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Edo Govt To Demolish Illegal Structures

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The Edo State Government is set to commence the demolition of illegal structures erected on government property, including public schools and waterways in Benin City and other major settlements in the state. The Commissioner of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Erimona Edorodion, announced this in a statement on Thursday. The exercise will also affect roof eave-extensions and structures erected ...

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Real estate firm launches investment plan for kids

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Bersama Cooperative, a real estate investment-based society has launched their investment plan for children. Bersama kid/teens is a real estate plan which focuses on a structured savings for parents and guardians of children within the age range of 0-18 years. The initiative is specifically geared towards investing in properties on behalf of the children/wards before their 18th birthday. The ownership ...

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Buhari approves N10bn for upgrade of Enugu airport


President Muhammadu Buhari says he has approved a sum of N10 billion as intervention fund for the rehabilitation of Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu state. He made the announcement via his Twitter account, on Thursday. Buhari said he is optimistic that the work will be done and completed on time. He said his administration will continue to prioritise infrastructural development ...

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Road closure at Yaba level crossing postponed — LASTMA

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The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority has said that the planned road closure at Yaba level crossing had been postponed. The LASTMA’s spokesman, Mr. Olumide Filade made this known in a Public Notice in Lagos on Wednesday night. The authority in a travel advisory had earlier on Wednesday announced the road closure at the railway level crossing in Yaba following ...

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FHA to build 30,000 houses, diaspora city in Abuja


The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has unveiled plans for the construction of Abuja Diaspora City to be sited on 750 hectares of land in Kabuzu-Maitama II district as well as 30,000 mass housing in the nation’s capital city. FHA acting managing director/chief executive officer, Umar Gonto, disclosed this yesterday during an interactive session with the House of Representatives committee on ...

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Flood sacks Ondo residents


Several residents of the coastal communities in Ese Odo Local Government Area of Ondo State, including Igbotu, the hometown of the mother of state governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu have been sacked from their homes following several days of downpour. Some of the communities include Igbobini, Iluagbo, Sabome, Inikorogha, Oboro, Ojuala, Ipoke and Igbekebo, the headquarters of the local government, where ...

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FG plans national cooperative housing scheme

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The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government planned to introduce a national cooperative housing scheme to provide affordable houses for Nigerians. According to him, the scheme will go a long way in addressing the huge housing deficit in Nigeria. Fashola, who spoke during the unveiling of a showroom by Karmod Nigeria in Abuja, ...

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Another building collapses in Ikorodu


Another building has collapsed at Rademo Street, behind recreation center, Ita Elewa, Ikorodu area of Lagos as a result of Saturday’s heavy downpour. According to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, the one storey building partially caved in because of intense rainfall but said no life was lost. Investigations by LASEMA revealed that aside from the heavy downpour, the ...

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2020 Budget: Proposed N40bn For Housing Sector Inadequate ― Reps

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday expressed displeasure over poor budgetary allocation to the housing sector in the 2019 Appropriation Bill brought before the Parliament last week by President Muhammadu Buhari. Chairman, House Committee on Housing and Habitat, Hon. Mustapha Dawaki who stated this at the inaugural meeting of the Committee in Abuja, observed that over N40 billion out of ...

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Nigeria needs sustainable action plan on housing –Stakeholders


Stakeholders in the construction and real estate industry have said Nigeria needs a sustainable action plan to address its housing shortage. They noted that if properly regulated, the sector had the potential to create jobs and promote economic prosperity. The Governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, said it had become necessary to take a holistic look at housing at ...

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