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The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has threatened to revoke its partnership with developers who fail to deliver contracted housing projects on time. The Managing Director of the agency, Oyetunde Ojo, sounded this warning when he inspected the FHA housing project at Ajoda, Ibadan. The over 1,000-unit Ajoda project, which spans over 50 hectares, was incorporated four years ago through a private-public partnership and entrusted to six developers with a mandate to complete the project within a specified timeframe. Addressing newsmen while on the site for inspection, the FHA boss expressed dissatisfaction with the level of work done, saying only one…

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In the aftermath of the tragic killing of 16 soldiers in Okuama, Ughelli South Local Government Area, Delta State, the military has intensified its efforts to apprehend the alleged militant leader responsible for the attack. Reports indicate that soldiers have tracked the militant leader to the riverine Igbomoturu community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area, Bayelsa State. However, their operation met resistance from local youths, resulting in clashes and the destruction of several houses belonging to militants. The military operation extended to the Akugbene community in Bomadi Local Government Area, where suspects were believed to have fled. The community chairman…

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Officers are appealing for information from the public to assist their searches for a missing woman from Dorchester.Saima Noreen, aged 36, was reported missing after having last been seen in the Poundbury area at around 8pm on Saturday 3 February 2024. Saima is described as being five feet four inches tall, slim build with long, black hair tied back in a pony-tail. She is wearing a pink T-shirt, pink trousers, black hooded coat, black flip-flops and carrying a maroon handbag with a long-strap. Police Inspector Gareth Bishop, of Dorset Police, said: “Saima’s disappearance is described as out-of-character by those who…

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Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, is up in arms with his former sister in-law, Lilian Onoh, a former Nigerian ambassador to Jamaica and Namibia, over allegations bordering on defamation and financial misappropriation. Lilian is the daughter of late Christian Onoh, a former governor of old Anambra State. She is also the sister of Onyeama’s ex-wife, Nuzo Onoh. Both are sisters to Bianca Ojukwu, a former beauty queen and widow of late Chief Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu. Onyeama and Onoh have been involved in a legal battle in Nigeria and the United States, accusing each other of defamation. The ex-minister,…

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The House of Representatives Constitution Review Committee, on Wednesday, set December 2025 as the target day to deliver a new constitution for the country. Benjamin Kalu, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and the chairman of the committee, said this at their pre-inaugural meeting in Abuja. Mr Kalu said the committee would set up a realistic time, specifically December 2025, to complete their activities. He said that the review would be the sixth time that the National Assembly would embark on the amendment of the nation’s constitution. He said the committee was aware of the challenges of insecurity…

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Governor Biodun Oyebanji of Ekiti State has expressed condolences on the death of the bus driver of the abducted pupils of Apostolic Faith Nursery and Primary School, Emure Ekiti, Mr Olugbaye Taiwo. It was reported that Olugbaye was killed by the kidnappers while in their custody. The school pupils and their teachers were released on Sunday morning and are receiving medical treatment at the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital, Ado-Ekiti. Governor Oyebanji, in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Olayinka Oyebode, expressed his condolences to the family of the late driver, assuring that the perpetrators of the heinous…

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Academic studies agree that an ameliorative business environment enables entrepreneurial activity and boosts enterprise performance. So when businesses talk about the Outdoor advertising industry they talk about aesthetics and this means re-positioning, which brings about a relaxed business environment. That was why at the first stakeholders meeting organized by the Ekiti State Signage and Advertising Agency (EKSAA) through its Director General, Mr. Bisi Adesua, where he said, “You will agree that before now, the state of outdoor in Ekiti State was good enough because of the indiscriminate way of erecting billboards which had little or no consideration for order, public…

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