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Top 10 Worst Cities in the World to Live

worst cities in the world to live

I’m sure it came as a shock to many of us when our darling city of Lagos – Africa’s fastest growing city was ranked among the top 3 worst cities in the world to live. Now let’s find out the other 9 cities that made the list of top 10 worst cities in the world to live. A number of ...

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The Challenges of Living in a Slum Area

living in a slum area

Urban populations have skyrocketed globally and today represent more than half of the world’s population. In this article, we look at the challenges of living in a slum area. In some parts of the developing world, the growth of the urban population has more-than-proportionately involved rural migration to informal settlements in and around cities, known more commonly as “slums”—densely populated ...

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Top 10 Kitchen Designs For Your Homes

Kitchen Designs

Some persons might not agree with me if I were to say the kitchen is the most important room amongst rooms that exist in a home, albeit I may not be so far away from the truth. I mean, the kitchen is where ingredients that turn boys to men and girls to ladies are forged. In this article we take ...

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Why Soil Investigation is Important for your Building Project

Soil Investigation

In this part of the world little emphasis is placed on soil test before a building is erected, hence, there is a need to bring this aspect of structural engineering under radar and this article attempts to do justice to that. Building projects require careful and thorough planning because they can have a major impact on their surroundings. Whether you’re ...

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Mistakes of a Real Estate Investor

Mistakes of a real estate investor

Though real estate investment can be highly profitable, it can as well be tricky and quite complex. In this article, we would take a look at common mistakes of a real estate investor in an attempt to break the banks. Even in our present recession people are still investing in real estate, foreclosure crisis persists and mistakes are still being ...

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How Flooding Can Affect Real Estate Value

imminent flooding in Niger, Kwara and Kogi

The issue of climate change and its consequences is all over the media and has moved up the political agenda. Occurrence and severity of natural disasters increases daily. Flooding is one of the most common natural disasters in the world.  The risk of flooding has always been present for buildings close to rivers or coasts but it has been growing ...

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Are High-Rise Buildings Good or Bad For People?

high-rise buildings

What is bad or good about high-rise buildings? In the light of the Grenfell Towers disaster in London where over 80 people have been confirmed dead, it is expedient we weigh the risk involved in living and working in high-rise building.  The Grenfell Towers fire disaster is not the first time an ugly incident in a high-rise building will lead ...

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Can The Internet or Social Media Be Your Agent?

Can The Internet or Social Media Be Your Agent?

The number of consumers that go online each year to research at least a portion of a new home search is steadily growing year after year. Albeit, can the internet or social media really be your agent? As the internet and social media gains an even bigger foothold in Nigeria, its use is likely to steadily grow and accomplish much ...

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Implications of Climate Change on Nigerian Built Environment

Climate change

Climate change is an adverse environmental phenomenon that is causing enormous concern all over the world. In this article we look at the adverse effects of climate change on Nigerian Built Environment. Climate change refers to some anomalies in the climate system that is a result of human activities. These anomalies include increase in the concentration of Greenhouse gases (GHGs), ...

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LONDON BUILDING FIRE: What Went Wrong At Grenfell Tower?

Seventy-nine people are now believed to have died after a huge fire engulfed a west London tower last week. We give you an account of how it really happened and also ask questions about one of the worst disasters to plague London as reported on BBC NEWS. The Grenfell Tower fire occurred on 14 June 2017 at a 24-storey, 220-foot (67 m) high tower ...

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