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NIQS urges innovative spirit, synergy in built environment

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For sustainability of practice and enhancement of their relevance in the country, quantity surveyors have called for synergy among professionals in the built environment. Leading the call at a business Cocktail meeting organised by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) in Lagos, the Vice president of the Institute, Mr. Olayemi Shonubi, who represented the ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

Quantity surveyors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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Affordable housing is an indicator of the well-being of Nigerians – Zarma

affordable housing

Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Surveyor Suleiman Hassan Zarma has pointed out that affordable housing and conducive urban environment remained portent indicators of the well-being of Nigerians through effective policies and pragmatic development programmes. Zarma who stated this in Abuja at a workshop for Real Estate Developers organised by Real Estate Development Association of Nigeria (REDAN) added ...

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Experts in built environment seek an efficient facility management system

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Experts in the built environment have advocated for an efficient facility management system as a means of sustaining national infrastructure across the country. Speaking to LEADERSHIP in Abuja, vice chairman of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON), Bldr. Samson Opaluwah noted that the cycle of failure of national infrastructure and facilities soon after commissioning could only be prevented by ...

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FMBN warns mortgage bankers against delay in disbursement of funds

FMBN

The Managing Director, Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Arch. Ahmed Musa Dangiwa, has warned the Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) to stop delaying the disbursement of funds to developers. Dangiwa, who gave the warning at a tripartite meeting between the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), Mortgage Bankers’ Association of Nigeria (MBAN) and Real Estate Developers’ Association of ...

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LASBCA gives building permit defaulters wave of penal fee for 6months

penal fee

Fresh moves are being made by the Lagos authorities to restore sanity to the built environment and further curb cases of building collapse and its attendant loss of lives and property  by giving defaulters grace of 6 months before penal fee is charged. Under the new initiative supervised by the Lagos State Building Control Agency, (LASBCA), the agency is carrying ...

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Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

Stakeholders seek improvement in real estate investments

“The Nigeria Real Estate Summit and Expo gathered players from all professions in the built environment recently gathered stakeholders for networking, learning and transaction.”- Punch The two-day event, which was themed: ‘Collaborating, innovating and growing to achieve adequate and affordable housing delivery in Nigeria’, had over 2,500 visitors and more than 80 exhibitors and provided a platform not only for ...

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NIQS to hold its 3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi

3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi

According to The Nation, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) is to hold its 3rd Annual Research Conference Research in Bauchi, the capital of Bauchi State. In a release made available to in Abuja on Thursday, the Secretary, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of the Institute, QS Olujide Oke said the conference which has the theme “ Confluence of Research, Theory ...

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Sterling Bank wins the Housing Friendly Commercial Bank of the Year Award

Housing Friendly Commercial Bank

“Sterling Bank Plc, has won the Housing Friendly Commercial Bank of the Year Award for its remarkable impact on housing delivery in Nigeria’s housing sector.”- The News Receiving the award at the 12th edition of the Abuja Housing Awards in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja recently, Sterling Bank’s Non-Interest Banking (NIB) Group Head, Mr. Basheer Oshodi said, the Bank ...

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