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Abuja REDAN To Engage Govts Over Housing Provision

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Poised to aid mass housing development for low-income Nigerians, the Real Estate Developers Association (REDAN), Abuja chapter, has pledged to drive constructive engagements with government at all levels. The chapter’s newly elected chairman, Mr. Andrew Elerewe, revealed this plan recently in Abuja, saying the time had come for governments to see its association and members as strategic partners rather than ...

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Real estate expert advises govt to focus on solving housing shortage

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The Chief Executive Officer, UT Homes and Financial Services, Mr. Ade Adebajo, has advised the government of the federation to focus on solving problems related to housing shortage in the country. Adebajo said government should focus more attention on providing affordable housing for all Nigerians adding that a situation where more houses meant for the rich are lying idle while ...

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Experts optimistic about real estate performance in 2019

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Going by the improvement in the nation’s microenvironment and the positive projections for 2019, the real estate sector is expected to ride on the back of these and other strides it ought to make, and put in a better performance in the year 2019. Though the sector had been generally sluggish in 2018 because of the lull in the nation’s ...

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Babatunde Gbadamosi, ADP governorship candidate promises 10,000 houses annually

Babatunde Gbadamosi

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP) in Lagos state, Babatunde Gbadamosi, says he will deliver no fewer than 10,000 affordable housing units annually to reduce deficit in the state if elected. Gbadamosi, a real estate expert, made the promise on Wednesday, January 9 in Lagos at a debate, organised by a non-governmental organisation for governorship candidates in ...

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90% of housing units not affordable to average Nigerians

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Ninety per cent of the so-called affordable housing units built in Nigeria before now is in gross mismatch with affordability and accessibility dynamics of an average Nigerian citizen, New Telegraph has learnt. According to the Chairman, Value Chain Project Consultancy Limited, Pastor Joshua Egbagbe, there was no concerted push for intervention funds for the housing industry for low and medium ...

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FMBN partner NLC, TUC, NECA to provide affordable housing

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), in partnership with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress (TUC) and the Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA), has concluded plans for the commencement of the implementation of a national affordable housing delivery programme. The programme, which is targeted at Nigerian workers, is aimed at boosting housing development in the country. ...

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Enugu government plans to provide affordable housing

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Enugu State Housing Development Corporation (ESHDC) said it is poised to compete favourably with its contemporaries in the private sector of the Real Estate Sector, with a view to providing affordable housing to the public. General Manager of the Corporation, Mr. Chukwuemelie Agu, disclosed this while commissioning an office outlet at the Departure Lounge of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, ...

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Expert urges FG to provide long-term funds to mortgage institutions

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Mr. Olayinka Omotosho, Chairman, Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has appealed to the Federal Government to provide long-term funds to mortgage institutions to enhance their scope of operation. Omotosho reported on Monday in Lagos that affordable housing could only be achieved through effective mortgage system, which was not available in the country. He said the conventional banks offering mortgage ...

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We strive to enhance affordable housing – Royal ceramics boss

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The General Manager of West African Ceramics Ltd, foremost manufacturer of the ROYAL brand of tiles, grouts and tile adhesives, Mr. Bhaskar Rao, has stated that the idea behind opening of ultra-modern showrooms across the country known as Royal Exclusive Showroom stocked with the company’s range of products is basically to support affordable housing in Nigeria. Rao disclosed this at ...

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TUC President tasks FG on affordable houses for workers

TUC

The President of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), Comrade Bobboi Kaigama, has berated the Federal Government for not taking workers’ income into consideration in the housing projects being implemented across the nation. Comrade Kaigama said previous efforts to build houses for workers had remained white elephant projects because they did not take time to plan for the workers ...

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