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Federal government to demolish houses built on waterways

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The federal government has said it would demolish houses built on waterways that violated the master plan in its housing estates.   Minister of state, power, works & housing II, Surv Suleiman Zarma disclosed this in Abuja yesterday during the inspection tour of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) estate in Lugbe, Abuja, in company of the managing director of FHA, Prof ...

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FCTA set to remove buildings along waterways in Kubwa, Dawaki

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ABUJA – In order to prevent imminent danger of flooding in the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Administration through the Development Control Department has embarked on the comprehensive removal of buildings along waterways in Kubwa and Dawaki settlements. The exercise, according to the Director, Development Control Department, Muktar Galadima, was against the backdrop of a heightened downpour, causing a flash ...

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LASG set to strengthen infrastructure on waterways

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The Lagos State government (LASG) has disclosed that it will continue to strengthen the infrastructural system along the State waterways to meet the emerging challenges of the coastal region and harness its full potentials for socio-economic development. The State Commissioner for Waterfront, Dr. Babatunde Adejare stated this at the at the ongoing Y2018 Ministerial Press Briefing held at Bagauda Kaltho, ...

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States urged to pull down structures erected on waterways

States urged to pull down structures erected on waterways

New Telegraph reports that the federal government, yesterday, urged state governments to pull down structures erected on waterways to prevent flood disasters in their areas. New Telegraph reports that, a Director of Engineering Hydrology at the Nigeria Hydrological Services (NIHS) Abuja, Clement Nze, gave the order during sensitisation workshop in Abakaliki on ways to prevent flood. Nze called on those living ...

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Enugu moves to demolish illegal structures

Enugu moves to demolish illegal structures

If the Enugu State government carries out its threat to demolish structures built beside waterways, especially in the metropolis; no fewer than 95 buildings including business areas, schools and churches will be pulled down. According to The Guardian, the move to demolish these structures which government described as “illegal” may not be unconnected with the recent flooding of the multimillion ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (2)

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Ikorodu town – initially a massive forest lying a few kilometers north of the Lagos Lagoon, and less than 10 kilometers north of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a walled City. This article is the second and concluding part of “ What you should know about Ikorodu”. It bridges the gap between the old and the new. Read part one ...

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