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22 Feb 2015
A NEW report released by the world’s premier, full-service real estate services company – CBRE revealed that Canada is the unrivaled global investor in United States (US) real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014, ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany.    Global direct investment in U.S. real estate totaled $41…
22 Feb 2015
SET to have in place an institutional and legal framework for mortgage transactions in the state, the Lagos State Government has signed the amended law that would give more effectiveness and efficiency to the State Mortgage Board.       This, ostensibly, is to hasten the process of providing mortgage finance, perform other obligations and deal…
22 Feb 2015
ALL states environmental agencies, which have been meddling and issuing an approval certificate for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Report on several projects within their domain cannot continue to carry on business as usual as a Court of Appeal, sitting in Kaduna, has considered such action illegal and unconstitutional.   But such power, according to the court,…
22 Feb 2015
FRESH prospects may be on the card for the African countries seeking assistance to halt extreme weather incidents, necessitated by climate change, if statements made recently by delegates to the continent’s Ministerial Conference on Meteorology (AMCOMET) are anything to go by.  Apparently bothered that Climate change will have serious and adverse consequences for many development…
22 Feb 2015
AMID the devastation in some communities due to unsustainable land use practices that removed protective vegetation cover, improper road designs, inadequate drainage systems and climate change challenges, officials from Edo State government last week moved frantically to avert a looming environment disaster in three sites.    The efforts are coming as the state officials again…
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22 Feb 2015
  IN a renewed effort to ensure effective management of resources, Taraba State has reiterated government’s commitment in supporting all initiative made towards the protection of its forest and other natural resources.   The government made the pledge during a two-day Stakeholders’ Workshop on ‘Forest Conservation’ in Baissa, Kurmi LGA of Taraba State organised by…
22 Feb 2015
CATHOLICS across the world will take part in a 40-day fast during Lent to raise awareness of climate change.   A chain of one-day fasts will sweep across 45 countries between Ash Wednesday and Easter, beginning in Peru and ending up in Botswana. “We think it is very important that Catholics understand climate change and…
22 Feb 2015
BRAZIL is struggling to supply enough water to its 200 million people, amid the worst drought in 84 years.   São Paulo’s 20 million citizens face having their tap water cut off five days a week, in a bid to conserve dwindling resources. Some 17per cent of Brazilian towns have declared a state of emergency.  …
22 Feb 2015
IF the proposed bill eventually becomes law, foreigners living in South Africa will henceforth lose the right to own landed property in the country.   This come to fore last week during the country’s president State of the Nation Address (SONA) to Parliament, when Jacob Zuma said foreign nationals will be barred from owning land…
22 Feb 2015
A NEW report released by the world’s premier, full-service real estate services company – CBRE revealed that Canada is the unrivaled global investor in United States (US) real estate with nearly $10 billion of direct investments in 2014, ahead of Norway, China, Japan and Germany.    Global direct investment in U.S. real estate totaled $41…
16 Feb 2015
THE proposed United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – a universal set of goals to guide international development to 2030 – will struggle to achieve their stated policy objectives without clearer, more measurable targets, according to a new report released today by the International Council for Science (ICSU) and the International Social Science Council (ISSC).…
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15 Feb 2015
RESPITE has come the way of embattled but prominent members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers  (NIESV), Messrs. Emmanuel Osita Okoli and Daramola Olutoye, as a Kaduna Federal High Court, citing illegality and irregularity, voided their purported expulsion from the institution.   The judgment, delivered recently, came almost four years after the…

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