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EFCC recovered properties to rescue FCTA huge expenses on rents


According to the provision of section 4 (1) (e) of the FCT Act, the FCDA is charged with the responsibility of the coordination of the activities of all ministries, departments, and agencies of the Government of the Federation within the Federal Capital Territory. This provision provides the window for the requests by Federal Ministries, Agencies and Departments, including foreign organizations, ...

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Gov. Zulum lays foundation of 1,000 housing scheme for displaced persons


The Borno Government on Wednesday says it has commenced construction of 1,000 houses in Monguno to resettle persons displaced by Boko Haram insurgency. Malam Isa Gusau, the Special Adviser on Public Relations and Strategy to Gov. Babagana Zulum, said this in a statement in Maiduguri. Gusau said that Zulum had inaugurated the housing estate project on Monday as part of ...

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Review National Housing Fund scheme, Stakeholders urge FG

National housing fund

Some stakeholders, on Wednesday, have called for the review of the operations of the National Housing Fund Scheme in order to meet with the housing challenges of civil servants.  The Nigeria News Agency reports that the scheme was established in 1992 to enable Nigerians in all sectors of the economy to own their homes. Also, Minister solicits more FG empowerment ...

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FG Urged to Replicate Lekki Corridor Project across Nigeria

Lekki corridor

Verraki Partners, a business solutions company, has called on the federal and state governments, working in partnership with private sector stakeholders to replicate the Lekki Corridor also known as ‘New Lagos’ across other parts of Nigeria. With deliberate government policies to attract private capital leading to huge construction projects and fast-developing real estate market, the Lekki Corridor is believed to ...

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Gombe Gov Lauds NYSC Scheme For Role In Nation Building 


The foresight of the founders of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme for establishing a platform that gives youths across the country opportunity to contribute to nation-building has been praised and commended.  The commendation was made by the Governor of Gombe state, Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya while at the Gombe State House of Assembly Complex for the unveiling of a ...

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Kano partners FMBN on national housing scheme


Kano state government has expressed readiness to key into the National Housing Scheme to provide an affordable home to civil servants in the state. Commissioner for housing and transport, Abdullahi Musa Lawan spoke about the scheme at the weekend when he received the management of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) in Kano. Lawan, who reeled out the Kano state ...

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Traders lament as LASG demolishes Katangowa Market

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, demolished the Katangowa Market in the Abule-Egba area of the state to pave way for the development of the new Computer Village in the area. Shops, houses and worship centres around the market were also reduced to rubble after the expiration of a seven-day notice to quit. An automobile spare parts dealer, Mr. Jude ...

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Obaseki initiates asset mgt agency for public property

public property

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has set up an assets management agency to oversee the maintenance of public property in the state. Obaseki, while speaking at a meeting with members of the executive committee, said the initiative was deemed necessary in the wake of increased investment in public property across the state. He said his administration would grow, develop ...

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Lagos Partners ARCON On Regulation Of Projects


Lagos State Government has collaborated with Architects Registration Council (ARCON) by raising a joint committee on the modality and possible implementation of Architects’ Project Registration Number in the state. This was revealed in Lagos when ARCON visited the state’s Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development during which the former presented various issues to the ministry on moving the state’s ...

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Developer seeks Land Use Act amendment

land use act

A real estate development firm Landshop founder Prince David Omaghomi has called for the amendment of the Land Use Act to recognise ancestral ownership of land and make them bankable. At a briefing, Omaghomi said though he could not challenge the Land Use Act, he could call for its amendment on it as many cases were still pending in the ...

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