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NIA chairman plans architects’ property cooperative initiative

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Poised to ensure its members are homeowners in Lagos state, the Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has indicated its readiness to begin the process of providing homes for its members through Lagos Architects Property Cooperative Initiative. Fitzgerald Umah, the newly re-elected Lagos NIA chairman dropped the hint after his re-election last week in Lagos. This, according to him, was one ...

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Nigeria Institute of Architects revive property scheme

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To ensure members become homeowners, the Lagos Chapter of Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has revived its cooperatives scheme and embarked on advocacy to increase its membership base. Plans are also underway to commence development of properties fully owned by members, who are contributors to the cooperative. Chairman of the chapter, Fitzgerald Umah disclosed this at the Biennial General Meeting ...

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Raji Fashola inaugurates 45 ARCON board members

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Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, yesterday, inaugurated 45 members into the board of the Architects Registration Council (ARCON). Fashola, who performed the inauguration in Abuja, tasked members of the reconstituted council to help fulfill President Muhammadu Buhari’s mandate to the people. According to him, Buhari is in need of men and women of good fate ...

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There is no affordable housing in Lagos – Arc. Olayinka Dosekun

There is no affordable housing in Lagos

Our correspondent Rianat, was in an interview with Olayinka Dosekun, the CREATIVE DIRECTOR of Studio Contra Mundum. She spoke extensively about reaching clients with an equal enthusiasm for design, international collaborations and how government should tackle housing deficit in Nigeria NREH: How long has your company been in Nigeria and what are the challenges you have encountered so far? Olayinka ...

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Architectural companies embrace more design and build concepts

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More evidence that architectural companies are embracing design and build concepts are emerging, following the lull in the construction activity. The move is triggered by declining new projects coupled with escalating construction cost that has forced individual builders to vacate sites. Design-build is a project delivery system used in the architectural companies. It is a method to deliver a project ...

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NIA discloses on-going affordable housing project

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The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has disclosed that it is working on a Nigerian Affordable Housing project for the common man. Speaking in an interview with LEADERSHIP recently, the president of NIA, Arch Adibe Njoku, who said the project will be piloted by universities, disclosed that the building project will be launched next year. According to him, the project ...

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Stakeholders at public hearing demands total reversal of LUCL

LUCL

Stakeholders said Lagos state government has no justification for the increment of land use charge (LUCL) as the economy is biting hard on the masses Fitzgerald Umah, the chairman, Nigerian Institute of Architects urged the government to repeal the Land use charge law (LUCL) to help Lagosians in view of the hardship they were facing Umah said increasing the tax ...

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Real estate experts converge to address issues on construction

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Glimmer of hope is beaconing towards solving problems confronting the nation’s built environment as professionals in the sector have entered into strategic move to address the problem. One of the rewards of such move was the call for the establishment of Nigerian Construction Industry Development Board (CIBD), which they said would be saddled with the roles of; formulating, implementing, regulating ...

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Fire Service to inspect insurance certificate for public buildings

Fire Service to inspect insurance certificate for public buildings

The Federal Fire Service  has indicated that it would begin inspection of public buildings for compliance with its compulsory with its policy on public building insurance.- Vanguard The Controller-General of the Service, Mr Joseph Anebi, at a meeting with the National Insurance Commission and the Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) in Abuja, last week, said the agency is making effort to ...

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Regulatory Bodies In the Construction Industry In Nigeria

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The construction or building industry in Nigeria is a complex and highly competitive one with varying professionals in different aspects. These professionals ensure the successful execution of its numerous activities. However, just like in every sector of the economy of a country, there are regulatory bodies that are saddled with the responsibility of ensuring the effective control; coordination; organizing; directing; ...

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