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Reps urge Military to return unutilized acquired lands to communities

Reps urge Military to return unutilized acquired lands to communities

Members of the Representatives on Wednesday urged Federal Ministries of Power, Works & Housing as well as Defence, to work out modalities for the return of unutilized expanses of land forcefully acquired for military barracks to host communities. According to Afe Olowookere (APC-Ondo), who sponsored the motion, one-quarter of the land area of the cities were acquired by the military ...

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Housing firm takes extension to the mainland with 1.4bn homes

Housing firm takes extension to the mainland with 1.4bn homes

Lagos-based property development firm, Messrs Tetramanor has announced plans to expand its housing firm in the mainland area, with 40-units of homes in the Ebuta-Metta axis of Lagos. The new project called; TM Meadows, about five-minutes from the Third Mainland Bridge consist of 40 units of two, three and four bedrooms all fully finished and having maid’s rooms. The estate ...

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Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges- Housing Expert

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo, has said Federal Government needs to make the Family Home Fund (FHF) scheme effective in 2018 to alleviate the housing challenges in the country. Adebayo, the Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing, made the call on Tuesday in Abuja. “Federal government needs to alleviate housing challenges”, he ...

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AHCN President speaks on issues arising from Nigeria’s housing deficit

Nigeria's housing

The famous Abraham Manslow’s Hierarchy of Needs places shelter as a basic need of every human. In other words without shelter man is less bothered about social activities, self-esteem or other offerings of the society. Sadly, what should have been a basic provision has become a luxury in Nigeria. To resolve the deficit in  sector, efforts to Nigeria’s housing increase stocks are ...

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Rivers State Govt. persists on handing over housing development to investors

River State persists on handing over housing development to investor

The Rivers State Govt. on Friday restated its desire to hand over the development of housing estates in some parts of the new city currently undergoing construction to private investors. Chief Ferdinand Alabraba, the Chairman, Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority (GPHCDA) reassured on government’s intention at the signing and hand-over ceremony of Olive Crest Estate site to Afriprops. He said ...

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Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Mr. Emma Okas Wike is currently the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, the founding as well as the principal partner of the firm of Emma Wike & Partners.  In this interview with EMMANUEL BADEJO, he bares his mind on sundry issues that affect real estate in Nigeria and also proposed Ministry of works, power and ...

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Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo has appealed to the Federal Government to show commitment and exercise strong political will in ensuring speedy growth in the housing sector in 2018. Adebayo, Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing Show, made the appeal on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), ...

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Babatunde Raji Fashola confirms Buhari’s administration is slow

Babatunde Raji Fashol confirm Buhari's administration is slow

Babatunde Raji Fashola, the minister of Power, works and Housing Development has on Monday said that president Muhammadu Buhari administration is slowly but it surely delivered his promises to the Nigerians. Fashola stated this when declared open a one-day stakeholders’ meeting on power sector in Lafia the state capital. According to the Minister, “What brings us here today is to ...

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Lagos Government seals Badoo sponsor’s properties

Badoo sponsor-properties sealed by the Government

As part of the measures to defeat the Badoo menace in Ikorodu, the Lagos State Government has frozen the properties of Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, a man thought to be the Badoo sponsor. The assets which include a Petrol Filling Station, hotel and event centre, were sealed off on Wednesday, January 3, 2017. According to the Linda Ikeji’s Blog (LIB), the valuables ...

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David Mark cries out to EFCC on 748m house: “You are chasing shadows P5”

Senator David Mark

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday said the accusations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or any other government that he purchased his N748 million Apo Residential House illegally were  spurious, contrived and baseless. He said the EFCC or any other agency were chasing shadows in probing how he bought his house. He insisted that he ...

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