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Germany: Hamburg to seize commercial properties to house migrants

Hamburg has become the first German city to pass a law allowing the seizure of empty commercial properties in order to house migrants. The influx of migrants has put pressure on the authorities of the northern city to find accommodation. Some migrants are sleeping rough outdoors. Hamburg’s law takes effect this week. Meanwhile, a new survey by broadcaster ARD said ...

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EFCC seals former Nigerian minister, Alison-Madueke Abuja home

$4.760m property

Operatives of Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have raided the Abuja home of a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, few hours after she was arrested in London. EFCC agents arrived Mrs. Alison-Madueke’s palatial home, located in the Asokoro district of Abuja, and sealed the property Friday evening. An Abuja resident, who witnessed the ...

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Xterra Capital Advisors Completes the Assembly of Pan African Real Estate Investments

Xterra Capital Advisors Completes the Assembly of Pan African Real Estate Investments

Xterra Capital Advisors, the Mauritius based Real Estate Fund Management company promoting the upcoming Xterra Property Development Fund, has entered into a partnership agreement with Terrestria Real Estate Partners, a subsidiary of Frontier Capital Nigeria (TREP), BGI Ghana, subsidiary of a US based retail development firm (BGI), and Best Western BizTravel Lodges of South Africa (BWBTH). Under the terms of ...

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‘Post-Flood Housing Estate illegally occupied by those not affected by the Kogi flood’

'Post-Flood Housing Estate illegally occupied by those not affected by the Kogi flood'

Victims of the Kogi flood disaster have lamented on their inability to secure accommodation at the Post Flood Housing estate. Victims of flood disasters in Lokoja, Kogi State have lamented what they called their inability to secure accommodation at the Post Flood Housing Estate built by government for those affected by the 2012 incident. The victims lamented that the 272 ...

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Diligence pays: House Keeper Earns An Entire House

Diligence pays: House Keeper Earns An Entire House

DILIGENCE PAYS! – Watch How House keeper Earns An Entire House To Herself “Diligence Pays”. We’ve heard that a lot of times, but how often we seem to feel easily discouraged when we face challenges in the pursuit of our goals. Diligence means working conscientiously toward your goals whilst using the available resources and opportunities. Your diligence to your duties provides trust ...

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Modern Toilet Restaurant

Modern Toilet Restaurant

Imagine that a restaurant that offers mouth-watering dishes is modeled after a toilet, would you eat there? Modern Toilet Restaurant is a unique bathroom-themed restaurant chain, based in Taiwan, with several branches throughout Asia. Everything in the 2,800-square-foot (260 m2), three-story restaurant is based on items from a bathroom. The checkered tile covered walls are adorned with shower-heads, while plungers hang ...

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Independence Day Celebration: Is it the end of the road for Eagle Square?

Independence day celebration

For the fifth year in a row, Eagle Square, Abuja will be snubbed from hosting the Independence day celebration of the Most populous black nation in the world. Former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration withdrew the hosting rights of the Abuja venue of spectacle following a 2010 Independence Day bombing. The site sadly became the scene of multiple car bomb explosions ...

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The Association of Nigeria Tyre Marketers inaugurate N2.9bn shopping arcade

The Association of Nigeria Tyre Marketers inaugurate N2.9bn shopping arcade

Association of Nigeria Tyre Marketers N2.9bn shopping arcade. The Association of Nigeria Tyre Marketers has opened for business its permanent business site, the Africa Tyre Village, at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex. The association said the commencement of business at the complex followed the official opening of the second phase of the international shopping arcade, which gulped N2.9bn. The ...

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Is Tafawa Balewa Square The Forgotten Race Course Of Independence?

7 WONDERS OF LAGOS

Erstwhile Military leader Gen. Muhammadu Buhari emerged President of Nigeria on May 29, 2015, which ultimately implied he will take centre-stage at this year’s independence day celebration to be held not in Tafawa Balewa Square nor Eagle Square but at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Independence Day celebrations are here again. In less than 24 hours Nigeria will be celebrating ...

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Investment in Infrastructure is the most problematic factor for doing business in Nigeria

Investment in Infrastructure, the most problematic factor for doing business in Nigeria

Investment in Infrastructure is a big problem as Nigeria only ranks 24 in Africa in the Global Competitiveness Report 2015/16 The Global Competitiveness Report 2015-2016 by the World Economic Forum assesses the competitiveness landscape of 140 economies, providing insight into the drivers of their productivity and prosperity. The Report series remains the most comprehensive assessment of national competitiveness worldwide. The ...

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