NBRRI to redesign slum settlements in four states
The Nigerian Building and Roads Research Institute (NBRRI) has undertaken studies to redesign slum settlements aimed at developing affordable low cost housing units in the country. The team has taken up studies in Abuja (Jabi, Nyanya); Niger State (Suleja), Nasarawa and Plateau. Director-General of the Institute, Prof. Danladi Matawal who made this known at…
LASU land crisis: Lagos reduces regularisation fees
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has granted a 67 per cent reduction in land regularisation fees payable by landlords who own property within government acquisition around State’s University (LASU) community.
Why Land Use Act needs to be reformed, by experts
Forty years after it was promulgated to ease access to land and boost housing provision in the country, the clamor for a review of the Land Use Act (alternatively known as Decree 6, of 1978) is yet to abate, as experts last week reiterated its call for a speedy.....
Enugu awards NI.Ib road contracts
In keeping with the ongoing massive infrastructural development across the length and breadth of the state, Enugu Government has awarded contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of more urban and rural roads at the cost of over N1.170 billion.
UNDP completes 608 houses in Borno community
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has handed over 608 housing units built for Ngwom Community to Borno State government.
NDDC, Ondo begin N19b coastal road project
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Ondo State government have commenced construction of the N19.2 billion Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki Road, connecting Ondo and Lagos state. Speaking at the ceremony to mark the commencement of work on the 50-kilometre road at the Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, the Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, described the project as a necessity.…
Enugu approves N2.4b for road projects
The Enugu State government has awarded contracts for the construction of six major roads across the state at the sum of N2.4 billion, covering the Eha-Amufu-Nkalagu federal road at Isi-Uzo Local Government Area, which has been in a deplorable condition. Other roads include; the extension of the Agbani-Afor Amurri road; the extension of Ituku road;…
Oyo approves N7 billion Ibadan-Iseyin road contract
Towards decongesting traffic at all entrances and exits to the state, Oyo government’s Executive Council has approved the rehabilitation of the 65km Moniya-Ojutaye-Iseyin Road for the sum of N6.9 billion.
FCTA to demolish illegal shanties, others
Over 750 illegal shanties and some developed property risks demolition by the Federal Capital Development Administration (FCTA) for violating safety standards.Other property slated for demolition includes the Lugbe FHA Farm Market....