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Developers and foreign investors resolve to boost Nigeria’s construction industry

Developers and foreign investors resolve to boost Nigeria’s construction industry

Lagos – If the latest rapprochement between Nigerian developers, Homework Development and Property Limited and some foreign investors is anything to go by, the nation’s construction industry will soon receive a significant boost. The lift int he nation’s construction industry, INDEPENDENT learnt, may either be in enhanced direct foreign investment or through third party. This came to the fore recently ...

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Lagos state approved N320 billion for infrastructure in 2017

It was disclosed on Monday that Lagos State approved and duly processed over 1,000 contracts under the 2017 fiscal regime, noting that the contracts were valued at about N320 billion.

It was disclosed on Monday that Lagos State approved and duly processed over 1,000 contracts under the 2017 fiscal regime, noting that the contracts were valued at about N320 billion. The state government also said it had started removing structures built on the right of way along the Oshodi-Apapa road to give way for the reconstruction of the 5.06-kilometre road ...

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Technology contribution into construction is crucial- Expert

Contribution of technology is crucial to construction- Construction expert

ZEKERIYA NKETOM is the Managing Director of Slavabogu Nigeria Limited, the company handling the redevelopment of Onikan stadium, Lagos. A Turkish national, he has a masters degree in earthquake engineering. He spoke with VICTOR GBONEGUN on how to mitigate the challenges of the industry, especially building collapse and the need for construction technology parks among other issues. Your company has ...

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3,000 houses marked for demolition to pave way for standard railway line

Railway line:3,000 houses marked for demolition to build new constructions

No fewer than 3,000 houses and offices have been marked for demolition between Lagos and Ibadan to pave way for ongoing construction of standard gauge railway line from Lagos to Ibadan. LEADERSHIP checks show that some of the properties marked for demolition in Lagos include; Railway Stations owned by Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) in Lagos, portion of Nigeria Army Barracks ...

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Construction site worker falls off scaffolding and dies instantly

Construction site worker dies

The death of a construction site worker has been blamed on a lack of safety measure meant to prevent such incident. In Rivers State, Nigeria, the death of an unidentified male constructor site worker who reportedly fell off a scaffolding has produced disturbing images considered gory to the sight. According to reports, the deceased landed into a compound located beside the ...

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Ilorin residents in a quagmire over water scarcity

Ilorin in a quagmire over water scarcity

Perennial water scarcity has resurfaced again in Ilorin and its environs and left it’s residents in a total mess. The residents of Ilorin town would have to walk a distance to fetch water for drinking and for other domestic use. Many residents are sourcing water from motorized borehole drilled by the privileged individuals in their areas. Some residents at Emir’s ...

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An Assessment of Road Construction Projects Under President Buhari

assessment of road construction

THE Federal Executive Council, wednesday approved the award of a N155.7 billion contract for the road construction of a hybrid two-lane-six-lane road network that starts from Abuja that cuts through the heart of Northern Nigeria: Abuja-Kaduna-Zaria to Kano. This road project comes at a time when the administration has increased the pace of the completion of the Lagos-Ibadan expressway and ...

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Why Building Projects in Nigeria are handled by Foreigners

Building Projects in Nigeria

At the ongoing 2017 edition of the Building, Construction and Machinery Exhibition, light has been shed on reasons why building projects in Nigeria are handled by foreigners. As we all know, in recent times, there have been countless cases of building collapse and deaths as a result of improper structure, maintenance or use of substandard materials for projects. This has made a ...

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What You Need to Know About Off-Plan Deals

Off-Plan deals

Off-Plan Deals are processes that involves paying for a piece of real estate property before the property is ready, sometimes before the developer or builder even moves to site. Invariably, you get to pay for that piece of property over time while construction is going on. Hence in most cases your completion of payment coincides with the completion of construction ...

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