Many Trapped As Building Collapses In Anambra State

By NewsBits Some yet-to-be-ascertained number of persons have been trapped as a building under construction caved in near the Ochanja market in Onitsha, Anambra State. It was gathered that the building, meant to serve as a market on completion, collapsed at about 8 pm on Monday with some of the workers still inside the building. The situation created panic around the area as passers-by and residents were making efforts to rescue the trapped victims from the rubble. As of the time of filing this report on Tuesday, a source near…

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Ebonyi State Government To Partner Surveyors, Town Planners On Land Deals

By Magnus Aluma, Abakaliki The Ebonyi State Government has expressed its willingness to work with the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers in all her land polices. The commissioner for Lands and Survey, Dr. Matthew Nwobasi disclosed this, while addressing members of the Ebonyi State Chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors in his office at Abakaliki. He said the Ebonyi State Government will soon come out with a   comprehensive inventory for her landed properties, to help in drawing a clearer road map that would boost her Internally Generated…

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It’s Sad Developers Build On Waterways Regardless Of Government Warning – Commissioners

By Tony Adibe The Enugu State Government has described as worrisome a situation in which people have continued to erect structures on the waterways in spite of several warnings issued by the Enugu  Capital Territory Development Agency to discontinue any ongoing work on the waterways as such structures  posed great danger to the lives of  people. The commissioner for special duties, Hon Emeka Ajogwu and his works and infrastructure counterpart, Engr Gerald Otiji reiterated the warning on Friday while briefing journalists on the outcome of the state executive council meeting…

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Projects Bonanza As Mbah Flags Off Construction Of New Enugu City, 40km Dual Carriageway, 71 Urban Roads

By Tony Adibe It was more like a projects bonanza, Thursday, as Governor Peter Mbah of Enugu State, flagged off the construction of New Enugu City roads made up of 17km dual carriageway and feeder roads, 40km Owo-Ubahu-Amankanu-Neke-Ikem dual carriageway, and the construction/reconstruction of 71 urban roads in Enugu capital city. At the Premier Layout Road project awarded to IDC Construction Limited where he carried out the symbolic flag-off of the construction/reconstruction of 71 urban roads, Mbah assured that the urban roads would be simultaneously executed and delivered before the…

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Hotel Presidential Not For Sale, Says Enugu Government

By NewsBits The Enugu State Government has dismissed reports that it has put up the Hotel Presidential for sale, stressing that the hotel will never be sold. The government, in a statement on Monday by the Commissioner for Information and Communication, Aka Eze Aka, said it only gave the Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) approval to take over an undeveloped part of the premises to raise funds for public-oriented infrastructural development projects. The Commissioner said: “The purported sale of Hotel Presidential is not true. Contrary to the reports, government…

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Dangote In Big Trouble As BUA Slashes Price Of Cement To N3500, To Reduce It Further In No Time

The management of BUA Cement Plc has announced the reduction of the price of its cement product to N3,500 per bag starting from today Monday October 2, 2023. It said the price reduction was in line with its commitment to spur development in the “building materials and infrastructural sectors”. The company announced the price reduction in a statement posted on its social media X page. Chairman, BUA Abdul Samad Rabiu This development is coming weeks after the company’s chairman, Abdul Samad Rabiu, after meeting with President Bola Tinubu, promised to…

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FG Trains 50 Enugu Farmers On Improved Cassava Stem Cultivation, Pest Control

By Tony Adibe The Federal Government through the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Food Security has trained no fewer than 50 Enugu farmers on improved cassava stem variety cultivation and its pest control. The one-day capacity training for farmers was carried out in Owo community in Nkanu East Local Government Area of Enugu State on Saturday. Addressing the farmers in a demonstration farm in Owo community, a Director in the Federal Ministry Agriculture and Food Security, Mr Andrew Edike, advised farmers to adopt good agronomy practices in the cultivation of…

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Governor Peter Mbah Plans 20,000 Mass Housing For Enugu Workers

The Enugu State governor, Dr. Peter Mbah, has disclosed ongoing plan by his administration to build 20,000 mass housing with modern facilities for the state civil servants within the next one year. This was even as the House of Representatives Ad-hoc Committee on Non-Remittance to the National Housing Fund (NHF) and Utilization of the Funds led by its chairman, Hon. Dachung Bagos, commended the governor for his efforts in ensuring that the state government was up to date in terms of compliance and remittance to the NHF.  While receiving the…

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Ebonyi State Government Begins Upgrade Of Okadigbo Airport’s Runway

Some officials at the runway of Chuba Okadigbo Airport, Onueke, Ebonyi State By Magnus Aluma, Abakaliki The Ebonyi State Government has commenced the upgrade of the runway of Dr Chuba Okadigbo Airport at Onueke to meet international standard and avert crashes by airline operators. The State Commissioner for Aviation and Technology, Dr Ngozi Obichukwu said that expatriates have been contracted to handle the upgrade of the airport runway. Obichukwu said that the upgrade of the airport’s runway, from concrete to standard asphalting, is to enhance the operation of foreign airlines…

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Hospitality: Radisson Hotel Group Announces Three New Hotels In Nigeria

Radisson Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing international hotel companies and one of the largest hotel operators in Nigeria, continues its ambitious growth in the country with the signing of three new hotels. These new hotels include the highly anticipated debut of the bold and cutting-edge upscale lifestyle Radisson RED brand to the country and cemented the Group’s introduction in Abuja with two brands. The hotels add over 400 rooms to Radisson Hotel Group’s Nigerian portfolio comprising of 11 hotels in operation and under development, placing the group firmly…

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