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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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Real estate stakeholders urge government and private sector partnership

government and private sector partnership

“Stakeholders in the real estate sector yesterday urged government and private sector partnership to drive growth in the area.They made the call at the 2017 yearly Real Estate Unite Summit organised by 3invest in Lagos.”- The Guardian Leading the discussion on the topic “Africa’s Real Estate, What’s New?,” the Chairman/Chief Executive officer of Mixta Africa, SA, Deji Alli, called for the ...

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Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

According to PM News, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has increased approved housing loans for civil servants by a 100 per cent so as to make housing affordable for workers in the state. Mr Isaac Omodewu, the State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey made this disclosure at a regular ministerial briefing held on Thursday in Ibadan. The News ...

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Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

The Nation reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that his administration planned to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018 to bridge existing housing deficit in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the disclosure at an event to mark the 2017 World Habitat Day. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

“The Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo gathered players from all professions in the built environment recently gathered stakeholders for networking, learning and transaction.”- Punch The two-day event, which was themed: ‘Collaborating, innovating and growing to achieve adequate and affordable housing delivery in Nigeria’, had over 2,500 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors and provided a platform not only for ...

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Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

“As the world is preparing towards celebrating the World Habitat Day, scheduled for next week Monday, some residents in Lagos State are crying out against unlawful takeover of their landed property by the state government without due consultation and compensation.”- Independent Representatives of  Idotun  family in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, said it is unfortunate that as ...

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Osinbajo says Nigeria’s housing deficit is too high

Nigeria’s housing deficit

“Nigeria’s housing deficit is too high to be acceptable, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said.”- Punch Osinbajo who spoke at the 2017 Housing Summit in Abuja on Tuesday said, although, no nation had been able to provide all the housing needs of its citizens, the housing crisis in developing countries including Nigeria was very bad. The Vice President, who ...

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How Homelessness affects Children

Homeless Children

According to recent estimates, there are about 108 million Nigerians technically homeless. Often discernible from others in outward appearance, homeless children and youth face unique challenges associated with residential instability that compound many other difficulties associated with living in poverty. In this article, we shall look at how homelessness affects children What Is Homelessness? Homelessness includes a range of experiences, ...

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