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Supreme Court throws out Apena family’s claim to Mushin Land

For failing to lead evidence to prove the origin of their claim to Ojuwoye community in Mushin Local Government of Lagos State, the Supreme Court of Nigeria has rejected the argument by the Apena family of Lagos to own a large parcel of land in Lagos State. The case decided few months ago, brought to an end the age-long rancor ...

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The battle between Dangote Cement and Lafarge

Undoubtedly, the most talked about issue in the built environment in 2014 is cement, with much made of its contribution to building collapse, pricing and the uneasy relationship among the big players in the industry. The ‘war’ has taken many dimensions, with price being used as one of the weapons most commonly deployed. The biggest player in the industry, Dangote ...

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Lagos government accuses community of blackmail

Lagos government

The Lagos State Government has alleged that it was being blackmailed by the White Sand Estate residents. According to PUNCH, the estate resident’s chairman, Pastor Adewale Oyewo, said that a government official demanded bribe as a precondition for getting the attention of relevant government authorities to attend to their challenges on infrastructure. PUNCH had on Thursday October 9, 2014, published ...

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Ogun state plans to spend 22bn on roads in 2015

Ogun roads in 2015

The Ogun State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure has proposed to spend over N22bn as capital expenditure and about N339m as recurrent expenditure for the year 2015. This was contained in a statement issued by the ministry on Wednesday in Abeokuta. The state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Olamilekan Adegbite, said this while presenting the ministry’s budget before members ...

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Dolphin Estate moves to evict squatters and return to masterplan

Dolphin Estate

Residents of Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, a high-brow Lagos community, are battling to restore the original master plan of the estate. They feared that the existence of non-resident artisans, motor parks, roadside mechanics, vulcanisers and street traders, among others would not only continue to pose security risks, but was gradually tampering with the structural design of the estate. The Dolphin Estate ...

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Quantity Surveyors cry against high cost of construction projects

construction project

The immediate past Chairman of the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, NIQS, Mr. Olayemi Shonubi has attributed the high cost of procuring civil and heavy engineering projects in Nigeria to the non-utilisation of quantity surveyors who by training are equipped to give value for money on all construction projects. He also blamed the plethora of ...

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‘Synagogue building was attacked’ – Investigator

Synagogue building

A 37-year-old weapon researcher and graduate of Chemistry from the University of Maiduguri, Mr. Biedomo Iguniewei, has said that the collapsed six-storey building within the premises of the Synagogue Church for All Nations could have been felled with a high energy infrasonic radiation. Iguniewei on Monday told the coroner probing the circumstances surrounding the September 12 tragedy that he was ...

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EKO Atlantic City unveils street lights

Eko Atlantic City

Investors in the Eko Atlantic and residents of the areas adjoining it can now behold the beauty of the new city emerging from the ocean following the unveiling of special street lighting that illuminates the skyline at night. The developers of the city say from Ahmadu Bello Way on Victoria Island and the Marina on Lagos Island, the first residential ...

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NBRRI rates Nigeria low in housing and road networks

Nigeria Road Network

A new statistics released last week by Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) shows that Nigeria ranks very low in road network and housing in the comity of nations. The Director General/CEO, Nigerian Building & Road Research Institute (NBRRI) Prof Danladi Matawal made this declaration during this year’s Public Lecture of the Nigerian Academy of Engineering which held at ...

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FG commences construction of mass housing units for workers

Mass housing

The Federal Government on Tuesday officially commenced the construction of 100,000 mass housing units for workers across the country. According to the government, the houses will be for workers in all states of the federation, adding that it was collaborating with the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress on the project. President Goodluck Jonathan said this while performing ...

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