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Residents decry El-Rufai’s plan to demolish 300 houses


Residents of communities living around Yakowa Road in Kamazo Area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state on Sunday begged the state governor, Nasir El’rufai, to end demolition of houses in the area.  Newsmen gathered that about 300 houses would be affected if the government continues with the ongoing demolition in communities like Karji, Babban Saura, Old Kamazo, Janruwa, ...

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Ondo Govt explains demolition of structures in GRA


The Ondo State government, on Thursday, justified the demolition of beer parlours and makeshift buildings in its Government Reserved Areas (GRAs) and “containers” on Airport Road in Oba-Ile. The Ondo state Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Rasheed Badmus, said in an interview in Akure that the beer parlours had become meeting points for men of the underworld. ...

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Why we demolish structures in Kaduna—- KASUPDA


Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency (KASUPDA) says it embarks on massive demolition of structures, across the state, for the expansion of roads under the State Urban Renewal Programme Kaduna State Urban Planning Development Agency (KASUPDA) says it embarks on massive demolition of structures, across the state, for the expansion of roads under the State Urban Renewal Programme. Mr. Omega ...

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FCTA, Alungu community clash over demolition

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There was tension last week in Alungu-Lungu Community located around Karfe District in Gwarinpa Housing Estate when officials of the Department of Development Control of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) went to carry out a demolition exercise in the community. Trouble started as soon as the long cue of vehicles of officials of the Department of Development Control and ...

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40 houses demolished in Magboro area, Ogun State


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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Demolition: Victims cry out for compensation


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


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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