To improve service delivery, the Lagos State Government has introduced an online planning permit processing system in the state. According to the Commissioner for Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development (MPPUD), Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola, from the comfort of an applicant’s home or office, the e-planning permit system will enable…
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will next week lead deliberations that will chart a sustainable path for Africa’s urban future, as Ministers for Housing and Urban Development on the continent gather in the Federal Capital Abuja, at the Africa Regional Preparatory Conference for the forthcoming United Nations Conference on Housing and…
CASH-STRAPPED Primary Mortgage Banks (PMBs) – hard pressed to provide long-term funds for prospective homeowners, have turned to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for facility with which to jump-start their operations. Citing unfavourable business environment, the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) of mortgage banks in Nigeria under the auspices of…
A new report published has revealed that the total value of all developed real estate on the globe reached US$217 trillion in 2015 The value of global property in 2015 amounted to 2.7 times the world’s GDP, making up roughly 60 percent of mainstream global assets and representing an important…
With the unexpected downturn in the financial market creating vast scale of funding gap in housing market, mortgage operatives have secured the approval of the apex mortgage institution to deepen the National Housing Fund (NHF) scheme and ensure it fulfils the needs of prospective homeowners. The Guardian gathered that Federal…
ON the heel of the Federal Government’s plan to increase the nation’s housing stocks, and thereby reducing homelessness in the country, a real estate solution company, Propertygate Development and Investment Plc has thrown its weight behind a plan by the current administration to invest massively in both infrastructure and housing.…
BEYOND the recognition of nine major blighted areas in the Lagos metropolis by the World Bank, the Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA), has revealed that 91 slum settlements scattered all over the state have been identified. To this end, the agency has come up with new approaches to tackle…
Applicants who have applied for Certificates of Occupancy, and whose applications were not concluded due to absence of essential documents, will heave a sigh of relief soon, as the Lands Bureau has created a dedicated Help- Desk for uncompleted Applications. In a statement signed by the Public relations Office of…
Lagos State said it would enforce Physical Planning and Urban Development laws to stem the tide of unwholesome practices in the building industry. The Commissioner for Physical Planning, Urban Development, Mr. Wasiu Anifowoshe, made this known at the stakeholders’ meeting organised by the state’s Physical Planning Permit Agency (LASPPPA), under…