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Planners call for proper control, monitoring of housing projects

Adebisi Adedire

The Lagos State of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on the Lagos State Government to facilitate adequate control and monitoring of housing developments across the state. Chairman of Lagos NITP, Mr Adebisi Adedire Lagos NITP Chairman, Mr Bisi Adedire, made the call in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday, June 14, ...

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US to relocate Consulate to Eko Atlantic City

Eko Atlantic City

The United States Consul General in Lagos, Mr John Bray, on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 announced that the home government had secured about 1,000 hectares of land on the Eko Atlantic City in Lagos. Eko Atlantic City Bray made the disclosure at his residence shortly after signing the engagement agreement between the U.S. government officials and Mr Roland Chagdury, the ...

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Expert calls for professionalism in estate agency practice

Rowland Abonta

An estate surveyor, Mr Hyacinth Oseji, has called for more professionalism in real estate practice in Nigeria to uphold integrity of the profession. Rowland Abonta, President of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) Oseji, a managing partner of Osas and Oseji Estate Surveyors and Valuers, made the call during a seminar organised by the Faculty of Estate ...

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Quantity surveyors move to upgrade operational technological know-how

Lagos NIQS

The Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has reiterated its commitment to continually upgrade skills of members to enhance service delivery to the society. Officials of Lagos NIQS at the workshop Mr Ayuba Akere, Chairman of Lagos NIQS, gave the assertion at a workshop organised by the institute on Thursday, April 25, 2019 in Lagos. The ...

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Kenya to partner private landowners on affordable housing

Charles Mwaura

Kenya will partner private landowners to implement a development blueprint on affordable housing, Charles Mwaura, Principal Secretary of the State Department for Housing and Urban Development, said on Friday, February 1, 2019. Charles Mwaura Mwaura said that individuals, who own huge tracts of land, have been invited to become partners in the implementation of the mass housing programme. “We are ...

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Quantity surveyor seeks modernised mud houses

Modernised mud house

The Vice-President of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr Olayemi Shonubi, on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 urged the Federal Government to encourage researches into the modernisation of mud houses in the country. Modernised mud house Shonubi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the mud could be molded into bricks for the building of modern ...

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Lagos, engineers collaborate on adherence to site safety

Construction site

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), in conjunction with Lagos State Safety Commission (LSSC), has called for strict adherence to safety measures in civil engineering infrastructure and facilities management. A construction site in Lagos Chairman, Lagos Chapter of NICE, Mrs Omolola Adetona, made the call at a seminar organised in collaboration with the commission in Lagos on Saturday, January ...

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Valuers clamour commitment to professional standards

Charles Oghenero Ebiai

The Abuja Branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has called on practitioners to commit to professional standards by ensuring that they carry out their practice in line with the ethics of the profession. Charles Oghenero Ebiai They were also urged to work towards ensuring that the practice is for the betterment of society and advancement ...

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Why construction industry performed poorly in 2018, by builders

Kenneth Nduka

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 blamed the poor performance of the construction industry and its low contribution to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2018 on corruption. Mr Kenneth Nduka Assessing the sector, NIOB’s President, Mr Kenneth Nduka, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that its performance in 2018 was ...

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Group calls for restructuring of mortgage refinancing company

Babatunde-Fashola

The Housing Development Advocacy Network, an NGO, has called for the restructuring of Nigerian Mortgage Refinancing Company (NMRC) to drive needed reforms and strategies in the housing sector. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) The group President, Mr Festus Adebayo, made this known in a statement he signed on Monday, December 31, 2018 and made available ...

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