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Govt urged to channel social housing scheme through FMBN

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“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

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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

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“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

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“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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Fashola: Construction of 2,000 Houses in 33 States for Average Nigerians Almost Complete

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“Babatunde Raji Fashola, the minister of housing, power and works has disclosed that the federal government is doing all in its power to provide affordable housing to Nigerians. Speaking on Sunrise Daily, a program on Channels TV, he said the ministry is currently constructing about 2,000 pilot scheme Housing Units in 33 States. According to him, beneficiaries of the houses ...

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Police to begin owner-occupier housing scheme- DIG

Police to begin owner-occupier housing scheme- DIG

According to The News, The Deputy Inspector General of Police [DIG] in charge of Training and Development, Mr Emmanuel Inyang, on Wednesday said arrangements have been made to enable police personnel own residential houses before retirement. Inyang was quoted in a statement to have said that the scheme, which had since taken off, was a collaboration between the Nigeria Police ...

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Made-in-Nigeria policy cannot work in housing sector – FCTA

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“The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has said the Made-in-Nigeria policy of the federal government cannot work in the housing sector, because of the unrefined state of locally-sourced building materials in the country.”- Daily Post The District Officer, Department of Development Control in the FCTA, Dr. Sherif Razak, stated this on Wednesday during an exclusive chat with DAILY POST on ...

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