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UNEP, partners devise agenda on sustainable real estate

Eric Usher

On 12th December 2015, history was made in Paris when 195 countries agreed to work together to substantially curb global warming by limiting it to a maximum of to 2°C, possibly 1.5°C, and phase out fossil fuels by the end of the 21st century. More than ever before, governments all over the world are now constrained to find cost-effective ways ...

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Land title to be granted within 90 days in Osun – Aregbesola

Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun State

Governor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, has assured investors and residents in the state of speedy processing of Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-Os) to legitimately acquired property within 90 days of commencement of processing. The governor stated this recently at the presentation of a N50 million cheque in support of Osun Certificate of Occupancy Fast track project (OCOFO) by Sterling ...

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Jebba-Mokwa road, a national disaster – Funke Adedoyin

Funke Adedoyin

The Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on the Army, Funke Adedoyin, has described the Jebba-Mokwa Road as a national disaster. She said the road needed urgent reconstruction. Adedoyin disclosed this in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, on Wednesday when she led a delegation of the Committee on the Army on a courtesy call on the Kwara State ...

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Nations, groups launch construction alliance to curb climate change

cop21-group-photo

Eighteen countries (Austria, Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Finland, France, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Norway, Senegal, Singapore, Sweden, Tunisia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States of America) and over 60 organisations on Thursday at the UN climate conference (COP21) in Paris launched an unprecedented Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction to speed up and scale up the sector’s huge potential to reduce its emissions and ...

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2016: Amosun promises affordable housing, infrastructure development

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has promised the residents of the state of affordable housing and a spate of infrastructure development schemes under a wider urban renewal programme in 2016. Governor Amosun stated this in Abeokuta while presenting the 2016 Appropriation Bill to the House of Assembly at the Hallow Chamber, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. He said that ...

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Nothing will stall completion of any Osun project – Aregbesola

Gov.-Rauf-Aregbesola

All ongoing projects, including the mega-schools in Osun are to be completed as scheduled. This was the assurance given by the G‎overnor of Osun State, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, after his assessment tour of the projects at the weekend. A statement by the Bureau of Communication and Strategy, signed by its Director, Semiu Okanlawon, quoted the governor as stating this during ...

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Why we can’t give mortgage loans to NHF contributors – FMBN

Gimba-Yau-Kumo

The Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria said on Friday that the monthly contributions to the National Housing Fund (NHF) by civil servants were inadequate to guarantee full and prompt access to the fund by contributors. The FMBN’s Managing Director, Gimba Ya’u Kumo, stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja. Kumo urged the Federal Government to intervene ...

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Affordable, green housing designer may be decorated

Passive House Prototype

A recently built supposedly affordable and green housing project in Nigeria located in Igbo-Etche, Port Harcourt in Rivers State has been completed, and the first families have moved in. The Passive House Prototype eco-village, built by Comprehensive Design Services and CAP Consultants, led by Chinwe Ohajuruka (and her team, with Omie Ben-Kalio and Michael Ukpeh) is now fully functioning. The ...

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Ogun warns against unauthorised sale of its land

Ibikunle-Amosun

The Ogun State Housing Corporation has warned members of the public to desist from unauthorised buying and selling of its landed properties or putting up buildings on any of its estates without approval. The Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Corporation, Mr Akindipupo Enilolobo, who gave the note of warning, said that the development became necessary to put an end ...

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Centenary City’s ‘Address Resorts’ to redefine Abuja skyline

centenary

The Abuja skyline and indeed the Nigerian property market is poised for a remarkable transformation as construction gets underway for “The Address Hotels + Resorts” in Abuja, by Eagle Hills, a global developer of iconic real estate assets. It is a core component of the Abuja Centenary City, “A city within a city” and designed as a new social and ...

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