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“How Mass Housing Delivery is handled in FCT”

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Engineer Adamu Ismaila of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) gave an insight into the way mass housing projects are run in the FCT. He said that the Development of Mass Housing(MH) Scheme in Abuja is based on Public Private Partnership (PPP) concept whereby Private Developers are provided with land on leasehold. According to him, the allocated land will be ...

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Abuja office complex shortlisted for WAN commercial award

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AN office complex being developed by a Lagos-based firm architectural firm, Messrs Design Genre Consultants is among the 57 entries shortlisted for the 2014 World Architecture News commercial Award (WAN) in the commercial category. WAN is regarded as the largest international Architecture awards programme as well as a major international competition that celebrates and promotes the best in international architecture ...

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NANTS to build 5,000 houses for traders in FCT

The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS), on Sunday in Abuja performed the ground breaking of 5,000 housing units in Kubwa, Bwari Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). National President of NANTS, Mr Ken Ukoha, who spoke at the ceremony, said the project was aimed at addressing the housing deficit in the FCT. According to him, the housing ...

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“Igbos are key players in terms of ownership of property” – Friday Ugoala

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Igbo businessmen in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have called on the President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari to consider the ethnic group for the post of FCT Minister. Speaking at a media briefing in Abuja, the Chairman of Zaudan Pazeri Property Owners Association, Elder Friday Ugoala, said Igbos have massive investments, a factor Buhari should consider. He recommended that an Igbo ...

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Abuja : FCT staffs thank minister for Land allocation

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Workers under the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative Society Ltd last Thursday thanked FCT Minister Bala Mohammed for giving approval to their application for land for its members. The land was allotted for construction of affordable houses for staff within FCT. The president of the society, Comrade Emmanuel Abenu expressed appreciation to the minister saying this is ...

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FCT: Capital estate should be ready for use by October

Minister of Lands, housing and Urban Development, Mrs. Akon Eyankenyi has said that the APDC Capital Estate-phase 1, located in Kubwa will be ready for commissioning in December. The minister gave this assurance when he inspected the estate last week. The minister also expressed satisfaction with the level of work done so far, describing the estate as one of the ...

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I will back property tax in FCT — AMAC/Bwari Rep. hopeful

LABOUR Party (LP)  House of Representatives candidate for AMAC/Bwari federal constituency, Chief Somadina Anene, says he will support the collection of property tax in the FCT for developmetal projects. Anene, who said he would not shy away from the tax in so far as it will not be punitive and unreasonable for people to pay explained that the FCT residents can’t ...

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Property Tax in FCT approved by National Assembly

Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

The two chambers of the National Assembly have passed into law a bill which seeks the establishment of the Federal Capital Territory Internal Revenue Board. The bill, among others, empowers the Federal Capital Territory Administration to establish its own Internal Revenue Board which would have, among others, the legal powers to collect tax on property.According to the harmonised report of ...

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FG settles ECOWAS, FCT property dispute

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In an effort to amicably resolve a lingering crisis involving the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), over the former’s property, the Federal Government has waded in, raising a committee saddled with the responsibility of proffering solution to the dispute. In a meeting with the ECOWAS President, Mr. Kadré Désiré Ouadraogo, in ...

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FHA to partner with Abuja traders to provide 5,000 Housing units

In a bid to provide housing for the informal sector, the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) last week entered into a partnership with traders in Abuja for the delivering of 5,000 housing units in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Under the scheme with the National Association of Nigerian Traders, the first phase will start in the site for the proposed FHA ...

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