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NIESV Professional Examination Reloaded

NIESV Vows To Sanction Unregistered Practitioners Land reforms

A distinguishing feature of a profession is its acceptance of its responsibility to the public. The clients of Estate Surveyors and Valuers consist of the three arms of government; private investors, the business and financial community, and others who rely on the objectivity and integrity of members to maintain the orderly functioning of the real estate business hence high level ...

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InstinctWave announces Nigeria construction awards debut

construction project

The construction industry in Nigeria is today in special focus as the search for operators who are innovative and creative in the work they do commences with the aim of recognizing them through the new Nigeria Construction Awards. The Awards, which is in its maiden edition, is promoted by InstinctWave, the publisher of InstinctBusiness magazine—organizers of the highly recognized and ...

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Nigeria Property industry sustains low growth, plummeting yields

SPAR to anchor Abuja Mountview Shopping CentreNigeria property

Despite predictions by experts that property business would pick-up, after the general elections in the country, investigations showed that the sector was still grappling with a combination of extenuating factors with the result that investors are now experiencing lower returns. SYLVA EMEKA-OKEREKE reports. Early this year, some property experts had predicted high returns on investments. Basing such predictions on possible ...

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Unoccupied Estates In Abuja And Plight Of Residents

Unoccupied house in Abuja

“One would have thought that, with the numbers of estates in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the problem of housing in the nation’s capital will be a thing of the past. However, the reverse is the case, as countless numbers of people are still homeless and living on the streets and under bridges, because they cannot afford to pay the ...

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British holidaymakers enter ONE CHANCE in Egypt beach flat payment

British holiday makers

British holidaymakers fear they’ve lost their life savings after paying up to £85,000 for beach flats that have never been built, Money Mail has learned. Scores of Britons were convinced to buy luxury apartments at the Oasis Marina resort in Hurghada on Egypt’s Red Sea coast — but many now face financial ruin because it’s still nothing more than a ...

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Top 10 Most Amazing Stadiums To Watch a Football Match

top 10 most amaing stadiums in the worls

If football is the most popular sport in the world, shouldn’t a stadium be the most visited place or probably the most amazing site in the world? When I was still a child I thought stadiums had the largest convergence of people in the world. Now that I’m old and the sport has gained more popularity, I don’t think that ...

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Chinese retreat from Australian property as capital controls bite

china retreat from Australian property

Chinese purchases of Australian property have dropped significantly in the past month, according to agents, as buyers struggle to shift money out of the country following Beijing’s move to tighten capital controls. One Chinese agent said the latest efforts by the central government to avoid large capital outflows were having a “significant impact” on his business. “It has affected 70 to ...

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The Menace of Fire Surge in Nigeria

Fire surge

Have you ever wondered how is it that one match can start a forest fire, but it takes a whole box of matches to start a campfire? One word separates the two instances…Carelessness. Robert heddrick once said that a spark neglected makes a mighty fire. That’s the situation with fire incidences in Nigeria especially the ones that happen in the ...

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‘Impact of the Naira fluctuation on property development’ – Omisore

Tokunbo Omisore is the Chief Executive Officer of Top Services Limited and President of African Union of Architects. In this interview with MAUREEN IHUA-MADUENYI, he talks on effect of Naira fluctuation on property development and the need to encourage retail mall development as a means of job creation Read excerpts below: A lot of developers are focused on residential buildings ...

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BIFM charges facility managers to raise professional standards

British Institute of Facilities Management

The British Institute of Facilities Management has said that as the real estate industry in the country continues to attract local and foreign investment, experts in the sector must raise professional standards. The Vice Chairman, Mr. Tunde Obileye, who spoke on behalf of the Chairman of BIFM Nigeria, Mr. Wale Odufalu, at the institute’s meeting, said engaging policy makers, was ...

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