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Nigeria doesn’t have 22m housing deficit –Fashola

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The Minister of Works & Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has put a lie to the stereotype that the country has 17 million or 22 million housing deficit. According to Fashola, who debunked the claim Friday at Lafarge Africa Plc quarterly webinar-Concrete Ideas-, there is no proven record or data to support that claim. Speaking on its theme, New Solutions for ...

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Tax credit: FEC awards N309.9bn road contracts to Dangote

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The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the award of a contract to Dangote Industries for the construction of five roads totaling 274.9 km at the cost of N309.9bn to be advanced to the company as tax credit. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over ...

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27 Years After, FG Fulfils 3-Bedroom Pledges to Chioma Ajunwa, others

Chioma Ajunwa

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the allocation of 22 three-bedroom houses to Chioma Ajunwa the Super Eagles squad that won the Africa Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, in fulfilment of an earlier promise by the Federal Government. This was sequel to a memo by Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, leading to the President approving ...

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Designer of 1004 Flats Housing Estate, Fola Alade dies

Fola Alade

One of Nigeria’s first four Architecture graduates, Fola Alade, is dead. Mr. Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87, family sources in Aramoko-Ekiti said. Architectural masterpieces bearing his insignia are the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos, defunct Federal Secretariat building, Ikoyi, Lagos, and the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. Others are the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square, Lagos, ...

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FG’s properties in Lagos rot away amid worsening housing deficit

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Abandoned federal government’s properties in Lagos have continued to rot away as housing deficit in the country gets worse by the day. Amongst them is the federal secretariat complex Ikoyi. Other government’s properties in this class include the Nigerian External Telecommunications (NET) building on Marina Street, the Defence House (formerly Independence Building) and the former Navy Headquarters building also on ...

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Jubilation In Epe As Sanwo-Olu Delivers Another 110-Bed Maternity Hospital


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has delivered two strategic projects aimed at saving lives and securing property in the Epe Division of Lagos State. The Governor, on Monday, commissioned a fully equipped 110-bed Maternal and Child Centre (MCC) built in the ancient town to reduce maternal mortality rate and address complications that may lead to birth defects. The four-storey Epe MCC makes ...

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Lagos residents lament delayed repair of burnt airport bridge

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When in early January 2021, a petrol tanker loaded with fuel crashed at Toyota Bus Stop, on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, and burst into flames, damaged the airport bridge that leads to Murtala Muhammed International Airport, motorists and other road users never envisaged that it would, for months, disrupt their journeys to and from the airport and other destinations. The damage ...

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Estate Developer Accuses Politicians Of Taking Credit For Private Infrastructure In Abuja

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The chief executive officer of Perfect Estate Developers Ltd, Arc. Dayo Babatunde has raised the alarm that politicians have begun to take credit for privately built infrastructure in their localities within the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Babatunde in a chat with journalists on Tuesday said that the access road to his Perfect Estate in Kuje, Abuja has been variously appropriated ...

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REDAN, EFCC Parley Against Money Laundering In Real Estate Sector


The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has expressed its readiness to continue collaborating with the Special Control Unit Against Money Laundering (SCUML) department of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to sanitise the real estate business in Nigeria. This was stated by REDAN president, Alhaji Aliyu Wamakko, when the newly appointed director of SCUML, Mr. Daniel Isei, visited ...

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17-Year-Old Teenager Vandalizing, Stealing Public Properties Arrested In Yenagoa


The intelligence unit of the Bayelsa State Vigilante Service during the early hours of Friday following a tip-off has arrested a teenager aged 17 years, Daniel Akuna Fun-Aredemi, who specialises in stealing electric cables in building construction sites across the state capital, Yenagoa. The teenager who confessed to the crime after he was arrested at Okaka Housing Estate while he ...

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