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Makinde To Build ₦1.2 Billion New Governor’s Lodge in Abuja
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Makinde To Build ₦1.2 Billion New Governor’s Lodge in Abuja

Governor Seyi Makinde, along with the state government’s executive council, has approved N1.2 billion to construct a new lodge in Abuja for the incumbent and successive governors. The Commissioner of Public Works and Infrastructure, Daud Sangodoyin, disclosed that the council approved N1.2 billion to construct a new Governor’s Lodge at No 2. John Kadiya Close, Asokoro, Abuja. Mr Sangodoyin further revealed that the new lodge would provide apartments for the governor, deputy governor, chalets, fittings, and furniture, “which would be of modern type.” The commissioner added that the government would complete the building project in six months. Mr Sangodoyin explained that the old lodge was no longer fit for the governor’s use.
Education

Bishop Oyedepo Tells Muslims To Build Their Own Schools – Kwara Hijab Controversy

Founder of Living Faith Church aka Winners Chapel, Bishop David Oyedepo, has advised Muslims to leave Kwara schools for their various owners. He said they should look for hijab-wearing schools their children can attend. The Nation had reported that 10 schools were shut down by the Kwara State Government in February over the crisis on the wearing of Hijab (Islamic headscarf) by Muslim female students. But according to reports, the schools resumed on Monday. Last week, students and teachers entered the school with violent resistance especially at Baptist Secondary School, Surulere and Cherubim and Seraphim College, Sabo-Oke in Ilorin where Christians and Muslims clashed. Speaking on the situation in a viral video obtained by The Nation, Oyedepo said: “It is such a nasty de...
Tollgates To Return As FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways
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Tollgates To Return As FG Grants Individuals Licence To Build, Maintain Highways

The federal government says it will grant licence for individuals to build, operate and maintain highways. The arrangement is under the new highway development and management initiative (HDMI). This development is coming after the federal ministry of works and housing received the Outline Business Case Certificate of Compliance to commence procurement process for the concession of 12 federal highways under the HDMI. The certificate was issued by the Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). In a document released by the ministry and signed by Boade Akinola, its director of press and publicity, the FMWH said the concession process will be classified into two categories — value-added concession and unbundled assets approvals. For the value-added concession, t...
If she ends up being a housewife, she has sacrificed everything for you – Mary Remmy Njoku tells men
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If she ends up being a housewife, she has sacrificed everything for you – Mary Remmy Njoku tells men

Nollywood actress and entrepreneur, Mary Remmy Njoku has shared her thoughts on women becoming housewives for men they marry.   In an Instagram post she shared, the actress stated that women who give up their childhood dreams to build a home so their man can focus on their own dreams, deserve accolades.   According to Mary, women who end up being housewives sacrificed everything for that. She described it as the most difficult thing to do because "'it is easier to go out and make money than to be a full-time housewife".   She wrote;   Dear husbands, Being a mum is just one of the dreams a girl has. And if she ends up a housewife, she has sacrificed EVERYTHING for you. And it is the most difficult job. It's easier to go out and make money than to ...
FG To Build 6 Correctional Facilities
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FG To Build 6 Correctional Facilities

The federal government disclosed on Saturday that it would establish six new modern correctional facilities in the six geo-political zones in the country. Rauf Aregbesola, the Minister of Interior, made this known in Kano while inspecting the ongoing model maximum security custodial facility project at Janguza in Kumbotso Local Government Area of the state. Aregbesola said the project was part of projects initiated by the federal government to reform the correctional service. The minister said, “we are actualising our commitment to reform the correctional service that we have in Nigeria. What we have here is a model of what we expect to have nationwide. Here, we have a 3,000 custodial facility, which we plan to replicate in each of the six geo-political zones in the country. It ...
“I Will Build 21 University Statelite Campuses In 21 LGA If Elected” – Dr Maduka
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“I Will Build 21 University Statelite Campuses In 21 LGA If Elected” – Dr Maduka

