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Lessons from the London Grenfell tower Fire Disaster

On 14th June 2017, the world was greeted with a rude shock, when images of a 24 story building blazing with fire went viral on the internet; screams could be heard coming from the building as many occupants were trapped inside the high-rise building. The Grenfell tower was said to have been gutted by fire […]

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Some Beautiful and Love Inspired India Ancient Architectural Designs

India is a country rich with culture and ancient architectural designs which culminated in its design of beautiful and magnificent temples, although it fell to the colonial powers in time past, many of these beautiful architectural designs still stands till date, thereby helping in preserving the rich heritage and culture of the Indian people, these […]

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Why Affordable Housing for All may remain a mirage

Whereas man’s basic needs are; food, clothing, and shelter.  Amongst them all, shelter is more prominent and it remains the most challenging to come by. The need for shelter supercede the others since the other needs will be rendered useless in the absence of shelter because there will be no place of comfort and safekeeping. […]

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Basic things you need to start a Home

Are you still squatting with someone, hoping to start living in your own apartment someday, and somehow you are kind of scared, not knowing where to start from? Then this article basic things you need to start a home is for you. To start a home is sure one of the most difficult moments of […]

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How to prevent Mice from taking over your Apartment

  It’s so annoying when mice invade your apartment; they eat up almost everything; from papers to plastics and more worrisome is their habit of defecating on almost everything, such that in recent times, mouse in homes had posted a lot of threat to many humans with the occurrence of Lassa—Fever. Having mice in your […]

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How to scare Snakes away from your Apartment

  Having rodents in the house could be annoying, but having a reptile around is scaring and dangerous as well, a snake is not just a reptile but a dangerous and poisonous one. Snakes are well known for their poisonous venom, hence they constitute a lot of risk to humans when they come around a […]

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The impacts of having Green in your Apartment

Having green in your apartment is something many homeowners don’t consider necessary at all. Green is that part of nature, which consists of trees, and the natural environment, with the help of green plants, the atmosphere is able to renew itself from the damaging effects of human activities which tend to deplete the ozone layer. […]

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Home Safety: Noise pollution a violation or a right

Virtually every neighbourhood has one or more forms of noise pollution in our major cities. From the blaring horns of vehicles to the choking noise of generating sets. Not leaving out the blasting sound of speakers emanating from music shops, worship centres, and events centres. The is hardly a neighbourhood where the occupants are not […]

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Home Safety: Neighbours and your Neighbourhood

In every neighbourhood, there are different characters, different people, with a different mindset, whereas some are peace loving people, others live and feed on trouble. Some see the world as a jungle where the strong devours the weak. Yet they all fall into the category of ‘apartment neighbour’, i.e. people living in the same neighbourhood […]

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Avoiding a Flood Prone Apartment

Flooding is a major disaster to homes, as it renders properties useless and in some cases, lives are lost. In some cities, many houses are built on waterways, while some are poorly constructed, others become vulnerable from the effects of those built on waterways, and in all these, the occupant suffers the loss, hence the […]

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When a Maniac lives in your Neighbourhood

A maniac is someone suffering from mania, a mental illness marked by extreme obsession, excitement or violence. It could be an obsession for anything, football, music, dancing, playing with kids or even church activities. If you search through your daily encounter, you will recall meeting some of these persons one or more times, some lives […]

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Make your home a talent ground

Charity they say begins at home, so also talents are groomed at home. I have visited many homes, and in many of these homes, I saw beautiful designs of chairs, dining, and kitchens. You also find excellent electronics like plasma, LCD TVs and home theaters starring at you. But when it comes to important Home […]

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Signs that a Building might soon collapse

Building collapse has become a recurring incidence in recent years; this is occasioned by negligence by property owners on one hand. And building experts on the other hand also some regulating authorities are not doing their job. Hence the possibility of poor quality products getting into the market and ending up in sub-standard buildings that […]

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Assembly passes bill to prohibit CDA activities in Edo

Benin  The Edo House of Assembly on Monday passed a bill for a law prohibiting forceful and illegal occupation of landed property by Community Development Associations (CDA) in Edo. Mr Foly Ogedengbe (APC, Owan East), the majority leader of the house, moved a motion, seconded by Mrs Elizabeth Ativie (APC, Uhunmwode) that the house resolved […]

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