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The need for a valuer’s certification in asset declaration

Rowland Abonta

In a bid to invoke transparency, earn the citizen’s trust and fight corruption (in its many forms), virtually all the countries of the world (World Bank puts the statistics at over 150 countries) provide a structured medium for ensuring that elected, appointed, recruited or contracted public officials make their assets known to the public (for Nigeria, public officials are expected ...

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Nigerians urged to embrace polystyrene construction technology

Polystyrene construction technology

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Lagos Chapter, has advised Nigerians to embrace the polystyrene’ construction technology to reduce construction cost and increase housing delivery. A building that utilised the polystyrene construction technology Mrs Lola Adetona, Chairman of NICE, made the disclosure while canvassing the adoption of the Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) technology during the Institution’s industrial visit to Monumental ...

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Construction: Engineers task operators on new technologies

Civil engineers

The Nigerian Institution of Civil Engineers (NICE), Lagos Chapter, on Monday, July 1, 2019 urged operators in the building construction industry to continually be updated with new technologies and practices of the profession. NICE officials at the event Mrs Omolola Adetona, Chairman of NICE, gave the advice during a “Project Management Training for Engineers” workshop organised by the institution in ...

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CORBON vice-chair, Opaluwah, bags NIM Fellowship

Dr. Samson Ameh Opaluwah

The Nigerian Institute of Management (Chartered) (NIM) has approved the elevation of Dr. Samson Ameh Opaluwah to the distinguished grade of Fellow. Dr. Samson Ameh Opaluwah Opaluwah, who is currently the Vice Chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) and Chief Executive Officer of the Abuja-based Khariz Group is a civil engineer and a professional builder who specialises ...

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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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