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How to Process Layout Approval in Lagos state

How to Process Layout Approval in Lagos state

A layout approval is consequential to every public or private building projects in Lagos state to ensure conformity to the state’s master plan. In this article, we take an indepth look at how to process layout approval in Lagos State. The details of layout and planning are essential to proper construction of a building. Layout prepares the site for the ...

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HOW TO GET BUILDING PLAN APPROVAL IN LAGOS

Processing a building plan approval is one of the most intricate aspects of erecting a structure. I like to think of building plan thus: Every idea starts with the gift of imagination! However, it has been proven that even the shortest pencil is better than the longest memory. Imagination needs to be captured otherwise it becomes a thing of the ...

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Tips for renovating an old property for less money

Renovating an old property

As excited as you are that you bought your dream house, there is bound to be this something you would notice that is not living up to the perfect picture.  It could either be an old kitchen or a puke greened bathroom tiles. Understandably, you won’t rest until you transform this place to your own patch of heaven. And just ...

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The Process of Site Selection in Housing Scheme Projects

site selection

Selection of the site is, arguably, the single most important consideration in the process of providing housing. Factors such as the location, size and accessibility of a site and its proximity to amenities and services are important to the future development of a self-sustaining community. In the wider context, any new housing development will have a significant impact on the ...

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How to Identify a Good Quality Housing

good quality housing

In a country where only few houses are home-worthy, it shouldn’t be hard to tell a quality housing. However because of our constant exposure to economic hardship and poverty our idea of quality housing may have been compromised. So when a Nigerian says he lives in a house of high quality; a house that lives up to expectations and the ...

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Top 10 Weirdest Buildings on Earth

top 10 weirdest buildings on earth

We are about to share with you amazing and weird pictures and details of buildings/places you never thought existed. The only way you would have come across buildings in this article is probably watching a Hollywood movie. These pictures and info will hold you spellbound! If you are opportuned to take a tour round one of the buildings displayed below, ...

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Land Acquisition Policy in Nigeria

land acquisition in Nigeria

Since 1978, the major legislation regulating land acquisition within the country has been the Land Use Act of 1978 which states that all land in a State is to be held in trust by the State Governor for the benefit of all Nigerians. By law, foreigners may also acquire land wherever it is located in the country from either the ...

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Nigeria’s construction industry in standstill, waiting for Buhari

construction industry

Nigeria’s construction industry has been near standstill for the past few months due to the triple combination of the inability of the Federal Government to roll out its economic policies, huge debt owed contractors and the advent of the rainy season. The industry which contributes about 70 percent of the country’s gross domestic product, GDP, is having serious multiplier effects on ...

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The right kinds of homes for kids in a sane world

“The right kinds of homes” is relative to that part of the world you find yourself. If you are in a developed society, then it may probably be easy to get. However its a different tale for my counterparts in developing countries while under-developed countries are worse of. White kids have luxuries but do you think black kids don’t love ...

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Is the ‘NASS’ complex dome really tied to Islam?

There has been many arguments and counter arguments as to the religious implications of the large dome on the National Assembly Complex. One school of thought holds that sentiment was involved while the NASS complex was been erected. Some Nigerians claim the dome has strings of Islam tied around it. But is that really the case? A dome has multiple ...

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