Nigerian Policy Interventions On Housing (II)

[Independent (Lagos)] Housing ranks among the three basic human needs. The other two are food and clothing. However, more than 50 years after independence, access to affordable housing has largely remained a mirage to the vast majority of Nigerians, most especially, the middle and the lower class of the strata. In this report by our team of correspondents; Phillip Oladunjoye, Bamidele Ogunwusi, Anayo Korie and Saheed Bakare, we explore why affordable housing has eluded Nigerians and the various efforts that had been made, and s