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Head of Service Presents Keys to Beneficiaries of Housing Estates

The Head of the Civil Service of Federation had an epoch making Handing Over of Keys ceremony on Monday, 17th December 2018. At this event she presented house keys to the beneficiaries of the Housing Estates, some of whom have already moved in to their houses. See some photos from the event: Click here to…

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FISH Management Staff Participates in a Housing Project Management Course at FITC Lagos

As part of efforts to reposition the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) Department for effective service delivery, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation approved a capacity building training programme for the management staff of the FISH Department, which took place from the 3rd to 6th December, 2018 at the Financial Institutions Training…

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A Delegation of the OHCSF Participates in an International Knowledge Exchange Programme on Investment Sourcing in financing Housing Projects at Dubai, United Arab Emirate (UAE)

A delegation comprising Permanent Secretary, Service Welfare Office, Chairman and Executive Secretary of the Federal Government Staff Housing Loans Board (FGSHLB) participated in an International Knowledge Exchange Programme on Investment Sourcing in Financing Housing and Infrastructure Development held in Dubai from 24th to 30th September, 2017. During the visit, the delegation held consultative meetings and…

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Winifred Oyo-Ita, Freda Prempeh Provide Solution to Fix Housing Deficit

Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Ghanaian Deputy Minister of Works and Housing, Hon. Freda Prempeh have called for increased Public Private Partnerships (PPP) to fix housing deficit in the country. The dignitaries including the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, made the call during 12th…

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OHCSF Continues to Place a Premium on Capacity Building of Civil Servants

The staff of the Federal Integrated Staff Housing (FISH) has undertaken a 5 – day training programme, from November 19th to 23rd ,2018 at Mararaba, Nassarawa State. The training curriculum included Project Management/Project Execution, Records and Data Management Presentation, Leadership Skills Development, Effective Business Case Writing, Customer Care and Mortgage Credit Assessment. The training programme…

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FG Inaugurates 11 Member Committee on Integrated Staff Housing Programme [FISH]

The Federal Government has inaugurated an eleven-member committee on Integrated Staff Housing Programme (FISH). Inaugurating the committee today in her office in Abuja, the Acting Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita said that in the past, Federal Civil Servants were motivated by the provision of staff quarters which accounted for…

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Land documentations worsening Lagos housing deficits

The preponderance of Lagos State government placing undue bottlenecks in securing Land titles and documentations have been identified as a major clog in the wheel of the state’s effort at ensuring affordable and habitable housing for her teeming population.Of the 17 million housing units needed to satisfy the accommodation needs of Nigerians, Lagos State boasts…

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Nigeria inches towards sustainable energy for all agenda

Following the epileptic power supply to many Nigerian homes, the Federal Government is considering the establishment of clean coal plant to increase power generation in the country. The plan is part of Sustainable Energy for ALL (SE4ALL) Action Agenda for Nigeria, with objectives of ensuring universal access to modern energy services; doubling the share of…

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Stakeholders urge government to resurrect home completion loan scheme

With ample opportunities for the housing industry in Nigeria yet to be explored through the mortgage finance sub-sector, stakeholders have called on the government to revisit home completion loan scheme. The scheme supports the new paradigm for unlocking housing microfinance and leverages on incremental development that most Nigerians use in acquiring new homes as well…

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