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Buhari promises to sign more agreements with China for infrastructure development

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The Presidency says Nigeria will sign more agreements with China in the next couple of days as the 7th Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) is underway in Beijing. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mr. Garba Shehu, said this on Monday during an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today, in reaction to the pledge of the Chinese government to ...

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INFRASTRUCTURE: Obasanjo seeks support from China, others with $90billion

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Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday requested China to give $90bn to Africa for the development of infrastructure, saying it was the only way the current acute infrastructural deficit on the continent could be addressed. The money is to be spread for nine years. Speaking at the forum organised by the Gusau Institute in collaboration with the Centre for Nigerian ...

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Top 10 Most Astonishing Constructions In The World

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This article gives us useful insight into amazing architectural masterpieces in the world. Only the best could have constructed these buildings that have been carefully selected as the top 10 most astonishing constructions in the world. The world we live in is characterized by a good number of breathtaking structures that makes you wonder what paradise would look like. There ...

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$500 million loan secured from China has been mismanaged-Unionist

$500 million China loan mismanaged

The recent $500 million loan secured from China for the construction of new terminals has caused a ruckus  between Federal Government and Comrade Abdulrazak Saidu, the General Secretary of the Association of Nigeria Aviation Professional (ANAP). Speaking with journalists at the Lagos Airport, Saidu insisted that the fund in which Nigeria had a counterpart funding of $100 million was grossly ...

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How Lagos Can Be Saved From Flood Disasters

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The issue of flooding has worsened considerably in Lagos in recent times to the extent that a man was spotted paddling his canoe on the popular Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island only last month. In this article, we look at possible ways Lagos flood disasters can be avoided. Following the flood than overran the Island and Lekki area of ...

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Abuja and Lagos among top 60 most expensive cities in the world

Abuja and Lagos among top 60 most expensive cities in the world

“Lagos and Abuja ranked 29th and 59th respectively as the most expensive cities to live in a 2017 global cost of living survey. The 23rd Cost of Living Survey carried out by Mercer, the world’s largest human resource consulting firm, found that African, Asian, and European cities dominated the 2017 list of most expensive locations for working abroad. According to ...

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10 Interesting Real Estate Facts From Around The World

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From superstitions to roller coasters- these ten interesting real estate facts from around the world and through history, will intrigue and entertain. In Scotland, home owners paint their front door red when they pay off their mortgage. Throughout history, a red front door has symbolized many things — the ancient Hebrews believed it would protect firstborn children from the angel of ...

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ODD WORLD: China Set to Build Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’

China Is Set to Build This Smog-Eating ‘Forest City’ Filled With Tree-Covered Skyscrapers The eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, like many of the country’s urban areas, suffers from intense smog. The Air Quality Index, which uses a scale from 0 to 500 (with higher numbers indicating worse pollution), rates Nanjing’s air quality as 132 – a level considered unhealthy for the public, especially ...

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