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Further Update on latest gruesome killings in Bassa LGA

Jos, Nigeria: twenty-nine (29) persons were lured to a primary school in Nkyedoro Dongwro village, Bassa LGA, Plateau State were they were shot dead by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen. The killing spree which commenced early last week is yet to abait despite the imposed curfew by the State government. ...

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Tension in Jos(An Update): Curfew by government used as cover to attack settlements - killing 5 and wounding 6 fatally.

Jos, Plateau State,  Nigeria: The Nigeria Police has announced that assailants - suspected to be Fulani herdsmen -  have used  the curfew imposed by the State government to provide a conducive atmosphere for the military operation to search and fish out perpetrators of the mayhem  in 6 villages in...

The North does not own Nigeria to warrant it's demand that it must rule for 8 years

A Northern Nigeria elder statesman Mohammed Abdulrahman has berated some northerners who insist that they must rule Nigeria for eight (8) years. He likened it to a claim on ...

Tension in Jos(Irigwe Chiefdom)

The Governor  of Plateau State, Simon Lalong has imposed curfew throughout Bassa Local Government Area. This is to forestall further breakdown of law and order after  six villages were raised down by gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen.

Nasarawa State: Selling of public assets is not governance

For awhile now,  media organisations have been  agog   with shameful reports of  Nasarawa State governor's desire to sell all government property located outside the State. Already, discussions...  

OPINIONS

This was disclosed by the Vice President Yemi Osibanjo in his keynote address at the 2015 Abuja Housing Show & Housing Development Awards, in Abuja, with the theme: “Delivery of Affordable Housing: Financing, Building Technology and Land Issues in Nigeria”.

The Vice President who was represented by Senator Osita Izunazo, disclosed that land acquisition and funding are the most pressing issues currently affecting housing provision in the country. He asserted that housing is pivotal to the agenda of the Buhari administration.

This year’s conference which is the 9th edition, which was to help raise awareness on the critical nature of housing needs in the country, addressed the challenges facing the real estate industry by formulating growth strategies.

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Super Eagles captain and Norwich City defender, Joseph Yobo, has yet to resolve the dispute with a landlord, Ray Smith, over the poor state of a flat rented in the player’s name.

If there is any sector of the Nigerian economy where government’s action or inaction obstructs due process and retards growth, that sector is housing.

The housing market in the country is largely underdeveloped because government has failed to come up with a deliberate policy to grow the mortgage system which, elsewhere in the world, drives housing development and homeownership.

LAGOS State is set to introduce electronic building (e-building) plans in the state.

The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr. Olutoyin Ayinde, made this known at a seminar by the International Real Estate Federation (FIABCI), Nigeria Chapter, in Lagos.

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers has urged the Federal Government to allocate more funds to the nation’s housing sector in the national budget sector

The Nigeria Mining Cadastre Office (MCO) says that Dangote Group and six foreign companies are currently raising funds from the capital market to begin full-scale mining this year.

From the Kaduna Chamber of Commerce, Industries Mines and Agriculture (KADCCIMA), has come appeal that the Kaduna State Government should reactivate the ailing industries in the state.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Start a Business in Nigeria Today

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Thabo Mbeki, others approved alleged $10m ‘bribe’ for FIFA

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NIGERIAN NEWS

Northern academicians urge security chiefs to quit

  Scholars from the northern region under the auspices of Arewa Research and Development Project (ARDP) yesterday said security chiefs should publicly admit their failure to overpower the Boko Haram militants and resign their appointments. Professor Abdullahi Ashafa who spoke o...