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An Overview of the Building and Construction Sector in Nigeria

building and construction industry in Nigeria

The Building and Construction sector is very crucial in any nation’s social and economic development. There are many factors responsible for this. This article gives an overview of the building and construction sector in Nigeria. Apart from the Building and Construction sector’s potential with respect to employment generation, the various activities undertaken in the sector are very germane to fostering ...

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BCPG calls for strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector

strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector

“Pressed by the need to overcome the menace of building collapse and restore the glory of the built environment profession, the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG) has called for strict enforcement of standards in the construction sector.”- The Guardian President of the association, Kunle Awobodu who gave the charge during his valedictory speech at the 2017 Annual General Meeting of ...

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Exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land

exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land

“In compliance with the agreement reached between the Federal  and state governments at the 2016 meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, held in Ilorin, Kwara State, last year,  where it was resolved to facilitate the use of exchange of letters for the transfer of title to land when states are transferring land to the Federal ...

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Experts explain why monthly rent payment will not work

monthly rent payment

“Amid the decision of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development (NCLHUD) to impose monthly rent payment on Nigerians, experts have urged the governments to tackle the inherent problems inhibiting housing rather than delving into issues expected to heighten problems in the industry.”- The Guardian The experts, comprising estate surveyors and developers who  expressed divergent views say, the ...

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NSE Drags Ndidi Okereke Onyiuke, Five Others To Court Over Illegal Property

NSE Drags Ndidi Okereke-Onyiuke, Five Others To Court Over Illegal Property

The suit instituted by The Nigeria Stock Exchange (NSE) against its former Director General, Nididi Okereke Onyiuke and others to recover a building alleged to have been acquired illegally has been adjourned till 1st of March, 2016 for either report of settlement or hearing. Others joined as co-defendants in the ensuing property recovery suit are former Assistant-Director General of the ...

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MDGs Projects – Lands, Housing contractors protest Non-payment

Contractors handling Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) projects at the Federal Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development blocked the entrance gate to the headquarters of the ministry at Mabuchi, Abuja, preventing vehicles and staff from going in and out of the office and demanding the payment of the arrears of the 2012, 2013 and 2014 contract sums of completed projects ...

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FG inaugurates new boards for FHA

New agencies for FHA

The Federal Government, last weekend inaugurated the Technical Board, TB and Interim Management Board, IMT, of the Federal Housing Authority, FHA, with a charge to turn around the dwindling fortunes of the authority in the next 18 months. The Government said it is dissatisfied with the performance of the agency which has failed to fully achieve its mandate since inception ...

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Non Passage of Social Housing Bill Stalls Progress for Mass Housing

The Senate last week stepped down the passage of the Social Housing Bill meant to provide mass houses for the poor and low income earners, citing faulty procedural and legal technicalities that would affect the implementation of the proposed law. The Chairman, Senate Committee on Housing and Urban Development, Senator Bukar Ibrahim, while presenting the committee’s report, had explained that ...

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