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“The easiest place to register a property in Nigeria is in Zamfara state”

"The easiest place to register a property in Nigeria is in Zamfara state"

The Managing Director, UACN Property Development Company (UPDC) Plc, Mr. Hakeem Ogunniran, has identified five drawbacks to housing finance in the country. These include cost, character, capacity, collateral and conditions. This is coming on the heels of a World Bank report. The  findings of Word Bank Group, contained in “Doing Business in Nigeria 2014” under the section “Understanding Regulations for ...

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Rainstorm destroys 200 residential houses and shops in Zaria

Rainstorm destroys 200 residential houses and shops in Zaria

Rainstorm on Saturday destroyed no fewer than 200 residential houses and shops in Zaria City and parts of Sabon-Gari Local Government Area of Kaduna State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports. The storm also destroyed electrical installations and trees, blocking streets. The worst hit areas are Sabon-gari, Samaru, Danmagaji, Wusasa, Kofar Gayan Low Cost Housing Estate and parts of ...

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​Plateau Governor to build police station at UNIJOS

Plateau Governor to build police station at UNIJOS

Plateau Governor to build police station at UNIJOS – Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state has approved setting up police station at the University of Jos to scrub challenges of insecurity in the university community. Speaking Saturday at the combined convocation of the university, Mr. Lalong said the gesture was aimed at ensuring security of lives and property on the ...

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Kano state government discovers 1,830 “ghost” street cleaners, loses N18.1m Monthly

Kano state government discovers 1,830 “ghost” street cleaners, loses N18.1m Monthly

The Kano State Government has uncovered 1,830 ghost workers out of the 2,490 casual workers engaged as street cleaners by the state Refuse Management and Sanitation Board making government lose N18.1 million monthly. The state Commissioner for Information, Garba Mohammed, disclosed this in an interview in Kano on Saturday. He said the figure was presented to the State Executive Council ...

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Worlds Most Welcoming Travel Countries

travel countries

You want to see the world? Are you adventurous? Explore the world’s most welcoming travel countries. Iceland In a report released earlier this month, the World Economic Forum ranked 140 countries in order of their hospitality towards international travellers. Using data compiled from an annual World Economic Forum survey, a numerical value was assigned to each country, with Iceland claiming the ...

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Dangote Cement wins 2015 African Business of the Year

Dangote Cement wins 2015 African Business of the Year

Dangote Cement and Guaranty Trust Bank were among Nigerian businesses recognised at the 2015 African Business Awards held Wednesday at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York, on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. The Awards, organised by African Business magazine, also honoured top business leaders, including Daphne Mashile Nkosi, Strive Masiyiwa, Helen Hai and Mohammed Dewji. Also commended ...

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Akwa Ibom Gov. Commissions newly constructed Gynaecology Ward

Gov. Udom Commissions newly constructed Gynaecology Ward

As part of activities marking the 28th celebration of the state’s creation, Akwa Ibom State governor Udom Emmanuel commissioned the newly constructed Gynaecology Ward of the Catholic Hospital at Anua built in memory of an Irish Reverend Sister Dr. Ann Ward. Governor Emmanuel extolled the labour of love she gave to the people stating that it has made the hospital ...

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Griswold Senior Center seeks architectural designs for new building

Griswold Senior Center seeks architectural designs for new building

The Griswold Senior Center has started the preliminary design phase for its new building.   Senior Center Director Tina Falck said a request for proposal for architecture designs has been sent. The deadline for architects to submit proposals is Oct. 1.   In April 2012, the State Bond Commission allocated $343,500 to provide a grant-in-aid to the town to pay ...

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