Africa Real Estate 

Chakwera Protects MPs Real Estate Job, Fails to Name Financier – ‘It Doesn’t Mean Govt Will Not Build for Civil Servants’

President Lazarus Chakwera has come gun-blazing in his defense of his plan to develop homes for members of parliament (MPs) in their constituency which has come under heavy resistance from the opposition. The opposition and analysts have chided the relocation and, rather, encouraged Chakwera to priotise building houses for civil servants including teachers and health workers. Nevertheless, throughout his Thursday session of responding to questions in Parliament the His Excellency Concern Time (HEQs), Chakwera said structure home for MPs doesn’t imply government won’t develop houses for civil servants. “The housing…

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Government Real Estate 

Nigeria’s cooperative real estate effort for informal sector starts in Abuja

The very first of the federal government’s prepared cooperative real estate initiative to reach the casual sector in the country began stream Monday as the Minister of Functions and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, commissioned the AKACARE Cooperative Real Estate Scheme, the Woodhill Estate, at Kuje, in the Federal Capital Area (FCT) Abuja. President Muhammadu Buhari had, in his address at the Ministerial Retreat held in September 2019, declared that a person of his administration’s NEXT LEVEL commitments was “to deepen the access of Nigerians to cost-effective real estate and customer credit”.…

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Real Estate 

Land reform in South Africa – is there a right and a wrong?

While South Africans have until the end of February to share their comment on the draft national policy for beneficiary selection and land allocation, Prof Brian Ganson, head of the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement at the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB) argues that “the land reform debate largely remains a dialogue of the deaf”. He said that many spend their energy shouting about how they are right and others are wrong. Ganson proposes that conflict resolution and problem-solving skills of perspective-taking and bridging principles – proven in other…

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Real Estate 

Iwo royal rumble: Kings in my domain are land grabbers Claims Oluwo

As scuffle between Oluwo of Iwo, Oba Olawale Akanbi and Agbowu of Ogbaagba, Oba Dhikirulahi Akinropo lingers, Oluwo has actually alleged that monarchs in his domain are land grabbers. He said what transpired between him and the Ogbaagba King was a fallout of a brave carry on his part to put a stop to financial oppression versus the downtrodden by kings in his environment. Akanbi revealed dissatisfaction over what he described misstatement of his intention, stating kings in the axis, who was associated with the act of land getting intentionally…

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Real Estate 

Governor Ayade, Nigeria Navy, at loggerheads over land in Cross River

A piece of land belonging to the Nigerian Navy and meant for the construction of a Navy Hotel has become a cause of friction between the Navy and Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State. The land which originally housed the Navy officers mess was being prepared for construction when the state government reportedly ordered the Navy to withdraw from site, insisting that the land belonged to the state government. The government further warned the navy not to proceed with the building and ordered the land to be cordoned. But…

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