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Lagos Surveyors demand sustainable policy on infrastructure survey

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PIQUED by the ceaseless cases of structural failures in Nigeria, and in apparent bid to avert the embarrassing situation, Land Survey practitioners in Nigeria, under the aegis of Nigerian Institution of Surveys(NIS), has called on policymakers at all levels of government, to commission infrastructural survey in all their facilities across the federation. This step, they argued, if taken, would avert ...

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FEC approves 11bn for technology building, firefighting trucks

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The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday approved N11bn for the purchase of firefighting trucks for the Nigeria Fire Service (NFS) and construction of technology building for the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). The approval was granted during the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House Villa, Abuja. Minister of Interior, General AbdulRahaman Dambazau (rtd) who briefed ...

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Surveyors call for legislation on geospatial technology utilisation

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To effectively harness the use of geospatial technology in mapping and range measurement, surveyors have called for the enactment of proper legislation to ensure its full utilization of Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS). CORS stations are Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) receivers, which are permanently mounted in different places, provide data consisting of carrier phase and code range measurements in ...

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NIS Scam- EFFC orders forfeiture of properties bought with proceeds

NIS Scam- EFFC orders forfeiture of properties bought with proceeds

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, asked Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja, to order the interim forfeiture of properties purchased by Drexel Tech Nig. Ltd with proceeds of the recruitment exercise into the Nigeria Immigration service,( NIS Scam). The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on January 24, 2018, ...

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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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‘Include Surveyors in Grazing Reserve Project’

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The immediate past President of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors, Mr. Bern Akhigbe, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to carry surveyors along in establishing grazing reserves, which his administration is proposing to create across the country. According to a statement made available to punhng correspondent on Friday, Akhighe made the call in his speech at the 2016 Annual General Meeting ...

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Surveyors Canvass Professionals’ Synergy On Mega City Challenges

Surveyors Canvass Professionals’ Synergy On Mega City Challenges

To turn the challenges associated with mega city, the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Lagos Chapter, has called for close tie between the government and professionals within the built environment. This was one of the decisions reached at the body’s Annual General Meeting (AGM), held in Lagos. Besides, members were also challenged to device best way to assist the Lagos ...

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NIS stratgeize ways to uproot quack surveyors in practice

The Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS), an umbrella body of real estate professionals referred to as ‘land surveyors’, says it is strategizing to deal with pseudo-practitioners commonly called quacks. The institution explains that it is planning a country-wide education of its members at the state branches, through seminars and workshops, to make them understand what they are expected to do ...

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