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Quantity Surveyors cry against high cost of construction projects

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The immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, NIQS, Mr. Olayemi Shonubi has attributed the high cost of procuring civil and heavy engineering projects in Nigeria to the non-utilisation of quantity surveyors who by training are equipped to give value for money on all construction projects. He also blamed the plethora of ...

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Ogun State distributes 5,000 Cs-of-O to property owners

Ogun State distributes 5000 Cs-of-O

Ogun State government has distributed 5,000 Certificates of Occupancy (C-of-O) and other land title documents to property owners across the state, under its Homeowners’ Charter programme which is aimed at deepening the property market in the state. Governor Ibikunle Amosun said that government initiated the scheme to assist property owners in the state through the regularisation of title document and ...

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Ogun seal deal to develop MITROS CITY.

In a bid to rebuild the landscape of the state under its urban development programme, the Ogun State Government has finally sealed a deal with a concessionaire for the development of a new settlement that would be known as a Mitros city. Mitros, an acronym for Mission To Rebuild Ogun State, is a new housing estate, to be sited by ...

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Quantity Surveyors demand procurement council from FG

Cost experts in the construction industry under the aegis of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Lagos Chapter, has expressed worry over the manner in which public servants go about award of contracts and said the way out to streamline high level of irregularities is for the Federal Government to heed the call to institute a Nation Council on ...

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Julius Berger team up with Eagle Hills to develop Abuja Centenary City

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Messrs Eagle Hills, the Abu Dhabi-based real estate investment and development company handling the development of Abuja Centenary City, has appointed construction giants, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC as a key collaborator and developer of the multi-billion dollar city. Centenary City is a joint venture between the Federal Government and Eagle Hills to create the city of the future in Abuja. ...

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LCCI move to put a final stop to building collapse in Nigeria

Not relenting in finding a lasting solution to the cases of building collapse in Nigeria, relevant stakeholders last week met in Lagos to exchange ideas on ways to contend the incidents. The event was the 2014 Seminar/Luncheon organised by the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, held at Henry Fajemirokun Hall, Commerce House, Victoria Island, with the theme: “Building Collapse: ...

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Lekki Communities Say NO to 4th Mainland Bridge Project

Worried that the Lagos authorities may take over a large chunk of its landed property without adequate compensation, Lekki communities have urged the State government to look elsewhere in attempt to construct the proposed Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge in the metropolis. They say that other developmental projects, like the Lekki Free Trade Zone (LFTZ) have robbed them of their land ...

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Ogun State ready to issue up to 1,000 C of O

The Ogun State Government has announced the issuance of another batch of Certificates of Occupancy arising from the on-going Homeowners’ Charter Programme. In a press release, the Special Adviser/Director General, Bureau of Lands and Survey, Mr. Adewale Oshinowo said that Homeowners’ Charter was a highly successful programme, which enables property owners to regularize the legal status and documentation of their ...

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FG allocates more funds into Millenium Tower Project

Looking to increase pace of work at the Nigeria Cultural Centre and Millennium Tower project, the Federal authorities have endorsed a fresh allocation for the landmark edifice located in the Federal Capital Territory. Designed by an Italian architectural firm, Studio Nicoletti and Associates, the project consists of a 170-metre tower, which will be Nigeria’s tallest building when completed along with ...

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Surveyors urges private sector’s cooperation in providing housing.

Members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) have urged the private sector to complement the efforts of the federal government in providing housing to the teeming populace. The estate surveyors made the plea during a press conference to usher in the National Housing Summit being organized by NIESV’s Faculty of Housing in Lagos on the theme: ...

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