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Thinking affordability in the value system is key to achieving affordable housing – Expert

The General Manager of West African Ceramics Ltd, foremost manufacturer of tiles, grouts, tile adhesives, marbles, and allied products in Nigeria, Mr. Bhaskar Rao, has disclosed that the efforts by stakeholders to achieve affordable housing would to a large extent meet its desired result when  affordability is made top most priority of the entire industry value chain.

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•A house partially demolished by the landgrabbers

Land management: Stakeholders say only 3% of land in Nigeria is registered

Against the backdrop of the belief that the  management or mismanagement of land according to pundits serve as benchmark to the level of prosperity of a nation, the Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development in conjunction with Research and Innovation Office, University of Lagos recently hosted a two day conference tagged “International Conference on Land and Development in Lagos” with a view to sensitising stakeholders on how to manage land resource particularly in Lagos which land mass is quite small.

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Low property sector rating: Experts canvass collaboration to boost sector

Disturbed by the low ranking of Nigeria’s property sector from the global perspective, stakeholders in the sub-sector of the nation’s economy weekend gathered in Lagos at a two-day FIABCI International Real Estate Consultant, FIREC training aimed at shoring up the sector through increase in direct foreign investment. The training event was organised by International Real Estate Federation FIABCI-Nigeria.

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Why steel and concrete buildings are the best — Toni Nasr

Mr. Toni Nasr, is the Project Manager, Azuri Peninsula, the largest city in the Marina District of Eko Atlantic, Lagos. The project includes three 30+ floor luxury residential towers as well as multiple town houses with ground floor/podium. The three Towers including Oban Tower, Zuna Tower and Orun Tower, comprises seven-bedroom villas on the top
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Sustainable Environment: Ambode calls for lifestyle change

To attain nature conservation leading to sustainable environment in Lagos State, the state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has urged the people to change their lifestyle to conform with nature, just as the President of Board of Trustees of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation NCF, Philip Asiodu, has emphasised environmental laws enforcement in the state like it was the case during colonial rule in the country when sanitary officials were allowed into homes to ascertain  their safety, if sustainable environment is to be achieved in the state.

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PSP resolution: Stakeholders hail decision, call for meeting with govt to resolve grey areas

The resolution last week by the Lagos State House of Assembly that private sector partnership (PSP) in refuse collection otherwise known as PSP operators across Lagos state, should resume door to door refuse collection in all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in the state with immediate effect, has been commended by stakeholders in waste management sector in the state.

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Housing: Government of this country prefers short cut instead of planning ahead — Adediji

Mr. Bode Adediji, Chairman, Bode Adediji Partnership, a firm of estate surveyors and valuers, and   former President, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers NIESV, is one of the front-line estate surveyors and property consultants in Nigeria. Besides his professional calling, he has dedicated himself to mentoring and delivering lectures to inspire the younger ones
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Lawyer Otike-Odibi killed by wife found with genitals, intestines cut

Prospective home owners who are eager to see solutions to the numerous issues plaguing home ownership in Nigeria, need not look further. This is because a maverick investor, Dr. Chukwuma Rome Iwuanyanwu, founder/CEO of Landlord Tenant Management System, a housing solution company, says the firm is fully dedicated to ensuring that both landlords and tenants are not just availed of bespoke solutions but are also in for good returns on their investments in this interview with vanguard Homes & Property. Excerpts:

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