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Developers should consider property market before building – ESVARBON

property market

The reason for the massive number of empty houses across the country despite the huge deficit in the housing sector is because most developers of the properties failed to consider property market demands, the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria has said. According to ESVARBON, there are so many unoccupied completed houses in virtually all states in Nigeria, ...

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Dangote Group denies 10-year tax waiver agreement

Dangote Group denies 10-year tax waiver agreement

“The Dangote Group has said that it will not benefit from a 10-year tax waiver reportedly granted it by the Nigerian government.”- Premium Times Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, said the company has never benefited from any tax waiver or credits except when it is ...

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Federal Government grants Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive

Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive

According to Premium Times, the Nigerian government has granted Dangote Group 10-year tax incentive for the construction and rehabilitation of roads, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said. Mr. Fashola made this known while speaking at the Businessday Road Construction Summit, held in Victoria Island, Lagos, on Friday. Mr. Fashola, who disclosed that construction of the Apapa to Oworonshoki ...

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Finance Minister clarifies Nigerian’s plan on diaspora taxes

Finance minister,Kemi Adeosun

According to Premium Times, the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, on Thursday gave clarifications on the Nigerian government’s plan on diaspora taxes. Mrs. Adeosun made this clarification during a Facebook LIVE video chat tagged “Tax Thursday”. While responding to questions during the tax programme monitored by PREMIUM TIMES’ correspondent, Mrs. Adeosun explained that the new tax regime isn’t meant for all ...

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“Reorientate Nigerians about the environment” – Group

Reorientate Nigerians about the environment – Group urges govt

“The Nigerian government has been urged to reorientate the populace on how to treat and care for the environment.”- The Nation In commemoration of world environment day, groups organized walk comprising of pupils of various schools across Lagos state starting from Ikeja local government secretariat and ended at the Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Alausa, Ikeja. The walk which lasted about two ...

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Amnesty, others seek cleanup of Ogoni polluted sites

Amnesty, others seek cleanup of Ogoni polluted sites

“The Environmental Rights Action, Amnesty International, and Friends of the Earth Europe have called for the immediate clean-up of Ogoni in Rivers State.One year on from when the implementation of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) report on Ogoniland was officially supposed to begin, the communities of the Niger Delta are still waiting for clean-up to start.”- The Guardian Since the ...

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Presidency: Ogun, Nasarawa states lead N30K housing plans

2,700 housing units

According to Vanguard, the Federal Government has said its plan to provide cheap housing for Nigerians is not a gimmick as the programme takes off in Ogun and Nasarawa states. Presidency spokesman, Laolu Akande said the affordable housing programme targeting low income earners is part of the N1trillion Family Home Fund, initiated by the Buhari administration. The Nigerian government is ...

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Nigerian govt will not use imported materials in housing schemes – Fashola

‘Building and Construction sector can help stimulate the economy’

“The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, on Tuesday said the Nigerian government would not use imported materials in its housing schemes.”- Premium Times Mr. Fashola said this at the Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT, Conference, held at the Exchange House in Lagos on Tuesday. Represented by a former finance commissioner in Lagos State, Ayo Gbeleyi, the minister ...

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Nigerian govt to employ 47,000 people to fix roads

Nigerian govt to employ 47,000 people to fix roads

“The Nigerian government is set to employ 47,000 people in its drive to fix roads across the country, an official has said.”- Premium Times The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, made this disclosure at a stakeholder’s meeting organised by the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria, COREN, on Thursday in Abuja. Mr. Fashola noted that ...

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Nigerian govt approves new environment policy

Nigerian govt approves new environment policy

The Nigerian government has approved a new environment policy which seeks to capture some of the emerging issues in environment matters. According to Premium Times, this was revealed, Wednesday, by the Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, after the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, presided by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja “We took a memo ...

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