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NRC says they will deliver Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail in 2018

Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail

“Despite issues of right of way and others impediments slowing down work on the ongoing construction of a new Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail, the Nigerian Railway Corporation has said there is no going back on the December 2018 delivery date.”- Punch The Chairman of the corporation, Usman Abubakar, gave the indication on Tuesday in Lagos after a meeting of the ...

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Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

The Guardian reports that another three-storey building collapse happened yesterday in Ojo area of Lagos State. There were, however, no casualties as residents have already deserted the building located at No. 21 Saka Okoro Street, Ilufe Road, Alaba International Market, Ojo. It was gathered that the building caved in on Tuesday morning in a partial collapse. General Manager, Lagos State ...

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NBRRI makes case for local building materials

NBRRI makes case for local building materials

According to The Nation, the Director-General of Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Professor Danladi Matawal, has said using locally-sourced building materials will not only save money for the builder, but can be more environmentally-suited to a particular locality. Matawal, a professor of Civil Engineering, spoke at the 17th Lagos International Housing Fair, which held at the Lagos Airport ...

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