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Estate surveyors boss dies delivering speech at ICPC

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Mr. Olayinka Sonaike, the Chairman, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, on Tuesday, slumped and died as he readied himself to deliver a lecture at a public event in Abuja. The 74-year-old surveyor, one of the resource persons invited by the ICPC to speak at a one-day colloquium died while delivering his speech at the headquarters of the ...

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The Effect of Recession on Property Management Practice in Nigeria


Property management is an act of inter-mediation between owners and occupiers on issues affecting the parties arising from ownership and occupation of buildings. It is a conscious process of guiding and tailoring an investment in land into profitable venture. Its main concern is the optimization of the owners’ investment. On the other hand, an economy is said to be recessed ...

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Estate surveyors seek self- regulation, lament negative perception

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To promote good professional standards and provide consumers, accessible and effective service, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has tasked Estate Surveyors and Valuers (ESV) to adopt self-regulatory approach in their practice. Chairman of Professional Practice Committee (PPC) and member of ESVARBON, Victor Alonge said the adoption of such approach will enhance the reputation of members. Speaking ...

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“Estate surveyors should be engaged to address Nigeria’s land data challenge”

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The practice of estate surveying and valuation in Nigeria has been bedeviled with several challenges leading to negative public perception. In this interview, the second vice president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) and the principal partner of Portharcourt based Emma Wike & Partners Emma Okas Wike, gives an insight on what the board is doing ...

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NIESV summit to hold for two days in Lagos


On November 7 and 8, a two-day summit will be held by the Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV). According to the branch’s Publicity Secretary, Mr. Richard Olodu, estate surveying and valuation profession encompasses diverse fields of specialisation, including such land, building, engineering and Business, Estate agency, Investment advisory, property management, facilities management, ...

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Estate Surveyors Have So Much To Give – Offiong Ukpong

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The Lagos State branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) is championing the establishment of office of the valuer-general and regulation of estate agency practice. In this interview, the State chairman and managing director, Niger Insurance Properties Limited, OFFIONG SAMUEL UKPONG, explained to The Guardian’s HAPPINESS OTOKHINE, why the institution is promoting a bill to empower ...

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Nigeria’s Property Market: Transactions down by 70 per cent

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With the storm over the recent economic downturn yet to settle, government’s unfavourable policies have continued to dampen the property market making transactions to be down to 70 per cent. The development, which began over 14 months ago, has largely been blamed on the decline in oil prices, and weak performance of commodities and geo-political conflicts. The Guardian learnt that ...

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‘Estate surveyors need international standard valuation framework’

Chairman, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, Mr. William Odudu

The 1st Vice-President, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, Dr. Joshua Patunola-Ajayi, has said that it has become necessary for members of the body to have a documented standard valuation framework that meets international standards. Patunola-Ajayi spoke at the public presentation of the books: ‘Code of Professional Conduct for Estate Surveyors and Valuers & its explanatory notes’, ‘The Valuation ...

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Estate surveyors call on FG to prioritise land economy as oil revenue dips

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Estate surveyors under the aegis of Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Lagos State branch, has called on the Federal Government to give priority to land economy which, the institution reasons, is a growth sector of the economy, in view of the plummeting fortunes of Nigeria’s oil economy arising from the falling oil price at the international market. ...

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