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Govt, Lagos, others collaborate on energy saving construction

Construction site

The Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP), an initiative supported by the European Union and Germany, on Friday, December 10,2021 said Lagos State was implementing energy conservation technology in construction. A construction site in Lagos This was contained in a statement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development (MPPUD), on Friday in ...

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Housing deficit: Sanwo-Olu offers developers 50 hectares of land

Lagos State Real Estate Market Place Conference and Exhibitions

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, promised developers within the state 50 hectares of land for construction of housing units, as part of efforts to reduce deficit in the state. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (centre) at the opening of the Second Edition of the Lagos State Real Estate Market Place Conference and Exhibitions Sanwo-Olu made the ...

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Lagos inaugurates, renames 480 housing units after B.O. Benson

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, November 25, 2021 named newly completed 480housing units of LagosHOMS at Ibeshe in Ikorodu after B.O. Benson who passed on at the age of 89 in 2020. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State The Ikorodu-born Chief Babatunde Olusola Benson (B.O. Benson), former General Secretary and President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), ...

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Govt restructures FHA management for effective service delivery

Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reorganisation of the management of Federal Housing Authority (FHA) for effective service delivery. President Muhammadu Buhari The Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Works and Housing (FMWH), Mrs Boade Akinola, disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in Abuja. Boade said the objective of the new structure of the ...

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Fashola urges states to recommit to housing development


Works and Housing Minister, Babatunde Fashola, has called on state governments to renew their commitment to housing development in order to increase access to affordable housing to the citizenry. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Fashola made the call in his keynote address at the meeting of the States’ Commissioners responsible for housing matters during the ...

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REDAN urges re-capitalisation of Federal Mortgage Bank to boost capacity

Aliyu Wamakko

The Real Estate Developers Association of Nigeria (REDAN) has called for the recapitalisation of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria to boost its capacity to deliver affordable houses. President of REDAN, Dr Aliyu Wamakko President of the group, Dr Aliyu Wamakko, made the call on Thursday, September 30, 2021 at the South-East Housing Summit and Exhibitions, known as “Akulueuno 2021”, ...

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Govt asks Lagos to provide land for mass housing programme

Mrs Margaret Adejobi

The Federal Government has appealed to Lagos State Government to provide land for the take off of the present administration’s mass housing scheme in the state. The Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs Margaret Adejobi Federal Controller of Housing in Lagos State, Mrs Margaret Adejobi, made the appeal in an interview on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Lagos. She ...

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UK to invest billions of pounds in housing in England

Robert Jenrick

No fewer than 120,000 new affordable homes are to be built across England through a multi-billion-pound project to get more young people on the housing ladder, a British government department announced on Tuesday, August 31, 2021. British Housing Secretary, Robert Jenrick The building drive, costing £8.6 billion (about $11.8 billion), formed part of the largest single investment in affordable housing ...

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Housing: Lagos to set up development trust fund

Ministry of Housing

Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, has said the government will soon unveil an Affordable Housing Development Trust Fund to bridge housing gap in the state. L-R: Mrs Adeola Salako, spokesperson, Lagos State Ministry of Housing; Mr Moruf Akinderu-Fatai, Commissioner for Housing; and Mr Wasiu Akewusola, Permanent Secretary. in the ministry, during an inspection of ongoing projects on ...

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Expert advocates for timber modular model to address housing deficit

Timber modular housing

A building expert, Dr Babatunde Alarape, has advocated for adoption of a timber modular housing model as an alternative means of cushioning the effect of housing deficit in the country. Timber modular housing Alarape made the call at the African Institute for Science Policy and Innovation (AISPI) 2021 Biennial International Conference, on Monday, July 12, 2021 in Ile-Ife, Osun State. The ...

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