New estate surveyors challenged to maintain integrity in practice
Estate surveyors and valuers have admonished new entrants to uphold the tenet of professionalism and path of integrity in the course of duty. Speaking at the induction ceremony for the admission of new Associates into the professional cadre ..
Group urges prompt action on planning, building control appeals
The Physical Planning Renaissance Initiative (PPRI), a non-governmental organisation, has commended the Lagos State Government for inaugurating the Physical Planning and Building Control Appeals Committee.
ICEED, EU deploy fuel-efficient stoves in Borno
Towards building a sustainable energy solution in Northeast, a non-governmental organization - International Center for Energy, Environment and Development (ICEED) has partnership with the European Union in the provision of fuel-efficient stoves to households in Borno State.
Sales of affordable housing units in Dubai surge
The affordable housing segment is experiencing the strongest demand in Dubai as properties priced below Dh1.5 million dominated transactions in the emirate’s real estate market during the first nine months of 2019...
Abba Tor becomes NIQS president, pledges to sustain legacies
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has inaugurated Alhaji Mohammed Abba Tor as the 25th President of the construction cost profession. Alhaji Abba Tor succeeds in Obafemi Onashile who piloted the affairs of the Institute in the last two years.
Lagos’ Suenu family takes over UAC property in Abebe village
Sequel to an agreement reached between the Suenu Chieftaincy family and its tenant, United African Company (UAC), a land measuring about 6.531 acres in Abebe village in Surulere Local Government Area
Engineers seek FG’s investment in industrialisation
Against the backdrop of the vital roles of engineers in nation-building, the Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers ((NIMechE)) has restated the need for the federal government to increase its investment
Architects flay 30-year life span for buildings
The Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has frowned at the low life span and quality of buildings across the country, which in most cases lasts between 20 to 30 years.
Fashola tasks builders on innovative techniques
The Federal government has urged professionals in the built industry to develop new skills for the promotion of innovative building techniques that are anchored on indigenous building materials.