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FG announces new national building code to regulate construction

National building code,

The Federal Government yesterday announced a new national building code that will regulate construction with the aim of improving on measures to safeguard lives and property in the country. Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made the announcement at the ministry’s headquaters in Abuja while inaugurating members of the Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON). He noted that ...

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Benue loses property worth billions of naira to herdsmen attacks

herdsmen attacks

Benue State governor, Samuel Ortom, has stated that the state has lost over N400 billion worth of property to renewed militia herdsmen attacks on Benue communities. He stated this during an interactive session with newsmen where he spoke on his achievements and challenges of his administration in the past three years. The governor noted that the estimate was arrived at ...

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Court sentences developer to 2,670years imprisonment for defrauding 133 tenants

developer

An Ebute-Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, has sentenced a property developer, Alhaji Ayobami Oseni, to 2,670 years imprisonment for duping 133 accommodation seekers of N25 million. Chief Magistrate O. O. Olatunji convicted Oseni following his plea of guilty to 267 counts of conspiracy, obtaining under false pretenses and stealing. He sentenced Oseni to 10 years imprisonment with no option of ...

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Court grants interim forfeiture of Former First lady’s property

Ex First Lady

A Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, granted an interim forfeiture order of a property belonging to former first lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. Justice Nnamdi Dimgba, who granted the order, held that it was to enable the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) investigate the acquisition of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, a property liked to Mrs. Jonathan. Dimba, however, held ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property

landlady

A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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Rainstorm destroys property worth millions of naira in Kwara

rainstorm

Property worth  millions of naira in both residential and public buildings in Ilorin, Kwara state were destroyed by a late Tuesday evening rainstorm accompanied by a windstorm. Affected areas in the metropolis included Ibrahim Taiwo Road, Adewole, Alore, Oloje, Ogidi, Gaa-Akanbi, Okolowo, River Basin and Zango communities, just as the state capital had experienced power outage since Tuesday evening. It ...

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