Days ago in Anambra state, Dr. Godwin Maduka, a Medical Doctor and Founder of Las Vegas Pain Institute in Las Vegas, USA announced his mission and vision for youths, with emphasis on massive support for education, through building satellite campuses for higher Institutions across all the 21 LGAs in Anambra State. He made the statement during the recently held Anambra Youths Fiesta/Summit at Umuchukwu, in Anambra state. The youth Fiesta/Summit was organised by Godwin Maduka Foundation to reconcile youths and leadership, thereby seeking immediate response to the agitations of youths and the recent EndSARS protest in the state and across Nigeria. According to our Reporter, the occasion was quite entertaining, as it recorded several performances, noble appearances and presentations by p...
FG To Build New Refinery In Rivers State
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FG To Build New Refinery In Rivers State

The federal government has said it plans to build as third refinery in Rivers State bringing the total in the state to three. This is as the state Governor, Nyesom Wike, insisted that the Niger Delta region is safe for companies to conduct their businesses, and therefore demanded that international oil companies (IOCs) relocate their headquarters to the state. The duo spoke yesterday when the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipri Sylva, and the management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) paid a courtesy visit to Wike at the Government House in Port Harcourt. Sylva also said plans had reached an advanced stage to rehabilitate the existing refineries in the country. He said the federal government decided to start the rehabilitation pro...
Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA
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Build Your Own Country – Lauretta Onochie To Oyedepo Over Rejection Of CAMA

Lauretta Onochie social media aide of President Muhammadu Buhari has criticised the presiding bishop of Living Faith Church Worldwide David Oyedepo over his disapproval of the Company and Allied Matters Acts (CAMA) being applied in churches. Oyedepo had told his congregants on Sunday that the “church is God’s heritage on earth” and that it works “on the pattern delivered by God not the pattern of man.” However, reacting to his statement on Monday, Mrs Onochie in a brief statement made available to MCI the popular cleric would have to create his own country where he can live by his own laws. I hope this is not true.If it is, Oyedepo will have to manufacture his own country and live by his own laws.As long as he lives and operates within the entity called Nigeria, he will live ...
Actress Lillian Afegbai advise ladies build an empire with their man in other to earn respect
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Actress Lillian Afegbai advise ladies build an empire with their man in other to earn respect

Nollywood actress, Lillian Afegbai, has dished out some words of advice to her fellow women. Lillian said ladies should stop waiting for a man to do everything for them. The actress advised ladies to build an empire with their men to get more respect. Sharing a lovely photo of herself on Instagram, she wrote; “Build an empire with him, then you get more respect…. Stop waiting for a man to do everything for you, Ask your mama.” See her post below: The actress earlier shared her thoughts about people who make money through crime related activities and the lifestyle they portray. She said: “Don’t envy what you don’t understand. Many people have lifestyles that are funded on crime and fraud and other questionable sources and it’s important not to make them your standar...
It is Time For Nigeria To Build Strategic Crude Oil Reserve – Atiku
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It is Time For Nigeria To Build Strategic Crude Oil Reserve – Atiku

Former Vice Presidential of Nigeria, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has said that with the coronavirus presently ravaging the world, the time is right for Nigeria to build strategic crude oil reserve. In his words, “I believe that the time is right for Nigeria to build a strategic crude oil reserve, with massive storage capacity that can hold at least a month’s worth of our OPEC production capacity.” “If we build such an infrastructure, we will not have to sell our crude at a production loss. We will be in a position to stockpile the product in our reserve until such a time as prices improve.” “It is time for Nigeria to protect her economy from being tossed to and fro by circumstances beyond our control. We must assert our sovereignty, by exerting more influence over the global trade i...
Dangote Set To Build 600-Bed Capacity Isolation Centre In Kano
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Dangote Set To Build 600-Bed Capacity Isolation Centre In Kano

Nigerian politician and governor of Kano state, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has informed the general public on a imminent ICU centre yet to be built by the richest man in Africa, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. Africa richest man, Aliko Dangote The governor announced this at an inauguration of a fundraising committee. The 600-bed capacity ICU will help treat coronavirus patients and also cater for the sick or high risk people with a specific ailment.
“Build Hospital Una No Hear, Now You Cannot Go Abroad” – Don Jazzy
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“Build Hospital Una No Hear, Now You Cannot Go Abroad” – Don Jazzy

