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ESVARBON approves usage of pseudonym by Surveyors and Valuers

In order to encourage best practices and attainment of international standards by firms, the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria has approved the use of pseudonyms for persons who desire to practice with names other than family names. The Chairman, ESVARBON, Mr. A. G. Sangosanya, who made the pronouncement at the induction of 107 newly registered estate surveyors ...

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10 Unusual Grave Tombstones

1. Graves of a Catholic woman and her Protestant husband, who were not allowed to be buried together. In the Protestant part of this cemetery, J.W.C van Gorcum, colonel of the Dutch Cavalry and militia commissioner in Limburg, is buried. His wife, lady J.C.P.H van Aefferden, is buried in the Catholic part. They were married in 1842, the lady was 22 ...

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Cement price In Nigeria defies laws of demand and supply

The plan by the Federal Government to increase tariff on imported bulk cement invokes the intrigues that have continued to trail the pricing of cement in the country. Credits:www.nigeriaintel.com In what could be described as one of the economic wonders of Nigeria, when there is glut, the price of cement either remains as it is or it goes up. Besides, ...

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Banana Island has more expensive houses than London

High cost of property on Banana Island positions Lagos as one of the most expensive cities in the world. A serene environment. Well-laid out streets. Undiluted breeze from the sea.  Good lighting  and other facilities that make life comfortable… All have combined to make Banana Island, Ikoyi, Lagos one of the most expensive areas to acquire a landed property in the ...

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7 Reasons Why Unemployed People Should Start Blogging

Blogging has exploded into the mainstream web over the recent years, with more and more people turning to blogging for a variety of reasons.The beauty of blogging is that you don’t need a degree or a scholarship to start doing it, you don’t need a huge amount of money either, and more over being unemployed means you have all the ...

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A car or a landed property, which will you buy ?

A lady just left our Abuja office now and something that came up in our discussion resulted in my blog today. She is planning to buy one of our plots in Prime Estate “Abuja”, upon computing the total price she said that that amount can buy a very nice car. Exactly her words and I could not keep quiet on hearing ...

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5 Things Never to do right before bed

You know how we are concerned about getting you materials that help one way or another improve the quality of life you are living? Well in this edition, I bring to you 5 Things Never to Do Right Before Bed, thanks to Dr Corrie Pikul. Considering our environment, and how we have many sleep deprived people, we generally tend to tip very ...

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43-Security and Safety Tips for All Year Round In Nigeria

We feel obliged to forward to you the following security tips to aid you and your family to have joyful, incident free, and generally happy 2014, so we have put together these 43 safety tips to act as guide. 1.       Target hardening: Secure your doors and windows before going out or going to bed at night. Doors should be made with ...

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6 Money Lies We Love To Tell Ourselves

Credit: www.cbc.ca Lie #1: This is just how everyone lives now. Where I live (as is the case, these days, with most of Nigeria), I am surrounded by people who can’t quite afford their lives. A couple I know bought a place a few years ago when they were both working full time. They knew they could afford it (just ...

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How to pass NIESV exams in one sitting

a further discount of N25,000 (meaning they pay N55,000)plus a study pack for participants who will register and pay up on or before April 30, 2013. To join the programme at any time before May 2, 2013 when tutorial lecture begins, you will be expected to have made N35,000 minimum part payment and all participants must complete the balance of their payment by May 31, 2013. SCHOLARSHIP: ...

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