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NIOB demand National Building Code

Members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) have reiterated its call to the Federal authority to promulgate a law to enforce the National Building Code. NIOB in a communiqué after its 44th Annual General Meeting/Conference at the Bovina View International Hotel, Ilorin, Kwara State, recently said professionals in the building industry should put social, environmental and economic sustainability of ...

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FMBN, Chinese Bank Come To Nigeria’s Rescue Over Housing Deficit

A new rapprochement is already evolving between the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria and the Industrial/Commercial Bank of China, as the latter has promised to bring in funds in form of Foreign Direct Investment to assist the FMBN FMBN in addressing the nation’s housing deficit. Recently, the Federal Government had said it had commenced discussion with China Export and Credit ...

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REVEALED: Why Buildings Collapse In Nigeria

Building Collapse Prevention

The Technical Services Engineer of United Cement Company of Nigeria, Mr. Bukola Adebisi (UNICEM) has said that the incessant building collapse in the country is not caused by cement but by activities of people in the informal sector as everybody now parade themselves as engineer with formal or informal training. He also lauded the federal government for providing a conducive ...

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20,000 Housing Units Provided By FRSC For Its Personnel

Federal Road Safety Corps has concluded plans to construct 20,000 housing units across the country for its personnel under a housing scheme tagged “Vision 20,000 housing project.” Making the disclosure recently, while receiving the management team of the Federal Mortgage Bank, the Corps Marshal, Boboye Oyeyemi, reiterated that the housing initiative was informed by the need to provide the required ...

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How Ebola Virus Can Affect Real Estate Opportunities

It is no longer news that the deadly and dreaded Ebola virus has been spotted in the nation, already killing its Liberian harbinger, Patrick Sawyer and the Matron who treated him in a Lagos Hospital. There is considerable panic among Lagosians especially as everyone is beginning to take extra precautions in their hygiene and in their inter-personal relationship with people, ...

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Certificate of Occupancy: How to process it successfully

Yellow CofO Lagos

For any building structure you see, whether a bungalow, duplex, sky scraper or even the foundational stage of a building, the Certificate of Occupancy, popularly called the C of O is what signifies legally that you have interest on the land upon which that property is standing on. It is a very important document in any land transaction and is ...

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