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Lagos govt to handle maintenance of housing estates

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The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that it has commenced the handling of the maintenance of government-owned housing estates through the engagement of facility managers to promote the wellbeing of residents of its estates. The Permanent Secretary, Wasiu Akewusola, in a statement signed by Adeola Salako, Director, Public Affairs in the Lagos State Ministry of Housing, said Mr. Akewusola ...

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Borno governor sets up committee to investigate allocations in four housing estates

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The Governor of Borno State, Babagana Umara, on Thursday inaugurates panel to review the ownership of houses in four government housing estates within Maiduguri, the state capital. The estates made up of about 3000 houses were built between 1999 and 2011 by governments of late Mala Kachalla and Ali Sheriff. Mr. Sheriff’s administration built three of the estates while the ...

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Niger state multi-million housing estate rots away

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States Housing schemes are meant to reduce the housing deficits and as well provide affordable and accessible housing estate(s) to low-income earners. But the aim of solving housing problem in both states and federal level wouldn’t be achieved if properties worth multi-millions of naira are left to rot. An example is the multi-million naira Niger state Mass Housing Project situated ...

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FG commences upgrade on Housing Estates across the country

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The Federal Government yesterday unveiled its plans to upgrade and maintain all the Housing Estates across the country. Under this programme, which is tagged: “Intervention of Urban Renewal”, all the housing estates built by the federal government and private individuals would be captured. To kick off the programme, which is supervised by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the Minister of ...

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Minister bemoans deplorable state of FHA Lugbe roads


The Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, Surv. Suleiman Hassan Zarma has lamented the deplorable condition of road and drainage infrastructures at the Federal Housing Authority (FHA) estate, Lugbe, attributing it to critical failures of the planning authorities in time past in upgrading them, giving room to the flagrant abuse of planning regulations by residents. Zarma stated ...

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Aliko Dangote set to commission 200 housing units for IDPs

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In a bid to assist the Federal Government to embark on rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in parts of the insurgency-ravaged areas in the North East, Aliko Dangote Foundation has concluded plans to commission a multi-billion naira housing estate. Chief Executive Officer of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Mrs. Zouera Youssoufou, said the commissioning of the 200 housing units for IDPs ...

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IGP discloses commencement of post-retirement housing units for office


The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, said the Force had commenced the construction of post-retirement housing units for its personnel across the country. Idris made the disclosure at the inauguration of the Nigeria Police Force housing estate in Mbora district of Abuja on Tuesday. The post-retirement project was carried out in conjunction with CORPAN International Ltd. “When these ...

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FMBN warns mortgage bankers against delay in disbursement of funds


The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) to stop delaying the disbursement of funds to developers. Dangiwa, who gave the warning at a tripartite meeting between the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) and Real Estate Developers’ Association of ...

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Police nabs electricity cable thief at Sangotedo housing scheme


The Police Rapid Response Squad (RRS) on Thursday arrested an electricity cable thief at Sangotedo Housing Scheme under construction by the Lagos State Government. Policemen guarding the site told the Commissioner for Housing, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, during his inspection visit to the project that the suspect, an employee on site, was rescued from being lynched. “We got information that the ...

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