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‘Real estate sector can tackle unemployment’

real estate sector

Government at the state and federal levels has been urged to partner with stakeholders in Nigeria’s real estate sector to reduce housing challenge and also tackle unemployment in the country. Making the call in Lagos during the unveiling of a multi-storeyed luxury apartment and office complex jointly built by Arkland Properties and Investment Company Limited and Amlad Group at Eko ...

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How to become a chartered estate surveyor and valuer

chartered estate surveyor and valuer

Mr. Benjamin Okeke is a BSc holder in real estate, a chartered member of NIESV and a registered member of ESVARBON. He has been operating in the real estate industry for over 7 years. He started his career with Diya Fatimilehin and co., worked for 6 years and rose to the position of Assistant Head Of Valuation. In this interview, ...

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Expert grooms youth in the built industry to tackle unemployment

unemployment

Considering the alarming rate of youth unemployment in the country and its negative effect on the economy, the Universal Learn Direct Academy is empowering youths to solve the endemic housing and infrastructural problems in Nigeria. Funmi Ogundare reports Youth development and empowerment have been recognised as vital stages in life for building the human capital that allows young people to ...

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Expert urges FG to devout more commitment into agricultural sector

agricultural sector

An agricultural expert, Alhaji Tajudeen Olatunji, has tasked the Federal Government to double its commitment and devout more resources towards the development of the agricultural sector in the country. He said it is the only means to drive the nation’s economic growth and create more employment for youths. Olatunji, who is the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Onifarm Limited, made ...

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Expert says housing will reduce Nigeria’s unemployment 50%

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A real estate expert, Festus Adebayo believes that investing in the real estate sector would reduce Nigeria’s unemployment rate by fifty percent. He advised the federal government to invest the unclaimed dividends in the Pension Fund in the housing sector. Addressing journalists in Abuja, the legal practitioner and coordinator of the Abuja Housing Show noted that the real estate sector ...

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NIS Scam- EFFC orders forfeiture of properties bought with proceeds

NIS Scam- EFFC orders forfeiture of properties bought with proceeds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, asked Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to order the interim forfeiture of properties purchased by Drexel Tech Nig. Ltd with proceeds of the recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration service,( NIS Scam). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, ...

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FERMA engages 800 unemployed youths in road maintenance

FERMA engages 800 unemployed youths in road maintenance

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), in Kebbi, has engaged 800 unemployed youths in its Vegetation and Silt Control programme, an intervention to maintain roads and reduce accidents in the state. The State Coordinator of the agency, Mallam Rilwanu Usman, made this disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday. “We learnt that the vegetation ...

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Youth unemployment will be tackled with specialised skills acquisition centers-Ngige

youth unemployment will be tackled with specialised skills acquisition

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is poised to achieve significant reduction in unemployment rates in the country, through the construction of new skills acquisition centres as well as completion and rehabilitation of abandoned centres. Ngige made the disclosure to newsmen during the groundbreaking ceremony of the Federal Specialist Skills Acquisition ...

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The Challenges of Living in a Slum Area

living in a slum area

Urban populations have skyrocketed globally and today represent more than half of the world’s population. In this article, we look at the challenges of living in a slum area. In some parts of the developing world, the growth of the urban population has more-than-proportionately involved rural migration to informal settlements in and around cities, known more commonly as “slums”—densely populated ...

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What Is Responsible For Urban Decay?

Urban decay

Urban decay occurs when a part of a city falls into disrepair and abandonment. Characteristics of urban decay include high unemployment rates, high crime rates, depopulation, desolate-looking landscapes, abandonment of buildings and split families. The factors that are responsible for urban decay is the focus of this article. Urban decay does not have one single cause, but rather a combination ...

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