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Lagos government accuses community of blackmail

Lagos government

The Lagos State Government has alleged that it was being blackmailed by the White Sand Estate residents. According to PUNCH, the estate resident’s chairman, Pastor Adewale Oyewo, said that a government official demanded bribe as a precondition for getting the attention of relevant government authorities to attend to their challenges on infrastructure. PUNCH had on Thursday October 9, 2014, published ...

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Dolphin Estate moves to evict squatters and return to masterplan

Dolphin Estate

Residents of Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, a high-brow Lagos community, are battling to restore the original master plan of the estate. They feared that the existence of non-resident artisans, motor parks, roadside mechanics, vulcanisers and street traders, among others would not only continue to pose security risks, but was gradually tampering with the structural design of the estate. The Dolphin Estate ...

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‘Synagogue building was attacked’ – Investigator

Synagogue building

A 37-year-old weapon researcher and graduate of Chemistry from the University of Maiduguri, Mr. Biedomo Iguniewei, has said that the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the Synagogue Church for All Nations could have been felled with a high energy infrasonic radiation. Iguniewei on Monday told the coroner probing the circumstances surrounding the September 12 tragedy that he was ...

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EKO Atlantic City unveils street lights

Eko Atlantic City

Investors in the Eko Atlantic and residents of the areas adjoining it can now behold the beauty of the new city emerging from the ocean following the unveiling of special street lighting that illuminates the skyline at night. The developers of the city say from Ahmadu Bello Way on Victoria Island and the Marina on Lagos Island, the first residential ...

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Buying Property: Private Lender Approach II

Private lender approach

Last time, I shared the private lender’s approach and gave an example. In order to broaden more on this approach i will use this medium to share another example. It is my hope that a lot of us will learn how to use this approach to our advantage. In this second example, I used private lender with another method. This ...

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NBRRI rates Nigeria low in housing and road networks

Nigeria Road Network

A new statistics released last week by Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) shows that Nigeria ranks very low in road network and housing in the comity of nations. The Director General/CEO, Nigerian Building & Road Research Institute (NBRRI) Prof Danladi Matawal made this declaration during this year’s Public Lecture of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering which held at ...

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FG commences construction of mass housing units for workers

Mass housing

The Federal Government on Tuesday officially commenced the construction of 100,000 mass housing units for workers across the country. According to the government, the houses will be for workers in all states of the federation, adding that it was collaborating with the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on the project. President Goodluck Jonathan said this while performing ...

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New Agodi Gardens will generate over N500m – Ajimobi

New Agodi Gardens

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday opened the reconstructed Agodi Gardens, saying that it has the potential to generate over N500 million to the state government annually. The Gardens, now renamed “Agodi Resort and Conferences” is sited on 62 hectares of land in-between the State Government Secretariat and the popular Premier Hotel in the heart of Ibadan. Governor ...

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FG inaugurates new boards for FHA

New agencies for FHA

The Federal Government, last weekend inaugurated the Technical Board, TB and Interim Management Board, IMT, of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, with a charge to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the authority in the next 18 months. The Government said it is dissatisfied with the performance of the agency which has failed to fully achieve its mandate since inception ...

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Ogun State distributes 5,000 Cs-of-O to property owners

Ogun State distributes 5000 Cs-of-O

Ogun State government has distributed 5,000 Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-O) and other land title documents to property owners across the state, under its Homeowners’ Charter programme which is aimed at deepening the property market in the state. Governor Ibikunle Amosun said that government initiated the scheme to assist property owners in the state through the regularisation of title document and ...

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