Check out this tweet made by Don Jazzy amid the coronavirus outbreak which has now affected some top Nigerian government officials like Abba Kyra, Buhari's Chief of Staff and Bauchi state governor, Bala Mohammed. Don Jazzy made this tweet via his verified Twitter account. "Build hospital build hospital una no hear. Now you can not go abroad."
NYSC Gets Nod To Build N50M Radio Station
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NYSC Gets Nod To Build N50M Radio Station

Plans to build a radio station for the National Youth Service Corps has received a boost as the DG of the agency noted operational license was the only remaining hurdle. Director-General, Brig Gen Shuaibu Ibrahim, revealed this on Wednesday in Abuja sayings plans were well underway for the station that is expected to cost N50M from the budgetary allocation. The DG said, “While I urge you to deepen and sustain the scheme’s presence in the social media, you must be vigilant by continuously sensitising corps members to the need to avoid inappropriate use of the new media. “You must be proactive through constant engagements and timely disclosure of necessary information on the activities of the scheme as they unfold. Radio are in top gear as approval of the operational licence is bei...
”We Must Build Port Harcourt – Maiduguri High Speed Railway Line” – FG
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”We Must Build Port Harcourt – Maiduguri High Speed Railway Line” – FG

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said efforts are underway to construct the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri rail line. Amaechi spoke during the Deloitte in dialogue: Nigeria Economic Outlook 2020, held at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos, Tuesday, on the topic, “Railway Infrastructure: Progress and Plan.” He said the total reconstruction of the Port Harcourt to Maiduguri rail line will include new designs that will have an industrial park. Amaechi who is a former Rivers State Governor also said President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the construction of two new seaports in the Niger-Delta; one in Bonny, Rivers State and the other in Warri, Delta State. He said, “We will provide railway for Port Harcourt to Maiduguri. The President has assured me. We are discussing...
Coronavirus: China To Build New Hospital In 6 Days As Death Toll Rises
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Coronavirus: China To Build New Hospital In 6 Days As Death Toll Rises

There are currently 830 confirmed cases in China, as the number of deaths has increased from 15 to 41. Another 180 cases of the virus were confirmed in Hubei, said the provincial health authority. This raises the total number of confirmed Wuhan coronavirus cases to 1,072 in mainland China. The virus has caused alarm because it is still too early to know just how dangerous it is and how easily it spreads between people. And because it is new, humans have not been able to build any immunity to it. The outbreak began in Wuhan, home to around 11 million people. Hospitals in the city have been flooded with concerned residents and pharmacies are running out of medicine. Authorities in China have imposed indefinite travel restrictions on tens of millions of people across 11 cities in an unp...
Angola Becomes First African Country To Build A Football Stadium On Water
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Angola Becomes First African Country To Build A Football Stadium On Water

Angola becomes the first country to build a football stadium on water. The stadium was first opened over the weekend in Luanda and more than 1,000 fans attended. The beautiful stadium cost the country in excess of $20 million and was built for six months. It’s built in such a way that even if there’s a heavy downpour, the water cannot rise to the stadium’s level. At the edge of the stadium, there are beautiful roads where fans watch the beautiful game from. What’s amazing is that even if the ball accidentally falls in the water, there are people ready to collect it for the play to continue.
I Will Build A Church As Big As Ibadan Before I Die – Pastor Adeboye
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I Will Build A Church As Big As Ibadan Before I Die – Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, says he will not die until he has built a church auditorium as big as Ibadan. Adeboye spoke at the Holy Ghost Congress 2019 of the church, saying that his dream was to built such a massive auditorium for the RCCG. The cleric, popularly known as ‘Daddy G.O’ was speaking on the topic: “The Power of Inspiration’ on the third day of the Holy Ghost Congress 2019 holding at the Redemption Campground, Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The man of God said emphatically that no one should believe that he is dead until he had built the auditorium as big as Ibadan. In his words: “If anybody tells you Pastor Adeboye is dead, don’t believe them because God is going to build us the auditorium as big as Ibadan. Until that is done, ...
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Apostle Suleman’s Response To A Man Who Asked Him For A Car & Money To Build

