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FG separates Ministry of Works and Housing‎

Housing

The Federal Government on Wednesday 21st August 2019 unbundled the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to Federal Ministry of Works and Housing with Babatunde Fashola as Minister and Engr. Abubakar Aliyu as Minister of State respectively. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola is the immediate past Minister of Power, Works, and Housing. He is from Lagos State, ...

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Housing professionals and other experts plans summit on housing

Housing professionals and other experts in the built industry would gather in Lagos for a summit of suppliers of construction products from around the globe with the aim of reducing the huge gap between demand and supply in the nation’s housing value chain. According to the organizers of the event, ‘Big Five Construct Nigeria’, about 100 international companies and over ...

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El-Rufai commissions ambitious Kaduna Renewal Project, signs MoU with CCECC

CCECC

Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State, on Thursday in Kaduna signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) for the road component of the Kaduna Urban Renewal Project. In his speech at the event, the governor said it would be the most comprehensive urban renewal project in the history of Kaduna state. “These investments will ...

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Abuja international housing show targets over 20,000 participants from 15 countries

Abuja international housing show

All is now set for the 13th edition of Africa’s biggest expo – Abuja International Housing Show – scheduled to take place in July. The expectations for this year’s edition are very high as over 20, 000 participants have confirmed participation, the organisers said in a statement. As the biggest platform for product exhibition, over 400 local and international exhibitors ...

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Experts urge estate agents to leverage on technology

estate agents

Bothered by the disruptive impacts of technology on the built sector, practitioners especially, the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) have been urged to embark on regular training and re-training of members on new innovations that would enhance their business. Technology roles on preconstruction, construction, and post-construction stages as well as real estate transactions had recently revolutionized the industry, ...

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Reps slam FG housing department over copy and paste budget

budget

The House of Representatives’ Committee on Urban Development and Regional Planning on Thursday condemned the untidiness and errors in the 2019 budget proposal presented by the Urban and Regional Development Department of the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. Due to the similarities between the items in the 2018 and 2019 budgets of the department, they described it as ...

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Whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof?

leaking roof

We’ve heard so many tales of landlords and their shenanigans. Someone once opined that the reason landlords behave the way they do is that LORD in their name while they treat their tenants like the ANT in their name. So back to our question, whose responsibility is it to fix your leaking roof? This question should have been a very ...

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Sanwo-Olu will regenerate structures in Lagos – Jeje

Sanwo-Olu

Former Commissioner for Housing in Lagos State, Hon. Bosun Jeje is confident that the incoming governor, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, would regenerate buildings in Lagos Island to curb the incessant menace of building collapse in the area. Jeje during an interactive session with journalist in Lagos at the weekend said indication towards that was Sanwo-Olu’s assurance when he visited the site ...

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Real Estate Bargain Shopping: How to find good deals

Real Estate Bargain

Real estate investors, along with the rest of society, are what you may consider conscious consumers. Every time a truly good deal presents itself, investors would be hard pressed to pass it up. After all, a real estate bargain presents the perfect opportunity to maximize profits.   The cheaper you can acquire a property, the more attractive the ROI (return ...

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NIESV decries assets declaration procedure

chartered estate surveyor and valuer

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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