Tag: Property

NMRC, ITF kick off construction skills acquisition programme
Chii Akporji ITF NMRC Property

NMRC, ITF kick off construction skills acquisition programme

In fresh efforts to help bridge the manpower gap in the building and construction industry, the Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) has flagged off its second building and construction skills acquisition programme. The three months intensive vocational training program organized in collaboration with the Industrial Training Fund (ITF) for 40 […]

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Obasanjo endorses Atiku for president

Former Nigerian president Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday said he has forgiven his former vice-president Abubakar Atiku for some grievances he has against him while in office. He also endorsed Atiku as his candidate choice for the presidency in next year’s general election. Obasanjo, earlier, often criticised his former vice and […]

Property buyers shun off-plan sales amid sharp practices
Elliot Orupabo NIESV Niyi Fudoju Property Salimon Alao Shobanke

Property buyers shun off-plan sales amid sharp practices

Many prospective property investors are becoming wary with the gale of promotions for off-plan sales characterised by incentives for buyers of new homes. The concept has gone more radical recently, with the private developers offering mouth-watering discounts, installmental payments and dangling other attractions to buyers. The traditional marketing ploys include […]

NITP tasked on town planning regulations
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners NITP Property town planning Urban Development

NITP tasked on town planning regulations

NITP National President Mr. Luka Bulus Achi Appalled by the planning conundrum, which has bedeviled many cities, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has been asked to lead the struggle of redeeming the nation’s town planning regulations. The call was predicated on the constant conflict between planners and policy […]

Developers get date for Lagos Blue Water project
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Developers get date for Lagos Blue Water project

Lekki- Epe Expressway. PHOTO: Rendel-ltd Two leading pan-African investment and real estate firms – African Capital Alliance and Elalan Group have announced plan to deliver a blend of contemporary luxury apartments and state of the art retail mall in Lagos.     Group Managing Director, Elalan Group, Andrea Geday, who spoke […]

Global wellness real estate blossoms into $134b industry Worldwide Real estate wellness booms
GWI Ophelia Yeung Property row

Global wellness real estate blossoms into $134b industry Worldwide Real estate wellness booms

Heritage Place, Ikoyi, Lagos Researchers see residential real estate as the next frontier that will be radically transformed by the wellness movement. Consumers around the world already spend $3.7 trillion (or five per cent of global GDP in 2015) on their wellness. They are beginning to recognize this connection and […]

BCPG tasks artisans on safety in construction sites
BCPG Lagos State NDT Property Solomon Ogunseye

BCPG tasks artisans on safety in construction sites

To curb death of building artisans on construction site, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) Lagos State Chapter in collaboration with Lagos State Safety Commission has trained over 400 artisans in the built sector on the imperatives of adopting standard safety measures/insurance. The one-day workshop titled, “Measures and application on […]

Shelter Afrique unfolds five-year new strategy, plans sack of workers
Babatunde Oyateru DFI Femi Adewole Property Shelter Afrique

Shelter Afrique unfolds five-year new strategy, plans sack of workers

Femi Adewole Amid huge debts overhang, the troubled Pan-African housing financier dealing exclusively with the promotion of affordable housing – Shelter Afrique (SHAF) has unfolded a five-year strategy and announced plans to restructure its organization. The company is in the process of negotiating a debt restructuring scheme with its lenders, […]

Lagos State, others may be submerged by 2050
Dr. Muhtari Aminu-Kano Environment Green Recovery Nigeria Initiative Lagos NCF Nigerian Conservation Foundation Property

Lagos State, others may be submerged by 2050

Lagos,Nigeria. Photo: The Guardian Nigeria The Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF) yesterday said Lagos and other coastal cities globally that are less than one metre above sea level could be submerged by 2050 if the surge continues, according to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). “The projection by scientists in the […]

Babalakin advocates strong PPP for infrastructure deficit
Dr. Wale Babalakin NAF Nigerian Air Force Property

Babalakin advocates strong PPP for infrastructure deficit

[File] The Chairman of Bi-Courtney Nigeria Limited, Wale Babalakin The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) at the weekend held its eighth fellowship lecture and conferment of Fellows of the society to 28 engineers. The guest lecturer, Dr. Wale Babalakin, chairman, Bi-Courtney Ltd, in his lecture titled ‘Constraints of Implementing Infrastructure […]

As Bangkok climate summit begins, CDM passes new milestone
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As Bangkok climate summit begins, CDM passes new milestone

Clean Development Mechanism Executive Board Chair Arthur Rolle. Photo/ EnvironNEWS The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), which has incentivized billions of dollars’ worth of investment in climate action and has registered thousands of projects throughout the developing world, has passed another milestone. As global negotiators were arriving in Bangkok for an […]

Reps wade into Lagos, inland waterways authority land dispute
House of Representatives Lekki Mr. Bode Agoro National Inland Waterways Authority NIWA Property

Reps wade into Lagos, inland waterways authority land dispute

Waterways Members of the House of Representatives Committee on Ports, Harbours and Waterways have intervened in the land dispute between Lagos State Government and National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) located at Admiralty Way, Lekki Phase 1 area of the State.   Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau, Mr. Bode Agoro,  at the three day investigative hearing […]