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Housing deficit: NIQS kicks against monopoly of knowledge


The President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr.Obafemi Oluwole Onashile, has cautioned that while addressing the huge housing deficit in Nigeria, the adoption of monopoly knowledge should be jettisoned. To this end, he posited that housing crisis in Nigeria requires a robust collaborative strategy by all professionals in the housing sector. Onashile, who spoke in an interview in Abuja ...

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20 contractors bid for asphalt laying on Unilorin varsity road


The Vice-Chancellor, University of Ilorin, Prof. Sulyman Abdulkareem, on Tuesday opened the bid by 20 contractors for the laying of asphalt clay on the varsity roads. The Vice-Chancellor who declared the bid open at the university acknowledged the interest shown by the contractors in the execution of the project. READ ALSO: Adeleke University alerts police over threat to demolish school He ...

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Kanu Nwankwo raises alarm over alleged illegal forfeiture of his hotel

Kanu Nwankwo

Former Super Eagles’ captain, Kanu Nwankwo is currently a sad man. Yesterday in Victoria Island, Lagos, the former Arsenal of England striker almost broke down in tears following the realisation that some people are bent on taking over his hotel. The hotel, Hardley Apartment, is subject of a court case over an alleged unrepaid bank loan. A disillusioned Kanu told ...

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Housing deficit: Expert seeks flexible rent system in Nigeria


A real estate manager, Mr. Tunde Balogun, says complexities and absence of a flexible rent payment system make affordable housing to become an illusion for many low and middle-income earners in Nigeria. Balogun, the Chief Executive Officer, Rentsmallsmall Ltd., Lagos, made this known at a media briefing on Monday in Lagos, saying that the issue had made vacancy rate in ...

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Edo Govt Flags Off Road Projects In Ikpoba-Okha, Oredo LGAs

Edo State

The Edo State Government has flagged off the construction of 3.2km road projects across Ikpoba-Okha and Oredo local government areas. The projects include a 1.5km road in Oghoghobi Community in Ikpoba-Okha LGA and 1.7km road project in Ogunwehi Community in Oredo LGA. At the flag-off of the projects, Edo State Coordinator, State Employment and Expenditure for Result (SEEFOR), Mr. Toju ...

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Experts seek increased investment in real estate


Housing specialists have advised stakeholders to improve investment in the sector to mitigate existing deficits and create more affordable homes for Nigerians. They spoke at the 2018 end of year programme organised by Brit Property Nigeria Limited in Lagos. According to them, investment in Real Estate gives good returns than other investment instruments in the country. The Chief Executive Officer, ...

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FCTA to commence construction of more classrooms, employ teachers


The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) will soon commence the construction of more classrooms and employment of teachers in order to improve standard and to decongest the classrooms. FCT Education Secretary Dr. Bala Mohammed Liman dropped this hint while speaking with a section of the media during an inspection of resumption of schools in Abuja, last week. He noted that ...

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Rail construction: Lagos residents seek FG’s intervention over flooding


Residents of Akinde Street, off Balogun Road, Ishaga, Lagos State, are apprehensive that their property will be affected by severe flooding during the upcoming rainy season following the rehabilitation of the existing railway line that connects Lagos State with other states of the federation and the construction of a new one. According to the residents, they encountered severe flooding during ...

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Federal govt claims it invested N2.7tn on infrastructure in 3yrs


The Federal Government has revealed it invested about N2.7 trillion in the last three years on infrastructure in the country. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Infrastructure, Ms. Imeh Okon on Friday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State during a High-Level Stakeholders Retreat on Public-Private Partnership. According to Okon, the Federal Government had to go ...

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