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Fayemi urges FG’s support on infrastructure


Ekiti State Governor-elect, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, has called for the Federal Government’s support in the area of infrastructure development for the state. Fayemi made the call on Tuesday in Abuja during a courtesy visit to the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola. He said the visit was to identify areas his administration, when inaugurated, would partner with ...

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Obaseki launches Edo-BEST, housing estate, others in canada


In a concerted effort to get the buy-in of the state’s Diaspora community, Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, will be showcasing the revolutionary Edo Basic Education Transformation (Edo-BEST) programme and the 1800-unit Emotan Gardens project, among other growth and development enablers at the Edo National Association Worldwide (ENAW) Convention in Canada. The four-day Toronto convention, the 27th in the ...

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Insurance brokers seek FG’s support on housing projects

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The Nigerian Council of Registered Insurance Brokers has urged the Federal Government to incorporate appropriate insurance policies into its housing projects. The President of the council, Mr. Shola Tinubu, who recalled that the Federal Government recently announced that N197bn was spent on the construction of 26,002 houses and the renovation of 13,953 homes across the country, stressed the need to ...

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AfDB uses sustainable housing developments to create jobs


Through increased investment and sustainable housing development, African Development Bank (AfDB) has helped in alleviating poverty in its regional member countries (RMCs) which includes Nigeria. Besides providing one of the major needs of man which is shelter, housing development, more than any other economic activity, creates jobs, mostly for the poor who are engaged in various stages of construction as ...

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FG partners NSIA, others to provide 500,000 homes


The Federal Government, through its Ministry of Finance is partnering with the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) and other players in the housing sector to provide 500,000 houses to prospective homeowners by 2023. The proposed homes, which is said to be the largest affordable housing focused fund in sub-Saharan Africa is set to provide 1.5million jobs that will positively impact ...

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Governor Dickson pledges to build more housing units to decongest Yenagoa

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Bayelsa State Governor, Honourable Henry Seriake Dickson has assured workers on the timely completion of the ongoing low-cost housing units in Ayama and Agbura in Southern Ijaw Local Government and Yenagoa Local Government Areas of the state. He said on completion, the projects will decongest Yenagoa, the state capital and as well afford low-income earners the opportunity to own affordable ...

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Policy inconsistencies hinder home ownership in Nigeria – Expert

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Policy inconsistencies by successive administrations, which hinder home ownership in Nigeria, have been attributed to increasing housing deficit in Nigeria, Mr. Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has said. But experts in the industry having reviewed the challenge of housing deficit in the country have again preferred ways Nigeria can overcome her 17 million units ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Ajimobi tells FG to refund 33bn expended on federal roads in Oyo

Ajimobi orders FG to refud Oyo state money

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo on Wednesday demanded a refund of N33 billion from the Federal Government, being money the state spent on reconstruction and rehabilitation of federal roads in the state. Ajimobi made this demand while receiving a federal government’s delegation to the state, led by the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Zarma in Ibadan, ...

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Buhari shows-off roads, power, housing projects in S-East as campaign tools


The Minister for Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, last weekend inspected Federal Government’s on-going projects in the South-East geopolitical zone, starting from Abia, Imo, Enugu, Ebonyi to Anambra states. Arriving at the Enugu border with Abia State, after his departure from Imo State, the Minister rode through one flank of the Enugu-Port Harcourt Expressway, stopping at the CGC ...

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