Maybe housing in Lagos (and many other Nigerian cities) can be solved if Lagos builds like Sao Paulo in Brazil.
LINKNigeria Has 16 Million Houses' Shortfall
Abuja — The Minister of State, Works and Housing and Urban Development, Mrs Grace Ekpiwhere, said Nigeria had an estimated 16 million housing shortfall.
Ekpiwhere, said in an interview Southern Africa correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Pretoria that government could not meet the housing needs of Nigerians because of budgetary constraints. "There is a huge deficit of housing to accommodate our people in view of the budgetary constraints and other competing needs. "Bearing this in mind it has became obvious that government efforts at providing houses for its officers may not be sustainable," she said. The minister said it was in realisation of this that government decided to partner with the private sector to provide houses for the citizens...