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40 houses demolished in Magboro area, Ogun State

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Officials of the Ogun State Ministry of Housing have allegedly demolished 40 houses in Regal Estate at the Magboro area of the State. The exercise came barely three weeks after a similar exercise was carried out by the state government in collaboration with the state Mission to Rebuild (MISTRO) agency in the area. The state government officials had on April ...

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Building collapse: Residents show mixed reactions over demolition of 180 buildings

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The tragedy that befell residents of Itafaji area of Lagos Island, where a building collapsed, leading to the death of school children and some adults, with several others injured and hospitalized, has gotten worse. In the wake of the tragedy, the government has directed the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), to commence the process of identifying defective buildings in ...

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PICTURES: State Govt begins demolition of marked buildings in Lagos Island

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The Lagos State Government has commenced the demolition of marked buildings on Freeman Street at the Ita Faji area of Lagos Island. This follows the collapse of a three-storey building on Massey Street in the same area on Wednesday, killing school children and some other occupants of the building, while many others were left injured. During an assessment tour of ...

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Demolition: Victims cry out for compensation

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Demolition: Septuagenarian Samuel Adeolu had only returned from where he had gone to purchase some bags of wheat for use in his bakery. But as he alighted from his car, he suddenly stopped short. “What is this? What is this?”, he screamed as he beheld the ruin of what used to be his beloved bakery. That was four years ago ...

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Benue to mark 300 houses for demolition – Official

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Mr. Abraham Gbileeka, the General Manager of Benue Urban Development Board, says the board has marked no fewer than 300 buildings that contravene law for demolition in Makurdi. He said in an interview on Saturday in Makurdi that most of the affected structures were built on water channels. “It’s true that people are building on water channels and it is ...

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Oyo set to demolish N800M music house belonging to Yinka Ayefele

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The Oyo State Government on Wednesday explained that the demolition notice to Music House, Fresh Fm 105.9, Ibadan, owned by popular musician, Yinka Ayefele, was not based on sentiments or witch-hunting, saying that contravention notices were served to different organizations in the state since June 14, 2017, including all radio stations in the state. The government made this known in ...

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Court warns against Senator Hunkuyi’s house demolition

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A Kaduna High Court says the State Government risks court contempt and disobedience order if it demolished Sen. Suleiman Hunkuyi’s personal house at No. 18A, Inuwa Wada Road, Kaduna. The state High Court said there was an earlier order restraining the state government from any action on the property pending before it, warning that any action contrary to its order ...

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Supori community demands justice over demolition of 250 houses

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Residents and Landlords Association of Supori Community in Imota Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of Lagos State is asking Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, the Lagos State governor, to look into its case regarding the demolition of over 250 houses on April 5. The placard-carrying protesters numbering over 150 besieged the Lagos State House of Assembly, displaying placards with various inscriptions such ...

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