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Lagos says no approval before construction of collapsed Ikoyi building

Lagos says no approval before construction of collapsed Ikoyi building

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), has said that the construction of the 3 high-rise buildings at Gerrard Road, Ikoyi, Lagos commenced before provisional approval was granted by it. The revelation was made by…

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Nigerian park ranger wins 30,000 pounds wildlife award for saving elephants

Nigerian park ranger wins 30,000 pounds wildlife award for saving elephants

A Nigerian, Suleiman Saidu, has won the 2021 Wildlife Ranger Award worth £30,000 at the yearly Tusk Conservation Awards. Saidu was first employed by the Nigeria National Park Service in 1999 as a park ranger,…

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NNPC gives FG N621b for repairs of 21 critical roads

NNPC gives FG N621b for repairs of 21 critical roads

The Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited (NNPC) has presented a cheque of N621.24 billion for the rehabilitation of 21 critical roads across the federation. The initiative came under the banner of the Tax Credit Scheme…

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Lagos pays N5b monthly to rent scheme, says finance commissioner

Lagos pays N5b monthly to rent scheme, says finance commissioner

Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Rabiu Olowo has revealed that the state government pays the sum of N5 billion into the monthly house rent scheme to ease the burden of yearly payment on residents.⁣⁣The…

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FG begins sale of houses from N7.2m, unveils online portal

FG begins sale of houses from N7.2m, unveils online portal

The Federal Government has concluded plans to commence the sale of houses under the National Housing Programme from N7.2 million. This is as the government has unveiled the portal for the housing scheme and urged…

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NEITI recovers $3b underpayments from companies since 2004

NEITI recovers $3b underpayments from companies since 2004

Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI), revealed that since 2004, it has recovered $3 billion from underpayments by companies as against what the government received. This was disclosed by its Executive Secretary, Dr Orji Ogbonnaya…

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Collapsed Lagos building billed for completion 2022, over 60 per cent bought

Collapsed Lagos building billed for completion 2022, over 60 per cent bought

Investigation has revealed that the collapsed 21 storey building under construction in Ikoyi is 65 per cent sold out at that time it went down. On Monday, an uncompleted 21-storey building located at Gerard Road,…

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Centre partners Dutch foundation for climate control initiative in Nigeria

Centre partners Dutch foundation for climate control initiative in Nigeria

A Lagos based Non-governmental organisation, the Centre for 21st century Issues (C21st) has secured a partnership with a Dutch foundation called BothEnds to provide platforms for women driven climate control solutions. The development was revealed…