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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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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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Nigerian govt provides N500 billion to FMBN for mortgage facilities

Nigerian govt provides N500 billion to FMBN for mortgage facilities

Premium Times reports that the Federal Government says it has provided N500 billion to resuscitate the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, FMBN, to make mortgage facilities easily available to Nigerians. Mustapha Baba-Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, announced this in Lafia on Monday when he called on the Nasarawa State Deputy Governor, Silas Agara. The News ...

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Why the value of land increased in Osun

Why the value of land increased in Osun

“For many who have seen Osun as a state where cheap or almost free land is easily available in the urban centers, they may need to have a rethink, as check around various areas in the state reveals the value of land has increased to around 1000% and 2000% in some cases in the past few years.” – Vanguard In ...

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Federal Housing: Allottees protest alleged resell of plots of land

Federal Housing: Allottees protest alleged resell of plots

“Federal Housing Estate allottees in Abia on Thursday, protested against an alleged re-sell of their plots of land at the ministry’s housing estate located at Amakama, near Umuahia, the state capital.”- The News The allottees, operating under the aegis of Federal Housing Allottees Association, gathered in their numbers at the World Bank Housing Estate, from where they marched to the ...

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Govt. proposes new road infrastructure system

IN the wake of increasing dilapidation of roads, maintenance backlog and accelerating loss of asset value, the federal authorities have concluded plans to establish a Road Asset Management System (RAMS) for its road network in the country. The envisioned system will assist the Federal Ministry of Works (FMW) to rationalize decision making in planning, programming, funding, and procurement and in ...

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Surveyors demand creation of Mapping Commission

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In order to ensure proper mapping and collation of spatial data that will enhance productivity and service delivery, the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) has urged the federal Government to establish Survey, Planning and Mapping Commission. The Institution’s President, Mr. Bern Omo Akhigbe made the call last week at the 32nd memorial lecture held in honour of the pioneer president ...

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