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Agbaje decries corruption in Lagos land administration

Jimi Agbaje

Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Candidate in Lagos, Mr. Jimi Agbaje at the weekend decried corruption in land matters in the state. Speaking at a town hall meeting at Ibeju-Lekki as part of his ongoing electioneering campaign, Agbaje accused the government of dispossessing landowners of their land without paying appropriate compensation. He lamented what he described as continued shortchanging of ...

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Buhari signs executive order 007 for construction of 794km of roads

executive order 007

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed Executive Order 007 to close the road infrastructure gap in the transportation sector of the country through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Tagged order 007 on road infrastructure development and refurbishment investment tax credit scheme, the president signed it at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the first phase of the scheme, 19 road projects ...

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Kaduna Govt. expends N9.2Bn on capital projects in Sabon Gari LG


Kaduna – More than N9.2 billion has been spent on developmental projects in Sabon Gari Local Government Area by the Kaduna State Government in the last three years, the Commissioner for Local Government, Prof. Kabiru Mato, has said. Mato said on Tuesday at Sabon Gari, Zaria, during a town hall meeting showcasing the achievements of Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i in the ...

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How to Identify and Avoid Rental Scams In Nigeria

Rental scam

You don’t have to go through the horrid experience of falling for a rental scam before you understand how they work. Over the years, rental scams has unfortunately become a familiar scare most house hunters have to experience to get what they want. If you have never fallen for one, do consider yourself very lucky. Victims who have fallen for ...

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Idi-Ogba community gets N10m for housing

Idi-Ogba community

Determined to showcase the Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu-led administration’s passion for socio-economic and infrastructural development of the people at the grassroots, the Ondo State Community and Social Development Agency (ODCSDA), has presented a cheque of 10 million naira to Alubarika Group, Idi-Ogba community to build housing units. A community leader, Chief Olubukola Ebietomiye said the housing units project was the first ...

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Nigerian man commends EFCC over recovery of N45m property scam

property scam

A Nigerian man has written a letter of commendation to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC for it’s swift and effective intervention in a messy N45 million property scam. Below is the full letter: LETTER OF COMMENDATION TO THE ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL CRIMES COMMISSION (EFCC) I wish to express my profound gratitude to EFCC for the diligence and quick ...

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NRC people living in Abeokuta, Ibadan can now work in Lagos


The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that it was now possible for residents of Abeokuta in Ogun State, and Ibadan in Oyo State to work in Lagos with the new standard gauge rail line. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Mr. Jerry Oche, made the assertion in an interview on Tuesday in Lagos. Oche said that the nearly completed Lagos-Ibadan ...

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Three states support FG’s housing scheme for civil servants


Conceptualised in 2013 as part of government’s initiatives to address the housing needs of civil servants, the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme has since undergone several reviews to overcome initial hurdles in order to accelerate the implementation Notwithstanding concerns over the high cost of the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme, three states have indicated interest to partner the ...

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Ongoing Lagos-Ibadan road, rail project will be completed in 2019 – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said he has instructed the Southwest governors and the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola and the Transportation minister, Rotimi Amaechi to ensure the completion of the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan expressway and therail projectbefore the end of 2019. The president, who spoke at Mapo Hall in Ibadan, venue of his presidential campaign rally, urged ...

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Housing: Local governments need to be more proactive, says AHCN


Local governments in the country need to be more proactive in the efforts towards housing provision in the country, the President, Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN), Mohammed Adamu, has said Adamu noted that despite all efforts by stakeholders towards reducing the country’s housing deficit, local governments had not lived up to their responsibilities. He stated that local government ...

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