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FG to raise N1tn for housing scheme


Everest Amaefule and Rasheed Bisiriyu Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that the Federal Government is working with stakeholders to raise N1tn for the provision of affordable houses for Nigerians. The vice-president spoke at the 22nd Nigerian Economic Summit in Abuja on Tuesday where he chaired a roundtable discussion on job creation, skills and employment. He […]

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