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I didn’t inflate contracts, Fashola tackles BPP

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Babatunde Fashola, minister of works and housing, says there was no inflation in the contracts awarded by his ministry in 2018. The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) said it saved N26 billion for the federal government in 2018 by revising the sums of government contracts approved by some ministries, departments, and agencies. The agency said the highest reduction was made from the ...

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Engage quantity surveyors to minimize cost, NIQS urges govt

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Mr. Ayuba Akere, Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) Lagos Chapter, has urged all tiers of government to engage the services of quantity surveyors in capital projects, housing and road constructions to minimise costs. Akere gave the advice in an interview in Lagos on Friday. According to him, quantity surveyors will help to monitor and evaluate the costs of ...

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NIQS urges reforms in construction industry, unfolds innovations

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In a move to embrace modern procurement systems, procedures and processes in the construction industry, quantity surveyors have introduced new innovations to its practice. Apparently to increase the number of registered young members, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS). (NIQS) has now opened its profession to all graduates and created divisions such as building, civil engineering, mechanical and electrical ...

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NIQS urges innovative spirit, synergy in built environment

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For sustainability of practice and enhancement of their relevance in the country, quantity surveyors have called for synergy among professionals in the built environment. Leading the call at a business Cocktail meeting organised by the Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) in Lagos, the Vice president of the Institute, Mr. Olayemi Shonubi, who represented the ...

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Fayemi, Ambode, others to attend Nigerian quantity surveyors’ conference

Fayemi, Ambode, others to discuss national development at Nigerian quantity surveyors’ conference

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors will hold its 26th Biennial Conference/ General Meeting November 17-21 2015 with the theme: “Politics, Policies and National Development – The Role of Professionals” at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki, Lagos. Over the years, the conference has become a melting point of transformational ideas capable of bringing about positive social and political change and making ...

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Quantity surveying professionals worry about corruption in project delivery

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Quantity surveying professionals have said reduction in corrupt practices will help to improve project delivery in the country. The President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveying, Alhaji Murtala Aliu, said this was an important step in nation building. Aliu, who is also a former Minister of State for Power and Steel, spoke at the institute’s second research conference with the theme, ...

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