Popular christian cleric, Apostle Johnson Suleman on Monday in a statement revealed how a man asked him for money using the name of God. The Apostle disclosed that he told the man to send him airtime so that he can call his banker. He said: Someone said God told him I should buy him a car and give him money to build a house..I replied he should send me money for airtime to call my banker to put the money together for him,he says am a bad man…
Amaechi Says FG Willl Build $800 Million Seaport In Warri
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Amaechi Says FG Willl Build $800 Million Seaport In Warri

The federal government is set to build a new Sea Port, estimated to cost $800 million in Pessu area of Warri in Delta state. Minister of Transportation, Rt Hon Rotimi Amaechi disclosed this Thursday, at the Petroleum Training Institute Conference Centre, in Uvwie council area of Delta state. Amaechi who was in company of the Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo (SAN) and Director-General, National Directorate of Employment, Dr. Nasiru Ladan Argungu tasked youths of the area to support the forthcoming project. The trio were in the state to present starter packs, micro enterprise enhancement loans and resettlement packages to 1,700 women and youths under the National Directorate of Employment empowerment programme. While urging youths to ensure the pr...
Mayweather Could Have Manny Pacquiao Rematch To Help Build Casino Empire
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Mayweather Could Have Manny Pacquiao Rematch To Help Build Casino Empire

Floyd Mayweather wants to build a casino empire in Japan and it could be launched with a huge fight against Manny Pacquiao. SunSport have revealed in an exclusive report that Mayweather is keen to launch his casino empire with a huge fight. One of the candidates is Pacquiao who Mayweather defeated back in 2015. But the 42-year-old is also keen on exhibition fights against non-boxing opponents as he has in the past against Conor McGregor and Japanese martial artist Tenshin Nasukawa. Mayweather launched The Money Team (TMT) Japan in Tokyo this June, as well as a partnership with management company Libera and Kyoei boxing gym. Hong Kong based promoter Jay Lau told SunSport: "In Asia more and more casinos are setting up. "Mayweather came to Tokyo to set up TMT Japan because...
Indomie Noodles Maker, Tolaram, To Build Biggest Regional Port In Lagos
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Indomie Noodles Maker, Tolaram, To Build Biggest Regional Port In Lagos

The Tolaram Group, maker of Indomie Noodles, is building the biggest port in West Africa on the east side of Lagos with $1bn facility from China, according to the Financial Times. A report in Financial Times on Tuesday said the Singapore-based company was set to close financing this week for what could be the busiest port in West Africa sub region, which would help transform Africa’s largest economy. The port, the biggest development ever undertaken by Tolaram, the report said, “is being built on the back of a $450m annual business that has turned Indomie noodles into one of Nigeria’s national dishes and Tolaram into the largest food company in Africa’s biggest market, surpassing the likes of Unilever and Nestlé.” According to Financial Times, the new port will be financed wit...
Sarkodie Drags Ghanaian Government Over Plans To Build N72b ($200m) Parliament
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Sarkodie Drags Ghanaian Government Over Plans To Build N72b ($200m) Parliament

Ghanaian Rapper, Sarkodie has slammed the Ghanaian government over its plan to build a new parliament, which will cost about $200m. The new Parliamentary complex is expected to have a 450 sitting capacity, house facilities including diplomatic offices, a library, a museum, a church, a mosque, eateries, press conference rooms, galleries, a car park, an upper gallery garden, and a post office. The present chamber will be converted into a conference room, as confirmed by the architect, Sir David Adjaye. Sarkodie who however reacted to this, described it as a misplaced priority as Ghanaians are facing lots of challenges including bad roads. He also lamented that both NDC and NPP governments have failed the Ghanaian citizens. “Politics and politicians will always be the same till the p...
Anambra State Procures Land To Build Children’s Prison
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Anambra State Procures Land To Build Children’s Prison

