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Climate change: Akwa Ibom govt drags stakeholders to Uyo to tackle challenges

Gov Emmanuel Udom

Climate change is said to have inevitably become the defining issue in Akwa Ibom State on account of the state seriously facing various forms of environmental degradation attributable to its geographical location and other natural and human induced factors.

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Why FCT is littered with abandoned houses — NIESV president

The new President of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers NIESV, Bolarinwa Patunola-Ajayi has said that the Federal Capital Territory FCT, is littered with unoccupied buildings, because majority of them are proceeds of corruption, calling on the federal government to be serious in introducing property tax to address housing problem in the country.

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Dearth of Artisans: Lagos flags off Master Craftsman Project

AGAINST the backdrop of artisans in the country which is one of the major challenges confronting housing delivery in Nigeria, Lagos state government at the weekend officially announced its planned take off of Master Craftsman Project aimed at exposing craftsmen and artisans in the building construction industry to the training needed to offer suitable services to the people.

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A Housing Estates in Lagos

FG reiterates determination to address housing problem

PRESIDEBNT Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his administration’s commitment towards addressing housing problem in the country, just as the Shelter Afrique raised alarm over looming crisis in housing sector in Africa. The President stated that for the government to avert housing crisis in Nigeria by the year 2020, it had kicked start the process by earmarking N40b in this year’s capital budget for a comprehensive housing programme for the low income earners in the country, while still retaining housing standard.

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A commercial property in Lagos.

Glut in commercial real estate market an opportunity for investors — Experts

CLUTTONS, a leading firm of international real estate consultants, has noted that there has been an overall slowdown in activity in Lagos’ commercial real estate market, with rents either stagnating or declining across most segments of the sector. Cluttons’ Spring 2016 Lagos Commercial Property Market Outlook report attributes the weakness to the adverse global and domestic economic environment, which is in turn fuelling challenging trading conditions.

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Scene of the collapsed building at Lekki , Lagos.

Lekki building collapse: Residents, homeowners disclaim call for class action

Against the backdrop of a call by Ms. Funke Aboyade, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, urging homeowners and residents in all the estates built by Lekki Gardens Homes Limited to file a class action to seek judicial reprieve following the uncertainties surrounding the firm because one of its buildings under construction collapsed in Lekki recently, the residents and homeowners under the aegis of Committee of Lekki Gardens Residents’ and Homeowners’ Associations, have disclaimed the call.

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