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Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

It is no longer news that the FCT stands head and shoulders above other Nigerian cities in massive building construction owing to its status as the seat of power at the centre and hotbed of investment activities of multinational corporations, estate developers and individuals many of whom are money bags, resident in the city. Investing in real estate business and ...

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Borno to construct 2,500 family shelters for IDPs in “two weeks”

Borno to construct 2,500 shelters for IDPs “in two weeks”

The Borno State Government on Thursday inaugurated the construction of 2,500 family shelters for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) taking refuge in public schools in Maiduguri. The Commissioner for Education, Inuwa Kubo, said at the Bakasi IDP camp that the shelters would be constructed by international donor organizations led by the UNHCR. He said the construction of the shelters would last ...

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Lagos State Commissioner For Housing Tours Project Sites

Lagos State Commissioner For Housing Tours Project Sites

Lagos State Commissioner for Housing Mr. Gbolahan Wasiu Lawal–Akapo has inspected projects under his Ministry.  He was accompanied by the Permanent Secretary, Mr. Olatunji Odunlami and Special Adviser to the governor on Housing, Mrs. Mudirat Giwanson. He visited Lagos State Homes Ownership Mortgage Scheme (LagosHOMS) in Omole Estate, Igando, Oko–Oba, Agege, Chief Anthony Enahoro Housing Estate Ogba, Omole Phase 2, ...

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105 Naval Officers to Benefit From N620 Million Mortgage Scheme – FMBN

105 Naval Officers to Benefit From N620 Million Mortgage Scheme - FMBN

About 105 naval personnel contributing to the National Housing Fund ( NHF) would benefit from mortgage scheme set aside by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) to facilitate home ownership in Nigeria. The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of FMBN, Mr. Gimba Ya’u Kumo stated this Wednesday when he led a management team on a courtesy visit to Defence Headquarters ...

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Service Delivery: Pugeo Shelters Rewards NSCDC Staff

accommodation needs

In its bid to recognise and reward excellence in Nigeria, Pugeo Shelters Ltd. has rewarded an outstanding staff of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Mr Oguntuase A. K. Presenting the award to the outstanding officer, during a capacity development workshop at the NSCDC Academy in Sauka, Abuja, to sensitize the officers in charge of housing drawn from ...

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FMBN boss blames high interest rates for housing crisis

FMBN boss blames high interest rates for housing crisis

The Managing Director of The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Gimba Ya’u Kumo, has blamed the high and unaffordable interest rate systems used by many mortgage institutions as a major cause of housing crisis in Nigeria, saying that most Nigerians could not afford to tap into the current interest rate regime. He further listed the lack of long-term finance ...

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Structural division of NSE Unveil Low Cost Housing Model For IDPs

Internally displaced persons

Determined to urgently resettle the Internally Displaced People (IDP) rendered homeless by insurgents in the north-eastern part of the country, the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISE), the structural division of the Nigeria Society of Engineers (NSE), has unveiled low cost housing design to fast track their resettlement. The president of NSE, Engineer Samuel Ilugbekhai, in his address at the ...

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NIESV plans workshop on Modern Business Innovations to sustainable professional practice

NIESV plans workshop on Modern Business Innovations to sustainable professional practice

Members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) will next week Thursday hold its second National Continuous Professional Development Programme at the Lagoon Restaurant, Ozumba Mbadiwe Street, Victoria Island in Lagos. The programme would dwell on ‘ Modern Business Innovations to Sustainable Professional Practice’ and expected to attract distinguished speakers such as Managing Director, CMC Connect, Mr. ...

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Builders express concern over invasion of the industry by foreigners

Builders express concern over invasion of the industry by foreigners

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Lagos State last week, pledged to renew its efforts towards enthroning standards and safety within the construction industry. The builders unanimously expressed concerns over the invasion of the industry by foreigners, on one hand, and artisans on the other. At the 2015 Builders’ Conference gathering, organised by the Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB), Lagos ...

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