THE Anambra State Government has procured a piece of land in Umunze, Orumba South Local Government Area of the state for the construction of children’s prison. The institution, it was gathered, would serve as a correctional home for persons in conflict with the law. This is coming barely a week after the National Human Rights Commission raised the alarm that no fewer than 523 children were languishing in various (adult) prisons in the state. Speaking during an inspection tour and handover of the property to the state government by the Umunze community, the Commissioner for Children and Women’s Affairs, Ndidi Mezue, expressed gratitude to the community for providing the land. She also thanked Josephine Onah of the Rule of Law and Anti-Corruption of the European Union for ini...
Angola Becomes First African Country To Build Football Stadium On Water
Sport

Angola Becomes First African Country To Build Football Stadium On Water

Angola becomes the first country to build a football stadium on water. The stadium was first opened over the weekend in Luanda and more than 1,000 fans attended. The beautiful stadium cost the country in excess of $20 million and was built for six months. It’s built in such a way that even if there’s heavy downpour, the water cannot rise to the stadium’s level. At the edge of the stadium, there are beautiful roads where fans watch the beautiful game from.What’s amazing is that even if the ball accidentally falls in water,there are people ready to collect it for the play to continue.
Saudi Arabia To Build Refinery In Nigeria
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Saudi Arabia To Build Refinery In Nigeria

Saudi Arabia has hinted on the possibility of establishing a refinery in Nigeria. Minister of Energy Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Khalid Al Falih dropped the hint during a meeting with Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu in Riyadh. Kachikwu who affirmed the Saudi oil minister’s position said Nigeria was looking towards Saudi Arabia because of the country’s successes in the sector. “We want to leverage on the huge success of Saudi government in terms of petroleum. Last year alone Saudi Aramco, an equivalent of NNPC made about $200 billion as profit. “We have a lot of common ground, historical ties, and religious ties and there’s a need to move further. We cooperate a lot with one another in OPEC especially in the ...
Olamide meets Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun
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Olamide meets Ogun State governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun

Ogun state Governor-elect, Dapo Abiodun recently announced actress, Eniola Badmus and rapper, Adedeji Olamide, as members of his commerce and industry team as he prepares to assume office on May 29th.   He just shared photos from his meeting with Olamide yesterday and wrote, 'with Olamide, a proud son of Ogun State. We're set to Build Our Future Together'.
Oshiohmole @ 67: You Build Strong, Unified Party – Buhari
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Oshiohmole @ 67: You Build Strong, Unified Party – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined all members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in felicitating with party Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole on his 67th birthday. He congratulated him for providing purposeful, courageous and tenacious leadership. According to a statement issued by 12.09a.m on Friday by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the President affirmed that Comrade Oshiomhole, after many years of serving as a labour leader, brought a new dynamism into the collective effort to make democracy and development more inclusive in the country, recognising his vibrant relationship with Nigerian workers and ordinary people. As the Chairman of APC, the President believed the strides recorded in the last elections across the country clearly testify...
“The State House Stinks, We Might Build Our Own” – Davido
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“The State House Stinks, We Might Build Our Own” – Davido

Popular singer Davido reacts to to fan saying Senator Adeleke won't smell the state house after the court Nullified the nomination of Senator Ademola Adeleke as candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), in the September 2018 Governorship Election in Osun State. Davido Reacted has he said the state house stinks right now, we might probably build our own.
What Intimacy In Marriage Really Mean And How To Build It – Faith Oyedepo
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What Intimacy In Marriage Really Mean And How To Build It – Faith Oyedepo

The wife of the General Overseer of the Living Faith Church Worldwide (Dr. David Oyedepo), Faith Abiola Oyedepo explains to us what real intimacy in marriage really means, here is what she wrote... . . . . . I bring God’s Word your way today. I see God doing something new in your home and family in Jesus’ name. I will be sharing with you a topic which I titled: Attaining Intimacy in marriage. It is very important that we know that marriage is the mystery of two people becoming one. Intimacy is the pillar of every successful marriage and it is the responsibility of both parties. When we talk about intimacy, the husband and wife should be the most intimate persons and best of friends. What is intimacy? Intimacy is the closeness of your relationship with your spouse – emotion...
President Buhari Signs Executive Order Allowing Private Companies To Build Roads
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President Buhari Signs Executive Order Allowing Private Companies To Build Roads

