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Govt. threatens to terminate Abaji-Koton-Karfe road project

Abaji-Koton-Karfe

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing on Wednesday threatened to terminate the contract for the dualisation of the Abaji-Koton-Karfe road due to “negligence” by the contractor for five months. The Director of Highways Constructions and Rehabilitation of the ministry, Dayyabu Mamman, made the recommendation on Wednesday during an inspection by the Minister of State II for Power, Works and ...

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Fashola orders QSRBN to blacklist unqualified quantity surveyors

Quantity surveyors

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has asked the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria to blacklist any quantity surveyor who flouts the ethics of the profession. According to Fashola, many practitioners find it tough to uphold their professional ethics, a development that is impacting negatively on the nation’s economy. The minister, who spoke at the recent ...

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Reps move to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges

Reps move to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges

“The House of Representatives on Wednesday called on the police and the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps, NSCDC, to enforce the use of pedestrian bridges on Nigerian highways.”- Premium Times Adopting a motion moved by Johnson Oghuma (Edo-APC), the House asked the Inspector-General of Police and the Commandant-General of the NSCDC to as a matter of urgency deploy their ...

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QSRBN seeks national construction cost database

QSRBN seeks national construction cost database

“To check corruption induced by inflated project costs in the construction industry, the Quantity Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (QSRBN) has called for the establishment of a national construction cost database.”- The Guardian The proposed costing templates will be for all categories of construction projects. Such templates should create a cost bands/ ranges for roads, bridges, railways, public buildings, and ...

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2016 Budget: Ministry of Power, Works and Housing Gets N433.4 billion

Merging Works, Housing & Power Ministries a disservice to Nigeria - Estate surveyors

The Federal Government, on Tuesday in Abuja earmarked N433.4 billion in the 2016 budget for its services in the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing. President Muhammadu Buhari stated this on Tuesday in his 2016 budget speech delivered at the Joint session of the National Assembly. He said it was the intention of government to raise the percentage allocation for capital expenditure ...

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