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Facts Only: 7 Most Expensive Homes In Nigeria Currently

aliko Dangote House - Most Expensive Homes In Nigeria

In this new article, I will be focusing on bringing you facts about the most expensive homes in Nigeria with picture proofs as well. We’re in a country where everyone is trying their best to outdo the person next to them, be it a friend, colleague or foe. Nowhere is this best showcased than in the real estate space, where ...

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Don tasks architects on home designs for blighted urban areas

Don tasks architects on home designs for blighted urban areas

“With 70 per cent of Nigeria’s population living in unplanned and inhabitable slums, architects have been urged to come up with cheap and affordable housing designs to reverse the trend.”-The Guardian Nigeria has neglected parts of cities where housing and living conditions are appallingly lacking. These slums range from high density, squalid central city tenements to spontaneous squatter settlements without ...

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Why the Elderly should be considered when designing Buildings

elderly

Our population is ageing rapidly, with the recent average life expectancy of Nigerians put at 54.5 years for both males and females. Therefore providing good elderly care becomes increasingly important. Many elderly Nigerians are in bad health and most live in dilapidated homes, but wouldn’t it be a worthy idea if we make efforts at creating a suitable home for ...

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Buhari’s Ministerial list and ‘POOR’ infrastructure challenge

Reps probe N18bn rail contracts

Considering the poor state of infrastructure in Nigeria, it was expected that professionals in the sector will dominate President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list. Alas, it will be a “cabinet invaded by lawyers”. For this reason, the cabinet may not excite some professionals in the infrastructure sector. Architects, quantity surveyors and valuers decried their non inclusion. They express worry that government ...

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Is the ‘NASS’ complex dome really tied to Islam?

There has been many arguments and counter arguments as to the religious implications of the large dome on the National Assembly Complex. One school of thought holds that sentiment was involved while the NASS complex was been erected. Some Nigerians claim the dome has strings of Islam tied around it. But is that really the case? A dome has multiple ...

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