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Kaduna residents sue El-Rufai over planned demolition of houses

El-Rufai

More incompetent teachers to be sacked, Kaduna govt. declares OVER 192 residents of Zaria, in Kaduna State, have sued Governor Nasir El-Rufai over threat to demolish their houses. Counsel to the aggrieved parties, Bello Ibrahim, alleged that the government trespassed on the property in contention. He said the houses are located in Nasarawa, also known as Bayan Library, in Zaria ...

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NNPC pledges to build affordable houses for staff members

The Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Properties Ltd, Mr. Danny Sokari-George, has said that the company is determined to deliver quality and affordable houses with the best funding options for staff of the corporation.

The Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Properties Ltd, Mr. Danny Sokari-George, has said that the company is determined to deliver quality and affordable houses with the best funding options for staff of the corporation. Sokari-George, who disclosed this recently at the maiden edition of NNPC Properties Ltd (NPL), Festival in Abuja, however, cautioned the staff against ...

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LASG shuts down more houses, arrests several others over illegal development

LASG shuts down more houses, arrests 9 others over illegal development

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend shutdown eight more houses at Ebute Metta and Surulere areas of the state for illegal development of buildings. The agency also arrested nine people found on site during the enforcement exercise carried out in collaboration with task force officials. Last week, LABSCA had shutdown a Redeemed Christian Church of God, ...

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3,000 houses marked for demolition to pave way for standard railway line

Railway line:3,000 houses marked for demolition to build new constructions

No fewer than 3,000 houses and offices have been marked for demolition between Lagos and Ibadan to pave way for ongoing construction of standard gauge railway line from Lagos to Ibadan. LEADERSHIP checks show that some of the properties marked for demolition in Lagos include; Railway Stations owned by Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos, portion of Nigeria Army Barracks ...

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18 buildings destroyed in Aguleri and Umueri communal clash

Aguleri and Umueri communal clash

The Nation reports that over 18 buildings have been destroyed in renewed clashes between residents of  Aguleri and Umueri communal clash in Anambra East Local Government Area of Anambra State. Residents of Umueri have urged Governor Willie Obiano to intervene to avoid further killings. The President General of Umueri community, Chief Pius Okonkwo, and other leaders of the community addressed ...

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Over 300 houses affected in Ibadan flood – NEMA

Over 300 houses affected in Ibadan flood, says NEMA

The Nation reports that over 300 houses are affected by the flooding that accompanied the Tuesday five-hour downpour in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) said yesterday. Its Southwest Zonal Coordinator, Mr. Yakubu Sulaimon, spoke during an inspection of the affected area in company of Oyo State Deputy Governor Moses Alake Adeyemo. Sulaimon said the ...

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Can low-income earners build a home?

2,700 housing units

“With the recession lingering and hitting hard on real estate sector, many prospective homeowners are dumping the idea of homeownership, while others want to build a simple home that is comfortable and affordable, without going into debt. It is a fact that in most Nigerian cities, the dreams of lower construction costs have once again become a nightmare for a ...

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Ever lived in a ghetto? How was it like?

Ghetto Life

This week’s vox pop is an interesting one as we shared in the experiences of people who have once lived in the ghetto. We threw out this opinion poll to people on Facebook and we were able to harness reactions of different sorts. According to dictionary.com, ghetto is defined as a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum ...

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