inflation and the effects on the nigerian real estate sector

Since Covid-19 reared its ugly head, there have been additional consequences that have emerged that have directly affected the Nigeria Real Estate scene. Our recent article on the Nigerian Real Estate Sector – post Covid, examined the outlook and performance of the sector and what we could expect in the near future; while this piece […]

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Facebook eyes lagos Nigeria for new office

It appears that Nigeria made a good impression on Mark Zuckerberg when he visited the country back in 2016, because the ubiquitous social network mammoth, Facebook – which has over 2.7 billion users worldwide, announced that they will be opening up an office in Lagos Nigeria. This is massive news and this move is poised […]

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Kainji Dam burst – what happened?

Breaking Story – The massive hydro-electric dam located in New Bussa town in Niger State, has burst. Operators of the Kainji dam opened four spill ways in response to heavy rains in the area recently, however, the water pressure was still excessive and part of the dam embankment collapsed and water could be seen gushing […]

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hotels rooms open up

As the Nigerian economy shakes off the webs of the pandemic, the hotel sector which was hit hard with the shut down, is now opening their rooms to those who need a place to rest their heads. Our recent article regarding the restaurant sector re-opening, we examined the impact the shutdown had on their businesses […]

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nigeria pushes international air travel to september 5

In a recent article regarding the resumption of international air travel to Nigeria, we stated that flights will resume on the 29th of August. We just received word that this date has now been pushed back to September 5th, 2020. In a statement from by Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, he mentioned that […]

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RESTAURANTS and bars heat up in lagos

For Nigerians itching to go out for a nice dinner or to hang with their friends at their favourite rooftop bar, are dusting off their shiny shoes and pressing their fancy attire because they can now go blow off some steam. After nearly five months of lockdown, this is a good sign that things may […]

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Working from home in Nigeria

When Nigeria entered the lockdown stage in late March, there was a lot of trepidation and nervousness running through the country. These fears of the unknown, and the invisible virus that spreads and kills quickly and how it would disrupt millions of citizens daily lives. Also, how would Nigerians who are born hustlers, earn their […]

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International air travelers ready to lift off for Nigeria

After almost five months of restricted air travel, Nigeria is set to open up for international flights on August 29th. The shutdown was in response to the global spread of the coronavirus that wreaked havoc across the globe. To date, Nigeria has a reported 49,068 cases, and 975 deaths. Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation Hadi Sirika, […]

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lagos to IBADAN rail set to roll

The long-anticipated standard gauge rail project that will connect Lagos and Ibadan, is set to embark on its inaugural journey come mid-September 2020. This 1.6 billion dollar project has seen several delays and the recent complications from COVID-19 has not helped the launch. This will be a critical link that will help to transport Nigerians […]

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Top 5 mega Projects In Nigeria 2020

Nigeria is slowly getting back to a new normal as the country warily resumes its day to day grind, and as the global pandemic slows down, builders and investors are chomping at the bit to get things done. The real estate and construction sectors are getting back to full swing and there are several mega […]

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what does $100,000 (USD) get you in lagos?

We went house-hunting in Lagos with a modest budget of $100,000, or about 35-40 million naira. We were searching for a house or flat that we could snag within our budget. Our expectations were not high, because we figured that at this range we would struggle to find something that would be worthy of our […]

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Top 5 Real estate search sites

If you are house-hunting in Nigeria, more than likely you will be conducting your search with online websites geared towards property listings. 95 percent of purchasers use web-based tools to help them find their dream home and over 50 % say that their first step was to get online and look for real estate to […]

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Shoprite checks out of nigeria

ShopRite, the largest retail store outlet in Africa, has stated that they may sell their ownership interests in the 26 stores they own in Nigeria. The supermarket juggernaut that owns or operates 2900 stores across the continent, has been in the country since 2005 and is a household name in Nigeria. This departure may have […]

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Ebonyi State – A Case Study And Blueprint To copy

If Nigeria receives attention or media spotlights, they are usually the undesirable type, and when it does get praise and recognition, it focuses on things that happen in and around Lagos or Abuja. The rest of the country is an afterthought unless something special is going on. Something special is going on in Ebonyi State. […]

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Are Nigerians Good at Social Distancing?

No. They are not. But it’s deeper than that. The concept of keeping your distance from friends and loved ones is opposed to the way that Nigerians are brought up and how our culture lives. We all love and enjoy the festive period, when streets are alive, villages overrun by guests and goats. Dancing, drinking, […]

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