Thursday March 5th, 2015
Thursday March 5th, 2015
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Haven Homes delivers 2015 designs

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After almost a decade of successfully delivering affordable luxury homes, Haven Homes has completed and delivered a brand new set of home designs to subscribers at its Richmond Gate Estate in Lekki.

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FG, developers wrap up plans to develop N700bn Abuja City Centre

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President Goodluck Jonathan will flag-off the development of Abuja City Centre, estimated at $3.5 billion, before May 29, 2015. This assurance was given last week by the Minister, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed when investors in the project made an in-depth presentation to the FCT Administration’s team. He described the project as one of the milestone achievements of the present administration.

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Why we demolished Catholic church’s fence —LASG

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The Lagos state government said last week that the demolition of the fence of St. Peters Claver Catholic Church, in Ajao-Estate was not an attempt to take over anyone’s property. The government claimed that the demolition was based on the overall public interest, as the said wall should not have been annexed in the first place.

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African Environment Ministers meet in Cairo, seek poverty eradication

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Stakes are high for the African Ministerial Conference on Environment, AMCEN which began yesterday in the Egyptian capital city of Cairo. AMCEN and African civil society groups expect that the conference will define a concrete blueprint that will guide the continent to discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs to be concluded in New York and Paris climate change conference that is likely to agree on a new climate change agreement, which will come into effect by 2020.

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UN-Habitat launches call for Urban Youth Fund applications

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UN-Habitat last week, launched call for applications for the Urban Youth Fund. In its seventh year, the Fund provides grants to projects led by young people aged 15-32 years who are piloting innovative approaches to employment, good urban governance, shelter, secure tenure and risk rehabilitation.

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Lagos-Badagry expressway: Lagos shifts completion date

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Despite the delay in completing the second phase of the ongoing N220 billion Lagos-Badagry expressway expansion, the Lagos State government last week, reaffirmed its resolve to complete the massive project.

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RCCG donates N2.2m storm-water drainage system to Lagos community

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Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian  Church of God  [RCCG],

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG has commissioned a N2.2 million storm-water drainage system the church donated to the Langbasa Community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State.

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FG flaunts housing scorecard, unveils plans to stem building collapse

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The Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development last week, flaunted the housing scorecard of the Jonathan administration, saying the government increased the nation’s housing stock with 61,000 affordable housing units in the last four years.

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Expert advocates transparent and consistent valuation procedures

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Valuations are widely used and relied upon in financial and other markets, whether for inclusion in financial statements, for regulatory compliance or to support secured lending and transactional activity”. This was the submission of Mr. Jimmy Olayinka Omotosho, a portfolio executive at Broll Nigeria at the training forum of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, NIESV Lagos state branch.

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UNEP invites nominations for Champions of the Earth awards

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The United Nations Environment Programme, UNEP has invited nominations for the 2015 Champions of the Earth-the United Nations flagship environment award, which recognises outstanding environmental visionaries and leaders and seeks to build momentum for the transition to a sustainable future.

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Rainbow World hosts subscribers, promises quality service delivery

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MESSRS Rainbow Town Development Limited, a Port Harcourt-based leading real estate development company and developers of the famous Rainbow World Estate located in Trans-Amadi business corridor of Port Harcourt, recently hosted investors to a one day subscribers’ forum in Port Harcourt with a promise to deliver quality service to the subscribers.

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Nigerite launches decorative ceiling

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Nigerite Limited, a complete building solutions company has launched a new product called Unique Ceil, an embossed ceiling which comes with a tastefully finished pattern, into the competitive Nigerian building industry. The new product unveiled at the company’s premises in Lagos last week comes in a standard dimension of 1.22m x 1.22m (4feet x 4feet) and 3mm thickness. The new product which is grey in colour can also be painted to any colour of choice by prospective consumers.

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Conflicting UK house price data points to two-tier market

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Are UK house prices rising or falling? Two national indices published last week had painted sharply contrasting portraits of the UK property market, adding to erratic data over the past month that has left economists increasingly puzzled.

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FMBN to lift embargo on development loans

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The Managing Director/Chief Executive, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mr. Gimba Ya’u Kumo, has said that the bank is looking at the possibility and process of lifting embargo on Estate Development Loan (EDL).

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Expert emphasises role of infrastructure devt for economic growth

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The role of of infrastructure development to the economic growth of Nigeria with particular reference to the country’s building and construction sector; has once again been emphasised.

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Nigerians can’t afford more than single-digit mortgage — FMBN MD

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The mortgage industry in Nigeria is just starting if you look at the size of our contribution to the GDP is less than one percent but my target before I leave here is that we should be able to contribute at least 15 percent. That is why we are putting a lot of issues on ground to be able to drive this process.

