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Experts optimistic on better economy in 2018

Experts have predicted better performance of the Nigerian economy in 2018. A financial analyst and head, Department of Banking and Finance at the Nasarawa State University, Keffi, Dr. Uche Uwaleke, said there will be tangible improvements in the economy going by the various parameters that

‘Nigeria should provide incentives for property developers’

Mr. Femi Adewole is a Nigerian and acting Managing Director of Kenya-based Shelter Afrique. He joined the pan-African finance institution as Director, Business Development and Operations and previously worked as Chief Executive Officer for First World Communities in Lagos. In this interview with Property & Environment

Home prices are set to soar in 2018

  The temperature may be frigid across much of the nation, yet home prices are sizzling and sellers are in the hot seat. Sales prices jumped 7 percent annually in November, according to a new report from CoreLogic. That is the third straight month at

Lagos living: Solving Nigeria’s megacity housing crisis

  Nigeria’s largest city Lagos is facing a housing crisis. The BBC’s Nancy Kacungira looks at how entrepreneurs are trying to solve the crisis. Affordable housing is a considerable challenge for urban areas with large populations, and this is particularly prevalent in the Nigeria’s city

The Rising Cost of Building a House in Nigeria

  Why Previously Affordable Homes are Now Out of Reach For Many Despite the biting economic effects of the recession in Nigeria, the cost of building a house has continued to rise. Between October 2016 and April 2017, several building materials have become more expensive

Abia Governor stresses need for good urban planning

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State has harped on the need for good urban planning and responsible implementation of such plans, if city residents intend to enjoy the benefits of metropolitan dwelling. Ikpeazu, who stated this during a three-day interactive workshop of the United Nations