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Wiser Estate, 19 Others Win Housing Award

Wiser Estates & Investment limited, one of the high-flying realty firm has won the fastest growing estate development company of the year at the just-concluded National Housing Award in Abuja.Other individuals and firms also clinched th award. Real estate developer, Arc Adewunmi Towolawi Okupe and the director, department of development control, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council […]


Hubmart Stores expands operations in Nigeria’s competitive retail market

Hubmart Stores Limited, a fully Nigerian owned retail shopping chain has launched its forth store, located at Omole Phase 1, Lagos Nigeria. Established in 2015 and known for providing international standard products and high quality fresh food categories, Hubmart stores now operates in four different locations in Lagos alone with plans to open more stores…


Over 70 green houses built under the green business initiatives

Government under, the Green Business Initiative has built 75 Green Houses (Domes) to train young entrepreneurs in Agri-business at Dawhenya in the Greater Accra Region.  Over 700 young graduates have been engaged under the initiative.


At Nigeria’s key industrial hub, huge tax means no roads

The bus huffed and puffed for the umpteenth time, moving sluggishly through the gullies leading to a muddy intersection at Lusada junction in Ogun. Along the dilapidated path leading to Igbesa, the mangled remains of a heavy-duty truck stood in the middle of the road, its tyres suspended in mid-air. Few meters away from Ago-Oloye […]


Retailer Shoprite and miners help lift JSE

Shoprite jumped 10% despite reporting that sales fell almost a fifth in the year to end-June, while the global market focus remains on the US Federal Reserve. The JSE was higher on Tuesday morning, lifted by miners and retailer Shoprite, which surged despite reporting poor sales growth for the year to end-June.


Bench Events and APO Group form long-term partnership to help drive hotel investment in Africa

Bench Events, organisers of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF) and APO Group, a leading media relations consultancy and press release distribution service, announced a wide-ranging collaboration aimed at boosting investment in the hospitality industry in Africa. The deal, which is set to run until 2022, covers the next three editions of AHIF and its […]


Hughes: $16trn required globally to replace substandard housing

Not less than $16 trillion will be required globally to replace sub-standard housing and build additional units needed by 2025, New Telegraph has learnt. According to the Executive Director, MIXTA Africa, Sade Hughes, global housing affordability gap per year is in the tune of $650 billion, citing United Nations’ estimates.


Driving sustainable housing finance

Housing and financial experts are not leaving any stone unturned in their bid to unlock the potential in real estate sector and bridge accommodation deficit. Dayo Ayeyemi reports.


Nigeria lacks the financial capacity to take advantage of AfCFTA

The Chief Executive Officer of Economic Associates, Dr Ayo Teriba, has argued that Nigeria and other African countries do not have the financial capacity to actualise the Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA).


Stakeholders recommend more investments in housing

Stakeholders in the housing sector have called for greater investments from the private sector in proffering lasting solutions to the increasing housing challenge in the country. Mr Festus Adebayo, convener of the Abuja International Housing Show, in a communiqué on Monday in Abuja said stakeholders agreed that a combination of factors including lands regime, cost […]


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