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Ogun begins construction of low-cost houses for residents

Ogun State Governor

The Ogun State Government has begun the construction of mass housing estates in Abeokuta and other parts of the State to provide decent houses to the pe ople at affordable prices. Speaking at the Thanksgiving and Praise Worship in honour of his victory at the governorship election tribunal, held at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta, Governor Dapo Abiodun ...

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‘Real estate sector can tackle unemployment’

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Government at the state and federal levels has been urged to partner with stakeholders in Nigeria’s real estate sector to reduce housing challenge and also tackle unemployment in the country. Making the call in Lagos during the unveiling of a multi-storeyed luxury apartment and office complex jointly built by Arkland Properties and Investment Company Limited and Amlad Group at Eko ...

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AIHS to host 40,000 participants

Abuja international housing show

The long – awaited Abuja International Housing Show (AIHS) would kick off today, with over 40, 000 participants and 400 exhibitors from different countries. The 13th edition of AIHS would be presenting a premium platform of learning and networking for all stakeholders in the housing and construction. The event, expected to hold from 23 to 26, July, 2019, at the ...

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Real estate summit to address housing finance challenges, others

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The 2019 Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo is set to provide the platform for stakeholders to discuss and find lasting solutions to housing challenges in the country, the organisers have said. Over 100 leading Nigerian real estate companies and their counterparts from Ghana, South Africa, United Kingdom and UAE had indicated interest to participate, the head of the organising ...

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FG launches new technology to reduce building cost


In a bid to reduce incidents of building collapse in the country, the federal government has introduced an emerging technology in building process. The new technology known as Pozzolana comprises materials with property of cement and offers 40 per cent cement replacement in building construction. Onu Speaking while commissioning the National Building and Road Research Institute NBRRI, Pozzalana Pilot Plant ...

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Real estate experts task FG on practicable housing policy, others

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Operators in the Nigerian real estate development industry, say that there is a need to look at the sources of financing construction of housing to make life meaningful for Nigerians and also make housing affordable for all. Director of Locke Homes Properties Ltd, Idowu Bakare, stated this on Tuesday while presenting the key to a 3-bedroom flat at the Gold ...

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Abuja REDAN To Engage Govts Over Housing Provision


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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