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Govt. threatens to terminate Abaji-Koton-Karfe road project

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The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday threatened to terminate the contract for the dualisation of the Abaji-Koton-Karfe road due to “negligence” by the contractor for five months. The Director of Highways Constructions and Rehabilitation of the ministry, Dayyabu Mamman, made the recommendation on Wednesday during an inspection by the Minister of State II for Power, Works and ...

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Apex Mortgage bank set to expand their market with 50m subscribers

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Amid concerns that some contributors to the National Housing Fund (NHF) have not been able to access loans, the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) has assured Nigerians that the amendment of the enabling legislations in the scheme would make it more robust and beneficial. Accordingly, the bank explains that the objective is to expand its coverage to capture the ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

Quantity surveyors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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Housing projects excite Artisans and traders in Kogi

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The construction of National Housing Projects is really exiting traders and suppliers that are involved in the construction of the projects as they said that the on-going projects had ratcheted up their well-being since its commencement Speaking with journalists, a representative of the workers, George Mataga, stated that the host community had benefitted considerably from the project. He added that ...

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Gombe motorists decry slow pace of road reconstruction

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Motorists plying  Numan-Gombe Federal road have expressed concern over the slow pace of the on-going reconstruction of the road particularly from Numan-Lafiya Lamurde in Adamawa state to Cham town in Gombe state. One of the motorists, Amos Aboki, a commercial bus driver, lamented that the construction firm handling the road, “lacks the capacity, manpower and construction machines to reconstruct the ...

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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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