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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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Real Estate professionals canvass dialogue on housing

Construction chiefs canvass dialogue on housing

Real Estate professionals have called on the newly appointed Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, to engage all professional bodies within the construction industry to chat a common course on housing delivery. The dialogue, according to them is inevitable, as all the professional bodies within the industry needed to make input in order for the minister ...

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REDAN advocates housing for ‘common people’

common people displaced

THE National President, Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria, REDAN, Rev. Ugochuckwu Chime has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to develop a new housing policy which will enable the common people, (the Talakawas) who voted him into power to have their own houses. The REDAN boss who made the appeal  at the end of a one-day multi- stakeholders interactive workshop ...

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An Overview Of The National Housing Policy

Challenges of housing in terms of quality and quantity appear to be the same all over the world. The needy have less access to housing while the less needy have greater chances of accessing housing. In Nigeria, housing is generally inadequate in the rural areas in terms of quality, while the major problem in urban areas is more of quantity, ...

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‘Brazil trade mission to assist economic housing in Nigeria’

Preparatory to its Brazil trade mission, a Nigerian international business consulting firm has tasked Nigerian businesses, especially small and medium enterprises on the need to harness opportunities availed to them through the mission. According to the firm, the mission is designed to assist interested businesses in developing joint venture partnerships in economic housing, retail business, development, agribusiness, as well as ...

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NANTS’ Kubwa housing project to be completed in 6 months

Significant reduction in construction activity in the FCT

Mr. Edozie Ugwu, the FCT Chairman of NANTS, assured the members that the housing project embarked upon by The National Association of Nigerian Traders (NANTS) would be completed in six months. He said the Kubwa and Mbora sites in the FCT would be constructed simultaneously, adding that the construction on Zuba site would commence later. Ugwu said the Federal Housing ...

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Is it the basic right of every Lagosian? (Part 1)

affordable housing

Lasgidi, city of hustlers where everyone seems to be sprinting on an imaginary track yet there are no spectators or even track officials.  In Lagos, it is the survival of the fittest, if you don’t fit in, you will end up in a fix. One of the most back-breaking means of survival is finding affordable housing with good living conditions though ...

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FG, BASAP ventures sign Mou on N300 Billion Housing Scheme


In its bid to encourage the private sector to assist in reducing the nation’s huge housing deficit, the Federal Government of Nigeria has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with BASAP Ventures International Limited/JS Neoplans and Artemis Angel Global Limited. The agreement will usher in a total of 15,000 low cost housing units which is expected to cost $1.5 billion ...

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