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Nigeria Union protest forceful takeover of house of a Nigerian missionary

Nigeria Union protest forceful takeover of house of a Nigerian missionary

The Nation reports that the Nigeria Union in South Africa has protested the forceful takeover of house belonging to a Nigerian Baptist missionary by South Africans in that country. Chairman of the union in Johannesburg South Theodore Ezeunara, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) yesterday that persons claiming to be members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), a political ...

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Storm destroys 220 houses, schools, clinics in Jigawa

Storm destroys 220 houses, schools, clinics in Jigawa

“Not less than 220 houses and property worth millions of naira were destroyed by windstorm in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa, according to an official. The official, Sulaiman Doro, Information Officer at the Local Government Council, told the News Agency of Nigeria in Dutse on Thursday that the windstorm occurred on June 27. He said that the windstorm blew ...

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Who do you think should do house repairs: landlord or tenant?

60 abandoned Nigerian Government buildings In Lagos turn criminal hideouts

A lot of questions have been raised in time past as regards house repairs. In fact, this has generated a lot of argument. Both tenants and landlords constantly feel cheated because either feel they are being forced to pay for house repairs supposed to be handled by the other. We asked people on Facebook to air their opinions on who ...

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House Price Index to attract funds to Nigeria’s N56trn housing market

increasing housing supply

According to Business Day, the Pison Housing Company has launched the Roland Igbinoba House Price Index (RI), a statistic designed to capture changes in the movement of residential property prices in major cities in Nigeria. Kehinde Ogundimu, executive director/chief financial officer, Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC), told participants yesterday at the launch of the RI in the main auditorium of ...

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Builders tasked on best practices

Builders tasked on best practices

“To ensure quality service delivery by professionals in the built environment, builders have been challenged to inculcate best practices on their clients, and ensure sound house keeping records to avoid hazards on projects. Participants at a two-day workshop on Mandatory Continuous Professional Development Programme organized by Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB gave the advice in a communiqué on the theme: ...

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Would you buy a house or build from scratch?

buy houses

Last week, we conducted a vox pop on Facebook to gather people’s opinions about whether they would like to buy a house or build from scratch? We got very many reactions. It was not surprising to learn that majority of the people who expressed their opinions would rather build their houses from scratch than buy the house. Many people would ...

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Edo Assembly approves N200m pension residential building for Oshiomhole

Edo Assembly approves N200m pension residential building for Oshiomhole

Vanguard reports that Edo State House of Assembly, yesterday, approved a pension benefit for a residential building worth N200 million for the immediate past governor of the state, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, while N100 million was approved for his Deputy, Dr Pius Odubu. According to Vanguard, the decision was made after the House amended the Pension bill titled, A bill for ...

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Why You Must Own a House Before It’s Too Late

Rent-to-own

If there is an asset you must acquire before you depart this world, that asset is a house, no matter how small it seems. And I’m not talking about a rented apartment. The reasons are not far-fetched. There’s a level of peace that comes with owning a house; a serenity that is unfathomable. Unlike when people buy fancy cars and ...

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