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Lagos plans new town development schemes

Land Use Charge Should Be Paid By Landlord, Not Tenants - LASG

There are indications that plans are being made by the government to create new towns across the state. The Babatunde Fashola administration is determined to lay a solid foundation for the projects, which may be completed by the next executive if the indications on the development schemes are anything to go by The need for the projects, are overwhelming, some ...

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FCT: Natives in disagreement over future of Land swap policy

demolitions in abuja

AHEAD of the May 29 handover of government to the newly elected Federal executive, Abuja natives are divided on the future of the land swap policy introduced by the Goodluck Jonathan administration through the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Senator Bala Mohammed. The Original Inhabitants Development Association (OIDA) wants the policy to be scrapped due to its alleged use as a conduit ...

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NANTS’ Kubwa housing project to be completed in 6 months

Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

Mr. Edozie Ugwu, the FCT Chairman of NANTS, assured the members that the housing project embarked upon by The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) would be completed in six months. He said the Kubwa and Mbora sites in the FCT would be constructed simultaneously, adding that the construction on Zuba site would commence later. Ugwu said the Federal Housing ...

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NANTS to build 5,000 houses for traders in FCT

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), on Sunday in Abuja performed the ground breaking of 5,000 housing units in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). National President of NANTS, Mr Ken Ukoha, who spoke at the ceremony, said the project was aimed at addressing the housing deficit in the FCT. According to him, the housing ...

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Ogun: Issuance of electronic CofO to property owner now simplified

Certificates of Occupancy

The Ogun state government has simplified the processes of issuing the electronic Certificate of Occupancy to property owners. This statement was made by the Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo. It added that the migration from paper C-of-O to the electronic format was to tackle counterfeiting of the document, eliminate fraud and ensure efficiency in land administration. ...

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Ogun Homeowners’ Charter discounts still valid

Certificates of Occupancy

The Ogun State Government has said that the discount rate for subscribers to its Homeowners’ Charter to bring succor to residents of the state who regularize and obtain genuine title documents on their properties is still valid. The Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo, expressed displeasure that some people were trying to hijack the programme through fraudulent ...

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Lagos state government constructs 281 roads in 4years

At the 2015 ministerial press briefing of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure in Lagos, which was said to be the last for the second term of Governor Babtunde Fashola’s administration, the commissioner for works and infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat said the Lagos State Government constructed 281 roads between 2011 and now, while another 201 are currently undergoing construction. According ...

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FG indebted to FOCI members to the tune of N500bn

FOCI

According to the body, Federation of Construction Industry (FOCI), which is the umbrella group for building and civil engineering contractors, sub-contractors, and plant and equipment suppliers, the Federal Government alone is indebted to its members to the tune of N500bn. The Federation of Construction Industry has expressed concern over the high level of indebtedness in the construction industry, saying its ...

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Tanzania: CBA partners real estate firm for housing loans

CBA Bank Tanzania has inked an agreement with Chinese real estate developers, Avic International Real Estate to provide loans at affordable interest rates for buying houses. Speaking after signing the agreement in Dar es Salaam at the weekend, the CBA Executive Director, Mr. Julius Mcharo, said the deal provided the opportunity for Tanzanians to own high quality houses built by ...

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