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Lagos State seals estates, commercial property over building permit

Lagos State seals estates, commercial property over building permit

As part of efforts towards restoring sanity and safety in the building and construction industry in Lagos State, Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has commenced a massive clampdown on property owners without building permits. The Guardian reports that the four-day exercise, which started last week in collaboration with the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development began in Eti-Osa Local ...

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Ambode warns against disregard of building regulations and control

Ambode warns against disregard of building regulations and control

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has warned operators in the construction sector, such as developers and contractors to adhere strictly to building regulations and control, adding that the government would no longer tolerate flagrant disregard of the law, as part of measures to eliminate the incidences of building collapse in the state. Vanguard reports that Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, ...

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What You Should Know About Raft Foundations

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This article will help you find out what Raft foundations are and when they are typically used. It also aims to bring an understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of using raft foundations. History of Raft Foundations Raft foundations (sometimes known as Mat Foundations) are a large concrete slab which can support a number of columns and walls. The slab ...

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