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Fashola implores surveyors to create data on unoccupied houses

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Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Power, Works, and Housing, has called on members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers to create data on unoccupied houses in the country. Fashola made the call in Abuja on Wednesday during a courtesy visit by a delegation from the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria, led by its Chairman, Nweke ...

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Quantity Surveyors elect new officers, seek roles in rail projects

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The Lagos chapter of Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has urged the Federal government to involve indigenous consultants in the ongoing railway projects across the country. The Institute, which recently elected new members to carry out its activities in the next two years, queried engagement of foreigners on the railway projects. Immediate past chairman of Lagos chapter of the ...

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Estate surveyors implements roadmap, partners LBS on training

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Members of the Plant and Equipment Faculty of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors &Valuers (NIESV) have advocated the review of the 11-year old mineral Act and implementation of the roadmap for the development of the solid minerals sector of the economy. They made call the end of a four-day international conference on Mineral Assets Valuation and financing organized by ...

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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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BCPG urges developers to seek surveyors’ services before construction

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The Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), Ikeja Cell, has called on prospective building developers and clients to engage the services of quantity surveyors before embarking on construction projects. A statement from BCPG quoted Mrs. Adejoke Alabi, a former Head of Quantity Surveying Department, Lagos State Ministry of Works and the lead speaker at a seminar organised by BCPG Ikeja Cell, ...

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Lawyers, estate agents, surveryors risks 15years imprisonment

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Lawyers, Estate agents and surveyors are at risk of 15years imprisonment The Oyo State Government on Tuesday declared that any estate agent, surveyor or lawyer caught while abetting land grabbers in the state will be liable to a minimum of fifteen years imprisonment or pay a fine of N500,000 (five hundred thousand naira) or both. Attorney General and Commissioner for ...

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NIESV summit to hold for two days in Lagos

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On November 7 and 8, a two-day summit will be held by the Lagos State Branch of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV). According to the branch’s Publicity Secretary, Mr. Richard Olodu, estate surveying and valuation profession encompasses diverse fields of specialisation, including such land, building, engineering and Business, Estate agency, Investment advisory, property management, facilities management, ...

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Sustainable Society: The Role of Surveyors in creating a Sustainable Society

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There are thousands of definitions, ideas, concepts and models that define what a sustainable society is. Put simply, a sustainable society is one that “persists and thrives”. In this article we look at the role of surveyors in creating a sustainable society. A sustainable society is one that can progress without catastrophic setbacks in the foreseeable future. For billions of ...

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Akwa Ibom calls for list of licensed surveyors

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“To check several litigations occasioned by quackery in the State, Akwa Ibom State Government has called on the State chapter of Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) to submit list of all licensed surveyors to it.”- The Guardian The State’s Commissioner of Housing and Special duties, Prince, Enobong Uwah, made the call when officials of the institute led by its chairman, ...

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Surveyors canvass use of local building materials

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“Except urgent measures are taken to encourage the use of local building materials, the construction industry will remain in doldrums, stakeholders have said.”- The Nation They spoke at the ninth Annual Distinguished Lecture of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Lagos Chapter. At the lecture themed: “Foreign exchange problems, prospects and solutions in Nigeria: Construction industry perspective,” participants called ...

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