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Quantity surveyor boss proffers solutions to high rent


Mrs. Aderonke Oyelami, Chairperson, Women Quantity Surveyors of Nigeria, on Wednesday attributed the incessant increase in house rent in the country to inadequate buildings. Oyelami said that rent on housing would come down if developers could engage in mass production of houses to reduce the gap between demand and supply. Nigeria, with its over 170 million population, currently faces over ...

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NIQS advocates adoption of construction best contracts’ practices


Nigerian Institute of Quantity surveyors (NIQS) last week called for the adoption of best practices in the construction industry, especially the Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT). The adoption of the procedure, they said would bring about remarkable development in construction industry, as the document is used in the vast majority of construction contracts abroad – both building and civil engineering works. ...

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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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How To Supervise Building Projects

supervise building projects

To supervise building projects you first have to identify the most important part of the building project that cannot be overlooked. Building projects include some elements in common, like design, estimation, financial and legal issues, and supervision as well. This article gives an insight on “how to supervise building projects” If you are saddled with the responsibility to supervise building ...

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NASS to build 6,000 completely Made in Nigeria housing units

NASS to build 6,000 completely Made in Nigeria housing units

“Dr Beni Goka, Executive Director, Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN), National Assembly Chapter, says the association is embarking on construction of 6,000 housing units with local materials for staff in Abuja.”- The News Guru He made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Abuja. Goka stressed the need for the government and ...

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How To Deal With Craftsmen And Artisans On Site

craftsmen and artisans

This article explores the various method of dealing with craftsmen and artisans on your building site. It also gives you useful insight on how to effectively manage “these people” in other to have a smooth working relation with them and also to ensure a crisis-free project. Managing workmen and artisans on site is a rather tricky venture. If you are ...

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Basic steps in building a house

basic steps in building a house

This became necessary due to recent mails I received asking for advise on basic steps in building a house that once can effectively follow. It is for those who are not really sure of what steps to follow when planning for their house. Understanding the basic steps in building a house will aid your knowledge more and always make you ...

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