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Fashola refutes 20m housing deficit claim, says no evidence


Minister for Works, Housing and Power Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Tuesday dismissed insinuations that Nigeria has twenty million housing deficit. He conceded that Nigeria has housing challenges, but added that housing challenges are universal phenomenal. The minister told reporters in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital at the end of a capacity building workshop for Federal Controllers of lands and housing in ...

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Ex-labour leader advocates review of NHF, pension schemes


Mr. Nana Takai, a former labour leader, has called for a review of the National Pension Act and National Housing Fund (NHF) to ensure workers friendly policies. Takai, the immediate past National Chairman of the National Association of Nigerian Nurses and Midwives (NANNM), made the appeal at the ongoing labour workshop organised by the Federal Health Sector Institutions of NANNM ...

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FMBN contributors get over N15bn refund in two years


Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Architect Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has said the bank has in two years, made a refund of over N15 billion to contributors of the National Housing Fund (NHF) who retired or resigned. Arc. Dangiwa said this when officials from Media Trust Limited, publishers of the Daily Trust and other titles, led by ...

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Three states support FG’s housing scheme for civil servants


Conceptualised in 2013 as part of government’s initiatives to address the housing needs of civil servants, the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme has since undergone several reviews to overcome initial hurdles in order to accelerate the implementation Notwithstanding concerns over the high cost of the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme, three states have indicated interest to partner the ...

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HOS plans to adopt FMBN’s rent-to-own housing scheme in FISH programme


Office of the Head of Service of the Federation (OHOSF) is to adopt the rent-to-own housing scheme developed by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for allocation of houses under the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) programme to federal civil servants. The Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita disclosed this at the public presentation of FISH ...

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FMBN processes N12.4b NHF refunds,registers 224,752 in 2018


The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) says it has processed N12.4 billion refunds to contributors of the National Housing Fund scheme and registered 224,752 to the fund in 2018. The statement was signed by Mrs. Zubaida Umar, the Group Head, Corporate Communications, FMBN. FMBN Managing Director, Mr. Musa Dangiwa, disclosed this during an oversight visit by the Senate Committee ...

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FMBN disburses renovation loan to FRSC personnel

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The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) on Wednesday disbursed the sum of N1.2 billion as Home Renovation Loan to 1, 207 personnel of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), across the country. Managing Director of the bank, Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa who made the presentation of the cheque in Abuja said of the figure, N640 million was for 640 beneficiaries ...

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‘How FG Should Tackle Widening Housing Deficit’ – Debo Adejana

'How FG Can Shrink Housing Deficit & Encourage Private Sector Participation' - Debo Adejana

In an interview with Guardian Newspapers recently, Debo Adejana, the CEO of Realty Point, spoke on the widening housing deficit in Nigeria and how government can help the private sector in addressing the needs. Realty Point is one of Nigeria’s leading mass housing development companies, passionate about cooperative housing and home-ownership. In Nigeria, there are between 17-23 million housing deficit, what ...

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FMBN constructs 985 housing units in Enugu at N2.8bn

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Mr. Ahmed Dangiwa, the Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), says the bank has so far expended N2.8 billion on construction of 985 housing units in Enugu State. Dangiwa said this on Monday in Nsukka, Enugu State during the groundbreaking ceremony of the National Affordable Housing Project at Nsukka. He said that the housing units were located in ...

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