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed and executive order allowing private companies build federal roads in the country. The Executive Order 007 2019, signed by the president, is on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment Tax Credit Scheme. The president signed the order on Friday inside the council chamber of State House, Abuja. The new order will allow private companies such as the Dangote Group, Unilver, and Lafarge Africa construct major roads across the country and be paid in the form of tax credit. Nigeria ranks 11th on the list of countries with the world’s worst road quality and network, according go the Global Competitive Index of 2018. Under federal laws, public roads are constructed and maintained by the government, but poor funding has se...
Carpenter Builds Life-Sized Replica Of Noah’s Ark.. Says I’m Sailing It To Isreal
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Carpenter Builds Life-Sized Replica Of Noah’s Ark.. Says I’m Sailing It To Isreal

A carpenter who built a life-size replica of Noah's Ark in order to prove God's existence says he now hopes to sail it to Israel. Dutch businessman Johan Huibers built the 390ft-long boat over a period of four years, at a cost of more than £1 million. It has attracted impressed onlookers since it was first placed in the Maas River, in the south of the Netherlands, back in 2012 - but Huibers says he has big plans for it. The devout Christian said he embarked on the project "to prove that God exists", and said he believes every word of the Bible. He told JTA: "This is a copy of God’s ship. It only makes sense to take it to God’s land.” He had planned to take his ark to Israel soon after it was built, but wildfires meant he had to postpone the idea. Huibers described Isr...
Akin Alabi Set To Build Ultra Modern Sports Complex
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Akin Alabi Set To Build Ultra Modern Sports Complex

Nairabet CEO and politician, Akin Alabi is set to build an ultra modern sports complex in Ibadan, Oyo State. He took to social media to share the news. He wrote  @akinalabi I have just concluded plans with @princesijuadeoyewumi of Refcon Construction Company to build an ultra modern sports complex at Urban Day Grammar School, Old Ife Road Ibadan. Urban Day is the home of grassroots football in that axis and I believe that having a world class center will bring back the lost glory and unearth young, exciting talents. I’m enthused!!!
LASG To Demolish Four Petrol Stations On Ikorodu Road To Build BRT Lanes, Parks
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LASG To Demolish Four Petrol Stations On Ikorodu Road To Build BRT Lanes, Parks

Barring any last minute changes, four popular filling stations on Ikorodu road, Lagos Mainland, will be demolished by the Lagos State Government to make way for fresh developments in the axis, InsideMainland can authoritatively report. InsideMainland reliably gathered that four filling stations including Oando branch at Maryland and Idiroko, Mobil at Maryland and Conoil along Anthony, Ikorodu road will be demolished by the government to make way for a road expansion and the construction of new BRT lanes and parks. At the moment, the filling stations have been marked for demolition by the officials of the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development with some businesses occupying the properties already shut down. In addition, some of the businesses had alread...
China-Africa Summit: Edo Signs Pact With Chinese Firm To Build Benin Port
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China-Africa Summit: Edo Signs Pact With Chinese Firm To Build Benin Port

President Buhari is in China with a large delegation of ministers and governors to attend the Forum Of China-Africa Cooperation #FOCAC2018. While the president attends the main summit, the ministers and governors have been negotiating deals and agreements on behalf of their states and ministries on the sidelines of the summit.   The Edo state government on Monday signed an agreement with a Chinese firm, China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to build a port on the Benin River. Governor Godwin Obaseki and the company’s vice president Li Yi signed the agreement for both parties in a ceremony held at the Nigerian Embassy in Beijing, China. Obaseki said the agreement was to build a port on the Benin River, dredge the river which is a channel of about 40 kilometres, and t...
Lebron James Receives Praises After He Builds School That Is Completely Free In His Hometown
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Lebron James Receives Praises After He Builds School That Is Completely Free In His Hometown

