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22 Feb 2015
WORRIED over allegation of imposters who pretend to be officials of the Ogun state government, saddled with the responsibility of regularising property documents under its Homeowners Charter Scheme, the state has called on all property owners to be wary of such fraudsters.   The caution, which came last week at Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, Ogun State, from…
22 Feb 2015
EXTRAVAGANCE seems to know no bounds in the tiny city-state of Monaco. And now, the notorious tax haven and playground for the ultra-wealthy will soon be home to the world’s most expensive apartment, rumored to be valued at $400 million.    Currently under construction, the pricey “Sky Penthouse” will be located atop the Odeon Tower, the principality’s…
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22 Feb 2015
WITH ample opportunities for the housing industry in Nigeria yet to be explored through the global network of International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), a senior official of the organisation has called on the Federal and state authorities to provide conducive environment for property investors, which will stimulate foreigners’ interest in the nation’s real estate sector.…
22 Feb 2015
FOLLOWING the plans by the authorities to jump-start the commercialisation of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the leadership of the agency has moved to deepen the organisation’s performance by creating a new Central Land and Property Registry.     The registry was created from the former ICT and Estate Registry and moved to the office…
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.  …

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Imo Police Command says it repelled an attack on the building of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) located in Orlu LGA in Imo by the suspected members of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). The command further disclosed that the hoodlums, who attacked the INEC facility, later retreated with bullet wounds after they suffered…
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The Court of Appeal in Abuja has affirmed the candidature and nomination of the governorship candidate of APC in the July 16 governorship election in Osun, Adegboyega Oyetola, and his running mate, Benedict Alabi. Oyetola and Alabi are the immediate past governor and deputy governor of Osun. The court set aside the ruling of the…
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The Faceoff Fight Night series, the highly anticipated mixed martial arts event, is back with its third edition, this time featuring 22 fighters from six African countries. Faceoff Fight Night 3 comes up on December 29 at the Landmark Event Centre, Lagos. Tickets are available at www.wakaevents.ng. FaceOff Fight Nights, which are usually a series…