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Abduction of Construction Workers Act of Sabotage, Says Niger Gov

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The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello, has described the abduction of some construction workers in the state by bandits as an act of sabotage. A site engineer, Alhaji Abubakar Sadiq, and three other members of staff of an indigenous road construction company were kidnapped in Shiroro Local Government Area last week by the bandits who initially demanded N1 ...

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How COVID-19 impacts buyers in real estate market


Notwithstanding the positive outlook for the Nigerian property market in 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted negatively on the market, leaving property investments in disarray. With the disruption, home buyers are still hesitant to buy. For them, the period was not ripe to invest as they don’t know how long the pandemic will last and are adopting a survival strategy. ...

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LASG orders building owners to conduct structural stability tests


In response to the partial collapse of a 3-storey building at Alagomegi-Yaba on Monday, the Lagos State Government (LASG) has ordered owners of buildings in the state to immediately carry out structural stability tests on their properties. This is expedient, given the onset of the rainy seasons, and the presence of statistics to show that many buildings collapse during the ...

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Lamentation as fire guts Delta market


No fewer than 300 shops adjacent Ogbeogonogo market in Asaba metropolis were gutted by an early morning fire on Tuesday. The incident left many traders in tears and goods worth millions burnt. Although the fire was brought under control four hours later, many shops had been gutted. The cause of the fire, which gutted Echolac Line-a row of ramshackle shops ...

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COVID-19: Army renovates medical facilities in Kano, provides boreholes


The Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Kaduna, in collaboration with the Depot, Nigerian Army, Zaria, has renovated the maternity ward of the General Hospital, Tudun Wada, in Tudun Wada Local Government Area of Kano State. The army also equipped the hospital with new equipment. In addition, the army drilled two boreholes in Fayinbo and Sangaya Dafaduka communities, Goguwa Local Government. It distributed ...

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Bauchi Govt Hands over plots of land for construction of 2,500 Houses


Bauchi state government has handed over plots of land to contractors for the construction 2, 500 houses in the six emirates of Bauchi, Katagum, Misau, Jama’are, Ningi and Dass that will be given to poor citizens as loan. Chairman of the Bauchi state projects monitoring and evacuation committee Baba Muhammad Dadi who handed over the plots to the contractors recently ...

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Abandoned FG properties across the nation valued at N230bn – Reps

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The Chairman of the committee, Ademorin Kuye, said this on Tuesday at the committee’s inauguration in Abuja. “The figure is a conservative estimation carried out by the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on the abandoned properties located in Lagos, Ibadan, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Kano, Kaduna and other cities,” he said. He recalled that on March 12, the House of Representatives ...

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Experts propose three-month processing time for NHF loan

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NHF loan – As the Coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19) ravages the world with its impact on economy and wellbeing of individual households, experts in real estate are seeing declining liquidity and prioritisation of consumption as major factors that may affect activities in the industry. They also proposed a three month processing time for the National Housing Fund (NHF loan) to ease ...

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Lagos Begins Construction Work On Creek Road, Apapa


LAGOS – To maintain an effective transportation system across the Lagos Metropolis, the Lagos State government has announced the temporary closure of Creek Road, from Mr. Biggs to Warehouse Road junction, in Apapa from Friday, May 8, 2020, to Friday, May 15, 2020, for the resumption of the on-going construction by HITECH. A statement issued at the weekend by the state ...

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