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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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“FG has not folded its hands on multiplicity of taxes”- Prof Teju Somorin

"FG has not folded its hands on multiplicity of taxes"- Prof Teju Somorin

Correspondent of Nigeria Real Estate Hub, Esther Adeniyi, had an interview with Professor Teju Somorin, immediate past President of Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria, (CITN) on taxation, and multiplicity of taxes, policy reversals, tax evasion and the role of the government. Below are excerpts from the interview session. NREH: Would you please introduce yourself ma? Prof. Teju: I am Professor Teju Somorin. Until the ...

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Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

“Although Nigeria has recorded some milestones in her democratic experience since 1999, providing affordable housing for the teeming population has continued to be a major challenge. In this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, the former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Femi Okunnu, gives an insight into on how the country can mitigate her housing challenge. He also dismisses the choice ...

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‘Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos” -Mr Lookman Oshodi

'Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos" -Mr Lookman Oshodi,

This is the second part of the interview we had with Mr Lookman Oshodi, project director of Arctic Infrastructure. You can read the first part here. In the second part of the interview we discussed how private sectors can come on board the housing strategies in Lagos state, the explosive population, self-help housing, housing problems in Lagos etc. Read the ...

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‘Nigeria remains choice investment space’ CEO, Stanbic IBTC

‘Nigeria remains choice investment space’

“Mrs. Titi Ogungbesan is the Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited, acclaimed to be the largest stockbroking company in Nigeria. The expert, who has overseen the company develop online real time platform for seamless stockbroking, spoke to CHIJIOKE NELSON on germane issues of the financial market and economy at large. Some say now is the best time to ...

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Tax, property laws should be reviewed to boost non-interest banking – Stanbic IBTC

OPIC begins mortgage-backed affordable housing estate

“Saidu Babayo, Head of Non-interest Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, speaks on the factors driving the huge demand for non-interest banking investment products across the continent and the prospects for such products in Nigeria. GOING by the oversubscription to the $100m sukuk issued by the African Finance Corporation there seems to be strong appetite for Islamic Banking or non-interest banking ...

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