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Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

Oyo State Increases Approved Housing Loans For Workers By 100%

According to PM News, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has increased approved housing loans for civil servants by a 100 per cent so as to make housing affordable for workers in the state. Mr Isaac Omodewu, the State Commissioner for Lands, Housing and Survey made this disclosure at a regular ministerial briefing held on Thursday in Ibadan. The News ...

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Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

The Nation reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that his administration planned to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018 to bridge existing housing deficit in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the disclosure at an event to mark the 2017 World Habitat Day. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

“The Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo gathered players from all professions in the built environment recently gathered stakeholders for networking, learning and transaction.”- Punch The two-day event, which was themed: ‘Collaborating, innovating and growing to achieve adequate and affordable housing delivery in Nigeria’, had over 2,500 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors and provided a platform not only for ...

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Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

“As the world is preparing towards celebrating the World Habitat Day, scheduled for next week Monday, some residents in Lagos State are crying out against unlawful takeover of their landed property by the state government without due consultation and compensation.”- Independent Representatives of  Idotun  family in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, said it is unfortunate that as ...

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Osinbajo says Nigeria’s housing deficit is too high

Nigeria’s housing deficit

“Nigeria’s housing deficit is too high to be acceptable, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said.”- Punch Osinbajo who spoke at the 2017 Housing Summit in Abuja on Tuesday said, although, no nation had been able to provide all the housing needs of its citizens, the housing crisis in developing countries including Nigeria was very bad. The Vice President, who ...

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How Homelessness affects Children

Homeless Children

According to recent estimates, there are about 108 million Nigerians technically homeless. Often discernible from others in outward appearance, homeless children and youth face unique challenges associated with residential instability that compound many other difficulties associated with living in poverty. In this article, we shall look at how homelessness affects children What Is Homelessness? Homelessness includes a range of experiences, ...

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Emefiele identifies bottlenecks in mortgage sector

mortgage sector

“The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele has identified various bottlenecks hindering genuine investors and by extension free flow of funds into the mortgage sector.”- This Day The central bank governor while delivering a keynote address at a workshop for judicial officers on mortgage, with the theme: ‘Mortgage Disputes in Nigeria: The Need for Expeditious Resolution of ...

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2nd Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo to hold in Lagos

Investing in real estate

The Guardian reports that over 50 leading Nigerian companies and counterpart firms from the UK, Ghana, South Africa and UAE are some of the organizations that would participate at the 2nd Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo to hold in Lagos.Announcing this at an interactive meeting with stake holders in Lagos, Steve Ike, head of the summit’s organsing committee stated ...

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