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FUGGEREI: The Village Where Rent Has Never Increased Since 1520

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Unbelievable but true! The Fuggerei is the world’s oldest social housing complex still in use. In this truly magical place, rent hasn’t been raised since the year 1520. After minting coins for the Vatican and making a name for himself as one of Europe’s greatest early entrepreneurs, Jakob Fugger (aka “Jakob the Rich”) turned his eye toward those in need. What emerged from this vision ...

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The Dangers Of Using Substandard Building Materials

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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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FG To Train 370, 000 Artisans

FG To Train 370, 000 Artisans

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Job Creation and Youth Employment, Mr. Afolabi Imoukhuede, has said that the Federal Government planned to train 370,000 artisans to boost skills development and employment generation. Imoukhuede disclosed this during the inauguration of the Construction Skills Training and Empowerment Programme (C-STEmp) in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that C-STEmp, ...

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Builders Seal Pact On Capacity Building For Artisans In Nigeria

Builders Seal Pact On Capacity Building For Artisans

Concerned about the dearth of skillful artisans in Nigeria, especially, bricklayers, a new programme aiming at improving their practices has got the attention of stakeholders in the building sector. The new initiative is as result of a tripartite agreement between the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Industrial Training Fund (ITF) and Cement Technology Institute of Nigeria (CTIN). Speaking at the Annual General Meeting (AGM), of the Lagos State Bricklayers ...

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Lagos NIOB conference holds: Addressing utilization of Nigerian professionals

Lagos NIOB conference holds: Addressing utilization of Nigerian professionals

Piqued by the alleged preference of foreign professionals and artisans over their Nigerian counterparts, the Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB), Lagos Chapter, is set to address the anomaly at their annual conference/annual general meeting (AGM). Addressing Journalists last week, the Chairman 2015 Conference/AGM, Mrs. Said Adenike, pointed out that the institute would use the event to make case for the ...

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#MyFirstHouse “Artisans are highly unreliable” – Bolaji Adejana

Owning a house of your own and to escape the ever price hiked rent in Nigeria, especially in the highbrow states, is always a dream come true and a relaxing experience for any citizen of Nigeria. Sharing his 1st house experience with Nigeria Real Estate Hub’s correspondent, Elsie Godwin, Mr. Bolaji Adejana, an Internal Control Officer at Realty Point Limited, ...

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Foreign Artisans send home N900bn from Nigeria

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Chairman of Artisans and Craftsmen Training Board, Mr. Musa Mshalgaya has revealed that foreign artisans and craftsmen working in Nigeria repatriate as much as N900 billion from Nigeria every year. Mshalgaya who spoke shortly after his inauguration as chairman of advisory board of Construction Skills Training and Empowerment Programme (C-STEmp) in Abuja last week lamented that foreign artisans and craftsmen ...

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