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Lagos and the Evolution of Oyingbo Market

Onyingbo Market

Lagos state is unique in many ways. It is the most populous state of Nigeria and is the leading non-oil sector contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic product (GDP). In this piece, Biodun Onayele writes about Lagos and the evolution of Onyingbo market. In 2006, Lagos contributed 30% of the nation’s GDP, consumed more than 60% of its energy, paid 65% ...

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The decaying state of student hostel in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions

Student hostel

The student hostel facilities in our tertiary institutions have been a major area of concern with increasing student population as a result of increasing interest in the higher institutions of learning over the years. In this article we take a critical look at the decaying state of student hostel in Nigerian Tertiary Institutions. The rise in population of students admitted ...

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Why Housing Shortage Persists in Lagos

Housing Shortage in Lagos

Decent and affordable housing is one of the basic needs of individuals, family and the community at large. In this piece, we look at the problems associated with housing delivery in Lagos. Despite her huge potentials, why do you think housing shortage persists in Lagos? As a pre-requisite to the survival of man, housing ranks second only to food. Housing ...

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Constant power supply is an impossibility if bills are not paid

power supply

“The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has called on Nigerians to pay their electricity bills promptly as non-payment of electricity bills would worsen the irregular power supply in Nigeria” – PM NEWS Mr Sunday Oduntan, its Executive Director (Research and Advocacy), said in a statement in Lagos that lack of steady power supply had hindered the development of the ...

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LASG begins enforcement against tax defaulters

Tax defaulters

The Lagos State Government on Monday directed all its revenue agencies to ensure prompt payment of taxes and also commence enforcement of payment by all tax defaulters with immediate effect. Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, in a statement, lamented that many residents were not fulfilling their civic obligation of paying their taxes and that the prevailing situation ...

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Stakeholders of real estate advocate stratified sector for affordable housing pricing

affordable housing pricing

Guardian reports that to address the real estate market in a more focused way, experts have called for stratification of the sector to ensure social and affordable housing. Stakeholders of real estate spoke at the 2017 yearly Real Estate Unite summit in Lagos, according to them, there is still huge opportunities for the real estate industry if the right things are done. The summit has as its topic: “ Africa’s ...

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Ghana real estate fair to debut in Nigeria in December

Ghana real estate

All is now set for the first ever Ghana Property Show in Nigeria, with a delegation of over 15 leading Ghanaian real estate companies billed to showcase participate , and showcase high quality Ghanaian housing expertise. This is according to a report on Daily Times. Expected at the fair scheduled to hold on 9th December, 2017, at the Federal Palace ...

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Cisco Systems Develop Innovative Connected Building Technology Solutions

Connected Building Technology Cisco Systems

Cisco Systems, a global leader in networking and information technology solutions has introduced an innovative, smart and connected building technology solution that will further drive real estate business. The technology solution is coming at a time when most states in Nigeria are planning towards smart and connected cities that are driven by Internet of Things (IoTs) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). ...

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