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Six African Countries that investors should consider quickly

African Countries that investors should consider

South Africa, Egypt and Nigeria together account for almost 50% of Africa’s US$3.5tr economy, making these three countries difficult to ignore as part of an expansion strategy. However, these three nations also have weaknesses according to a recent report by South African-based Rand Merchant Bank (RMB). Although South Africa remains the dominant force on the continent, it is expected to ...

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The Harbour Estates, Mayfair-Lekki

Introducing… The Harbour Estates, Mayfair-Lekki This is the best time to get this!                                   A friend of mine was still telling me the other day about how someone bought land in Lekki area for less than N1m in 2005, and now the land commands ...

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Globacom Turns Their Subscribers to Landlords With Phonelord

Globacom

Globacom has launched a mouth-watering and innovative product tagged Phonelord which rewards its subscribers for housing Glo SIMs in their phones. The company said from now on it would pay its subscribers rents for using their phones to provide shelter for their Glo SIMs just like tenants pay rents to landlords. Launching the product in Lagos on Wednesday, July 10, Globacom’s Coordinator ...

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Hawker Three Others Killed in Lagos Building Collapse

In another bizzare Lagos building collapse, four persons, including a 15-year-old hawker identified only as Sukurah, lost their lives on Sunday after a two-storey building under construction, collapsed in Surulere, Lagos State. The building collapsed around 10am during  the early morning rain, three people were rescued and were responding to treatment at different hospitals. A friend of the 15-year-old victim, Tobi, ...

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How the US Government Shutdown Could Drag Down the Housing Sector Recovery

Beyond the normal inconveniences — interruptions in Medicare, the darkening of the National Zoo’s panda cam — the government shutdown threatens to rain on the one bright spot of the economic recovery: The housing market. Lenders looking to process new mortgage applications will be blocked from basic services, like verifying Social Security numbers and tax return documents from the Internal ...

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Insufficient Funds Hamper Real Estate Development – Mabinuori

Mr. Lanre Mabinuori the Project Director of Prime Exchange Limited, a real estate development company says paucity of funds is one of the major factors militating against massive property development in the country. He said this during a seminar for the company’s marketing network team in Lagos on Saturday. Mabinuori, who said many banks were not willing to lend to estate developers, ...

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Inspirational investment stories of Chief (Dr) Francis Olaniyan

This is an exclusive interview with Chief (Dr) Christian Francis Ipoola Olaniyan Land Investment interview with Chief (Dr) Olaniyan…Born to parents who were teachers, he also ended up an educationist after having the best education available back in the 40’s.The founder of Victory Schools, Ikeja and other various establishments, he was one time Hon. Commissioner for Establishment and Training, old ...

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Johannesburg’s RMB Westport set to invest $250million in Nigeria’s real estate

In an unprecedented move, Johannesburg-based RMB Westport, South Africa’s second-largest financial-services company, announced the property unit of its investment banking arm has raised $250 million to develop real estate in West Africa. The initial sites will be in Nigeria, Ghana and  Angola. Retail and mixed-use development will be the primary objective. Africa currently has strong demand for high-grade retail and ...

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Jonathan To Open 43rd Estate Surveyors Conference

Goodluck Jonathan Estate surveyors conference

President Goodluck Jonathan is expected to declare open on Thursday the 43rd Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. The Estate Surveyors Conference will hold in Benin City, Edo State. The conference, which will discuss topical national and international issues, and also serve as a social gathering for members of the institution, will last for ...

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Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

As a company, we (Realty Point Limited) endorse and embrace the definition of Corporate Social Responsibility as proposed by the World Bank when we embark on the social responsibility of becoming corporate citizens. Corporate Social Responsibility is the commitment of business to contribute to sustainable economic development – working with employees, their families, the local community and society at large ...

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