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AHCN to hold workshop on housing in Kaduna

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In its renewed efforts to provide viable solutions to the myriad problems of confronting the housing sector, the Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN) has concluded arrangement to stage a two-day National Workshop on Housing As Veritable Tools For Economic Recovery. The event will provide a forum for careful consideration of the challenges of housing deficit and affordability issues ...

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Built environment suffers N2bn loss after recession

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Fresh facts have emerged that the built environment is still battling to contend with over N2billion losses recorded during two years of Nigeria’s economic recession. Findings indicated that the losses emerged from underpriced and vacant properties mostly within Abuja, Lagos and Port Harcourt. It was also revealed that the real estate sector is yet to recover from the loss compared ...

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Government needs to do more to grow construction sector, Awobodu

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According to This Day, the government has been advised to show more commitment to the construction sector, considering its important role in the growth of the nation’s economy. The advice was given by the First Vice President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Mr. Kunle Awobodu, at the 2017 annual lecture with the theme “The Role of the Construction Sector ...

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Resolving fiscal policy impact on construction sector

Resolving fiscal policy impact on construction sector

“Amid uncertainty in the nation’s foreign exchange regime and other fiscal policies, built environment professionals have called for urgent steps to address the growing unemployment rate and job losses in the construction sector.”- The Guardian They agreed that except some contradictions in the Nigeria’s economy is successfully resolved, the construction sector, which is a barometer to measure economic success will ...

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LASG to Address Dearth of Skilled Construction Workers

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The Lagos State Government has disclosed plans to address the dearth of skilled workers in the construction sector with the introduction of the ‘Master Craftsmen Project’. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, disclosed this at the inauguration of the Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme Oko-Oba Housing Estate. He said, “The Master Craftsmen Project is another policy initiative of this ...

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