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, ...

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FG’s properties in Lagos rot away amid worsening housing deficit

housing deficit

Abandoned federal government’s properties in Lagos have continued to rot away as housing deficit in the country gets worse by the day. Amongst them is the federal secretariat complex Ikoyi. Other government’s properties in this class include the Nigerian External Telecommunications (NET) building on Marina Street, the Defence House (formerly Independence Building) and the former Navy Headquarters building also on ...

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Jubilation In Epe As Sanwo-Olu Delivers Another 110-Bed Maternity Hospital

Sanwo-olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has delivered two strategic projects aimed at saving lives and securing property in the Epe Division of Lagos State. The Governor, on Monday, commissioned a fully equipped 110-bed Maternal and Child Centre (MCC) built in the ancient town to reduce maternal mortality rate and address complications that may lead to birth defects. The four-storey Epe MCC makes ...

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Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

airport bridge

When in early January 2021, a petrol tanker loaded with fuel crashed at Toyota Bus Stop, on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, and burst into flames, damaged the airport bridge that leads to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, motorists and other road users never envisaged that it would, for months, disrupt their journeys to and from the airport and other destinations. The damage ...

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Estate Developer Accuses Politicians Of Taking Credit For Private Infrastructure In Abuja

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The chief executive officer of Perfect Estate Developers Ltd, Arc. Dayo Babatunde has raised the alarm that politicians have begun to take credit for privately built infrastructure in their localities within the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Babatunde in a chat with journalists on Tuesday said that the access road to his Perfect Estate in Kuje, Abuja has been variously appropriated ...

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REDAN, EFCC Parley Against Money Laundering In Real Estate Sector

REDAN

The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has expressed its readiness to continue collaborating with the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering (SCUML) department of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sanitise the real estate business in Nigeria. This was stated by REDAN president, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, when the newly appointed director of SCUML, Mr. Daniel Isei, visited ...

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17-Year-Old Teenager Vandalizing, Stealing Public Properties Arrested In Yenagoa

Yenagoa

The intelligence unit of the Bayelsa State Vigilante Service during the early hours of Friday following a tip-off has arrested a teenager aged 17 years, Daniel Akuna Fun-Aredemi, who specialises in stealing electric cables in building construction sites across the state capital, Yenagoa. The teenager who confessed to the crime after he was arrested at Okaka Housing Estate while he ...

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Lagos Saves N138.54bn, Loses N24.69bn Properties To Fire

Lagos

Lagos State government on Wednesday said that the State Fire Services and other emergency agencies in the state salvaged property worth N138.54bn from destruction in the state between May 2019 and April 2021. The Lagos State Commissioner for Special Duties and Inter-Governmental Relations, Engr Tayo Bamgbose-Martins who disclosed this at the ongoing Ministerial briefing to mark Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s second ...

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Zamfara revokes ALL land titles, asks property owners to apply for e-certification

Zamfara

The Zamfara government has announced the revocation of all land titles in the state. Yusuf Gusau, media aide to Bello Matawalle, governor of Zamfara, disclosed that the decision was announced on Thursday at the flag-off of the issuance of electronic certificates of occupancy. According to him, the decision was taken to address corruption associated with the manual issuance of certificates ...

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Lagos Fourth Mainland bridge to gulp $2.5bn 

Fourth mainland bridge

Lagos State Government on Tuesday said the proposed Fourth Mainland Bridge will gulp $2.5 billion under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) agreement. Director-General, Lagos Office of PPP, Ope George disclosed this at a news conference to mark the second year of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in office, held in Alausa, Ikeja. He said a successful bidder for the Fourth Mainland bridge is ...

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