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California law increases housing costs

More and more California working families are struggling financially to make ends meet due in large part to the increasing cost of housing. And the problem is only getting worse. According to the nonpartisan state Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO), today the median price of an average California home is $440,000, which is nearly two-and-a-half-times greater than the national average home ...

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Tambuwal introduces monthly incentive of N1 million for cleanest neighbourhood in Sokoto

monthly incentive of N1 million for cleanest neighbourhood

The Sokoto State Government has introduced a monthly incentive of one million naira to any district adjudged to be the cleanest in the state. Governor Aminu Tambuwal disclosed this Saturday at the flag-off of special environmental sanitation programme in Sokoto, saying the incentive is part of measures to enhance cleanliness and preservation of the environment. He said the incentive is one ...

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World’s most expensive crafted house over 13 years, worth $8.5MILLION, goes on display

World's most expensive dollhouse crafted over 13 years by carpenters, goldsmiths and glassblowers worth $8.5MILLION goes on display

The most valuable dollhouse in the world, worth a staggering $8.5million, is going on display for the first time. The hand-made ‘Astolat Dollhouse Castle’ was designed and built over a 13-year period by Colorado-based miniature artist Elaine Diehl in the 1980s. She modeled it after Tennyson’s Lady of Shallot and commissioned fine craftsmen from around the world to build over ...

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State High Court restrains Nasir El-Rufai from planned demolition

State High Court

The owners of houses allegedly built on school land along Constitution Road in the Kaduna metropolis, have dragged the state government to court for marking their houses for demolition. PremiumTimes reported last week that Governor Nasir El-rufai had allegedly spared some structures erected on lands belonging to public institutions on Constitution Road, and warned agency responsible to avoid blanket marking ...

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Civil servants selling off pricey properties as probe looms

Civil servants selling off pricey properties as probe looms

These are not comfortable times for some ‘super rich’ civil servants as they are said to be rushing to sell their choice houses and state-of-the-art automobiles in order to avoid losing the properties to the President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-graft crusade, ghanaweb reports. There are indications that the mass disposal of property is out of fear of losing properties to Buhari’s ...

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Landlords sue Ayo Fayose, demands N20million

Landlords sue Ayo Fayose

Owners of properties at the Irewolede Estate in Ado Ekiti sued the governor, Ayodele Fayose, claiming N20 million damages for pains inflicted on them by the government after they were forcefully evicted from their homes for allegedly defaulting in their mortgage payments. The claimants, who were evicted by the Ekiti State Government two weeks ago for failing to make full ...

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TOP 5 NEIGHBOURHOODS IN IBADAN

top 5 neighbourhoods in Ibadan

You remember Soka? In March, 2014, a house of horror was discovered in a forest in Ibadan. Some people call it, the place of skull, the evil shrine…others think it’s the valley of dry bones and the killers’ hideouts. Call it any of the aforementioned, it would be a perfect name to describe Soka forest in Ibadan, an isolated bush ...

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Community sues RCCG, Adeboye over land dispute

Land dispute

Some residents of a community in Ogun State have dragged the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, its General Overseer, Enoch Adeboye, and 14 others to court for alleged encroachment on a piece of land. The plaintiffs claim that the land, located in Ilara Village, Sagamu Local Government Area of Ogun State, belongs to them. Through their counsel, Kayode Akinsola, ...

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