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Lagos NIOB seeks inclusion in MDAs, others

Lagos NIOB seeks inclusion in MDAs, others

There is need for the government to involve more builders in its Ministries, Departments and Agencies’ (MDAs) projects, Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB), the Lagos State chapter, has said. It stated this at the end of a workshop, with the theme, ‘’Enhancing the performance of builders in Lagos State Civil Service on Code of Practice […] …

Building collapse: Architects, engineers, builders blame govt

Building collapse: Architects, engineers, builders blame govt

The Ita-Faji, Lagos Island building collapse has, once again, brought to the fore the frequency of the problem nation-wide. Concerned citizens are pointing fingers at developers for shoddy construction by adding floors to existing buildings and compromising their integrity. The government, some professionals claim, are culpable because of poor or lack of regulation. OKWY IROEGBU-CHIKEZIE […] …

Firm unveils co-working space for entrepreneurs

Firm unveils co-working space for entrepreneurs

NIKOY Nigeria Limited has inaugurated two new subsidiaries. They are Work Hive Co-Work and Ace Wash N Dry Laundromat, including a co-working space for entrepreneurs. Its Chairman, Olawale Oyedele, who disclosed this at the inauguration of the subsidiaries, said the new additions were part of the effort to diversify the company’s portfolio and help millenials […] …

Building collapse: Oyetola orders integrity test on houses

Building collapse: Oyetola orders integrity test on houses

Osun State governor, Mr. Gboyega Oyetola, has ordered that integrity test be carried out on old and weak houses across the state. According to the Supervisor for Works, Engr. Remi Omowaiye, the  governor gave the order that the test be carried out to prevent building collapse in the state. In a statement on Sunday, Omowaiye […] …

Lagos to developers: Failure to demolish defective structures ‘ll lead to forfeiture

Lagos to developers: Failure to demolish defective structures ‘ll lead to forfeiture

The Lagos State Government has advised house owners and developers whose structures have been marked for demolition to remove them forthwith failing which they risk the forfeiture of the properties. While commiserating with the families of the deceased following the collapse of the building at Ita- faji, the Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban […] …

Uk firm, Odu’a Investment to deliver Westlink Iconic Estate

Uk firm, Odu’a Investment to deliver Westlink Iconic Estate

Odu’a Investment Company Limited (OICL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with United Kingdom (UK)-based Messrs Iconic City Limited for estate development. The project, a residential housing estate, will be sited on Odu’a 3.8hectares opposite Nigeria Breweries, Alakia, Ibadan, Oyo State. The signing, which held at the Cocoa House, Ibadan, was witnessed by Odu’a […] …

Prioritise mass housing development, Buhari told

Prioritise mass housing development, Buhari told

Some operators in the housing and construction industry have urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take housing, especially mass housing, serious. The experts told select reporters in Lagos that the President had not done much in reducing the housing deficit, despite his other achievements. Former Chairman, Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Markinde Ogunleye, suggested that […] …

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