Court backs Lagos on Ajiwe community acquisition
The contention over Lagos acquisition of Ajiwe community between Olumegbon and Afini families in Ajah, Eti-Osa Local council of Lagos State has been resolved by the High Court of Lagos State. In a landmark judgment delivered recently by Justice Ronke Harrison, the court held that there was no basis in law, upon which Chief Olumegbon of…
SON, stakeholders begin review of cement standard
Four-years after the Federal government approved new cement standard for the producers, the Technical Committee set by the Governing Board of the Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON) is again reviewing the quality of the products. The grade-strengths of cement production existing in Nigeria have been NlS 444-1, which was adopted as composition and conformity criteria…
Residents petition CJN over seizure of Abuja property
A high Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Apo, Abuja yesterday asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris to file his defense in the suit seeking court order on the Nigeria Police to halt their forceful and illegal seizure and occupation of the properties and lands at XK Layout, Apo District. The…
Hisense acquires Toshiba TV business for $115 million
Global home appliances manufacturer, Hisense Electronic Company has obtained 95 per cent shares of Toshiba Visual Corporation (TVS). The acquisition agreement, which was signed recently with erstwhile owners, Toshiba corporation of Japan includes Toshiba TV productions, brands and operations services worldwide. Costing about $115 million (USD), the agreement states that Hisense will henceforth control the…
The Oceanna: redefining Nigeria’s skyline
Each country’s skyline is defined by her most iconic structures, be they natural or constructed. This is part of what determines the volume and quality of tourists that the country is able to attract, constantly. Tourists are known to visit some countries just to behold certain iconic projects or monuments. The Flames of Azerbaijan and…
How $70 million Lagos redevelopment scheme will transform Oshodi
A fresh attempt is being made to resurrect, an ambitious development effort in the heart of Lagos under moves by the authorities in the state to meet growing demands of its mega city status.
Cross River State communities demand compensation over superhighway project
Some communities in Cross River have decried the commencement of work by the state government on the 275 km superhighway project without meeting the 23 stipulated conditions prescribed by the Federal Government.
Cross River to construct Benue border road
To reduce the sufferings of Wanikem and Wanikade communities in Cross River State, Governor Ben Ayade has promised the completion of the deplorable Benue border road in Yala local government axis.
Expert seeks creation of construction school in Taraba
To build up expertise for the construction sector, the Commercial officer, APEX Commodities Exchange Abuja, Zanau Maikasuwa, has advocated for the establishment of a building and construction training school in Taraba state.