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Female engineers can handle any construction project – Experts

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As a way of celebrating and encouraging the womenfolk, professionals in the built industry have indicated that contemporary female engineers have defiled the old myth that construction work is not meant for women. According to Kunle Awobodu, CEO, Reo-Habilis Construction Ltd and vice president, Nigeria Institute of Building (NIoB), though subtle gender discrimination still exists in the construction industry, especially ...

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FRSC seeks cooperation as Lagos-Ibadan Expressway construction resume


The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says it is working with other traffic and safety management agencies to mitigate traffic challenges along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The corps also urged road users to be cautious while driving on the road as construction resumes on Tuesday. Mr. Clement Oladele, the Ogun Sector Commander of the FRSC on Tuesday, said that the FRSC ...

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Executive Order 5: FG commences audit of construction sites

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President Muhammadu Buhari says the Federal Government has commenced the audit of construction sites to ascertain the level of compliance with Executive Order 5 targeted at improving local content in public procurement. Buhari said this in Abuja on Friday at the opening ceremony of the 60 Anniversary Colloquium of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE). The theme of the colloquium ...

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Construction industry needs critical evaluation — Onashile

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The construction industry is in a critical situation and requires urgent reforms to make it function optimally andmore profitably, the President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Mr. Obafemi Onashile, has said. Onashile said after agriculture, construction was the next biggest employer of labour, engaging at least five per cent of the workforce and about two per cent of the nation’s ...

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Environmental Impact of Building Projects in Nigeria

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Environmental Impact is used to describe some implications of human activities on the environment. This article views the environmental impact of building construction projects in Nigeria. The environment is threatened severely by so many problems, some of which are caused by the activities of Construction Projects. The major environmental impacts of building construction projects include environmental pollution, resource depletion and ...

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