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Speaker Dogara calls for Private Sector Participation to Tackle Housing Deficit

Speaker Dogara calls for Private Sector Participation to Tackle Housing Deficit

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has called for increased private sector participation in order to address the national housing deficit, and pledged the commitment of the House towards enacting the required legislation. Speaking at a public hearing by the House Committee on Housing on a motion and four bills related to

BREAKING: ‘Many trapped’ as 3-storey building collapses in Lagos

A three-storey building under construction has collapsed in the Ilasa area of Lagos state, leaving many, especially workers, trapped. A witness said the incident occurred around 2pm. Rescue operation is ongoing at the building located at 2/4, Richard Abimbola, Off Limca Road, Ire Adri Estate. The Lagos State Ambulance Service (LASAMBUS) is treating some of

FCTA set to sanction Abuja landlords over un-occupied completed houses

The Department Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) is to check the spate of unoccupied houses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT.) Malam Yahaya Yusuf, Director of the department, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. Yusuf said that a proposal to that

Eyakenyi lauds Jonathan on housing, commissions 102 housing units

President Goodluck Jonathan has been commended on his efforts to ensure that Nigerians have access to affordable and quality housing. The commendation was given by the Minister of Lands Housing and Urban Development, Mrs Akon Eyakenyi at the commissioning of the 102 units ministerial pilot housing scheme in Suleja Niger State late Tuesday, fully funded

FG committed to affordable housing for Nigerian workers – Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan has said that his government remains committed to the task of providing decent and affordable housing for Nigerian workers. He stated this at the official Flag off of the Workers Mass Housing Programme at the Tafyi layout, Apo, in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Abuja. Speaking at the event, President Jonathan commended

FCTA partners NLC, TUC on 9,560 workers housing units

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) is collaborating with the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), the Trade Union Congress(TUC) and GoodHomes Development Company Limited to deliver 9,650 quality and affordable housing units to Nigerian workers in the FCT under the Federal Goverment’s Nationwide Workers’ Housing Scheme. The Nigerian Times gathered that beneficiaries of the scheme cut

As housing delivery receives a boost

The administration of President Goodluck Jonathan last week restated the determination of the present administration to provide quality and affordable shelter for Nigerians. The President in Enugu State commissioned a 324-unit housing estate, fully financed by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria ( FMBN). Represented by Vice President Namadi Sambo, President Jonathan said the present

FG rolls out 10,000 housing units targeted at first time home owners

The Federal Government on Thursday officially began the roll-out of the first phase of its 10,000 housing units, targeted at providing affordable home ownership for first time owners, especially the youth. President Goodluck Jonathan had launched the Nigerian Mortgage Refinancing Company (NMRC) late January to enable Nigerians own their houses at affordable rates. During the