American professional basketball player, Lebron James has built a new public school in his hometown and it will be completely free. James’ I Promise School built in Akron, Ohio, opened on Monday July 30th. The school will provide everything for free, including: Free tuition Free uniforms Free bicycle and helmet Free transportation within 2 miles Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks Free pantry for families Job placement services for parents Guaranteed tuition to the University of Akron for every student who graduates. The public school is considered the first of its kind and will serve low-income and at-risk students in Lebron's hometown. Lebron has done a lot to give back to his community but the I Promise School will be King James’ crown jewel. The...
Russia Signs Deal With Nigeria To Build A Nuclear Power Plant
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Russia Signs Deal With Nigeria To Build A Nuclear Power Plant

Russia has signed a deal with Nigeria to build a Nuclear Power Plant in the country. The announcement was made on the official federal government Twitter account. It said: “#Nigeria has signed an agreement with Russia’s Rosatom to build a nuclear plant.” State-owned nuclear company Rosatom has in a statement said that feasibility studies for the plant and a research center construction will include site screening, capacity, financing, and time frames of the projects. According to BBC, the deal’s exact worth is unknown, although industry reports suggest it is in the region of $20 billion. Sources at the Nigeria Atomic Energy Commission have told BBC that Rosatom will build one plant in the South, and another in the centre. Rosatom is also looking to sign similar deals to buil...
Collectively, we can build a thriving economy – Folorunso Alakija
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Collectively, we can build a thriving economy – Folorunso Alakija

Oil magnate, Chief (Mrs) Folorunso Alakija, gives the recipe for a thriving economy. The journey since independence has been with much difficulty and we have had our fair share of travails. The first decade was particularly disturbing; starting with the crisis in the Western Region and culminating in a civil war. However, when compared to the likes of China, India, United Kingdom or the United States of America, six decades is a brief period in the life of a nation, to make a conclusion on the future. While some are quick to state that the structure handed down by our colonial masters was fraught with much instability, and that the seeds of future disharmony was deliberately sown to keep the country from achieving nationhood, others believe that the country has been cursed with bad l...
Richard Branson Builds Home For Hurricane
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Richard Branson Builds Home For Hurricane

Virgin boss Richard Branson has survived Hurricane Irma after choosing to stay on his private island. The billionaire refused to leave his retreat on Necker Island despite the threat of the incoming storm packing winds of 185mph. He said he would be bunkering down with his team in a concrete wine cellar. Now his son Sam Branson has confirmed no one was hurt on Necker. Posting on Instagram he said: "Glad to say that all humans on Necker are ok although a lot of buildings destroyed." Sam went on to say that his thoughts are with other Caribbean islands who have not fared as well. "Very concerned for our friends and everyone on the neighbouring islands and people in its path," he added. "Please don't take this hurricane lightly if it is heading your way. "If your build...
Bangladesh Investors To Build Ceramic Factory In Kogi
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Bangladesh Investors To Build Ceramic Factory In Kogi

Bangladesh High Commissioner to Nigeria, Maj.-Gen. Sharif Kaikoba, said arrangements had been concluded by some investors from his country to establish a ceramic factory in Kogi. Mrs Petra Akinti-Onyegbule, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor of Kogi, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Lokoja. Kaikoba said the industry would have taken off since, but had to put it on hold because of the security challenges facing the state. He explained that his country had a genuine and sincere interest in the economic development of the state. The high commissioner also commended Gov. Yahaya Bello for the noticeable improvement in the security situation in the state, and called for its sustenance to create enabling environment for foreign and local investors. “My visit is to ...
19-year-old Ghanaian Student Builds Search Engine To Rival Google, YouTube, Others
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19-year-old Ghanaian Student Builds Search Engine To Rival Google, YouTube, Others

Gabriel Opare, a 19-year-old Ghanaian university student is making headlines in the tech industry for building a new search engine to rival Google and Youtube. According to Opare, his new search engine, Mudclo, will challenge the dominance of YouTube and Google. Mudclo is a free search engine for videos where you can discover and stream videos from the different locations on the internet all in one place.  “I believe that my business is good enough and that it can scale globally. It is a legitimate point to say that YouTube is a video hosting website, but they are two different entities. While YouTube is a video hosting website, Mudclo combines the power of YouTube and two other video hosting websites in order to create Mudclo,” he said. Opa...
Meet Nigerian Man Who Build World’s First Gaming Robots
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Meet Nigerian Man Who Build World’s First Gaming Robots

