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Why Building Projects in Nigeria are handled by Foreigners

Building Projects in Nigeria

At the ongoing 2017 edition of the Building, Construction and Machinery Exhibition, light has been shed on reasons why building projects in Nigeria are handled by foreigners. As we all know, in recent times, there have been countless cases of building collapse and deaths as a result of improper structure, maintenance or use of substandard materials for projects. This has made a ...

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NIESV summit to hold for two days in Lagos

Niesv Summit

On November 7 and 8, a two-day summit will be held by the Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV). According to the branch’s Publicity Secretary, Mr. Richard Olodu, estate surveying and valuation profession encompasses diverse fields of specialisation, including such land, building, engineering and Business, Estate agency, Investment advisory, property management, facilities management, ...

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Osinbajo restates FG’s commitment to provide housing for low income citizens

housing for low income earners

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reiterated the commitment of the Federal Government to tackle the housing deficit, especially housing for low income earners in the country. Osinbajo, who was represented by the Minister of States for Power, Works and Housing, Mr Suleiman Hassan, said this in Abuja on Tuesday at a One-Day High-Level Dialogue on a Pro-Poor PPP Housing programme ...

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Abuja Airport New Terminal Building is 80% Completed – CCECC

Abuja new terminal building

According to China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC), the company  handling the new terminal building at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, the project is 80 per cent complete. The Project Manager, Mr Kevin Lee, disclosed this to the members of the Senate and House of Representatives Joint Committee on Aviation during their oversight visit to the airport on ...

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ESVARBON to host 2017 Estate Surveyors and Valuers Assembly in Lagos

ESVARBON to host 2017 Estate Surveyors and Valuers Assembly in Lagos

According to The Guardian, the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has concluded arrangements to host its 2017 Estate Surveyors and Valuers Assembly in Lagos.The maiden edition of this annual event with the theme: “Estate Surveying and Valuation in Nigeria: Regulating the Profession For Public good and Practitioners development” comes up at the Events Centre, Ikeja, Lagos. ...

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CSCEOS warns Governor Aregbesola to stop selling people’s property to friends

CSCEOS warns Governor Aregbesola to stop selling people's property to friends

“Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has warned Governor Rauf Aregbesola of the state against selling property belonging to the people of the State to his Lagos friends and associates under the guise of Public Private Partnership (PPP) and Concession arrangement.”- Daily Post The group noted that such arrangement was not in the best interest of ...

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“Registration of technicians can reduce building collapse”, Ganiyu Jimoh

“Registration of technicians can reduce building collapse", Ganiyu Jimoh

The Guardian reports, “The Chairman of the Nigerian Society of Engineering Technicians, Makanjuola Ganiyu Jimoh has called for proper registration of technicians to reduce incessant incidences of building collapse in the country.”Jimoh, who led members of the society on a courtesy visit to The Guardian, noted that it is time for craftsmen to realise that their services require professionalism, which ...

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Paint manufacturers urge government to develop local raw materials

Paint producers urge government to develop local raw materials

“Faced with dwindling foreign exchange earnings, the Paint Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMA) has urged the federal government to attach importance to the development of the raw materials base.”-The Guardian While pledging to encourage investors who are willing to invest in paint raw material production and development, they appealed to the government to extend intellectual, technological, legal and financial collaboration ...

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