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Flood takes over major road in Port Harcourt

Port Harcourt

The Nkpolu Rumigbo eastwest road in Port Harcourt, Rivers state capital has reportedly been taken over by flood. The flood made the road almost impossible for both pedestrians and motorists who had to queue up to pass through. The road taken over by flood is in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers state Meanwhile, newsmen reported that the Nigeria Hydrological Services ...

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Is the cost of living in Lagos too high?

cost of living

How high is the cost of living in your area? We’ve had differing opinions about the cost of living in Lagos and Abuja being higher than that of other states but surprisingly, we found out there is a state that is higher than both. Want to know which state? Read the reactions below Onyinyechi Udeolisa said Yes Oluwadamilola Hillary Ashaolu ...

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Port Harcourt – Maiduguri rail line was delayed by lack of funds – Amaechi

Port Harcourt

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, has denied the alleged exclusion of Eastern rail line from Port Harcourt to Maiduguri in the ongoing nationwide rail construction and modernisation. He made the denial when he appeared before the Senate Joint Committee on Land Transport, and Local and Foreign Debts, chaired by Sen. Gbenga Ashafa. Amaechi said contrary to the claim ...

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Which city is more expensive: Port Harcourt or Lagos?

Port Harcourt

Lagos is the most populated city in Nigeria; flocking with various kinds of people from different works of life while Port Harcourt is the home of oil boys (guys working in oil companies). Because of the status quo of the boys in Port Harcourt, people tend to rate the state of living in Port Harcourt higher than that of Lagos. ...

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What’s the price of rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in your area?

3-bedroom apartment

Do you need to rent a 3-bedroom apartment and you don’t know the price range for different areas? This article is your best bet. It’s a known fact that apartments are valued based on the location, area and easy access to the city. That’s why we decided to carry out an anecdotal survey to guide people who are searching for ...

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Amaechi says contractors need N100 billion to execute East-West project

Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has said N100billion would be needed by the contractors to complete the dualisation of the East-West road. Mr. Amaechi, together with the Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Uguru Usani, said this during the inspection tour of the dualisation of the East-West road, which started from Warri to Eleme junction. According to him, political opponents ...

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Building collapses in Aba, leaves mother of five dead

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Building Collapse–  Chizoba Precious Okeke, 38, was from Amauzari in Isiala Mbano Local Government of Imo State but got married in 2007 to Mr. Anthony Okeke, a Mbaise man, also from Imo State. The couple with their five children (one boy and four girls) reside at 26 Ukachi Street, off Port Harcourt Road, Aba, Abia State. Her children’s ages range ...

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“Estate surveyors should be engaged to address Nigeria’s land data challenge”

land data

The practice of estate surveying and valuation in Nigeria has been bedeviled with several challenges leading to negative public perception. In this interview, the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the principal partner of Portharcourt based Emma Wike & Partners Emma Okas Wike, gives an insight on what the board is doing ...

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Rivers Lawmaker calls for patience on Ogoni clean-up

Ogoni clean-up

An APC lawmaker representing Eleme Constituency in the Rivers Assembly, Hon. Josiah Olu has enjoined pressure groups agitating against the delayed Ogoni clean-up to be patient with the Federal Government. Olu made the appeal in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Port Harcourt. He said that the Ogoni clean-up required extensive planning, scientific analysis, ...

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