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NIESV decries assets declaration procedure

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Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers ( NIESV) has faulted the current asset declaration procedure where a public officer on his own lists his assets and fixes values of his choice to the assets being declared, saying that it was counterproductive and negates the rules of checks and balance Briefing newsmen in Asaba, Delta State, President and Chairman, National ...

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Niger govt commences construction of 200 housing units

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The Niger State government and Happy Home Builders Nigeria Limited, under a Public Private Partnership, PPP, arrangement have commenced construction of 200 units of one bedroom bungalows and two-bedroom duplexes at the Abubakar Sani Bello Housing Estate along Suleja-Madalla Abuja Road, in Rafinsayin. The governor, Abubakar Sani Bello, who was represented by the commissioner for Lands and Housing, Alhaji Isa ...

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Jimi Agbaje promises to declare zero-potholes, mass housing in Lagos

Jimi Agbaje

The Lagos Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Jimi Agbaje, has promised that his government would declare an emergency on roads, rid the state of potholes and complete the Apapa-Badagry Expressway in record time. Agbaje also promised that his regime would spread even distribution of infrastructural development through the 20 local governments as well as embark on a programme ...

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Gbadamosi advises Nigerians to vote for candidates who have plans for housing

Babatunde Gbadamosi

Real Estate Developer and Lagos Governorship Candidate of the Action Democratic Party, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has urged Nigerians to vote only for parties with concrete plans for housing projects in Nigeria. Gbadamosi said Nigerians must ask questions on manifestos and how they could be achieved from Presidential and Governorship candidates on housing plans before going to the polls. Gbadamosi told newsmen ...

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WHO highlights new guidelines on better housing

WHO

World Health Organisation (WHO) has issued new guidelines, highlighting that better homes invariably lead to better standards of health. It said, “housing is becoming increasingly important to health in light of urban growth, aging populations, and climate change.” According to the agency, studies had shown that poor housing had implications for a wide range of health conditions, including respiratory, cardiovascular ...

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The Buyer Or Seller: Who Really Should Pay Estate Agents Fee?

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The Real Estate sector has become lucrative and it is contributing in its own way to curbing unemployment in Nigeria. There are different levels of people involved in Real Estate business, but there is a particular set of people in the industry who are not without controversy, as regards who pays them or should pay them. These people are the ...

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Estate surveyors Want Pension Funds Deployed To Housing

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Estate surveyors and valuers in the country have advised the Nigerian government to deploy part of the nation’s huge pension funds worth over eight trillion naira to the real estate sector as this will reduce the funding gap in the sector and assist even pensioners own their homes. The chairman estate surveyors and valuers registration board of Nigeria Nweke Umezuruike ...

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Experts reactions towards sustainable housing policy in Nigeria

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To provide sustainable housing policy, experts are moved by the increasing rate of urban population in Africa which would be more than 80 per cent by the year 2050 and the pressure to accommodate them. The have called for urgent steps to eradicate constraints fueling a mismatch between demand and supply of homes. According to them, there was the need ...

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Lagos seeks support from Ambode on healthcare center, schools, housing

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Residents of Mallam Village Community in Ebute Metta in Lagos State on Friday appealed to the Lagos State Government to provide them with a modern healthcare center, a primary school and housing. They made the appeal when Blue Baby Support Initiative (BBSI), a non-governmental organisation (NGO), distributed foodstuffs and other items to no fewer than 500 less privileged in the ...

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Positives and Drawbacks of Flipping a House In Nigeria

Flipping a house

Flipping a house simply means buying a property and reselling quickly for a profit. This is one of the smartest investment options around and it requires very minimal efforts. It basically involves your money as well as an in-depth knowledge of land ownership and the buying and selling process, you are good to go. House Flipping is often used to ...

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