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70% of FCT citizens live in slumps – ANRP Senatorial aspirant


About 70% of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) citizens are living in the slums, according to a senatorial aspirant Mr. Olanrewaju Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence, who is contesting on the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP) for a Senatorial seat in FCT in the 2019 general elections, said the situation was caused by past leaders who refused to plan well ...

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Practicing lawyers are prohibited from the business of buying and selling Lands – Barrister Akintonde

buying and selling lands

This interview addresses the issue of buying and selling lands by Lawyers Ezra .A. Akintonde is a legal practitioner with over 6 years of experience in Defamation, Tourism & Hospitality, Corporate & Commercial as well as Criminal Litigation. He is a graduate of Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State where he bagged an LL.B (Honours) degree. He is company secretary ...

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Federal Government defends $823M spent on Abuja light rail project


The Federal Government on Thursday said that the 823 million dollars spent on 45.245 km Abuja light rail mass transit, inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on July 22, was justifiable. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who took journalists on a tour of the rail project in Abuja, said contrary to misconception by critics, the project was ...

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Controversy stirs in Abuja property as AMCON takes over Sigma apartments


Much of Abuja property market has continued to fizz after Hon. Justice B.F.M. Nyako of the Federal High Court Abuja Division granted an order for Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) to take over Sigma Apartments owned by Sigma Engineering & Construction Limited. Property watchers say the development may stir the market over expectations that more properties may be seized ...

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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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