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stakeholders seek solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge

solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge

“For three days, Nigeria’s housing sector stakeholders including developers, bankers, manufacturers of building materials, government officials, built environment professionals, etc gathered in Abuja for the annual Abuja Housing Show discussing and searching for solutions to Nigeria’s housing challenge.”- Business Day A country of over 180 million people with rapid urbanization, Nigeria in spite of its abundant natural and human resources ...

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Millard Fuller wins 2017 affordable housing award

low cost housing

“For the second year running, the Millard Fuller Foundation has won the award for the Affordable Housing Project of the Year 2017 at the just concluded 11th Abuja Housing Show/Nigeria Housing Awards organised by FESADEB Communications. The award event which took place in Abuja last week had in attendance professionals in the housing sector. The award was set up to ...

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Experts chart course for affordable housing

housing problem in Nigeria

“Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and workers cooperative societies were top of considerations as experts gathered in Abuja recently to discuss the way forward for affordable housing delivery in Nigeria.”- Business Day Though the REITs market is still evolving in this country, it is considered a good opportunity for financial intermediation in the housing sector and, according to the experts ...

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11th Abuja International Housing Show: Realty Point showcases Cedar Homes

11th Abuja International Housing Show

The ongoing 11th Abuja International Housing Show is duly attended by Realty Point Limited and products with catchy gifts are up for grabs. Cedar homes is currently showcased amongst the many housing and building products. The show is going on at the International Conference Centre, Area 8, opposite Radio House, Abuja   CEDAR HOMES is RPL’s affordable housing development, primarily ...

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FG plans to construct 2,700 Housing Units

PM News reports that the Federal Government is planning the construction of 2,700 housing units in the short term to create 105,000 direct jobs, and increase to 100,000 housing units by 2020 to achieve sustainable development. The plan is stated in the Nigeria Economic Recovery and Growth Plan 2017-2020 (ERGP), a copy of which was obtained from the Ministry of ...

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Lafarge set to launch #AskLafarge social media campaign

#AskLafarge Social media campaign

“To directly engage with its customers across Nigeria, Lafarge Africa Plc, Africa’s leading housing and infrastructure solutions company, will be launching #AskLafarge social media campaign.”- The Sun  This engagement opportunity will provide stakeholders and customers alike the opportunity to interact online with Lafarge Africa Plc, using the hashtag #AskLafarge, which will be a one hour live twitter and Facebook chat.  Apart from the ...

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Easy Home by Lafarge Africa, an innovative affordable housing initiative

Easy Home by Lafarge Africa, an innovative affordable housing initiative

Easy Home by Lafarge Africa is an innovative affordable housing initiative. It is to bridge the skills gap in Nigeria’s construction industry, by giving home builders access to trained artisans skilled in block making, among other free services. Bennett Oghifo reports. This Day reports that the use of incompetent craftsmen, low quality building materials, weak supervision non-compliance with specifications/standards by ...

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Lagos targets revenue inflow from Jubilee Estate project

Lagos targets revenue inflow from Jubilee Estate project

“Lagos State Government is set to increase its Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) profile through taxes that will accrue from the sale of housing units, Land Use charges and other statutory payments from its new Lagos Jubilee Estate, Iganmu.” – The Guardian The Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, who disclosed this while signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), with Brains ...

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Bayelsa State government takes over land allocation

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

“Disturbed by the activities of land racketeers and indiscriminate construction of buildings in Yenagoa and its environs,  Bayelsa State governor, Mr Seriake Dickson has inaugurated a 10-member Land Use and Allocation Committee, with a declaration that henceforth, government will  be responsible for the provision and sale of land to members of the public for private, commercial and industrial purpose”- Nigeria ...

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