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“This is why business firms are moving out of Abuja”

According to Jide Babalola of The Nation, business firms are moving out of Abuja, but if the authorities can reduce the taxes, and boost power supply and security, among other measures, investors will reconsider their stance. Unnecessary friction between government agencies, corruption and multiple taxation by Federal Capital Territory (FCT) agencies are major reasons why Nigerian and international investors and ...

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“Estate surveyors should be engaged to address Nigeria’s land data challenge”

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The practice of estate surveying and valuation in Nigeria has been bedeviled with several challenges leading to negative public perception. In this interview, the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the principal partner of Portharcourt based Emma Wike & Partners Emma Okas Wike, gives an insight on what the board is doing ...

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How I Started Real Estate Business in School

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Olatunbosun Okpeseyi the CEO of Lord Cowries Limited, is a certified auctioneer, real estate mogul and a practicing barrister who loves to keep himself busy doing something new. In this interview with The Sun, he narrated how it all started in his university years. So how did you start? I started doing some of these things right from my university days. ...

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Advantages of Concrete Road Over Asphalt Road

Concrete Road

According to LAFARGE, in 2014, Nigeria was estimated to have lost N300 billion to bitumen importation. Now, with biting foreign exchange scarcity, dwindling revenue, and prevailing economic recession, experts have called for the use of concrete to build roads rather than bitumen. In this article we take a look at the advantages of Concrete road over Asphalt road In recent ...

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“We are building 34 Biofill toilets in slum communities across Lagos”- Chief Raymond

Chief Raymond on Biofill toilets

Yesterday, our correspondent, Esther Adeniyi was with Chief Raymond Gold at Daramola Community which is a slum at Ijora, Lagos state. As we speak, Biofill toilets are being built to help the community dispose their wastes effortlessly and stop the foul smell in the environment. Chief Raymond Gold works with a Federation known as Nigeria Slum and Informal Settlement Federation which ...

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Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning – Barr Ogunleye

Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning - Barr Ogunleye

Our correspondent, Esther Adeniyi, interviewed Town Planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. He gave us insights into the importance of town planning and physical planning in real estate. Read excerpts of the interview below: NREH: can you kindly introduce yourself sir? Barr Ogunleye : I am Town planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. I retired from Lagos state government as a director. Presently, ...

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Lagos flooding: “we must understand the DNA of Lagos”- Mr Oshodi

Mr Lookman Oshodi on Lagos flooding

Nigeria Real Estate Hub’ correspondent, Esther Adeniyi, interviewed Mr Lookman Oshodi, Project Director of Arctic Infrastructure (AI) based in Lagos on the most recent Lagos flooding, the probable causes and suggested methods to avoid its recurrence. Mr Lookman Oshodi is an astute infrastructure, urban and international development expert. His background on policy, planning, operations and management has influenced his contributing to the ...

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