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FHA seeks FERMA`s intervention on access roads in housing estates


Mr. Umar Gonto, Acting Managing Director, Federal Housing Authority (FHA), has solicited the assistance of the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) for road maintenance within the housing estates in the Federal Capital Territory. She quoted the FHA boss as making the appeal when he led a delegation of management staff of FHA to FERMA Headquarters on a courtesy visit on ...

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Architect tasks developers on environment-friendly housing designs

Housing designs

An architectural expert, Mr. Samson Akinyosoye on Tuesday urged developers to adopt environmental-friendly housing designs that would stand the test of time. Akinyosoye, Secretary, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Lagos chapter made the call in an interview in Lagos. He said that there were also housing designs that do not cost much to construct. According to him, being conscious of ...

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New law empowers COREN to tackle building collapses – President


Abuja – President of the Council for Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN), Mr Ali Rabiu, says the council has been empowered to tackle building collapses in the country with its just amended laws. Rabiu said this in Abuja on Monday at a news conference organised by the council on its forthcoming 28th COREN Engineering Assembly scheduled for Aug. 19 ...

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Ilorin Airport: FAAN kicks against illegal excavation, construction


In a bid to ensure safety at the llorin International Airport, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned residents of Kwara State against encroaching on the airport land. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Affairs of the airport, Mr. Adeyeoluwa Oluwakayode and made available to this medium on Friday. The statement reads: ” ...

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BCPG urges Lagos residents to report Substandard construction


The President, Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Mr. Akinola George, has appealed to Lagos residents to report substandard building constructions to regulatory agencies. George said such report should be made to the Lagos State Building Control Agency for appropriate action. He said the report could also be made to the BCPG, saying that the guild was collaborating with LASBCA to ...

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NMRC, CAHF Sign MoU on Access to Housing Finance for Low-Income Earners


The Nigeria Mortgage Refinance Company (NMRC) and the Centre for Affordable Housing Finance in Africa (CAHF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve the current data platforms to enable effective, data-driven policy and decision-making in support of affordable housing markets in Nigeria. The MoU which was signed during the 2019 Abuja International Housing show, was aimed at deepening ...

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FCTA removes illegal structures in Utako


Officials of the Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) have removed illegal structures in Kpadna village, a settlement in Utako, Abuja. The officials comprising operatives of Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB), Police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), and Department of State Security stormed the busy settlement few kilometres from the Jabi Motor park with a ...

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Bad roads threaten 7,000 industries in Ogun

Bad roads

About 7,000 industries in Ota, Ogun State, are currently being threatened by the dilapidated and poor roads network linking the commercial hubs of the gateway state. Investigations showed that scores of the industries in Ota Industrial Estate, and at Agbara Industrial hub, are groaning under the poor environment that has stunted efforts at growing their businesses. This is because movement ...

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LSPWC commences full scale road rehabilitation


The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) has begun full scale routine repair and rehabilitation of roads across the state. This is in fulfillment of the executive order on zero tolerance for potholes in Lagos State declared by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The General Manager of the Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC), Engr Olufemi Daramola stated this on Thursday, during ...

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