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Julius Berger team up with Eagle Hills to develop Abuja Centenary City

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Messrs Eagle Hills, the Abu Dhabi-based real estate investment and development company handling the development of Abuja Centenary City, has appointed construction giants, Julius Berger Nigeria PLC as a key collaborator and developer of the multi-billion dollar city. Centenary City is a joint venture between the Federal Government and Eagle Hills to create the city of the future in Abuja. ...

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FG allocates more funds into Millenium Tower Project

Looking to increase pace of work at the Nigeria Cultural Centre and Millennium Tower project, the Federal authorities have endorsed a fresh allocation for the landmark edifice located in the Federal Capital Territory. Designed by an Italian architectural firm, Studio Nicoletti and Associates, the project consists of a 170-metre tower, which will be Nigeria’s tallest building when completed along with ...

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Ekiti, Ondo & Delta among states bidding for UN-REDD+ Scheme

After the success of its pilot implementation via an innovative, two-track approach consisting of actions by the Federal Government and Cross River State Government, the United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation (UN-REDD+) may soon be expanded to include three more states in the country. No fewer than eight states of the federation are jostling ...

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Surveyors urges private sector’s cooperation in providing housing.

Members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) have urged the private sector to complement the efforts of the federal government in providing housing to the teeming populace. The estate surveyors made the plea during a press conference to usher in the National Housing Summit being organized by NIESV’s Faculty of Housing in Lagos on the theme: ...

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Gov. Amosun explains why Ogun is growing in Housing and Infrastructure

Amid growing interest of firms in the establishment of industries in the Ogun state, authorities have explained that the new drive for housing projects and infrastructure is the best option to provide conducive environment for prospective investors. It was reported recently that over 100 companies have shown readiness to locate their manufacturing outfits in the state, with 32 of this ...

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Surveyors demand creation of Mapping Commission

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In order to ensure proper mapping and collation of spatial data that will enhance productivity and service delivery, the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) has urged the federal Government to establish Survey, Planning and Mapping Commission. The Institution’s President, Mr. Bern Omo Akhigbe made the call last week at the 32nd memorial lecture held in honour of the pioneer president ...

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OSUN Introduce Oranmiyan New Town Scheme

Better days may be in the offing for property investors and prospective homeowners, if developments recently announced by Osun State Government are anything to go by. Last week, the state kick-started a scheme nicknamed Oranmiyan New Town at a parcel of land measuring about 2,572hectares (6340Acres), which was acquired by Chief Obafemi Awolowo as the Premier of the old Western ...

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Engineers suggest ways to tackle building collapse in Nigeria

Amid recent incidents of building collapse in the Lagos area, members of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NISTRUCTE), last week, sought for collaboration among professional bodies in the built environment as a means of tackling structural failures in the country. The institution noted that recent developments in the housing sector are reaching alarming heights and all bodies should rise ...

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‘Revoke Land Use Act’ – ex-NIESV boss

Ex-president of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Mr Bode Adediji, has called for the revocation of the Land Use Act (LUA), saying its presence has withheld the progress of the nation’s housing sector. Mr Adediji made this known in a recent chat with the media where he also opined that only policies backed by appropriate actions ...

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Don’t Blame Engineers for Building Collapse, the government has a role to play

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, Lagos State has said that until all levels of government in the country evolve more punitive measures and stricter punishment on all those found culpable in any case of collapse building, the ugly trend would continue to defile solution. These concerns were expressed last weekend at the annual lecture of the Nigerian Society of Engineers ...

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