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How poor govt reforms increase housing deficit

Unless urgent steps are taking by the respective tiers of government to address the issue of reforms in the housing sector, the growing number of housing deficits in the country will continue to balloon. The Managing Director, Afriprops, Mr. Francis Njoku, had at the official

NBA gives Lagos seven-day ultimatum to reverse Land Use Charge

Oladimeji Ramon The Nigerian Bar Association, Ikeja branch, has given the Lagos State Government a seven-day ultimatum to reverse its recently introduced hike on Land Use Charge. Get your daily housing news on your mobile phone : Download from goggle playstore Now The Chairman of

NHP: Niger Govt. Pledges Additional 150 Hectares Of Land

The Niger Government has pledged to give additional 150 hectares of land to support the second phase of the Federal Government’s National Housing Programme (NHP) in the state. Mr Kudu Aliyu, Director, Public Building, Niger State Ministry of Works, made the pledge on Wednesday when

Regulating the Mortgage Industry in Nigeria

It is no longer news that Nigeria has a huge housing deficit, which experts have put at above 17 million units that would require an annual investment of billions of naira for the next 10 years to bridge. Yet there is no coherent housing policy

Sam Adeyemi: Land Use Act is a formula for mass poverty…it must go

Sam Adeyemi, senior pastor of Daystar Christian Centre, says Nigeria’s Land Use Act is a formula for mass poverty, and must be removed, for the country to unleash its potentials. Speaking at The Platform on Saturday, about “unleashing potentials for wealth creation”, Adeyemi said “the

Reps query Mortgage Bank over N377m tax

By Musa Abdullahi Krishi The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the House of Representatives has queried the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) for not remitting taxes totalling N377.4 million to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Get your daily housing news on your mobile

FCTA to clear illegal settlements as train operations begin

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Muhammad Musa Bello has directed relevant FCT agencies to clear all illegal settlements and structures obstructing the FCT railway corridor. Malam Bello gave this charge during a test ride of the train service recently. Get your daily housing

FG engages 20 indigenous contractors for N1.3b Sokoto housing estate

The federal government has engaged 20 indigenous contractors for the ongoing construction of 80 housing units at Kwannawa in Dange Shuni local government area of Sokoto state. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola disclosed this while in Sokoto to inspect some ongoing projects

Society, German firm partner on affordable housing technology

Maureen Ihua-Maduenyi The Perfection Real Estate Investors Cooperative Society is collaborating with a German firm, Ferrostaal Equipment Solutions Company, to bring a technology for fast building construction into Nigeria. The President of the cooperative society, Mr. Niyi Adeleye, said the plan was to make homeownership

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