Lagos to inject N200b into Ilubirin housing estate

The Nation reports that the Lagos State government has said it will inject about N200 billion ($500 million) into Ilubirin Housing Estate’s new model plan. Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, addressed reporters yesterday on government’s plan to further develop the estate. He said the government was putting massive infrastructure in the project for residential and […]

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Adeosun meets int’l financiers over affordable housing

“Hopes of affordable housing brightened at the weekend as the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun met with international finance Institutions at the World Bank Spring Meetings to fine-tune arrangements on how Nigerians can enjoy affordable housing.”- The Sun Speaking at a forum, Adeosun said: “Delivering affordable housing is critical to the delivery of our […]

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Surveyors to adopt professional indemnity insurance policy

The Guardian reports that fresh policy changes may be in the offing in few months time that would pave way for the return of professional indemnity insurance (PII) policy in the estate surveying and valuation field. The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) is driving the new initiative that acts as a […]

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Lagos chamber tasks NASS on real estate bills

The Tide reports that the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has appealed to the National Assembly to pass the numerous real estate bills before it to boost the growth of the sector. Its President, Mrs Nike Akande,  made the appeal at the inauguration of the LCCI Real Estate Group in Lagos, Friday. Akande […]

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Residents urge court to withdraw warrant on Magodo Phase II

The last is yet to be heard over a dispute surrounding the acquisition of Magodo Phase II land by Lagos State Government, as residents, mostly property owners and Shangisha Landlords Association are now in loggerheads on the recent warrant of possession signed by Lagos Chief judge, Justice Oluwafunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade that empowers the association to […]

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Group trains 550 on climate change in Cross River State

Worried by the level of deforestation and ignorance on climate change, a non-governmental organisation has trained about 550 persons on how to sustain the forest and its environment in Cross River State. Organised by Wise Administration of Terrestrial Environment (WATER) with support from Forest Carbon Partnership Facility and Mainyoito Pastoralist Integrated Development Organisation, the programme held […]

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Fashola challenges CORBON to end building collapse

“The Minister of Power Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola Thursday challenged the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to end incessant building collapse in the country. Fashola said during the council’s 15th induction ceremony, held in Abuja that the situation had reached an embarrassing proportion, thus needed a complete overhaul. He stated that since […]

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LAF 8.0 to reposition Lagos for regeneration

The Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), is to begin a revolution in city redevelopment. The plan, once commenced, will help governments and town planners in urban regeneration. To set the tone for this, the Lagos NIA has themed its Lagos Architects Forum, LAF 8.0: “An architectural autopoiesis.” The Chairman, NIA Lagos […]

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Hope rises as Africa holds infrastructure investment summit

There is fresh hope of more investment in infrastructure on the African continent as a global law firm, Hogan Lovells,  leads sponsors list of an investment summit to be hosted by the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC). The summit, scheduled to hold in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on May 15 and 16, will feature a […]

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Expert advises govt, others on ‘affordable homes’

The construction and mortgage sectors must collaborate more effectively to deliver affordable homes, an estate surveyor and valuer, Mr Emmanuel Okoli, has said. Okoli, the president of Osita Okoli and Company,  wants industry operatives to pledge their support for “Family Homes Fund,”  a newly-introduced private sector-driven financing solution to housing challenges by the Federal Government. […]

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