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Surveyors demand creation of Mapping Commission

85 Exhibitors From 14 Countries To Attend AfricaBuild Lagos

In order to ensure proper mapping and collation of spatial data that will enhance productivity and service delivery, the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) has urged the federal Government to establish Survey, Planning and Mapping Commission. The Institution’s President, Mr. Bern Omo Akhigbe made the call last week at the 32nd memorial lecture held in honour of the pioneer president ...

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Lagos show concern for slum dwellers

With the reality of rapidly urbanizing world in which more city dwellers than ever before found themselves living in informal settlements, the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT) has pledged a robust collaboration with Lagos State Government to promote socially, environmentally sustainable human settlements and adequate housing for all. While expressing deep concern on the rate of urbanisation in Nigerian ...

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OSUN Introduce Oranmiyan New Town Scheme

Better days may be in the offing for property investors and prospective homeowners, if developments recently announced by Osun State Government are anything to go by. Last week, the state kick-started a scheme nicknamed Oranmiyan New Town at a parcel of land measuring about 2,572hectares (6340Acres), which was acquired by Chief Obafemi Awolowo as the Premier of the old Western ...

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Engineers suggest ways to tackle building collapse in Nigeria

Amid recent incidents of building collapse in the Lagos area, members of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCTE), last week, sought for collaboration among professional bodies in the built environment as a means of tackling structural failures in the country. The institution noted that recent developments in the housing sector are reaching alarming heights and all bodies should rise ...

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FG moves to upgrade slums in Nigeria.

Under fresh efforts to ensure sustainable development, the Federal Government has announced plans to redefine and scale up slum upgrading efforts toward confronting challenges of expanding urban areas in the country. In the renewed action plan, the government is also proposing a vibrant platform to give a voice to the growing segment of slum communities, which would also act as ...

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“I Built My House on a Tight Budget”: Enakeno Atagbaza

This is a testimony of how this man built his house on a tight budget. Having initially thought he wouldn’t be able to build a house anytime soon, he was guided and eventually has become a landlord today. If he could do it, you can also SACK YOUR LANDLORD! Please introduce yourself Sir? My name is Enakeno Atagbaza and I ...

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‘Revoke Land Use Act’ – ex-NIESV boss

Ex-president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Mr Bode Adediji, has called for the revocation of the Land Use Act (LUA), saying its presence has withheld the progress of the nation’s housing sector. Mr Adediji made this known in a recent chat with the media where he also opined that only policies backed by appropriate actions ...

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You are invited to our FREE NOVEMBER REAL ESTATE SEMINAR

Nigeria Real Estate Hub invites you to attend DEBO ADEJANA MONTHLY REAL ESTATE SEMINAR The Seminar is a platform where we share knowledge, information and interact with Real estate practitioners, investors and enthusiasts about latest trends and practices in the industry. We also point the way to success in the industry. It is our hope that you will be on ...

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Don’t Blame Engineers for Building Collapse, the government has a role to play

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos State has said that until all levels of government in the country evolve more punitive measures and stricter punishment on all those found culpable in any case of collapse building, the ugly trend would continue to defile solution. These concerns were expressed last weekend at the annual lecture of the Nigerian Society of Engineers ...

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London overtakes Hong Kong as World’s most expensive city to live and work.

A new research released by an international real estate adviser Savills, revealed that London has become the world’s most expensive city for companies to locate employees, overtaking Hong Kong, which had previously topped the ranking for an unbroken five year period. New York and Paris complete the pack of four leading cities, where the combined costs of renting residential and ...

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