Free 5,000 Housing Units For Low Income Earners In Kwara

In no distant future some 5,000 less privileged and low income earners in Kwara state will become proud owners of their own houses, courtesy of the state government and African Nations Development Programme (ANDP). The ANDP in its bid to bridge  Nigeria’s housing deficit  is undertaking the construc... [More]

Rising cost of building inputs threatens FG drive to bridge 17m housing deficit

… but builders say tech, innovation to help beat high costs   The rising cost of building materials in Nigeria seems to be threatening the Federal Government’s drive to bridge a housing deficit in the country, which has been estimated at 17 million homes. This has made many working, middl... [More]

Fashola seeks support for Works, Housing Controllers in states

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has appealed to state governments to support the activities of the Federal Controllers of Works and Housing in their respective domains. Fashola made the call during a courtesy visit to Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun on Friday in Osogbo.... [More]

Fashola inaugurates 100 housing units in Ogbomosho

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has inaugurated 100 housing units in Ogbomosho, Oyo state, a project funded by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN). Inaugurating the housing units on Friday, Fashola said meeting the housing needs of Nigerians was a major priority ... [More]

Reps To Investigate Appointment Of FAAN Directors

The House of Representatives on Thursday resolved to investigate recent appointment of directors for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) by the presidency. The House however mandated  its committee on Federal Character to carry-out a comprehensive review of all appointments and recruitm... [More]

FG Staff Housing Loan applicants want scheme probed

Some applicants of the Federal Government Staff Housing Loans scheme have called for a probe of the activities of Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB), the operators. The applicants made the call in Abuja on Thursday, saying the activities of the board undermined the objectives of t... [More]

Mining: Nigeria Has over 120 Geo-Tourists Sites – NMGS

The President, Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society Prof. Olugbenga Okunlola has said Nigeria has over 120 viable Geo-tourist’s sites spreads across the nation. The Don stated this while speaking with Journalists at a press conference to announce the commencement of the 53th Annual International ... [More]

Nigeria Has Over 1000 Illegal Mining Sites-Expert

The President of the Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society(NMGS)and Chairman, Mining Implementation and Strategic Team(MIST) Professor Olugbenga Okunlola has said Nigeria has over 1000 unregulated mining sites, also known as illegal mines. This is even as he observed that “illegal mining has persi... [More]

Naira recovers to N405/$1 after Monetary Policy Committee decisions

The Nigerian naira dramatically recovered on Wednesday to 405 per dollar, less than 24 hours after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting. In Abuja, the naira is currently trading between 405 to 410 per dollar, while the British pound is going for 520/523 — all at ... [More]

Equities Slide By 0.17% On The Exchange

The equities segment of the Nigerian Stock Exchange closed negative on Wednesday when major market mirrors, the All Share Index and market capitalisation depreciated by 0.17 per cent each. The All Share Index closed at 25,514.09 points after it went down astonishingly by 44.46 basis points or 0.17 p... [More]

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