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Raji Fashola inaugurates 45 ARCON board members

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, yesterday, inaugurated 45 members into the board of the Architects Registration Council (ARCON). Fashola, who performed the inauguration in Abuja, tasked members of the reconstituted council to help fulfill President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate to the people. According to him, Buhari is in need of men and women of good fate ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Regulatory Bodies In the Construction Industry In Nigeria

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The construction or building industry in Nigeria is a complex and highly competitive one with varying professionals in different aspects. These professionals ensure the successful execution of its numerous activities. However, just like in every sector of the economy of a country, there are regulatory bodies that are saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the effective control; coordination; organizing; directing; ...

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Chief Justice of Nigeria Inaugurates Disciplinary Tribunal for Architects

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has inaugurated a disciplinary tribunal for Architects. A statement by the CJN’s media aide, Ahuraka Isah, said that at the inauguration, the chairman, secretary, members and assessor of the tribunal took oaths of office administered by Justice Mohammed. The current President of the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON), Umar Aliyu, was ...

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ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

Architects Registration Council of Nigeria ((ARCON) said the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) policy of forcing most corps members to teach in secondary schools in their areas of primary assignments is a sabotage to the training of architects in the country. Briefing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, ahead of the ‘2016 Architects Colloquium’ scheduled for April 25 to 28, the national ...

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NIA President Calls For Professional Architects Representation In Development Control Offices

NIA President Calls For Professional Architects Representation In Development Control Offices

Architect Tonye Braide is the 26th President of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA). In this interview with Elsie Godwin of NREH, he pointed out the need for Architects’ project to be vetted by Architects stating that Architects should be the ones in the development control of all development control offices. He also mentioned strengthening the institutional base of the ...

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NILS Disagrees With ARCON On N52bn Legislative Headquarters Contract

NILS Disagrees With ARCON On N52bn Legislative Headquarters Contract

Ostensibly to avert crisis over a world-class construction project located in Piwoyi, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, the National Institute of Legislative Studies (NILS), has faulted an allegation of breaching any law in the execution of its N52 billion headquarters’ contract. NILS’ reaction came last week, following allegation by the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) that, the institute had engaged ...

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ARCON 2004 Act will eradicate quackery in architectural practice

ARCON Act will eradicate quackery in architectural practice’ - Nigeria real estate hub

The immediate past Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development in Osun State, Architect Muyiwa Ige, has reiterated that, if utilised accordingly, the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) Act 2004 will eradicate quackery in the architectural practice in the country. Ige, who was a two-time Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) Oyo State Chapter, said the professional ...

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Nigerian Architects urged to familiarize with eco-friendly designs

As part of their contribution towards stemming the tide of climate change and making Nigeria a safer place to live in, architects have been urged to familiarize themselves with eco-friendly designs, which have been said to impact positively on the earth and her people. Also, the architects, under the aegis of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), were advised to ...

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