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AHCN President speaks on issues arising from Nigeria’s housing deficit

Nigeria's housing

The famous Abraham Manslow’s Hierarchy of Needs places shelter as a basic need of every human. In other words without shelter man is less bothered about social activities, self-esteem or other offerings of the society. Sadly, what should have been a basic provision has become a luxury in Nigeria. To resolve the deficit in  sector, efforts to Nigeria’s housing increase stocks are ...

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Rivers State Govt. persists on handing over housing development to investors

River State persists on handing over housing development to investor

The Rivers State Govt. on Friday restated its desire to hand over the development of housing estates in some parts of the new city currently undergoing construction to private investors. Chief Ferdinand Alabraba, the Chairman, Greater Port Harcourt City Development Authority (GPHCDA) reassured on government’s intention at the signing and hand-over ceremony of Olive Crest Estate site to Afriprops. He said ...

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Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Wike proposes separation of the Ministry of Works, Power and Housing

Mr. Emma Okas Wike is currently the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, the founding as well as the principal partner of the firm of Emma Wike & Partners.  In this interview with EMMANUEL BADEJO, he bares his mind on sundry issues that affect real estate in Nigeria and also proposed Ministry of works, power and ...

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Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

Federal Government urged to show commitment towards housing sector

A housing expert, Mr Festus Adebayo has appealed to the Federal Government to show commitment and exercise strong political will in ensuring speedy growth in the housing sector in 2018. Adebayo, Managing Director of FESADEB Communications Ltd., convener of the annual Abuja International Housing Show, made the appeal on Wednesday in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), ...

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Babatunde Raji Fashola confirms Buhari’s administration is slow

Babatunde Raji Fashol confirm Buhari's administration is slow

Babatunde Raji Fashola, the minister of Power, works and Housing Development has on Monday said that president Muhammadu Buhari administration is slowly but it surely delivered his promises to the Nigerians. Fashola stated this when declared open a one-day stakeholders’ meeting on power sector in Lafia the state capital. According to the Minister, “What brings us here today is to ...

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Lagos Government seals Badoo sponsor’s properties

Badoo sponsor-properties sealed by the Government

As part of the measures to defeat the Badoo menace in Ikorodu, the Lagos State Government has frozen the properties of Alhaji Alaka Abayomi Kamal, a man thought to be the Badoo sponsor. The assets which include a Petrol Filling Station, hotel and event centre, were sealed off on Wednesday, January 3, 2017. According to the Linda Ikeji’s Blog (LIB), the valuables ...

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David Mark cries out to EFCC on 748m house: “You are chasing shadows P5”

Senator David Mark

A former Senate President, Senator David Mark, yesterday said the accusations by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) or any other government that he purchased his N748 million Apo Residential House illegally were  spurious, contrived and baseless. He said the EFCC or any other agency were chasing shadows in probing how he bought his house. He insisted that he ...

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Road construction in Apapa-wharf only 10% completed

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing (FMPWH) reported that the Apapa-Wharf Road construction in Lagos State has only achieved 10% completion. The project execution was delayed due to the presence of gas pipes and other utilities in the road’s Right of Way(RoW) said Mrs Olukorede Keisha, an FMPWH engineer supervising the project on Tuesday at the project site. ...

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An Overview of the Building and Construction Sector in Nigeria

building and construction industry in Nigeria

The Building and Construction sector is very crucial in any nation’s social and economic development. There are many factors responsible for this. This article gives an overview of the building and construction sector in Nigeria. Apart from the Building and Construction sector’s potential with respect to employment generation, the various activities undertaken in the sector are very germane to fostering ...

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Osinbajo restates FG’s commitment to provide housing for low income citizens

housing for low income earners

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to tackle the housing deficit, especially housing for low income earners in the country. Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of States for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Suleiman Hassan, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a One-Day High-Level Dialogue on a Pro-Poor PPP Housing programme ...

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