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NUJ seeks legal termination of failed housing project


The National President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists(NUJ), Chris Isiguzo, on Monday in Lagos called for legal termination of a stalled housing project for journalists in Lagos. Newsmen reported that the Nigeria Association of Women Journalists/NUJ in 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build 800 housing units for journalists at Abaren Village in Obafemi Owode Local Government Area ...

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SGF donates N.5m to Jigawa gateman house project


The Secretary to the Government of the Federation Boss Mustapha has donated N500,000 to a Jigawa gateman Malam Musa Usman, who rejected a house offer for a borehole to his community. Usman, who was working for an Indian national in Lagos, Mr. Varkey Verghese, who is also the Managing Director/CEO of Jawa Pharmaceutical, rejected an offer by his boss to ...

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Fashola suspends Abuja National Housing Project

National housing project

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has ordered the immediate suspension of work at the Abuja National Housing project in Gwagwalada, FCT. Fashola gave the order during the inspection of the ongoing Abuja Mass Housing project in Gwagwalada, on Monday. The Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) had written “Stop Work Inscriptions’’ on buildings at the construction ...

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Gov. Udom commends FMBN for commencement of workers’ Housing Project


Gov. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom has commended the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for the 100 affordable housing units projects for civil servants in Akwa Ibom. Emmanuel expressed the state government’s gratitude while performing the groundbreaking ceremony of the housing project in Nsit Ibom on Thursday. The governor said the state was glad to witness the fulfillment of ...

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Dubai-based developer begins $18.5b housing project in Abuja


A Dubai-based property developer has commenced $18.5 billion sites and serviced project expected to provide over 140,000 housing units within Centenary City in Abuja. Unveiling the initiative in Abuja, a co-investor/ developer, Alhassan Dantata, explained that government has leased the project, while funding is coming from foreign investors. He stressed that Centenary City was delayed because of controversies, adding that ...

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FMBN moves to acquire N500 billion capital in 5 years


The federal government plans to inject N500 billion into Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) putting in N100 billion annually over the next five years as part of efforts to address the housing deficit of the country. Chief executive officer of FMBN, Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, said the mortgage bank was expecting proposals on its recapitalisation, as well as a reorganisation ...

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Buhari administration pays contractors more than Goodluck Jonathan’s

Buhari administration

Minister of Power, Works and Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola has said that the current Buhari administration paid road contractors in the South East more than the previous administration of Goodluck Jonathan. The Minister stated this on Thursday during the inspection of Ikot Ekpene Boarder-Aba-Owerri dualization road, Section I, Phase I. Fashola, while interacting with the contractor handling the project, said ...

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ASO Savings commissions Garden estate, Karsana

ASO Savings

Nigeria’s leading Primary Mortgage Bank (PMB) ASO Savings and Loans Plc, Friday, scored another major goal as it commissioned the phase 1 of the ASO Garden Estate, Karsana, Abuja. The Estate, strategically located within the Karsana East District of Abuja, comprises 249 Housing Units made up of 129 units of 2-bedroom apartments, 117 units of 3-bedroom apartments and three units ...

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Affordable housing is an indicator of the well-being of Nigerians – Zarma

affordable housing

Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma has pointed out that affordable housing and conducive urban environment remained portent indicators of the well-being of Nigerians through effective policies and pragmatic development programmes. Zarma who stated this in Abuja at a workshop for Real Estate Developers organised by Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria (REDAN) added ...

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FG to construct housing project worth N107.7m in Kwara

Kwara state construct housing project worth N17.7m

Federal Government, in connection with the Kwara state government, is set to complete a 76- unit housing project in Il orin metropolis, Ilorin West local government area of the state as part of efforts to bridge housing deficit in the country. Conducting journalists round the housing project on Wednesday, the federal controller, ministry of Housing, Architect Kunle Shonibare and Director ...

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