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Lafarge, Shelter Afrique collaborate on affordable housing

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Lafarge Africa Plc, a sub-Saharan Africa building solutions provider, and Shelter Afrique, a Pan-African housing and development institution, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the purpose of facilitating access to affordable housing for low income earners in Nigeria. The agreement which will commence with the development of identified sites at the Federal Capital Territory Abuja will be for an ...

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FG, UAE firm in $80 million Abuja housing initiative

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At the cost of $80 million and within a six-month construction period beginning in the New Year, the Abuja real estate market will be increased by 300 units of housing under the initial phase of a collaboration involving the Federal Government and a firm of property developers originating from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). An agreement to this effect was ...

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Lagos, Abuja roadshows open fresh vista for clean energy financing

Two Roadshows were held recently in Abuja and Lagos (on the 9th September and 11th September respectively), courtesy of the West Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (WAFCEF) to introduce project developers, prospective applicants and network members to the second cycle of clean energy financing projects. The forum was tagged “WAFCEF 2014”. The Roadshows provided opportunities for participants and potential ...

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Urban planning practice in Nigeria: Advocacy for change

Plans are nothing; planning is everything. -Dwight Eisenhower, US President (1952-1960) This expose is to call attention of the government and the governed in Nigeria to our “variant” urban planning practice which, in the main, has caused so much ruination to our urbanism as a way of life. Therefore, there is need for constant advocacy on the ways our cities ...

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Govt begins re-greening of Abuja

Before the creation of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in 1976, the area known today as Abuja was a collection of gazetted forest reserves. But they were all cleared during the development of the capital city. However, fresh efforts to re-green the city have commenced, courtesy of the FCT Administration which during the week flagged-off a tree planting campaign. The ...

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