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Traditional Ruler Lauds Ambode For Opening Up Epe

Epe

A traditional ruler has commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for providing modern infrastructure to the people of Eredo, Ikosi-Ejirin and Epe area of the state. Oba Babatunde Ogunlaja, the Aladeshonyin of Odo-Noforija Kingdom in Eredo Local Council Development Area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this would accelerate development in the area. “We appreciate him for ...

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Top 7 Most Hospitable African Cities

most hospitable African cities

Hospitality has no other nature than love in Africa. Africans practice all forms of hospitality by going the extra mile to make their guests feel welcome or feel at home. This article showcases the top 7 most hospitable African cities There are many hospitable cities in Africa, which are welcoming and open to everyone; association is very informal and they ...

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Libyan Detention Camps houses 2,778 Nigerians

Detention camps

The Federal Government says it has a record of 2,778 Nigerian migrants registered in “accessible” detention camps in Libya, ready for repatriation. The ministry stated that those registered were issued Emergency Travel Certificates. The ministry also explained that the embassy in collaboration with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) repatriates 250 migrants weekly and had returned 3,000 of them so ...

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Why Nigerians must pay high electricity tariffs – Yemi Osinbajo

yemi osinbajo on electricity tariffs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said payment of high electricity tariffs is inevitable for Nigerian electricity users. Mr. Osinbajo said this while speaking at the Sixth Presidential Business Forum held at the old Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. A statement signed by Laolu Akande, the vice president’s media aide, quoted Mr. Osinbajo as saying that the government ...

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Marriot international announces new hotels on Lagos’ Atlantic Coast by 2020

Marriot international

“Global hotel chain, Marriot International, is continuing its aggressive expansion drive in Africa, as it recently announced the signing of seven new hotels across the continent with two slated for Lagos, Nigeria.”- This Day Marriott was the first global chain to make a significant investment in Africa with the acquisition of Protea Hotels for $210 million in 2014 and the ...

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Obasanjo says Nigeria needs stronger policies to curb deforestation

Obasanjo says Nigeria needs stronger policies to curb deforestation

“Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has called on government at all levels to prioritise on policies that could effectively and adequately curtail environmental degradation through deforestation.”- This Day Obasanjo said this,in a statement made available to THISDAY, on the sidelines of the meeting of the 11th National Council on Environment (NCE) while receiving delegates from the Federal Ministry of Environment (FME) ...

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Osinbajo flags off construction of Bonny-Bodo road project

Osinbajo flags off construction of Bonny-Bodo road project

“The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN (GCON), today in Bonny flagged off the construction of the N120 billion Bonny-Bodo road to be jointly funded by Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG) and the Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.”- World Stage Nigeria LNG is contributing the sum of N60 billion ...

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RENT TO OWN: Another path to owning a home.

Rent-to-own

Owning your house in a country like Nigeria, especially in metro cities of Lagos, Abuja and Port Harcourt is a laudable accomplishment considering the high cost of living. In this article, we take a look at an alternative to paying rent and being treated shabbily by your landlord. The cost of renting a standard house is so back-breaking, sometimes having ...

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Ogoni cleanup: MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity

Ogoni cleanup: MOSOP accuses Nigeria of insincerity

The Guardian reports that the President of the Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People (MOSOP), Legborsi Pyagbara has accused the Federal Government of insincerity in the Ogoni cleanup. Pyagbara spoke yesterday in Port Harcourt, while reacting to the moves by the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company (NPDC) and Shell to resume exploration in Ogoni. He said government’s efforts to resume oil ...

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Landed property prices in Lekki is rising fast

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“For reasons bordering on improved infrastructure and the crimpling impact of economic downturn which has compelled some individuals, families and corporate institutions to downgrade and change locations, Landed property prices in Lekki is the fastest rising among the prime island locations in Lagos.”- Business Day But land prices in Banana Island which is the most expensive neighbourhood in Lagos and ...

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