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Churches commit to housing hundreds of extra refugees

Refugees housing

REFUGEES HOUSING IN NEW ZEALAND – Canterbury parishes have joined churches across New Zealand offering support for hundreds of additional Syrian refugees. Leaders of Anglican, Baptist and Catholic churches called on the Government to increase its quota and committed to helping provide housing, resettlement and language assistance for more than 1200 additional refugees. The churches’ call comes as the crisis ...

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PROPERTY TAX; How much do you know?

Property tax

Taxes are known to be levies paid by citizens of a community for the services provided such as town halls, markets, roads, electricity e.t.c. The existence of taxes dates way back to the ancient communities where people pay either tribute or sweat tax to the local chiefs. Since the discovery of crude oil in the early 1960’s in Nigeria, the ...

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Lagos state to issue Certificate of Occupancy within 90 days

ambode and law against street begging & hawking

The Lagos State Government has said that new applicants for Certificate of Occupancy on properties would be issued the document within 90 days of payment. In a statement on Tuesday, the state government said that‎ the speed is to ensure that the process of applying and getting the copy of the C of O is not only less cumbersome but ...

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FMBN commends Ugwuanyi on low-cost housing scheme

Housing needs - Ugwuanyi set to bridge Enugu infrastructural deficit with N14.2bn credit facility

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), at the weekend, commended Enugu State Governor, Mr. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for subsidising the houses funded by the bank, appealing to other state governors to emulate the gesture, in order to make houses affordable to civil servants across the federation. Its Managing Director, Mr Gimba Yau Kumo, said that the allocation of the 100 ...

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Davido visits his father’s university, inspects on-going construction

Adeleke university

The Nigerian singer, Davido, his elder brother Adewale Adeleke and members of his entourage which includes HKN producer Shiizii and manager Kamal Ajiboye, over the weekend were in his hometown of Osun State to attend the maiden convocation of the Adeleke University, which is owned by his family. Following that, the HKN crew inspected on-going construction at the Adeleke University’s ...

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PDP commends Rivers housing project

Rivers housing project commended

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has lauded Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for providing affordable housing for people in the state. Rivers PDP Chairman, Felix Obuah, said residents had thus received a new lease of life. This follows the commissioning of 50 lower-high income houses at Iriebe in Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state recently. The project is part ...

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Former Miss Universe, Jennifer Hawkins sells Merewether investment property

Jennifer Hawkins

Jennifer Hawkins has sold off another investment property, no doubt given the looming rebuild of her forever home on the Newport waterfront. Hawkins has pocketed $731,000 for her three-bedroom house in the Newcastle beachside suburb of Merewether, sacrificing what records show was a weekly rental return of $530. Hawkins had bought it eight years ago for $620,000. The former Miss Universe ...

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Gov. Shettima Renames Legacy Gardens Estate After Late Deputy

Zannah Mustapha Legacy Gardens

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno has renamed Legacy Gardens Estate in Maiduguri, after his late deputy, Alhaji Zannah Mustapha who died month ago in Yola, Adamawa. The governor made the announcement on Friday in Maiduguri when he received delegation from the National Library Board and members of Biu Forum, Abuja chapter, who paid him condolence visit. He said that the ...

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2nd Attack on University-Rented Property Raises Concern

Attack on University-Rented Property

A second violent attack on property rented by the University of Arkansas has some students and faculty wondering if more needs to be done to help Fayetteville’s population of homeless people. University of Arkansas at Fayetteville police said they arrested a 36-year-old homeless man after a machete attack Thursday night on the wooded property where a small group of homeless ...

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