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“Housing Sector Can’t Satisfy Growing Demand”

18 million housing deficit

In an exclusive interview with Vanguard, Mr. Kennedy Okonkwo, Chief Executive Officer of Nedcomoaks, a Lagos-based real estate development company, revealed that the growing demand for housing across all strata of the society is so huge that the industry cannot satisfy the demand. According to Okonkwo who started real estate business as an estate agent, it is difficult to churn ...

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“Corruption Is The Major Cause Of Building Collapse In Nigeria”

Lekki Building Collapse

A Professor of Building at the University of Lagos and the Vice Chairman, Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria, Martin Dada, has attributed the cause of building collapse in the country to human greed and corruption. Read excerpts from his interview with Punchng Correspondent. A lot has been said about building collapse. What in your opinion are the main causes ...

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Housing Will Help Jump Start The Economy – Afolayan

MFF Urges FG To Embrace Affordable Housing As National Priority

Chief Olabode Afolayan is the Chairman of Housing Developers Cooperative Society (HDCS) and past President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN). In this interview he notes that the Housing sector has been identified as a sector that can create a lot of employment for the people and will help jump start the economy. Read excerpts below: Now that we ...

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NIA President Calls For Professional Architects Representation In Development Control Offices

NIA President Calls For Professional Architects Representation In Development Control Offices

Architect Tonye Braide is the 26th President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA). In this interview with Elsie Godwin of NREH, he pointed out the need for Architects’ project to be vetted by Architects stating that Architects should be the ones in the development control of all development control offices. He also mentioned strengthening the institutional base of the ...

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