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The Affordable Mass Housing Provision N3trillion Pension Boost

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The Pension Reform Act 2014 has provision for house ownership. Section 89(2) of the Act provides that “Notwithstanding the provision of sub-section (1)(c) of this section, a Pension Fund Administrator may, subject to guidelines issued by the Commission, apply a percentage of the pension assets in the retirement savings account towards payment of equity contribution for payment of residential mortgage ...

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Where to invest N250,000 right now


To invest can be difficult for people who are barely able to get by on their salaries, especially in a country like Nigeria with a high rate of inflation and a currency that is susceptible to devaluation. The typical Nigerian is struggling to make ends meet. In 2021, the national minimum pay for federal employees in Nigeria was set at ...

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Why cement price is highest in Kano, Lagos markets


Despite the closeness of plants to Lagos, cement prices are shooting beyond the roof in reaction to price hike by the manufacturers recently. While the producers have blamed the increase on the high exchange rate, cost of spare parts and other logistics, builders and other prospective homeowners are worried that they are not enjoying the benefit of nearness to raw ...

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Stakeholders query FG’s costly housing prices nationwide

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Amid growing public concern over housing prices introduced by the Federal Government under the National Housing Programme (NHP), private developers have picked holes in the scheme. They argued that the programme is not affordable, justifiable as it is beyond the low-income earners and may breed corruption among civil servants. They said the government should concentrate on making policy than engaging ...

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BuyLetLive is the Real Estate Company You Need!


Finding a real estate property in Nigeria is a herculean task. This is even more relatable for people in major cities across the country, where the demand far outweighs the supply. First, you have to find the time out of a cramped schedule to go inspecting. Then there are the issues of non-responsive agents whose listings are not available on ...

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Globacom to Rehabilitate Ota-Idiroko Road


Nigerian multinational telecommunications company, Globacom Limited, commonly known as Glo, will reconstruct the 64 kilometres (km) Ota-Idiroko road in 2022. The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, confirmed this development in a statement issued on Wednesday. He explained that the road would be rehabilitated by the company under the federal government’s tax credit scheme, adding that the contract, ...

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History of Bodija, the first housing estate in Nigeria


The first Housing estate in Nigeria was the Bodija Housing Estate, Ibadan. The Ibadan Housing Estate was birthed in 1959 when the regional government decided to increase the number of modern houses available in the city. The Estate was built on a 400-acre of land in the area known as Bodija. At the time, the location of what is now ...

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Groups Propose Bill To Address Housing Deficit In Lagos

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Heinrich Boll Stiftung, (HBS) Nigeria and Arctic Infrastructure are proposing the Mixed-Income Housing Model as a strategy to address the housing deficit in Lagos and to ensure availability of adequate and affordable housing to low and middle-income earners in the State. The organizations, through a draft bill, titled ‘A Bill for Mixed-Income Housing development in Lagos State’, want to contribute ...

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