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Tag Archives: Demolition

Flyover Project: Ekiti To Commence Demolition Of Houses Next Monday – Fayose

Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State has renewed his commitment to demolish more houses in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, to pave the way for the flyover project. Speaking yesterday evening during this month’s edition of his media chat, “Meet Your Governor”, aired on the major electronic media in the …

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Ohakim, Okorocha In Verbal War Over Ongoing Demolition

The Imo State Government and immediate past Governor of the State, Chief Ikedi Ohakim, have engaged each other in a war of words over the ongoing demolition exercise embarked by the Rochas Okorocha administration. While Ohakim, alleged that the original master plan laid down has been destroyed by the present …

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We’ll Chase Cultists, Kidnappers To Their Hideouts – Wike

Governor Nyesom Wike has directed the immediate demolition of property acquired through proceeds from crimes in accordance with the state anti-kidnapping and cultism law. This is just as he reiterated the state government’s offer of amnesty to cultists and kidnappers who submit their arms to the state security agencies and …

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Three Die, 7 Hospitalized As Houses Are Demolished In Zaria

At least three persons have been confirmed dead with several others receiving treatment at various hospitals in Zaria, Kaduna State following the demolition of their houses. Governor Nasir El-Rufa’i had ordered the demolition of structures illegally built on lands owned by the state government, especially, those within education institutions. According …

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El-Rufai Warns KASUPDA Against Indiscriminate Demolition During Land Recovery Exercise

Governor Nasir el-Rufai on Friday cautioned the Kaduna State Urban Planning and Development Authority against indiscriminate marking of buildings for demolition in the ongoing land recovery exercise in the state. This is just as he reiterated government’s determination to continue with the exercise aimed at developing the state. In a …

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Why Demolition Of Illegal Structures On Govt Owned Lands Is Necessary – El-Rufai

Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna State on Tuesday denied rumours making the rounds that he was planning to demolish all illegal structures in the state. He, however, insisted that houses built on government-owned schools and hospitals’ lands would be demolished in order to recover the affected lands. It would be …

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Taraba Demolishes Illegal Structures To Restore Jalingo Master Plan

The Taraba Ministry of Urban Development on Tuesday said the ongoing demolition of illegal structures erected within the Jalingo metropolis was to restore the state capital’s original master plan. Mr Abel Bako, the Administrative Officer of the Ministry, told newsmen in Jalingo that the exercise was aimed at easing congestion …

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Anambra Demolishes Church, 3 Others Over Links To Kidnappers

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has revoked the Certificates of Occupancy of four buildings, including a church in Awkuzu, Oyi Local Government Area, due to their alleged links to kidnappers. The buildings have subsequently been demolished. The demolition followed the parade of 15 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers at the …

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FCTA Denies Report Demolition Exercise Killed A Woman, Child In Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has denied reports that two persons, a woman and her child died during a demolition exercise by its development control department at Aluguyi Village in the territory on Thursday. There were reports that during the demolition of illegal structures said to be sitting on …

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Lagos: 3 Feared Dead As Police, Hoodlums Clash In Makoko

Protesting youths of Makoko area of Lagos allegedly attacked policemen yesterday, as they try to execute a court order on demolition of parts of the area. In the fight that ensued, three persons were feared dead, but police refuted claims lives were lost. Seven policemen were however said to have …

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Delta Bans Trading In Caravans, Threatens To Arrest Welders Making Them

The Delta State government has banned the use of caravans and containers for trading in the state and will soon start arresting and prosecuting welders who construct caravans and containers, Frank Omare has said. Omare, the state Commissioner for Environment said this during a press conference held at the Government …

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Protest In Enugu Over Govt’s Plan To Demolish Slums

Hundreds of Ugbo Okonkwo residents have kicked against plans by Enugu State Government to demolish houses in the area which it designated as a slum. In a peaceful protest to make their grievances known, residents including widows and children marched through the Upper Chime dual carriageway displaying several placards, weeping …

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FCT Minister Serves Defence College Quit Notice

The National Defence College (NDC), Abuja has been given two years notice within which to complete and move to their permanent site along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Expressway (Airport Road), which is outside the Federal Capital City (FCC). The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed gave …

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Demolition Of More Illegal Structures In Abuja To Continue In 2014, Says Official

The Department of Development Control in Abuja on Friday said it would embark on demolition of more illegal structures in 2014. The department’s Head of Public Relations, Kalu Emetu, gave the hint during an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. Mr. Emetu, therefore, urged residents to secure …

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Police Continue Demolition Of Structures In Lagos

Men of the Nigerian Police, Lagos command yesterday demolished more structures in Muwo Phase II, Badagry, Olohunda Local Council Development Area, LCDA, as the exercise entered day two, in a bid to reclaim the entire land. The demolition exercise commenced on Monday, as owners of the structures were accused of …

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Lagos Demolishes Shops In Abattoir

Officials of the Lagos State task force flanked by policemen attached to the Rapid Response Squad, yesterday, demolished shops and stalls at the Abattoir Market in Agege area of the state. Many of the traders were seen gathering the few goods they could salvage as some just cried as they …

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Five Buildings Belonging To Amosun, Family Members Demolished For Road Expansion Projects – Commissioner

Residents of Ogun State have been advised not to view the demolition of buildings for the ongoing road expansion projects in the state as targeted at individuals or groups. The state Commissioner for Works, Lekan Adegbite, who gave the advice while conducting journalists round the 32km Sango-Ijoko-Agbado-Akute-Ojodu road project on …

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FCDA Marks New PDP Secretariat For Demolition As Faction Cries Foul

The national secretariat of the New Peoples’ Democratic Party, nPDP, located on 4, Oyi River Crescent, Maitama District, has been marked for demolition by the Federal Government through the Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA. The building which has been sealed since August when it was first officially designated as the …

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Building Materials Shops Located In Residential Areas To Be Demolished By Enugu Govt.

Enugu State Government has said it would soon commence demolition of building material shops located in residential areas of the state capital. Speaking to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, in Enugu on Thursday, Mr. Ike Ugwuegede, Commissioner for Enugu Capital Territory Development Authority, said, the action was part of …

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Enugu State Government To Demolish Building Material Shops In Residential Areas

The Enugu State Government says it will soon commence demolition of building material shops located in residential areas of the state capital. Mr Ike Ugwuegede, Commissioner for Enugu Capital Territory Development authority, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Thursday. Ugwuegede said the action was part of government’s …

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