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Is Dry Construction The Solution To Housing Deficit?

Housing deficit

The mass housing sector in Nigeria presently suffers from a housing deficit of over 17 million units and the numbers seem not to be heading for a decline anytime soon. This article is a sequel to last week’s article on “The emergence of dry construction in Nigeria“. Did you know that the real traditional African construction is dry? In the ...

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The Emergence Of Dry Construction In Nigeria

Housing deficit

Last year, a product was launched giving hope to the emergence of modern dry construction in Nigeria. Therefore, it was a welcome development when one of our correspondents spoke to a consultant with vast experience in the dry construction method of building this past week. This article captures salient points that formed the basis of the discussion. Dry construction as ...

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What You Should Know About Ikeja (1)

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Ikeja is one of Nigeria’s 774 Local Government Areas (LGAs) lying on the geographical coordinates of 6° 35′ 48″ N, 3° 20′ 35″ E. This article reveals some facts about this long-standing capital of Lagos state you probably never knew. Historically, Ikeja consists of 78 communities and the earliest settlers in Ikeja and its environs were Aworis who migrated from Ota-an Awori town in ...

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5 Mega Construction Projects To Look Out For In 2016

Though the Goodluck Jonathan Administration was characterized by a massive case of widespread corruption, the rise of mega construction projects was also its hallmark. This article highlights 5 mega construction projects to look out for or possibly monitor closely this year. These projects are expected to re-define our landscape. There are some ongoing mega construction projects in Nigeria which when ...

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The Dangers Of Using Substandard Building Materials

substandard building materials

The influx of substandard building materials into our market is worrisome. It seems to have saturated the market and sometimes comes easy and cheap to builders and owners of building projects. Albeit the first source of concern for every builder should  be Material Quality and Sustainability. It is appalling and thought-provoking how a newly built structure suddenly undergo repairs and ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (2)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu town – initially a massive forest lying a few kilometers north of the Lagos Lagoon, and less than 10 kilometers north of the Atlantic Ocean, was once a walled City. This article is the second and concluding part of “ What you should know about Ikorodu”. It bridges the gap between the old and the new. Read part one ...

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Things You Should Know Before Building A Duplex

House Design

Just like every real estate property, building a duplex is a great investment for homeowners and landlords, albeit it still comes with its unique advantages and disadvantages. This article highlights the things you should know before buying or building a duplex. Duplexes are houses that are divided into two separate units, but essentially share the same building. Building a duplex ...

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What You Should Know About Ikorodu Town (1)

Ikorodu town

Ikorodu Town is the second most populous Local Government Area in Lagos state with a population estimated at about 2 million people and an annual growth rate of about 10%. This article gives us useful insight to the latest addition of sprawling cities in Lagos state and probably what you never knew about Ikorodu. Ikorodu Town: ‘Ilu kekere oko ilu ...

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How To Prevent Burglary In Our Homes

How to prevent burglary in our homes

I came across an article that addressed how to prevent burglary in our homes while surfing the the internet last weekend, and I thought to add my quota and share a slightly different view on how to prevent burglary in our homes. This should help everyone reading to raise the security level on our homes a notch higher.  A home cannot ...

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Owning A Rental Property: The Pros and Cons

owning a rental property

Pros and cons of owning a rental property in layman’s language simply means the favourable and unfavourable factors of owning a rental property. This article sheds more light on what ordinarily should be a worthy venture When I was an undergraduate schooling in Benin, my first overtures away from the school hostel opened my eyes to the profitability of residential ...

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