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FG to partner building professionals on standards

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To curb the menace of building collapse, the Federal Government has said it would partner building professionals to uphold standards in the industry. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola said this during a meeting with the leaders of the Nigerian Institute of Building in Abuja. Aregbesola, who alluded to the philosophy of placing prevention above damage control or medicine ...

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Building collapse: Experts seek investment in innovative construction

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Experts in the built environment have said investment in innovative construction products will curb the incidence of building collapse in the country. They noted that with the recurring cases of building collapse in the country and deadly portholes on the roads, it had become necessary to leverage innovative products that would extend the lifespan of houses and roads. At a ...

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Nigeria can develop rail line construction technology in 10 years – Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, says the country stands the chance of developing technology in the next 10 years for the construction of rail lines without any foreign intervention. Amaechi, in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said this was possible following the level of infrastructure being put in place in the rail sector by the Federal Government. ...

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Ilorin Airport: FAAN kicks against illegal excavation, construction

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In a bid to ensure safety at the llorin International Airport, the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has warned residents of Kwara State against encroaching on the airport land. This is contained in a statement signed by the Head of Corporate Affairs of the airport, Mr. Adeyeoluwa Oluwakayode and made available to this medium on Friday. The statement reads: ” ...

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Communities hail NDDC for road projects in A’Ibom

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Impressed by the newly constructed roads in different parts of Akwa Ibom state by the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), residents of many communities and motorists in the state have expressed joy and satisfaction over the development. Speaking to newsmen in Uyo, a community leader in Ekamba Nsukara, Dr. Felicia Beulah, said that the NDDC came as a saviour to ...

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FG to Demolish Structures on Lagos-Ibadan Rail Corridor

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The federal government has directed all owners of businesses and structures within the Apapa-Ebute-Meta corridor of Lagos-Ibadan railway to relocate in order to allow the construction of the rail project continue without delay. The apex government equally explained challenges hindering conveying of cargoes by train to and from the ports, disclosing that it had not constructed the standard gauge to ...

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FEC approves N4.6bn for construction of 7 Model Schools

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The Federal Executive Council on Thursday approved N4.6billion for the construction of seven model schools to be located in the six geopolitical zones of the country. READ ALSO: History of building codes in Nigeria The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting which ...

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Expert suggests stabilised earth bricks for building construction

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A Professor of Architecture, Adedeji Daramola, has suggested the use of locally-made Stabilised Earth Bricks (SED) by the building construction to ensure durability of structures in the society. Daramola, also the Rector of Redeemers’ College of Technology and Management (RECTEM) in Mowe, Ogun, described the stabilised earth bricks as a mixture of laterite or natural soil with some little quantity ...

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Buhari signs executive order 007 for construction of 794km of roads

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President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed Executive Order 007 to close the road infrastructure gap in the transportation sector of the country through a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement. Tagged order 007 on road infrastructure development and refurbishment investment tax credit scheme, the president signed it at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In the first phase of the scheme, 19 road projects ...

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