Silas Adekunle is the founder and CEO of Reach Robotics, a company that has developed the world’s first gaming robots. Silas was born and grew up in Nigeria before moving to the UK with his family when he was 11. Silas graduated from the University of the West of England, Bristol, with a first class degree in Robotics. The gaming robots called MekaMonsters, are multi-functional connected battle bots with augmented reality capabilities. Silas told his alma mater he got the idea to build the robots while studying there, teaching maths and science in local schools on the university’s partnership scheme. and noticed how unpopular science, technology, He noticed the students didn’t really like studying science, technology, engineering, and maths (STEM) subjects. Many schoolchildr...
Didier Drogba Reacts To Davido Building A House For Young Fan, Utibe
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Didier Drogba Reacts To Davido Building A House For Young Fan, Utibe

Coming after Davido took to social media to share photos of the house he’s building for Utibe, his young fan from Akwa Ibom State, whose ‘IF’ rendition caught his attention, Chelsea FC’s legend and Ivorian football star, Didier Drogba has reacted to the viral photos. Drogba who took to his Twitter handle to laud the move by Davido, and act he described as classy.
“I Believed That A Wise Woman Builds Her Home” – Mercy Aigbe Speaks Out In New Interview
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“I Believed That A Wise Woman Builds Her Home” – Mercy Aigbe Speaks Out In New Interview

Nollywood actor, Mercy Aigbe whose marital troubles caused by domestic violence have been making waves online, shares her story exclusively with Broadway TV. Mercy had accused her husband of physical violence that has affected her sight and caused her to bleed internally from the alleged physical abuse on Sunday, April 16, 2017. When she was asked why she came out to say her husband never touched her, she was quick to refute it. “I never for once came out to say that my husband did not beat me. The video people were referring to happened in 2013 when there were rumours of such and I did a video recording alongside my husband to debunk the claim. At that time I had to do it to protect his image and my marriage. I had to do a live video at that time”, she said. Read excerpts from th...
Governor Amosun Vows To Build Museum In Honour Of Ebenezer Obey
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Governor Amosun Vows To Build Museum In Honour Of Ebenezer Obey

Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has pledged that his administration will build a museum in honour of Juju and gospel music maestro, Chief Ebenezer Obey-Fabiyi as he clocks 75. The Governor stated this at the interdenominational church service held at the Chapel of Christ The Glorious King, located inside the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library, Abeokuta, to mark the birthday of the music icon. Amosun stated that all Obey’s works would be kept in the museum for generations yet unborn to know about him and other legends from the state He said that all he saw in Obey at 75 was the awesomeness of God in his life, adding that there was always something to learn from his music.
Ex-Beauty Queen, Dabota Lawson Builds Shopping Mall In Lekki 
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Ex-Beauty Queen, Dabota Lawson Builds Shopping Mall In Lekki 

After calling out her estranged husband for saying that she was going to come back and beg him, the former beauty queen has announced her newest big business move yet. She took to Instagram to share the news and wrote;  "I'm Almost done can't wait for it to be finished . Admiralty way, Lekki 1.from my bedroom, to a small kiosk to owning the damn mall . God is good". Although still under construction, the cosmetic entrepreneur shared pictures and video of her newest accomplishment on her via her Instagram page yesterday.
Lagos To Begin Construction Of 4th Mainland This Year, 2017
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Lagos To Begin Construction Of 4th Mainland This Year, 2017

The Lagos State Government has said that the construction of Fourth Mainland Bridge would still begin this year. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde, gave the assurance in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Lagos. The commissioner, however, did not mention any specific time of the year for the commencement of the project. He told NAN that the state government was committed to the proposed project. The construction of the bridge is accommodated in the state’s 2017 Budget and about N844 billion has been earmarked for it. About 800 structures and shanties will be affected by the construction of the bridge to be carried out under a Build, Operate and Transfer (BOT) arrangement. The construction of the bridge will be ...

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