Are Nigerians Good at Social Distancing?

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

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2019 – A Treacherous Year For Building Collapses

In 2019, there were 43 recorded building collapses in Nigeria. 43. This is an embarrassing number. Shameful. What makes it so bad is that there was a tremendous amount of suffering and lives lost in the rubble of these demised buildings. There is no exact number of dead, but estimates are above 50. I am […]

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PropTech – What Exactly Is It?

Technology is a driving force across most business sectors. You cannot conduct business without some sort of technology working either behind the scene or in the midst of it all. Real estate is no exception. Property Technology or Proptech is where technology innovates, influences and enhances the various facets of the real estate and property […]

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Tarkwa Bay Residents Forcibly Evicted

Early Tuesday morning, Nigerian naval forces stormed into the murky waters of Tarkwa bay to forcibly evict thousands of poor inhabitants. Gunshots rang out as soldiers fired into the sky, causing widespread pandemonium and confusion. Residents scrambled around frenetically to pack up as many of their belongings as possible before their homes and entire lives […]

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Burna Boy Buys Big Mansion

Grammy-nominated, international AfroBeats star, and “African Giant” musical artist – Damini Ogulu aka, Burna Boy, recently snagged a gorgeous mansion in Lekki.  The modernistic, white, 8 bedroom home that is laced with a sprawling terrace and swimming pool, is the latest purchase in the superstars material collection. He was also recently spotted sporting a brand […]

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Nigeria’s 2020 Real Estate Outlook

The recent report from Northcourt laid forth the outlook for real estate in Nigeria in 2020. The report details key sectors and economic indicators that will help define and shape Nigeria’s real estate scene in the coming year. The outlook has some bright spots but will most certainly depend on economic/fiscal policies as well as […]

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UK-African Investment Summit

On Monday, the United Kingdom hosted an investment summit with several African nations where £2.6 Billion worth of commercial deals were committed over the next 2 years. The summit included 21 leaders of African countries alongside entrepreneurs, financiers, and UK politicians — including Prime Minister Boris Johnson. This high profile event garnered loads of attention and hopes […]

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Broadband To Expand Across Nigeria

The Nigerian federal government has approved the injection of ₦265 billion ($732 Million), to expand broadband penetration across the 774 local governments. This will be done as a partnership between six private infrastructure companies and the administration. This endeavor will provide coverage across the nation giving urban and rural areas connectivity to the internet and […]

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Lagos Adds 360 Housing Units

Lagos State commissioned 360 housing units in Ikorodu according to the Vanguard online. These homes will add to the current stock and put a small dent in Nigeria’s gaping housing deficit. The residential homes consist of one, two and three-bedroom units and the community has a central sewage system, water treatment plant, solid road network […]

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Nigeria’s Skyscrapers

Erect, rigid, and tall, swaying slightly, high above the earth – masses of brick and steel sheathed in granite, glass and stone, peering over the landscape, towering atop the city. Skyscrapers are man-made real estate marvels that continually amaze and impress even the biggest cynics. The engineering, architectural talent, time, labour and money it takes […]

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