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Climate Change: World Bank reinstates commitment to help Nigeria tackle challenges

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In view of the continued emergence of topical environmental issues that require urgent attention, World Bank has reinstated its commitment to help Nigerian government in its effort to tackle the challenge of Climate Change in the area of adaptation.

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Lagos steps up work to meet projects completion

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DETERMINED to complete ongoing projects under its purview on schedules, Office of Works, Lagos state Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has doubled activities to ensure completion of the projects. Currently, schools, hospitals, courts and other public utilities are being rehabilitated while new ones are being constructed where necessary across the state.

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Eko Atlantic: Developers unveil mobile device for monitoring ongoing development of new city

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Messrs South Energyx Nigeria Limited, planners and developers of Eko Atlantic City, an emerging city being built on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean located beside the popular Bar Beach on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, have devised their first mobile application that can be used on all new generation smart phones and tablets (Android and iOS platforms).

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We won’t compromise quality in home delivery—Briscoe Properties boss

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•A residential property in Lekki, Lagos

MESSRS Briscoe Properties Limited, a subsidiary of R. T. Briscoe and forefront real estate development firm which also specialises in project management, facility management, property development, real estate sales and leasing has said that it will continue with its vision to provide high quality homes for the public.

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Nigerite launches decorative ceiling

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Nigerite Limited, a complete building solutions company has launched a new product called Unique Ceil, an embossed ceiling which comes with a tastefully finished pattern, into the competitive Nigerian building industry.

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Town planners set up 7-man c’ttee on land use planning report

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The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has inaugurated a seven-man committee on land use planning report with terms of reference to prepare a thorough land use analysis survey that will be followed by a map with identified land uses coded in the NITP approved professional colours.

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Expert emphasises role of infrastructure devt for economic growth

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The role of of infrastructure development to the economic growth of Nigeria with particular reference to the country’s building and construction sector; has once again been emphasised.

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Climate Change: World Bank reinstates commitment to help Nigeria tackle challenges

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In view of the continued emergence of topical environmental issues that require urgent attention, World Bank has reinstated its commitment to help Nigerian government in its effort to tackle the challenge of Climate Change in the area of adaptation.

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Town planners set up 7-man c’ttee on land use planning report

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The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has inaugurated a seven-man committee on land use planning report with terms of reference to prepare a thorough land use analysis survey that will be followed by a map with identified land uses coded in the NITP approved professional colours.

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Developer woos subscribers with 5% discount on purchase of apartments

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Festival Mall in Amuwo-Odofin, Lagos

Messrs Briscoe Properties Limited, a subsidiary of R. T. Briscoe (Nig) Plc and a front line real estate development company has announced 5 per cent discount on outright payment for apartments at its Orchid Court Apartments located at Michael Ogun Street, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos from now till February 12, 2015 when the new residential estate developed by the firm will be officially commissioned.

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BCPG tasks politicians on building collapse

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Shelter is one of the three basic needs of human beings, as it shares prominence and priority with food and clothing. Every normal human being aspires to own a house, hence, shelter is a human right.

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Dry construction, solution to mass housing — Nigerite boss

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Model of a house in Maccido Royal Estate, Abuja

‘WITH Nigeria’s capital expenditure profile put at 24 per cent of recurrent expenditure in 20 14, falling price of crude oil and a high cost of funds for execution of capital projects, the construction industry in Nigeria is obviously under pressure to evolve more time and cost efficient system of construction.”

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Housing provision: Firm targets 1000 housing units in 2015

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HAVING successfully completed Northpointe 1 Estate with 100 per cent occupancy, and an array of other ongoing housing projects located at various sites in Lekki axis at various stages of completion, Gran Imperio Group, developers and promoters of EssentialHomes brand is hopeful that it will deliver 1000 houses this year to bridge Lagos housing need which has remained on the increase.

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FG set to commission Kashimbila multipurpose dam in February

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In its efforts to maximise opportunities such as potable water supply, agriculture, power, tourism, aviation, transport as well as trade & investment in the Kashimbila Multipurpose Dam for the benefit of the host communities and the country at large, the federal government is set to commission the Dam next month.

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Obe-Agenebode road to Auchi, disaster waiting to happen—State government shifts blames

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•One of the bad portions of Obe-Agenebode road

Agenebode, the capital of Etsako East Local Government Area, a town at the bedside of River Niger, reputed for the number of prominent Nigerians it has produced and where the 195 Battalion of the Nigerian Army is located, is about to be cut off from its kilt and kins.

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Building collapse: BCPG seeks police collaboration to tackle menace

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To stem unending incidents of building collapse across Lagos State, members of the Building Collapse and Prevention Guild (BCPG), a voluntary organisation made of built environment professionals with the mandate to prevent buildings from collapsing, has decided to seek police collaboration in its quest to tackle the menace.

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