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NIQS National workshop to be based on cost management of engineering projects

NIQS national workshop

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors will examine the cost management aspect of critical infrastructure projects in the country. The NIQS in a statement signed by its Secretary for Marketing and Corporate Affairs, Mr. Jide Oke, stated that measurement and cost management of engineering infrastructure projects would form the basis of  NIQS national workshop. He said the two-day workshop, which ...

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Firm warns against erecting illegal structures in FESTAC

Erecting illegal structures in Festac

The management of Messrs New Festac Property Development Company Limited, the concessionaire of the FESTAC Phase II project, has warned people to desist from erecting illegal structures on the site. “Anyone erecting illegal structures on the designated land should remove them and desist from further encroachment. Such illegal structures will be promptly displaced or removed,” the Executive Vice-Chairman, NFPDCL, Mr. ...

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UPP urges Buhari to recover properties acquired with stolen public funds

acquired properties with stolen funds

The United Progressives Party (UPP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that his government tracks all stolen funds within Nigeria and recover properties acquired with stolen public funds for the benefit of Nigerians. The party in a statement issued by its National Chairman, Chief Chekwas Okorie, said it was in support of President Buhari’s request for the United States ...

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Estate surveyors call on FG to prioritise land economy as oil revenue dips

Estate surveyors

Estate surveyors under the aegis of Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Lagos State branch, has called on the Federal Government to give priority to land economy which, the institution reasons, is a growth sector of the economy, in view of the plummeting fortunes of Nigeria’s oil economy arising from the falling oil price at the international market. ...

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U.S. to trace Nigeria’s stolen asset

The United States has said it will help Buhari  track down Nigeria’s stolen asset in billions of dollars and increase U.S. military assistance to fight Boko Haram militants. President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Washington on Monday is viewed by the U.S. administration as a chance to set the seal on improving ties since he won the 2015 March election. It ...

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Gov. Ugwuanyi of Enugu State Keeping faith with his campaign on social housing delivery

social housing delivery

Just recently, Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State in keeping faith with his campaign promises on social housing delivery, investment promotion and agricultural development, embarked on an investment assessment visit to the proposed East-Gate Enugu Airport City Development project being anchored by a private sector investor, NECI Land Development Corporation Limited. The proposed project which has 142 hectares of virgin ...

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A tour inside the world’s most luxurious hotel

World’s Most Luxurious Hotel

What makes the hotel thick or tick? Why is it acclaimed the only 7 star hotel in the world? Lets take a tour and find out. Thanks to the Financial Post we can give you a quick tour, in case you are thinking of visiting. You can also seize the opportunity to daydream! Let’s start here! The Burj Al Arab calls itself ...

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‘Policy inconsistency a major problem in the housing sector’ – Architect

policy inconsistency

An architect, Mr. Lewis Ali has identified policy inconsistency in the housing industry as the major problem of development in the sector in Nigeria. He said that successive administrations have come up with one policy or the other for the development of the housing sector, but that such administration that formulates the policy never accomplishes it. Ali who disclosed this ...

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Lafarge Group and Holcim completes $40b merger

Lafarge Group and Holcim

Lafarge Group and Holcim have successfully completed its $40 billion merger following the successful completion of the merger between Lafarge Group of France and Swiss Company Holcim. The new group to be known as LafargeHolcim will now work towards creating one of the highest performing companies in the building materials industry. The company said in a statement in Lagos on ...

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