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Why Do Some Lagos Landlords Avoid Igbo Tenants?

Lagos Landlords

Residential segregation by ethnicity has become a common trend with Lagos Landlords, especially if the tenant is from the eastern part of Nigeria. In this article we analyse the circumstances that has led to this seeming bias. In Nigeria, having enough money to pay for the type of apartment you wish to rent for a period of time isn’t enough ...

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Delta govt acquires 2,980 hectares of land for GRIP Project

Lekki land

According to Vanguard, Delta State Government, said 2,980 hectares of land had been acquired for the $20 billion Gas Revolution Industrial Park, GRIP Project,  in Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state, out of the 4,000 hectares needed by the investors. The state Commissioner for Oil and Gas, Mr Mofe Pirah, disclosed this while addressing representatives of 15 cluster ...

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Road construction: Uduaghan urges road users to make use of alternative routes

road construction

Mr Vincent Uduaghan, DELTA State Commissioner for Transport, has urged mobile road users to be patient and make use of alternative routes. This is due to the ongoing construction and rehabilitation works on some roads in the state. According to Vanguard, Uduaghan who spoke with newsmen shortly after unscheduled inspection of the NPA  bypass, Esisi and Swamp roads in Warri, ...

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Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

The Guardian reports that Delta State government has raised serious concern over the exit of 26 major oil companies following unabated hostilities and attack on their facilities by militants. While the government also flayed the frequent communal crises in the state, especially in Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja communities, Deputy Governor Kingsley Burutu Otuaro, who addressed political leaders on Tuesday in Asaba, stressed that ...

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Delta State urges contractors to comply with contract specifications

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

The Delta State government has given marching order to contractors handling road projects to return to sites to avert serious sanction. The Guardian reports that the Commissioner for Works, Chief James Augoye, who gave the directives while inspecting on-going road projects across the state, said that the government has commenced massive execution of road and drain projects across the agrarian ...

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Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Delta state Commissioner for Basic Education, Mr. Chiedu Ebie, has made it known that over N2b has been expended on infrastructural development and equipment purchase by the Delta State government in the phased infrastructural upgrade of state-owned technical colleges at Agbor, Ofagbe, and Sapele. The Guardian reports that the Commissioner who made the disclosure in Asaba, recently explained that this ...

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Ogbe-Ijoh/Aladja crisis: Group urges govt to begin demarcation of land

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

Vanguard reports that the Concerned Members for Peace and Development in Ogbe-Ijoh Warri Kingdom has appealed to Delta State Government to commence the demarcation of the mandatory acquisition of 285 hectares of land between Ogbe-Ijoh and Aladja communities of Warri South-West and Udu Local Government Areas of the state respectively. Accusing the people of Aladja of refusing the government’s directive ...

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UPU: Taiga promises to build bridges across ethnic lines

Delta State worried about relocation of 26 oil firms

The newly elected President-General of Urhobo Progress Union, UPU, Chief Moses Taiga, has promised to build bridges of unity across all ethnic nationalities in Delta State and reconcile all factions in the Urhobo nation. Vanguard reports that Taiga, speaking after he was returned unopposed as President-General of the Urhobo apex socio-cultural organization, at Urhobo Cultural Centre, Uvwiamughe-Agbarho, Ughelli North Local ...

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Gov. Okowa reads riot act to warring communities

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa has cautioned the warring communities of Aladja and Ogbe-Ijoh in Udu and Warri South West local councils of Delta State, threatening to hold the leaders of both communities responsible in the event of fresh outbreak of hostilities, The Guardian reports. According to The Guardian, Okowa warned the leaders yesterday in Asaba that government would wield the big stick ...

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Delta State govt stops 25% mobilisation fee to contractors

Delta State renovates technical colleges with N2 billion

Vanguard reports that the Delta State Government, yesterday said it had stopped the 25 percent mobilisation fee to contractors  for government contracts. According to Vanguard, the State’s Commissioner for Works, Mr James Augoye, who disclosed this during a meeting with contractors in the state, told them to ensure execution of projects awarded to specification “or face sanctions and contracts revocation. “Some contractors have ...

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