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NIQS seeks role in government’s infrastructure tax credit scheme

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Nigerian Institution of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) last week backed the Federal government’s new Executive Order on Road Infrastructure Development and Refurbishment Investment tax Credit Scheme, as they seek the inclusion of professionals, especially its members in the proposed management committee. However, the innovative Order whilst very good in principle, they said, could fail due to many possible abuses and some ...

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NIESV set to hold forum on improvement of housing delivery

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Estate surveyors and valuers in the country plan to hold a forum on how the country can reduce its housing deficit through effective mass housing delivery. The forum, known as the 6th National Housing Summit, and scheduled to hold in Abuja on October 8 and 9, is being organised by the Faculty of Housing, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and ...

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Sukuk, others are sources suitable for housing delivery – Report

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A report on the real estate sector has highlighted asset-backed bonds and sukuk, among others, as suitable sources of funds for housing delivery in Nigeria. The report, which was launched by the University of Lagos Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development in partnership with the African Research Universities Alliance, stated that real estate investment trust and portfolios could also be ...

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NIOB seeks clarification from FG on Building code

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Lagos – Unclear with the current policy over domestication of the National Building Code, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for clarification from the National Assembly. The body said further explanation from the legislators would aid the smooth implementation of the Building  Code both at the state and local government levels. Kenneth Nduka, president of the institute, made ...

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High mortgage interest rate delays housing delivery – Experts

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The impact of high mortgage interest on the nation’s housing delivery has continued to be a source of worry for operators. This is because of the importance of housing finance in improving coverage rate, which has unfortunately remained at a dismal 25 per cent. Experts have insisted that housing finance is central to the nation’s economic development. Lack of proper ...

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The Challenges of Public Housing Delivery in Nigeria

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This article attempts to examine the problem and challenges of public housing delivery in Nigeria. It highlights the nature and dimension of Nigeria’s housing problems. Housing is one of the three basic needs of mankind and it is the most important for the physical survival of man after the provision of food. Adequate housing contributes to the attainment of physical ...

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An Assessment of Housing Challenges in Nigeria

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Various studies have identified a multiplicity of factors inhibiting effective housing development and delivery in Nigeria. This article assesses housing challenges in Nigeria Housing (Shelter) is unarguably one of the basic necessities of man. It used to be ranked second after food in the hierarchy of man’s needs but recently it has been described as the first and most important ...

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The Implications of rising cost of building materials in Nigeria

Building materials

In recent times there has been a dramatic increase in the costs of building materials in Nigeria, and this development threatens the performance of the construction industry. This article assesses the implications of the recent rising cost in building materials. Building materials have been playing an important role in the construction industry—they are those materials put together in erecting or ...

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The Challenges of Housing Delivery in Nigeria

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Decent and affordable housing is one of the basic needs of individuals, family and the community at large. As a pre-requisite to the survival of man, housing ranks second only to food. This article views the challenges of housing delivery in Nigeria Housing as a unit of the environment has a profound influence on the health, efficient, social behaviour, satisfaction ...

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The Necessity For Affordable Housing

affordable Housing

Nigeria is perhaps the fastest urbanizing country in the African continent. One of the most important challenges facing the country is the provision of affordable housing. In Nigeria, many people always wait with keen interest to listen to budget speech at the beginning of each year. This is for nothing sake, but to hear how much have been allocated to ...

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