The recent Lagos flooding was a major highlight of events in Lagos this time last week. We had two people who shared their thoughts on the causes and what can be done to avoid the recurrence of such in the nearest future. Nkuturum Ebenezer Woke of the Department of Forestry Resources and Wildlife Management, University of Benin said, “I have ...Read More »
Ever lived in a ghetto? How was it like?
This week’s vox pop is an interesting one as we shared in the experiences of people who have once lived in the ghetto. We threw out this opinion poll to people on Facebook and we were able to harness reactions of different sorts. According to dictionary.com, ghetto is defined as a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum ...Read More »
Would you prefer to live on campus or off campus?
The decision of whether to live on campus or off campus is the next important thing after securing an admission. This decision directly or indirectly affects the quality of living as a student-Undergraduate or Postgraduate. We conducted an opinion poll on Facebook and we got very interesting reactions. We gathered that there is an approximate balance in the number of ...Read More »
Would you rather live alone or get a roommate?
After a thorough house hunt, what’s next is deciding whether you want to live alone or get a roommate. In some cases, this is already decided even before renting an apartment. This week, we conducted a vox pop on Facebook– would you rather live alone or get a roommate? It was not surprising that many people chose to rather live ...Read More »
Who do you think should do house repairs: landlord or tenant?
A lot of questions have been raised in time past as regards house repairs. In fact, this has generated a lot of argument. Both tenants and landlords constantly feel cheated because either feel they are being forced to pay for house repairs supposed to be handled by the other. We asked people on Facebook to air their opinions on who ...Read More »
Renting an apartment: which would you consider first – water, electricity or network?
House hunt or search can be very daunting. What’s more daunting is concluding on which place to finally pick when renting an apartment. This “unexpected” challenge crops up when you have two or more good choices. There are a lot of factors many people consider, among which are water, electricity, good roads, cost of living, proximity to the market, network ...Read More »
Would you buy a house or build from scratch?
Last week, we conducted a vox pop on Facebook to gather people’s opinions about whether they would like to buy a house or build from scratch? We got very many reactions. It was not surprising to learn that majority of the people who expressed their opinions would rather build their houses from scratch than buy the house. Many people would ...Read More »
Vox pop: Would you prefer to live as a tenant in Lekki or own a house in Mushin?
Last week Friday was fun as we conducted an opinion poll titled, “Would you take an opportunity to live as a tenant in Lekki over owning your house in Mushin.” Many people will no matter what want to own a house, anywhere. As long as it is ‘my house’, give it to me! We however have the ‘I would do ...Read More »
Vox Pop: Where would you like to settle down if nothing like family, career or money were in the way?
A vox pop was conducted on social media recently and the question asked was where people would like to settle down if nothing like family, career, money or children were in the way. We gathered that many people would like to live outside Nigeria, in fact, an approximate 60% of the people who commented would prefer to live and settle ...Read More »
Vox Pop: Building a House as a Single or Married, which is easier?
A recent vox pop conducted by NREH as revealed that building a house as a married person is easier than building a house as a single person. The vox pop which was conducted on our social media platforms showed that most of the respondents were of the opinion that building a house as a married person is easier. Building a house is ...Read More »