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Construction Companies To Re-Engage 17,500 Workers – Fashola

budget on road projects

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola has said the Construction Companies are to re-engage 17,500 workers laid off the sector in the last three years over huge debts owed to them Fashola made this known on a television programme, Good Morning Nigeria, a Nigerian Television Authority programme in Abuja yesterday According to the Minister, “41 ...

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Dangote Urges FG to Invest In Infrastructure & Housing

Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive

Alhaji Aliko Dangote, Chairman of Dangote Cement Plc, yesterday charged the Federal Government and other African countries to invest in infrastructure and housing to support the rapidly developing continent, just its company is expanding across the continent. He stated this at the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) where it declared N8 per share dividend for the financial year ended December ...

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Housing Will Help Jump Start The Economy – Afolayan

MFF Urges FG To Embrace Affordable Housing As National Priority

Chief Olabode Afolayan is the Chairman of Housing Developers Cooperative Society (HDCS) and past President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN). In this interview he notes that the Housing sector has been identified as a sector that can create a lot of employment for the people and will help jump start the economy. Read excerpts below: Now that we ...

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Commercial Property Vs Residential Property

Residential property

Before we weigh the pros and cons between a residential property and a commercial property, let’s define the two real estate terminologies. A residential property is any property that derives all or nearly all of its income from dwelling units. Single-family homes, multi-families, apartment buildings, condos, co-ops are all residential. For commercial property, we’ll use a typical layman’s definition: property ...

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Property Expert Urges Govt. On Clear Strategy & Direction For Implementing Housing Plan

Property Expert Urges Govt. On Clear Strategy & Direction For Implementing housing plan

A real estate solution company, Propertygate Development and Investment Plc has thrown its weight behind a plan by the current administration to invest massively in both infrastructure and housing. The support, however, is with a call on the government to give clearer strategy and direction on how the initiative would be implemented, else the laudable vision might be fraught with ...

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Firm, FHA Homes Sign MoU On Housing Development

Unoccupied house in Abuja

FHA Homes Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Nekonini Business and Properties Limited for the development of 100 housing units in Abuja. According to both organisations, the project is the second phase of the Maccido Estate and is part of efforts to bridge the housing deficit in the country as the first phase of the project, which involved ...

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400 Residential Apartments To Be Sold To Retiring Police Officers

400 Residential Apartments To Be Sold To Retiring Police Officers

The Inspector General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has revealed that 400 residential apartments would be completed by January 2016 and sold to retiring police officers. This was as he explained that the Nigeria Police Cooperative and Multi-purpose Society had developed and acquired some housing projects within the country which were being sold to police personnel at affordable prices. Arase, ...

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‘Housing Is A Human Right’ – Gimba Ya’u Kumo

'Housing Is A Human Right' - Gimba Ya’u Kumo

The Managing Director/Chief Executive of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, Gimba Ya’u Kumo, has said that “housing is a human right” and he was doing everything possible to ensure that low and affordable housing schemes were provided across the 36 states of the federation – including the Federal Capital Territory. Kumo said this, in a statement made available to Daily ...

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The poor link between housing and health

Housing and health

The 3P’s: Poverty, Poor Housing and Health In recent years, environmental health science has broadened the scope of its inquiries, expanding its investigations beyond the effects of single pollutants on individuals to incorporate the entire panorama of external factors that may affect people’s health. Consideration of the health impacts of the built environment—the human-modified places where we live, work, play, ...

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