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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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NIESV urges investors to curb quackery in housing sector

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Mr. Rowland Abonta, the National President of Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), at the weekend, reiterated that efforts were in high gear to curtail quackery in the housing and construction profession, urging potential investors to always insist on professionals. NIESV is the highest decision making body for all practising estate surveyors and valuers across the country. Abonta, ...

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Surveyors, experts offer solutions to Nigeria’s socio-economic woes

Surveyors, experts offer solutions to Nigeria’s socio-economic woes

Just like the surveying profession, which requires careful planning and consultation, governing Nigeria requires foresight, effective and efficient planning and process, The Guardian reports. According to The Guardian, this was the view of experts in the built environment, academics and related professional bodies at the 12th yearly Adekunle Kukoyi Memorial Lecture organised in honour of the late astute surveyor by ...

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Quantity surveyors seek role in budget process

Quantity surveyors seek role in budget process

The Guardian reports that Lagos-based cost accountants have raised eyebrows on the method being employed in preparation of the nation’s budget, saying the system has cost Nigeria billions of naira yearly. They noted that the exclusion of surveyors, who are meticulous, analytical and empirical in budget process especially in infrastructural projects is a disservice to the nation and intentional in ...

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NIESV plan ‘Green Book,’ new scale of fees

NIESV plan ‘Green Book,’ new scale of fees

The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has moved to standardize the practice of valuation and review existing scale of fees in the country. The Guardian reports that under the proposed plan, NIESV is preparing a professional practice manual, to be known  “Green Book”, and a committee has already been set up to work on the new scale of fees ...

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Quantity surveyors support FG’s decision on loan for infrastructure projects

Quantity surveyors support FG's decision on loan for infrastructure projects

Owing to the impact of the current recession in the building and construction industry of the country, quantity surveyors have made it known that the move by the federal government to secure loan for infrastructure projects would help revive the construction industry. The Guardian reports that the President, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors, Mrs. Mercy Iyortyer who spoke at a job ...

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ESVARBON inducts new members, pledges to monitor valuation reports

ESVARBON inducts new members, pledges to monitor valuation reports

The Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has reiterated its commitment towards tackling unethical professional practices in the country. The Guardian reports that the chairman of the association, William Odudu made this known at the 39th Induction Ceremony of members in Abuja. He stated that the board has already commenced monitoring of members, pledging that anyone who falls short of ...

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Quantity surveyors to hold job fair in Abuja

Surveyors, experts offer solutions to Nigeria’s socio-economic woes

The 2016 Quantity Surveyors /Project Management Job Fair organised by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) begins tomorrow, Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at JD Leisure Centre, Maitama, Abuja. The Guardian reports that the event which debut with the first edition at the University of Lagos, according to the statement by the Secretary, Marketing and Corporate Affairs of the Institute, Mr. Jide Oke, ...

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The Dangers of Land With Flexible Payment

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The dangers of land with flexible payment are numerous, especially those ones that tell you to buy two and get one free. Usually, when something sounds too good to be true it is probably not true. If a company does a promo of this nature, it doesn’t necessarily mean that you are going to get a free plot of land ...

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What You Should Know Before Investing In Land

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Did You Know Investing In Land Is The Best Business Decision Man Takes? Buying a land is almost like the best thing to do with your hard earned money; however you choose to earn that money. It is an investment you rarely would regret. There are a thousand and one reasons why you would want to buy a land but ...

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