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Enugu State to host Southeast housing summit

Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, (REDAN), South-East zone, has reached a collective agreement to host a major Housing Summit and Exhibitions next month. The Summit tagged Akulueuno 2019 – will hold on Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at the Kobb Civic C`enter (Shoprite), Polo Park Mall, Enugu. The Summit packaged in collaboration with Goldspectra Communications Network promises to be very ...

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FCT administration threatens property owners with demolition


The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), administration has vowed to prosecute developers raising illegal structures which were distorting the Abuja Master Plan. “The illegal structures built largely on waterways are causing damage to lives and property in the FCT. We won’t accept that” Mr. Suleiman Abdurahmeed, Acting Coordinator and Director of Administration and Finance, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC,) told newsmen ...

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Lagos govt cautions against unregistered estate agents, developers

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The Lagos State Government on Monday advised residents to patronise only certified and registered estate agents or developers while seeking accommodation or dealing in properties. Mr Wasiu Akewusola, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Housing, gave the advice at Alapere in Ketu, near Lagos, where a fraudulent property developer allegedly duped no fewer than 262 prospective home buyers. “Residents of ...

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Lagos landlord, developer, agents defraud 66 prospective tenants of N16m

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Over 66 prospective tenants have been thrown into confusion as Lagos landlord, Olatunji Joseph, in connivance with a developer, Aderonke Olaleye, and other allegedly yet-to-be identified agents swindled them of over N16m. The money was meant as rents for five flats in a newly-constructed one-storey building at No. 11 Abeni Close, Asa Estate, in the Gbagada area of Lagos State. ...

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ACCI set to hold expo on housing, building materials


The Abuja Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ACCI) and Shelter Aid Organisation will hold an investment expo in Abuja to promote local production of building materials, affordable housing and skilled workforce in the housing sector. Speaking on the planned expo, the Vice President in charge of commerce for ACCI, Dr Johnson Anene, said the expo would attract investors and stakeholders ...

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Building Collapse: NIQS urges Buhari to establish construction industry commission


President of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), QS. Obafemi Onashile has attributed increased cases of collapse of buildings in the country to defective construction laws still in use. Onashile stated this at the Southeast zonal two-day workshop, with the theme: “Construction Industry Health and Safety Management”, held at Newton Hotels, Owerri, Imo State, recently. The event was attended ...

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Sanwo-Olu will regenerate structures in Lagos – Jeje


Former Commissioner for Housing in Lagos State, Hon. Bosun Jeje is confident that the incoming governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, would regenerate buildings in Lagos Island to curb the incessant menace of building collapse in the area. Jeje during an interactive session with journalist in Lagos at the weekend said indication towards that was Sanwo-Olu’s assurance when he visited the site ...

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BCPG urges developers to seek surveyors’ services before construction


The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Ikeja Cell, has called on prospective building developers and clients to engage the services of quantity surveyors before embarking on construction projects. A statement from BCPG quoted Mrs. Adejoke Alabi, a former Head of Quantity Surveying Department, Lagos State Ministry of Works and the lead speaker at a seminar organised by BCPG Ikeja Cell, ...

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Abuja Developers to name tower after Muhammadu Buhari


The actual development of the Abuja Centenary City project is about to commence, Chief executive of Centenary City Plc, one of the co-developers of the project, Al-hassan Dantata, announced in Abuja on Tuesday. A special feature of the $18.76 billion city, Mr. Dantata said, will be the iconic ‘Buhari Tower’ that would house residential flats for civil servants and middle-income ...

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Okowa urges mortgage institutions to encourage civil servants to build houses

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ASABA – Ifeanyi Okowa, Delta State Governor, has confirmed that mortgage institutions have a lot of roles to play in encouraging civil servants in particular to own their houses. The governor, who stated this yesterday at the unveiling of Governance Villa Housing Estate, Ibusa, Oshimili North Local Government Area of the state, maintained that there must be steady efforts towards ...

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