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Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

“Although Nigeria has recorded some milestones in her democratic experience since 1999, providing affordable housing for the teeming population has continued to be a major challenge. In this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, the former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Femi Okunnu, gives an insight into on how the country can mitigate her housing challenge. He also dismisses the choice ...

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‘Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos” -Mr Lookman Oshodi

'Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos" -Mr Lookman Oshodi,

This is the second part of the interview we had with Mr Lookman Oshodi, project director of Arctic Infrastructure. You can read the first part here. In the second part of the interview we discussed how private sectors can come on board the housing strategies in Lagos state, the explosive population, self-help housing, housing problems in Lagos etc. Read the ...

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‘Nigeria remains choice investment space’ CEO, Stanbic IBTC

‘Nigeria remains choice investment space’

“Mrs. Titi Ogungbesan is the Chief Executive Officer of Stanbic IBTC Stockbrokers Limited, acclaimed to be the largest stockbroking company in Nigeria. The expert, who has overseen the company develop online real time platform for seamless stockbroking, spoke to CHIJIOKE NELSON on germane issues of the financial market and economy at large. Some say now is the best time to ...

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Tax, property laws should be reviewed to boost non-interest banking – Stanbic IBTC

Investors holding back on the Nigerian property market despite opportunities

“Saidu Babayo, Head of Non-interest Banking, Stanbic IBTC Bank Plc, speaks on the factors driving the huge demand for non-interest banking investment products across the continent and the prospects for such products in Nigeria. GOING by the oversubscription to the $100m sukuk issued by the African Finance Corporation there seems to be strong appetite for Islamic Banking or non-interest banking ...

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Why Anti Land Grabbing Law Will Work In Lagos – State Lawmaker

Land grabbing

Deputy Majority Leader, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Olumuyiwa Jimoh, who is representing Apapa II, speaks to Vanguard on the newly enacted law criminalising land grabbing in the state.  What is the significance of the land grabbing law? The land grabbing law is important in so many ways. Hitherto, there was a law that addressed the issue of land ...

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Estate Surveyors Have So Much To Give – Offiong Ukpong

Estate Surveyors

The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) is championing the establishment of office of the valuer-general and regulation of estate agency practice. In this interview, the State chairman and managing director, Niger Insurance Properties Limited, OFFIONG SAMUEL UKPONG, explained to The Guardian’s HAPPINESS OTOKHINE, why the institution is promoting a bill to empower ...

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Star Actress, Chika Ike Reveals Her Love For Real Estate

Chika Ike

Star actress, Chika Ike is a UN Ambassador, a Nigerian actress and the CEO of Fancy Nancy Collections. The multiple award winning actress started her acting career in 2005 and has featured in over 100 movies. She is a Human Kinetics and Health Education graduate of the University of Lagos. Chika started her acting career at the age of 5 ...

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