Category Archives: Property and Environment

Operators fault government’s infrastructure financing involvement


CIS pledges advocacy role to boost bourse

Capital market operators have faulted government’s level of financial involvement in the provision of critical infrastructure, urging them to focus more on the formulation and implementation of policies that will impact positively …

Property buyers shun off-plan sales amid sharp practices


Many prospective property investors are becoming wary with the gale of promotions for off-plan sales characterised by incentives for buyers of new homes.

The concept has gone more radical recently, with the private developers offering mouth-watering discounts, installmental payments …

ESVARBON introduces key regulatory initiatives


In order to strengthen its oversight functions to members, the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON), has introduced key regulatory initiatives to assist registered estate surveyors and valuers in the delivery of high quality services to …

FG unearths over 100 companies in property fraud


…Nets N1.7bn tax revenue

The Federal Government has uncovered 114 companies neck deep in shady land deals, even as it raked in N1.173 billion in tax revenues from January till date.

The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), …

6 reasons why you should own a Detached house


When it comes to the purchase of a property, it requires you take your time before making a decision. With an array of property types it is possible you might be confused and reluctant about making a purchase decision. …

Nigerian Architects celebrate decades of architectural history


One of the foremost professional groups in the built environment industry, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has chronicled its successes towards attaining excellence in creative management of the physical environment.

This was unfolded at its annual 4th Distinguished …

NITP tasked on town planning regulations


Appalled by the planning conundrum, which has bedeviled many cities, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has been asked to lead the struggle of redeeming the nation’s town planning regulations.

The call was predicated on the constant conflict …

AUHF to Set the Stage for Affordable Housing in Africa


The opportunity for African countries in supporting the growth and development of their affordable housing industries is immense and transformative

The 34th African Union for Housing Finance (AUHF) conference ( and Annual General Meeting will take place for the …

Using Land-swap approach to bridge housing demand-supply gap


Unlike other social problems in Nigeria including insecurity, militant activities, kidnapping, youth unemployment and others, housing deficit seems not to bother government, hence the poor attention given to the problem.

But, increasingly, professionals and other stakeholders in the housing …

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