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FG partners NSIA, others to provide 500,000 homes


The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Finance is partnering with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and other players in the housing sector to provide 500,000 houses to prospective homeowners by 2023. The proposed homes, which is said to be the largest affordable housing focused fund in sub-Saharan Africa is set to provide 1.5million jobs that will positively impact ...

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Governor Dickson pledges to build more housing units to decongest Yenagoa

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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has assured workers on the timely completion of the ongoing low-cost housing units in Ayama and Agbura in Southern Ijaw Local Government and Yenagoa Local Government Areas of the state. He said on completion, the projects will decongest Yenagoa, the state capital and as well afford low-income earners the opportunity to own affordable ...

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Policy inconsistencies hinder home ownership in Nigeria – Expert

Home ownership

Policy inconsistencies by successive administrations, which hinder home ownership in Nigeria, have been attributed to increasing housing deficit in Nigeria, Mr. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has said. But experts in the industry having reviewed the challenge of housing deficit in the country have again preferred ways Nigeria can overcome her 17 million units ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Ajimobi tells FG to refund 33bn expended on federal roads in Oyo

Ajimobi orders FG to refud Oyo state money

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo on Wednesday demanded a refund of N33 billion from the Federal Government, being money the state spent on reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal roads in the state. Ajimobi made this demand while receiving a federal government’s delegation to the state, led by the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Zarma in Ibadan, ...

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Buhari shows-off roads, power, housing projects in S-East as campaign tools


The Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, last weekend inspected Federal Government’s on-going projects in the South-East geopolitical zone, starting from Abia, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi to Anambra states. Arriving at the Enugu border with Abia State, after his departure from Imo State, the Minister rode through one flank of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, stopping at the CGC ...

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National Housing Programme designed to help persons with disabilities – Minister

National Housing Programme

The Federal Government on Tuesday said that the National Housing Programme was designed with ‘Ramps’ for mobility and interactions in consideration of people living with disabilities. The Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Suleiman Zarma, made this known during an inspection of the ongoing construction of the NHP in Ado-Ekiti. Zarma, in the company of some ...

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Fashola discloses bad state of Enugu-Onitsha road

Enugu-Onitsha road

The Minister of Work, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has disclosed that the 15-kilometre Abakpa junction to 9th Mile corner, Ngwo has remained tattered because the previous contractor that handled the section of the road lacked expertise on how to execute the job and finally abandoned it. The minister also stated that federal government has concluded plans to intervene ...

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FMBN refunds N9bn housing fund to retirees


The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa says more than N9 billion National Housing Fund (NHF), has so far been refunded to over 200, 000 retirees nationwide. The managing director said that every NHF contributed by civil servants was refundable with interest once they attained 60 years. Dangiwa made this known at the Affordable Housing ...

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