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Victims of Ayobo home demolition get fresh land allocation

Victims of Ayobo homes demolition get fresh land allocation

The state government has commenced the process of reallocating the over 2, 000 Ayobo allottees, under Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos, whose homes were demolished between July and August 2007, by the immediate past administration in Lagos. The victims’ homes had been demolished over the pretext that the location where the property was situated is government acquisition landed property. ...

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Jubilee Life Mortgage Bank Limited unfolds home ownership scheme

Jubilee Life Mortgage Bank Limited unfolds home ownership scheme

One of the leading national mortgage institutions in the country, Jubilee Life Mortgage Bank Limited, has announced that Kings Court II Abesan Estate project in Lagos is undergoing finishing touches. The construction work on the project commenced a couple of months ago, being financed by the bank. It comprises blocks of six units of three bedroom flats with all rooms ...

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NDIC floors Union Bank, firm over ownership of Fortune Towers

Fortune Towers, Victoria Island, Lagos

Nigerian Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) has succeeded in moving the Court of Appeal, Lagos, to set aside a ruling of a Lagos High Court, which held that the corporation’s suit on the lingering crisis on the ownership of an imposing complex, popularly known as Fortune Towers, situated at No. 27/29 Adeyemo Alakija Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, was an abuse of ...

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Buhari assigns Ministers; Babatunde Raji Fashola heads Power, Works and Housing

Fashola explains why power supply is poor nationwide

The long wait has finally come to an end as President Muhammadu Buhari today assigned his newly-appointed ministers offices. The ministers took turns in groups of four to take their oath at the presidential villa. The immediate past Governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Fashola, has been assigned the Minister of Power, Works and Housing while the immediate past Governor of ...

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Experts urge African countries to empower local government for sustainable urban development

Experts urge councils’ empowerment for cities governance

Experts in urban management have called for the need for all African countries to empower the local government, if their aspirations for sustainable urban development, would be realized in no distant time. They spoke in Lagos last week during the launch of the Africities 2015 to be held this month in Johannesburg, South Africa. A Non-Government Organisation, the United Cities ...

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FG commits to sustaining key lands, housing policies

government property

The Federal Government has pledged to grow the housing sector and harness its potential for sustainable national development. The president said his administration remains committed to sustaining key lands, housing and urban development policies, such as the Housing Policy, National Urban Development Policy, National Integrated Infrastructure Master Plan, Vision 20:2020, National Building Code, and the ongoing Medium Term Successor Plan ...

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Experts seek special financing for professionals in construction industry

Experts seek support for professionals in construction industry

Experts in the construction industry are calling for special financing products to professionals as part of its efforts to facilitate the process of economic development. They recommended that World Bank through the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and other banks should design and strengthen financial products that will foster collaboration between professionals and can lead to the formation of consortiums, adding that ...

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PHOTOS: Ambode inspects Apapa, Ladipo road networks

Ambode inspects Apapa, Ladipo road networks

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday embarked on an inspection tour of Apapa, Ladipo road networks. View pictures below: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle) with Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde (left); Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps, Lagos, Mr. Hyginus Omeje; Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Ganiyu Johnson; Secretary to the State Government, Mr. ...

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Fire destroys Sarafoam factory in Apapa

Fire destroys Sarafoam factory in Apapa

Property worth multi-million naira was destroyed as fire razed down Sarafoam Factory at Kirikiri area of Apapa, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. The fire started around 1.30pm Tuesday while as at 5.00pm, it has not been put off as fire servicemen and officials of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA battled to put out the fire. Fire service official, LASEMA, the police ...

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Stakeholders urge Lagos to act over distressed buildings in the city

Stakeholders urge Lagos to act over distressed buildings in the metropolis

Disturbed by the incidences of collapsed buildings in Lagos metropolis with the seeming hopelessness of stemming the tide, builders took a critical look at the past efforts by the officials in addressing the menace. However, stakeholders in the built environment, who commented on the matter, were of the view that government, as a matter of urgency, should be more proactive ...

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