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Residents decry El-Rufai’s plan to demolish 300 houses

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Residents of communities living around Yakowa Road in Kamazo Area of Chikun Local Government Area of Kaduna state on Sunday begged the state governor, Nasir El’rufai, to end demolition of houses in the area.  Newsmen gathered that about 300 houses would be affected if the government continues with the ongoing demolition in communities like Karji, Babban Saura, Old Kamazo, Janruwa, ...

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Flood: Badagry residents count losses in homes, churches, farmlands

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Residents of some communities in Badagry area of Lagos State have continued counting their losses due to flooding after many hours of weekend rainfall which destroyed homes, churches, shops, and farmlands. It was reported that communities affected by the flooding, which destroyed property worth millions of naira, include Zongbakomeh, Yoyome, Vetho Gevie, Poshukoh, Oropo, Finanyo, Itoga road, and Okutu Imeke. ...

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Hoodlums raid MKO Abiola’s property, attack residents

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Residents of Igbo-Ilogbo, Ayobo, Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos, have cried to the authorities, particularly the police and the Lagos State government, to rescue them from the hands of hoodlums and miscreants threatening their lives. It was gathered that residents woke up yesterday (Thursday) morning to a rude shock as hoodlums numbering over 100 allegedly stormed the area ...

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Residents lament slow pace of ongoing activities on Lagos-Badagry Expressway

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Residents and motorists plying the Lagos-Badagry Expressway that has been under expansion by the Lagos State Government since 2006, have continued to decry what they describe as snail speed construction activities or near abandonment by the contractor, China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC). This is coming as the European Union (EU), has said it will be co-funding with other ...

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Court certifies lawsuit on land use charge filed by resident

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A Lagos State High Court has certified a suit filed by a resident, Owolabi Rotimi, against the state, challenging the Land Use Charge (LUC) 2018, as a class action. Justice B. Oke-Lawal granted an order certifying the suit as a class action for the applicant and “all other recipients of the annual bill for Land Use Charge 2018 issued by ...

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LASG to sanction 20 LAGESC officers for assaulting residents

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The Lagos State Government has directed that officers from Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), who were reportedly involved in a street combat in Ilasamaja area of Isolo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, putting the state government in bad light, should be brought to book by facing the consequences of their actions. In a video circulating across social media, the officers, about ...

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Residents panic as 51-year-old Taraba bridge collapses

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Chaos in the early hours of Wednesday following the collapse of the major Taraba bridge at Peva, which linked Wukari and Takum towns in the state. Takum is the hometown of a former Minister of Defence and Former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma. An eyewitness, Mr. Torsaa Chieve said the collapse of the bridge followed a heavy rain ...

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Housing estate residents in Edo State experiences gully erosion

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Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being swallowed up by gully erosion. ...

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Ogun govt warns property owners, residents against poor sanitation

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Ogun State government has threatened to sanction residents and owners of properties across the state over poor sanitation. They urged them to ensure their structures are not overgrown with weeds, saying, anyone found wanting would be sanctioned appropriately. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye, said owners or residents of bushy properties, who refused to clear ...

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