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NASS to build 6,000 completely Made in Nigeria housing units

NASS to build 6,000 completely Made in Nigeria housing units

“Dr Beni Goka, Executive Director, Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), National Assembly Chapter, says the association is embarking on construction of 6,000 housing units with local materials for staff in Abuja.”- The News Guru He made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja. Goka stressed the need for the government and ...

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A Brief Review of the Real Estate Industry in Nigeria

Real estate Industry

The real estate industry in Nigeria has come of age albeit it still struggles for a strong foothold. This article talks on how the real estate industry in Nigeria is being overlooked despite its immense potentials. Real Estate connotes an entity consisting of land and buildings on it in which resides some value of economic worth. In other words, it ...

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Ever lived in a ghetto? How was it like?

Ghetto Life

This week’s vox pop is an interesting one as we shared in the experiences of people who have once lived in the ghetto. We threw out this opinion poll to people on Facebook and we were able to harness reactions of different sorts. According to dictionary.com, ghetto is defined as a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum ...

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Govt urged to channel social housing scheme through FMBN

Home Renovation Loan

“Stakeholders in the housing sector have called on government to route its funds for social housing initiatives through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria FMBN, which has the experience and capacity of reaching over 4 million Nigerians nationwide through the National Housing Fund NHF. The call was made at the 5th joint meeting of FMBN, Mortgage Banking Association of Nigeria ...

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An Assessment of Housing Challenges in Nigeria

housing deficit probems

Various studies have identified a multiplicity of factors inhibiting effective housing development and delivery in Nigeria. This article assesses housing challenges in Nigeria Housing (Shelter) is unarguably one of the basic necessities of man. It used to be ranked second after food in the hierarchy of man’s needs but recently it has been described as the first and most important ...

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Surveys’ board wants involvement in housing scheme

low cost housing

“Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has sought for  collaboration with the Federal Ministry of power, works and housing  in its scheme to  build   10,000 houses in each state of the federation. The new chairman of Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) Olayinka Sonaike, made this call at the inauguration of the board ...

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Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

“With burgeoning population of over 22 million, Lagos is faced with housing challenge. On daily basis people migrate from every nooks and crannies of Nigeria to Lagos without ever thinking of leaving, thus compounding the housing challenge. Undoubtedly, shelter is one of the three basic necessities of life, others being food and clothing. Adequate housing includes secure land title, access to ...

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X-raying Power, Works And Housing two years after

Fashola chides estate valuers over property pricing

“Revamping of the nation’s decaying infrastructure in every area including Power, Works and Housing was part of the campaign promises of the current administration. MUYIWA OYINLOLA in this report examines how the Federal Government has fared in these key areas two years after”- Leadership The last Presidential election was one of the most keenly contested in recent times. The then ...

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Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

Nigeria has performed poorly in housing the poor, says Okunnu

“Although Nigeria has recorded some milestones in her democratic experience since 1999, providing affordable housing for the teeming population has continued to be a major challenge. In this interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, the former Federal Commissioner for Works and Housing, Femi Okunnu, gives an insight into on how the country can mitigate her housing challenge. He also dismisses the choice ...

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