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Nigeria real estate opportunities still untapped — ARCON president

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The President, Architects Registration Council of Nigeria, Sir Oladipupo Ajayi, says Nigeria’s real estate industry offers great opportunities yet to be explored. Ajayi said bridging the housing gap in many of the country’s urban centres could create jobs for professionals in the built environment. The ARCON president, who spoke with journalists ahead of his 66th birthday, described Nigeria as a ...

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Lagos Partners ARCON On Regulation Of Projects

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Lagos State Government has collaborated with Architects Registration Council (ARCON) by raising a joint committee on the modality and possible implementation of Architects’ Project Registration Number in the state. This was revealed in Lagos when ARCON visited the state’s Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development during which the former presented various issues to the ministry on moving the state’s ...

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ARCON rejigs architectural standards, licenses 250

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The Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has pledged to rejig its operations toward raising the standards of architectural practice in the country. ARCON president, Sir Dipo Ajayi, said the move became necessary to ensure that Nigerian architects are at par with best international standards and practice. The president spoke at the induction ceremony in Abuja, where 250 architects, firms ...

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ARCON advocates affordable housing for IDPs

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The Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) has called for restitution through affordable and secure housing for the internally displaced persons (IDPs). The Council noted that one of the major challenges facing the society today is the growth in the number of IDPs. President of ARCON, Arc Dipo Ajayi, who made this point while speaking on the sidelines of the ...

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NIA calls for investigation into collapse of buildings in Abia

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The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) and Architect Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) have called on Abia Government to investigate the causes of collapsed buildings in the state. The Abia Chapters of NIA and ARCON jointly made the call in Aba, during their fact-finding mission to the sites of recent collapsed buildings in the state on Saturday. The associations spoke ...

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Raji Fashola inaugurates 45 ARCON board members

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, yesterday, inaugurated 45 members into the board of the Architects Registration Council (ARCON). Fashola, who performed the inauguration in Abuja, tasked members of the reconstituted council to help fulfill President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate to the people. According to him, Buhari is in need of men and women of good fate ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Regulatory Bodies In the Construction Industry In Nigeria

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The construction or building industry in Nigeria is a complex and highly competitive one with varying professionals in different aspects. These professionals ensure the successful execution of its numerous activities. However, just like in every sector of the economy of a country, there are regulatory bodies that are saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the effective control; coordination; organizing; directing; ...

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Chief Justice of Nigeria Inaugurates Disciplinary Tribunal for Architects

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Mahmud Mohammed, has inaugurated a disciplinary tribunal for Architects. A statement by the CJN’s media aide, Ahuraka Isah, said that at the inauguration, the chairman, secretary, members and assessor of the tribunal took oaths of office administered by Justice Mohammed. The current President of the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON), Umar Aliyu, was ...

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ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

ARCON Says NYSC Sabotages Training Of Nigerian Architects

Architects Registration Council of Nigeria ((ARCON) said the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) policy of forcing most corps members to teach in secondary schools in their areas of primary assignments is a sabotage to the training of architects in the country. Briefing newsmen in Abuja yesterday, ahead of the ‘2016 Architects Colloquium’ scheduled for April 25 to 28, the national ...

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