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Five states move to adopt housing law

housing law

HOUSING LAW Five states of the federation are expected to conclude the passage of their draft housing bills into law before the end of year. Findings by our correspondent show that Ogun, Osun, Kebbi, Plateau and Edo states are at various stages of passing the law, which is expected to improve access to mortgage and homeownership for their residents. The ...

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48 houses destroyed in Plateau, renders 285 persons homeless


No fewer than 285 persons have been rendered homeless by rainstorm that destroyed at least 48 houses in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau. It was reported on Wednesday that the incident, which occurred on Tuesday evening, has become a source of concern to both the State and Local Governments. The residents of Toghomwol-Bungha community in Mangu were most hit. ...

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Herdsmen attack again: Four construction workers dead


Four persons have been reportedly confirmed dead during a fresh attack on workers at a construction site by herdsmen at Nche-Tahu close to Rafi Bauna in Bassa Local Government Area of Plateau State. After the incident launched by suspected Fulani herdsmen on Wednesday morning, one of the masterminds simply identified as Shagari was arrested by security agents. The attack came ...

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Lalong charges the Government to complete the National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory

National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory

“Plateau Governor Simon Lalong has charged the Federal Government to complete the National Electrical Equipment Testing Laboratory, Bassa in view of its relevance to effective power supply.”- The Nation Lalong gave the charge on Thursday in Jos, in a keynote address at the third edition of the National Council on Power ( NACOP ) tagged “Completing Power Sector Reforms”, currently ...

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NIESV tasks students on skills for surveying practice

NIESV tasks students on skills for surveying practice

“To excel in estate surveying profession, under-graduates in the field have been challenged to be disciplined, work hard and put maximum integrity into their daily dealings with people. Chairman, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) in Plateau State, Fidel Okpanachi Idoko gave the charge during a visit by students and lecturers of the Department of Estate Management of Federal ...

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LAND CONFLICTS: How it started and why it still occurs

Land conflicts

All over the world, people struggle for land. Many of them struggle with land conflicts and some of them struggle to solve them peacefully. This article aims to facilitate the understanding of people’s position, attitude and behaviour, as well as their underlying interests and motivation when an asset such as land ownership is at stake. From the ancient Greek myths ...

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Senate passes North-East Development Commission Bill

Senate probes alleged irregularities in award of road contracts by BPP

Reports show that the Senate has passed the North-East Development Commission Bill which empowers the Federal Government to set up a commission to rebuild the North-East region, following its devastation by Boko Haram insurgents. Vanguard reports that with the passage of the Bill, states in the North-East where members of Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in wanton destruction of property and ...

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