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FCTA receives 7,826 applications for Abuja land in 2019


The FCT Administration received a total of 7,826 fresh applications for various plots of land in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in 2019. The Director, Abuja Geographic Information Systems (AGIS), Dr. Isa Ibrahim Jalo, made the disclosure at a press conference in Abuja.  He gave a breakdown as: private residential-4,901; commercial-2,120; resettlement-431; Area Council-373; and diplomatic-1.  Dr. Jalo also said ...

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ICPC alarmed over multi-billion naira estates abandoned by owners in Abuja


The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), is alarmed at the rate owners of multi-billion naira housing estates in Abuja abandon their property the moment the Commission initiates investigation into their ownership status. Chairman of the ICPC, Prof Bolaji Owasanoye, who made the disclosure in Abuja on Monday, said the development has become a great worry to ...

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FG budgets N390m to complete FAAN headquarters in Abuja


The plan to relocate the corporate headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) may soon come to fruition as the Federal Government has made budgetary provision of N390m for the completion of the project. This is coming amidst mixed feelings in the aviation industry over the insistence by the government to relocate the headquarters of agency. Sirika had ...

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Fashola implores surveyors to create data on unoccupied houses


Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, has called on members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers to create data on unoccupied houses in the country. Fashola made the call in Abuja on Wednesday during a courtesy visit by a delegation from the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, led by its Chairman, Nweke ...

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Scheme moves to build 500 houses for women in Abuja


The Women Housing Plan Initiative (WHPI) has said that about 500 women are expected to benefit from its new housing project in Zuba, Abuja. WHPI is a land acquisition programme through a special package for women The project, Unity Hills Residence, is situated in Machiyada Community, Tungan Maje, in Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT. It consists of 500 units ...

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Earth tremor hits Abuja again

earth tremor

The Nigerian Geological Survey Agency on Thursday said a earth tremor of 3.0 Mercalli Intensity Scale occurred around the Maitama axis in Abuja at about 12.26pm. This is the second time earth tremor is being reported within the precincts of the Maitama in about two months. On September 6, residents of Mpape off Maitama district of Abuja were in panic ...

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Buhari’s govt. exposes massive land fraud in Abuja

land fraud

Land fraud- The federal government has made shocking discovery of fraudulent practices in the allocation of land in FCT. The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, SPIP, said it has uncovered fraudulent practices in land allocation in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT. The panel said the Federal Government has lost huge funds to land fraud practices ...

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What’s the price of rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in your area?

3-bedroom apartment

Do you need to rent a 3-bedroom apartment and you don’t know the price range for different areas? This article is your best bet. It’s a known fact that apartments are valued based on the location, area and easy access to the city. That’s why we decided to carry out an anecdotal survey to guide people who are searching for ...

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Chaos in Abuja as residents experience what looks like volcanic eruption

volcanic eruption

Reports say residents of Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja have reported what looks like a volcanic eruption with some inflammable substances emitting smoke from the cliff of the hills in the area. Reports show that a federal government delegation comprising the minister of solid mineral, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, his FCT counterpart, Muhammad Musa Bello, and the ...

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