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Flood destroys properties in Ilorin


Valuables worth millions of naira were destroyed by flood in Ilorin metropolis on Wednesday evening. It was gathered that the downpour, which started about 5:00pm lasted till around 9:00 PM, caused untold hardship and losses to residents of the state capital. It was also gathered that many occupants of affected buildings at Obbo and Unity roads, Ilorin, stayed indoor till ...

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Flood destroys Over 200 Houses In Ilorin renders hundreds homeless


Flood wreaked havoc in Ilorin Township on Wednesday as over 200 residential houses were submerged with hundreds of victims displaced and rendered homeless. The most affected areas are Aduralere and lsale Koko communities in the llorin East local Government area of the state. Reports show that hundreds of residents of the affected communities are now taking refuge in Churches, Mosques ...

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Ilorin residents in a quagmire over water scarcity

Ilorin in a quagmire over water scarcity

Perennial water scarcity has resurfaced again in Ilorin and its environs and left it’s residents in a total mess. The residents of Ilorin town would have to walk a distance to fetch water for drinking and for other domestic use. Many residents are sourcing water from motorized borehole drilled by the privileged individuals in their areas. Some residents at Emir’s ...

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The Challenges of Finding Accommodation in Lagos

Finding accommodation in Lagos

Over the years Lagos has become home to every Tom, Dick and Harry which makes the city of excellence a real estate  hotbed and as  such a case of survival of the fittest for those in search of a place to call home. In this article, Lekan Linkin Lofinji examines the challenges of finding accommodation in Lagos. If you are ...

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N-Power beneficiaries demand 300 hectares of land From government


“The beneficiaries of the N-Power programme in Kwara State have requested the Federal Government to provide a minimum of 300 hectares of land with good irrigation system.  They have requested 100 hectares in each of the three senatorial districts of Kwara State before the beginning of planting season in 2018, for members of the three pioneer clusters of the N-Power graduates ...

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Apapa-Wharf gridlock may lead to fuel scarcity- NUPENG

Apapa-Wharf gridlock may lead to fuel scarcity, NUPENG warns

“The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has expressed concern over the gridlock being experienced by petroleum tankers and articulated vehicles as a result of the ongoing reconstruction on Apapa-Wharf  road, Lagos.”- The Cable Tokunbo Korodo, the south-west chairman of the union in an interview with NAN in Lagos on Thursday, noted that the gridlock may result in ...

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Dangote lauds decision of FG to reconstruct Apapa Wharf road

Dangote lauds decision of FG to reconstruct Apapa Wharf road

Aliko Dangote has lauded the decision of the federal government to reconstruct the failed Apapa Wharf road. The road attracts a huge loss of close to N140 billion to the government on a weekly basis. According to Leadership, Dangote who spoke to newsmen, yesterday in Lagos said, “The economy loses more than N20 billion daily. It affects businesses across the ...

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NAF orders Kwara community to vacate land

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has ordered residents of Alagbado Community in Ilorin to vacate land allegedly encroached upon by the people. Mr Adeniyi Mathew, NAF Coordinator, 303 Medium Airlift Group (MAG), told newsmen in Ilorin on Thursday that the land was allocated to the Air Force in 1987. Adeniyi, who presented the land chart to newsmen, said that 20 ...

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Land owner docked over alleged cheating, breach of trust

Woman, Brother, Docked For Selling Step Daughter’s Property

“A land owner was on Monday charged to an Ilorin Magistrates’ Court for allegedly collecting N250,000 under false pretence of selling a plot of land to a prospective buyer. The Prosecutor, Insp. James Odaodu, told the court that the accused, Alade Usman, on Oct. 7, 2015, collected the money for the plot of land from one Ayamolowo David. The prosecutor ...

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Nigerian air force threatens to demolish illegal structures on its land in Kwara

Nigerian airforce

The Nigerian Air Force has threatened to demolish structures encroaching its over 200 hectares of land located along Ilorin International Airport, Ilorin in Kwara state capital According to This Day, already, about 1000 illegal structures have been erected on the land and this development has been given the leadership of the air force a source of concern. The Flag Officer ...

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