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Environmental rights activists seek amendment of Land Use Act

Land Use Act

The Guardian reports that the Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria (ERA/FoEN) yesterday sought the amendment of the Land Use Act. Its Executive Director, Dr Godwin Uyi Ojo, at a stakeholders’ meeting on securing communal tenure rights to land in Abuja, maintained that the inconsistencies inherent in the law were being manipulated by the elite to the detriment of ...

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Real estate investors cautious with investing in Abuja

real estate investors

“Real estate investors have become very cautious with investment in Abuja, Nigeria’s federal capital territory, despite the compelling investment opportunity which the market in that small but very vibrant city offers. With a rapidly growing population of over three million, Abuja is a very strong market comprising A and B level consumers which underpins the residents’ potential buying power.”- Business ...

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UniAbuja to benefit from 200 housing units funded by FMBN

UniAbuja to benefit from 200 housing units funded by FMBN

“The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa has said staffs of the University of Abuja will benefit from 200 housing units funded by the bank through the Federal Government Ministerial Pilot Housing Scheme.”- The Nation The Bank’s MD said the units of three, two and one bedroom apartments, constructed by Anthem Integrated Resources Limited ...

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The Travails of a Lagos Tenant

Tenant in Lagos

Getting an accommodation in the city of excellence is never a walk in the park. In most cases a tenant in Lagos does pass through thick and thin to find shelter because of the competitive nature of the city which is the fastest growing city in Africa, with a population of over 21 million people. In this piece, Solomon Izuagie,a ...

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11th Abuja International housing show : USA, China and others take part

11th Abuja International housing show

“U.S., China and Turkey are among the countries taking part at the ongoing 11th Abuja International Housing show which began in Abuja on Monday with the participation of manufacturers and dealers in building materials within and outside the country.”- Vanguard Newsmen report that the Housing show is an opportunity for both local and foreign manufacturers to exhibit latest technologies in ...

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Abuja Land Dispute : Court Orders Demolition Of N2.5bn Property

Abuja land dispute

The Leadership reports that an Abuja High Court has ordered a developer, White Diamond Property Development Company, to remove 7 units of five-bedroom duplex worth N350 million each due to an Abuja land dispute. The court also awarded the sum of N10million as damages against the developer of the property, as penalty for encroaching on a piece of land belonging ...

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Challenges of high population growth and urbanization

challenges of high population growth and urbanization

“Nigerian cities like Abuja, Kano, Lagos, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, among others, are faced with the challenges of high population growth and urbanization. “- Daily Trust As common with most cities faced with high population – cases of overcrowding, dilapidated houses, incessant collapse of buildings, collapse of infrastructural facilities, increase in slum settlements due to accommodation shortage, and high crime rate in ...

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Lebanese block entrance to Games Village Estate, Abuja

Lebanese block entrance to Games Village Estate, Abuja

Gistmania reports that residents of the popular Games Village Estate in Abuja have cried out over the blocking of their estate by Lebanese community in Abuja over development of a disputed land within the estate. Secretary of the Games Village Residents Association, Jude Uze, confirmed the development to newsmen on Thursday. His words: “Lebanese community said they have approval from ...

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Nigeria’s first ever “solar powered” estate in Abuja

"It is time builders in the country start to think outside the box to meet the housing needs of Nigerians", Iwuayanwu told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN)

Sungold, a foremost Estate builder is determined with the good environment created by the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to build affordable houses in every part of Nigeria. “It is time builders in the country start to think outside the box to meet the housing needs of Nigerians”, Iwuayanwu, CEO of Sungold told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) ...

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