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Actress Genevieve Nnaji completes her Estate in Abuja

Genevieve Nnaji

Nollywood star actress, and single mother of one, Genevieve Nnaji has been getting congratulatory messages from folks on her social media pages following the alleged completion of her Abuja estate. She had shared the photo of the building two years ago while it was still undergoing construction in Apo Dutse in Abuja and so decided to also share its photo ...

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Landowners in Abuja threatens court action over reallocation


Landowners at Mpape 1 Annex in Abuja have threatened action against the Federal Capital Territory Administration over what they call ‘unlawful reallocation ’ of land allocated to them in Mpape District. In a statement by their counsel, I.M. Gadzama of Silver Shield Chambers, the property owners claim that the FCT Minister, Malam Mohammed Bello had reallocated their lands to mainly ...

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FG approves N6.5 billion for construction of ITF conference center


The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N6.5 billion for the construction of phase II and the completion of the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) multi-purpose conference centre in Abuja. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah, stated this while addressing State House correspondents after the cabinet meeting. He said: “The importance of this is that the ITF is ...

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FG gives former Super Eagles coach 3-bedroom apartment in Abuja

Super Eagles

The Federal Government on Tuesday fulfilled its promise to former Super Eagles coach, Bonfrere Jo, handing him the keys to a three-bedroom apartment in Gwagwalada, Abuja. The Dutchman was promised a house after guiding the national U23 team to win the men’s football event at the Atlanta ’96 Olympic Games. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who handed ...

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ASO Savings commissions Garden estate, Karsana

ASO Savings

Nigeria’s leading Primary Mortgage Bank (PMB) ASO Savings and Loans Plc, Friday, scored another major goal as it commissioned the phase 1 of the ASO Garden Estate, Karsana, Abuja. The Estate, strategically located within the Karsana East District of Abuja, comprises 249 Housing Units made up of 129 units of 2-bedroom apartments, 117 units of 3-bedroom apartments and three units ...

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Real estate agent behind bars for impersonating EFCC chairman, Magu

real estate agent

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, have arrested one Felix Idowu, a real estate agent and a graduate of political science, for impersonating Ibrahim Magu, the anti-graft agency’s Acting Chairman. Idowu had in the assumed capacity swindled unsuspecting victims of their hard earned income. The suspect upon arrest was found with documents which had the signature of ...

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Court orders Abuja Area Councils to stop collecting tenement rate

tenement rate

A court in Abuja has described the collection of tenement rate by the six area councils of the Federal Territorial Capital (FCT) from property owners as unconstitutional and has consequently barred them from further collecting the proper tax. Justice Valentine Ashi held that the collection of the property tax by the six councils was usurpation of functions donated to the ...

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Court remands businesswoman for alleged N13M property fraud


A Kubwa Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, on Thursday remanded a 34-year-old businesswoman, Joy Abiodun, in police custody over alleged N13 million scam. The judge, Mohammed Marafa, however, adjourned the case until April 20 for ruling on bail application. The defendant of Wuse, Abuja, is facing a three-count charge of criminal breach of trust, cheating and forgery, offences she denied ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

Quantity surveyors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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