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The Challenges of Finding Accommodation in Lagos

Finding accommodation in Lagos

Over the years Lagos has become home to every Tom, Dick and Harry which makes the city of excellence a real estate  hotbed and as  such a case of survival of the fittest for those in search of a place to call home. In this article, Lekan Linkin Lofinji examines the challenges of finding accommodation in Lagos. If you are ...

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History of Land ownership in Nigeria

land ownership in Nigeria

Land ownership in Nigeria can be quite a rigid process due to the very complex land tenure system in Nigeria. As a result, there have been calls from various quarters for a review of Nigeria’s land and property law and invariably a complete overhaul of the country’s land reform system. This article turns searchlight on the history of land ownership ...

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Tackling the menace of structural failures in Nigeria

Structural Failures in Nigeria

Since the purpose for any structure of a building is to satisfy some human needs, there is need for the design of such structure to be at par with the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, and economy.This article delves into the menace of structural failures in Nigeria The tools to enable an engineer realise the functional objectives of safety, serviceability, ...

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Virtual Office Business in Nigeria

Virtual office business

The virtual office business idea came from a combination of technological innovation and the information age. The concept has roots in life before (and even during) the Industrial revolution where parallels to current work styles, specifically working from home, have been drawn.  The virtual office concept is an evolution of the executive suite industry. However, the inflexibility of an executive ...

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8 Weirdest Apartments in the World

weirdest apartments

This article showcases the eight of the world’d weirdest apartments. These apartments come in different size, shape and decor; they are apartments you never knew existed. Some apartments go against the norm in terms of design; these apartments have rooms with strange interior décor and arrangements. Some of these apartments are pretty too small to fit as a home but ...

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How Flooding Can Affect Real Estate Value

Flooding can affect real estate value

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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The Ills of Displacement and Resettlement of People in Rural Areas

Displacement and resettlement

Displacement and resettlement affect mostly rural people, who also bear a disproportionate share of the costs of infrastructure on the one hand, and climate change on the other, especially in situations where a dam or hydroelectric power station need to be stationed. This article delves into the ills of displacement and resettlement of people in rural areas. The term displacement ...

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The Urban Housing Crisis in Nigeria

urban housing crisis

Housing is a basic necessity of life without prejudice for economic condition. In spite of this, suffice to say that an urban housing crisis exists in Nigeria, not forgetting the fact that housing problem is universal. In this article we take a look at the urban housing crisis in Nigeria One of the basic needs of man is shelter and ...

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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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