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Before you Purchase that Lagos Property – 3

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This is the last part of the series – Before you purchase that Lagos property. Last week we talked about the Acquisition/Purchase proper when it comes to property acquisition in Nigeria with reference to Lagos. Here is the concluding part: EFFECT OF NON-REGISTRATION Where documents created over a land transaction are not registered it renders such documents inadmissible in a ...

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FG Moves to Reduce Cost of Housing Delivery by 30%

Reduce Cost of Housing Delivery by 30%

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. George Ossi, on Monday said government is developing a blueprint to reduce cost of housing delivery by 30%. The disclosure was contained in a statement, signed by the Ministry’s Director of Public Affairs, Mr. Ajibola Adedeji, in Abuja. Ossi in the statement, averred that government will intervene through the provision ...

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Rivers opens arm to private investors in the housing sector

private investors in housing sector RIVERS

The Rivers State Commissioner of Housing, Barr. Emma Okah, has emphasised the need for private investors in the housing sector to take full advantage of the government’s liberal housing policy of the Governor Nyesom Ezebunwo Wikes’ administration. The Housing Commissioner stated this in a press release recently, noting that the state has huge deficit in housing that needs drastic intervention. ...

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SPAR supermarket set to open in at Lifecamp, Abuja.

Spar Supermarket Abuja

People of Gwarimpa and its environs in Abuja can look forward to better times, as their shopping stress will be alleviated by the coming of SPAR supermarket to Lifecamp, Gwarimpa Abuja. Artee group, the operators of SPAR supermarket recently signed a lease agreement with Topwide Ventures Limited for 3000sqm space as the anchor tenant in the ongoing Mountview shopping centre ...

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Mixed reaction on Dangote’s plan to build new cement plant in Zimbabwe

Dangote acquires $12b foreign gas firm

Zimbabweans have taken to social media to express mixed views following indications by Nigeria’s Aliko Dangote that he plans to invest in the southern African country. Dangote, who is considered Africa’s richest man, said on Monday he planned mining and power generation projects for investment-starved Zimbabwe, as well as to set up a large cement factory. This came after he ...

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Probe PTF’s abandoned road contract, Lawmaker urges Buhari

probe PTF road contract

A lawmaker representing the Arochukwu/Ohafia Constituency in the House of Representatives, Uko Ndukwe Nkole, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the circumstances that lead to the abandonment of the Ohafia-Arochukwu Road rehabilitation contract awarded by the defunct Petroleum Trust Fund (PTF) during Buhari’s tenure as chairman. Nkole raised questions on the issue when he undertook an inspection of the road, which ...

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Oshiomhole insists $700m second Niger Bridge money missing

second niger bridge

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has called on a former minister of work, Mike Onolememen, to explain to Nigerians the whereabouts of $700 million (N140 billion) released for the unexecuted second Niger bridge project. Mr. Oshiomhole said in a statement by his chief press secretary, Peter Okhiria, that he stood by an earlier statement that $700 million was drawn ...

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How Noisy Can Lagos Get?

Noise pollution in lagos state

Noise is not inherently harmful to humans or environment. It is when noise becomes unusually loud and uncontrolled that it diminishes the quality of air and adversely affects the environment, public health and welfare. Noise pollution is one of the environmental hazards affecting humans as well as climate. In most urban areas of the third or developing countries of the ...

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“REDAN is a serious stakeholder in housing development” – Hajia Binta Ibrahim

stakeholder in housing development

The Chairperson, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN), Federal Capital Territory (FCT), chapter, Hajia Binta Ibrahim, in this interview with Dele Ogbodo, said that the only way houses can be made affordable is when there is serious intervention from all the stakeholders in the sector and government has to realize that REDAN is a serious stakeholder in housing development. ...

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