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NYSC seeks additional land in Zamfara

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

According to Vanguard, the National Youth Service Corps , NYSC on Tuesday appealed to the Zamfara government to allocate more land for the scheme’s agricultural programme in the state. NYSC State Coordinator, Hajiya Rahmatu Sanda, made the appeal in an interview with the Newmen at the NYSC Permanent Orientation Camp in Tsafe town, Tsafe Local Government Area of the state. ...

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Climate change: Germany to support Nigeria

Climate change: Germany spends over 50m to support Nigeria, others

“The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Usman Jibril, has said the German government spent over 50 million euro, to support Nigeria and other West African countries on research projects regarding climate change.”- Daily Trust   Jibril disclosed this during a meeting with a delegation from West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL), led ...

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FMBN disburses N2.3b housing renovation loans

Mortgage Credit Rating

According to The Nation, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN says it has disbursed N2.3 billion to 3,104 beneficiaries under its housing renovation loans scheme nation wide. Its Managing Director, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa who spoke yesterday in Sokoto while flagging off the state’s disbursement exercise of N243.1 million to 263 benefiting  civil servants in the state service, assured that ...

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OGFZA gets 35,000 hectares from Bayelsa

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

According to Vanguard, efforts by the Oil and Gas Free Zones Authority, OGFZA, to fulfill its core mandate and play a key role in the Federal Government’s drive for foreign direct investments, FDI, received a major boost, weekend, when the Bayelsa State Government announced that it has handed over to OGFZA state lands measuring 35,000 hectares for the development of ...

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Thugs allegedly assault 91-year-old woman over Ikoyi property

Thugs allegedly assault 91-year-old woman over Ikoyi property

“The legal tussle over the ownership of two blocks of flats located at 41 Kingsway Road (now Alfred Rewane Road) Ikoyi, degenerated at the weekend when one of the defendants in the suit attacked residents with thugs and demolished the property.”- The Guardian The attack, which was carried out around 4:00a.m. on Saturday left the 91-year-old grandmother along with her ...

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60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

“The Lagos State Government on Monday disclosed that there are over 60 abandoned buildings belonging to the Federal Government on Lagos Island Central Business District, CBD, which have been converted to criminal hideouts by hoodlums.”- PM News Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business District, CBD, Agboola Dabiri disclosed this on Monday at a ministerial press conference in Alausa, ...

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Heavy Rain Floods National Assembly Main Building

An evening downpour flooded the lobby of the main building of the National Assembly on Wednesday.

“An evening downpour flooded the lobby of the main building of the National Assembly on Wednesday. The area affected is the lobby of the popular ‘White House’, which houses the chambers of the Senate and the House of Representatives. According to Punch observation, the rain, which started about 6 pm and lasted for close to 30 minutes, let in water ...

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FMBN, REDAN, Shelter Afrique reach $2bn to tackle housing deficit in Nigeria

Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

Nigerian Tribune reports that in the face of a housing deficit that numbers millions of units, Nigeria is working to increase home ownership by improving access to credit and reducing development costs for low-income housing. To address this problem, the FMBN signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in January with the Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and pan-African ...

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Nigerian govt gifts parents of Abuja quintuplets house

Nigerian govt gifts parents of Abuja quintuplets house, job for dad

According to Premium Times, the Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, has promised to give a house to the couple that recently welcomed a set of quintuplets at the National Hospital, Abuja. The quintuplets, all girls, were born on April 12, 2017. The couple presently reside in a one bedroom apartment at Lugbe on Airport Road, in Abuja. ...

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‘FMBN, REDAN, Shelter Afrique to create $2b affordable housing fund’

54,680 jobs in housing sector

“Some stakeholders have agreed to pool resources to tackle the housing problem headlong. This is by ensuring  improved access to credit facility and reducing development costs for low-income housing.”- The Nation The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) and a pan-African finance institution, Shelter Afrique have joined forces to create a $2 billion ...

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