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Sanwo-Olu promises to compensate owners of demolished buildings


The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to compensate owners of buildings that were demolished for road construction in Ikorodu. Sanwo-Olu stated this at the resumption of the party’s mega rally in Ikorodu. He said when elected, his administration would ensure that owners of buildings demolished for expansion of Ishawo Road ...

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What is the main difference between a house and a home?

main difference between a house and a home

Is there really a main difference between a house and a home? Going by the dictionary definition, a house is simply defined as a building for human habitation especially one that consists of a ground floor and one or more upper storeys while a home is a place where one lives permanently as a member of a family or household. ...

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FCTA set to remove buildings along waterways in Kubwa, Dawaki


ABUJA – In order to prevent imminent danger of flooding in the Federal Capital Territory, the FCT Administration through the Development Control Department has embarked on the comprehensive removal of buildings along waterways in Kubwa and Dawaki settlements. The exercise, according to the Director, Development Control Department, Muktar Galadima, was against the backdrop of a heightened downpour, causing a flash ...

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Engineers call for integrity tests on buildings


To ensure stability of buildings, engineers under the aegis of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) has called for a policy that will ensure that integrity tests are carried out on buildings above ten years. President of NIStructE, Edward Atumonyogo, told The Guardian shortly after the institution’s visit to Planet Project, the firm handling the construction of three terminals ...

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LASG shuts down more houses, arrests several others over illegal development

LASG shuts down more houses, arrests 9 others over illegal development

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend shutdown eight more houses at Ebute Metta and Surulere areas of the state for illegal development of buildings. The agency also arrested nine people found on site during the enforcement exercise carried out in collaboration with task force officials. Last week, LABSCA had shutdown a Redeemed Christian Church of God, ...

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Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta

Federal Government abandons plan to demolish 1,400 buildings

The Federal Government may have dumped the plan to demolish about 1,400 buildings in Abeokuta for the $1.5bn Lagos-Ibadan rail project, due to what it described as huge compensation cost. Speaking to newsmen on Monday in Ibadan after meeting with officials of the China Civil Engineering Construction Company (CCECC), the Hon. Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said the compensation cost ...

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AHCN President speaks on issues arising from Nigeria’s housing deficit

Nigeria's housing

The famous Abraham Manslow’s Hierarchy of Needs places shelter as a basic need of every human. In other words without shelter man is less bothered about social activities, self-esteem or other offerings of the society. Sadly, what should have been a basic provision has become a luxury in Nigeria. To resolve the deficit in  sector, efforts to Nigeria’s housing increase stocks are ...

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Lagos begins demolition of 57 distressed structures to stop building collapse

demolition of 57 distressed structures

“As part of efforts to stop building collapse, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) yesterday began the demolition of 57 distressed structures across the state.”- The Guardian The LASBCA General Manager, Lekan Shodehinde said the demolition was the first phase of the exercise, which Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had approved.He explained that government had earlier notified the owners of the ...

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Ajimobi seeks cooperation on enumeration of gov. properties

Ajimobi Seeks Cooperation on properties enumeration

PM News reports that Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State has sought the cooperation of landowners in Oluyole Local Government Area of the state, as the government begins the enumeration of properties on government acquired land. The governor made the appeal in Ibadan at meeting with the landowners at the conference hall of Oluyole Local Government Council on Wednesday. The ...

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