Developers, Family Homes plan ‘Made in Nigeria’ houses in 774 councils
A surprise windfall which could provide construction jobs in excess of N200 billion could be unfolded in the next few months for property developers, who are being made the arrowhead of a radical plan
Lagos plans monthly rent payments, gets delivery date for 2,162 houses
Hope of monthly payment of rents has been rekindled, following plans by the Lagos State Government to begin the scheme in its housing estates. The state’s Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Moruf Akinderu-Fatai dropped the hint during a site visit to housing schemes at Sangotedo and Lekki. At present, Nigerians pay yearly and two-year rents in…
Borno government to demolish 1, 300 houses in Maiduguri, Jere council
The Borno State Government plans to pull down 1,300 houses on the waterways and banks of River Nggadabul in Maiduguri Metropolis and Jere council. Executive Secretary, Borno Geographic Information Service (BOGIS), Adam Bababe disclosed this in Maiduguri, while briefing journalists on the dangers and menaces of blocking waterways and flood plains with illegal structures. According…
Imo to build 5,000 houses by 2023
Imo State Government has jump-started the construction of 5,000 homes, which would be completed by 2023.
Borno gets committee to build 500 houses
Borno State Government has inaugurated a committee to build 500 housing units in Maiduguri. After completion of houses, they will be sold on an Owner Occupier Housing Scheme (OOHS) to address problems of shelter in the state capital.
Religion from the Nigerian perspective
Two athletes, one African and one British, were interviewed after the successful conclusion of their respective events. The African who had won an event attributed her success to the grace of God. “He touched my limbs, I could not have done it without him.” The British athlete, on the other hand, gave substantial credit to her coach…
Attack: Fulanis abandon community after death of 66 in Kaduna
The Fulani community in parts of Kajuru Local Government Area, Kaduna State, have abandoned the area after an attack on Feb. 11, which left 66 of them, mostly women and children dead. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that what remained of the Rugar Fulani community were burnt houses, animals, motorcycles, kitchen utensils, as…
Fire kills six, destroys over N400m property in Bauchi
The Bauchi State Fire Service has said six persons lost their lives while 217 people were saved in various fire incidents across the 20 local government areas of the state. The agency’s spokesman, Abubakar Bala, gave this report of fire incidents that occurred between January to December 2018. He said property worth N427,530,000 were destroyed…
Downpour destroys houses, farmlands in Katsina
Heavy downpour has destroyed over 100 houses and a number of farmlands in Bara village of Baure council area of Katsina State. The rains, which fell intermittently from Friday night till Saturday morning, however did not claim a single life but a few others sustained injuries from the debris and fallen walls. A resident nevertheless…
Gunmen kill 30 villagers, torch houses in fresh Borno attacks
OVER two dozens of Boko Haram gunmen in a convoy of Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles yesterday attacked villages of Kayamla and Kwajaffa in Borno State, killing 24 people and torching several houses and market stalls before fleeing into the Sambisa Forest.