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NSE earmarks N2 billion for village infrastructures

NSE

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Wednesday said it had earmarked N2 billion for its Community Engineering Project (CEP) aimed at developing the infrastructure of selected villages in the country. The President of the society, Mr. Adekunle Mokuolu, disclosed this at the closing of the Silver Jubilee of its Ikeja branch, Lagos. Mokuolu said the society would collaborate with ...

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Experts in built environment seek an efficient facility management system

experts

Experts in the built environment have advocated for an efficient facility management system as a means of sustaining national infrastructure across the country. Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, vice chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Bldr. Samson Opaluwah noted that the cycle of failure of national infrastructure and facilities soon after commissioning could only be prevented by ...

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REDAN honours FMBN, others for housing development

REDAN

The Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has honoured its pioneer president, Dr Lateef Jakande; Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) and former board chairman of FMBN, Prof. Akin Mabogunje for their meritorious contributions towards the growth and development of the housing sector. REDAN is the umbrella body of the organised private and public sector responsible for housing development ...

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Stakeholders urge FG to focus on Urban regeneration to facilitate affordable housing

Urban

Stakeholders in the real estate sector have called on federal and state governments to focus on urban regeneration and provision of infrastructure at project sites to facilitate affordable housing. This was revealed on the sideline of a workshop organised by Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria in Abuja. The director, University of Lagos Centre for Housing Studies, Prof Olugbenga Timothy ...

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Road projects across the country will boost the economy – FG

Road projects

The Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Suleiman Hassan, has said that on-going road projects across the country by the Federal Government will boost agriculture and enhance the economy. Hassan said this in an interview with newsmen in Gombe yesterday. He said that the Federal Government was committed to improving roads, rail lines and waterways to enhance ...

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NIA discloses on-going affordable housing project

NIA

The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has disclosed that it is working on a Nigerian Affordable Housing project for the common man. Speaking in an interview with LEADERSHIP recently, the president of NIA, Arch Adibe Njoku, who said the project will be piloted by universities, disclosed that the building project will be launched next year. According to him, the project ...

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House of Reps endorse bill to establish Federal road safety as FERMA winds-down

FERMA

Finally, the House of Representatives has adopted the report of its Committee on Works which seeks to establish Federal Road Authority (FRA) and the winding-down of Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA). The report was considered and adopted at the Committee of the House chaired by Deputy Speaker Lasun Yussuff, during Tuesday plenary. The report is to be transmitted to the ...

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FMBN warns mortgage bankers against delay in disbursement of funds

FMBN

The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) to stop delaying the disbursement of funds to developers. Dangiwa, who gave the warning at a tripartite meeting between the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) and Real Estate Developers’ Association of ...

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