There is widespread eanxiety as Nigeria has entered another recession amid the coronavirus pandemic. The worst hit by the declining economic trend had been the housing industry, which was nursing injuries from government policies in the last four years.
Unprecedented climate case clears major hurdle in European court
Today, the European Court of Human Rights has announced its decision to green-light a first-of-its-kind climate case against 33 countries. Its “communication” of the case to the defendant countries........
Outcry over poor construction of railway level crossings in Lagos
The once pleasure ride in railway level crossings in several parts of Lagos is becoming a nightmare for residents and motorists due to poor construction by the contractor handling the Lagos-Ibadan railway project.
Groups urge new policies to curb COVID-19 impacts on nature
Conservationists have insisted that unless African countries develop robust policies and strategies to mitigate challenges facing nature, a post Covid-19 disaster may remained unavoidable.
Institution seeks training for young engineers
The Nigerian Institution of Mechanical Engineers (NImechE) has called for the training of young engineers to enable Nigeria benefit more from the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCTA) in 2021.
Lagos charges developers on abandoned projects
Lagos State Government has cautioned property developers against abandoning projects subscribed by prospective homeowners. The state’s Commissioner for Housing, Maruf Akinderu-Fatai, gave the charge at the launch of housing schemes by AIMART International ...
Builders seek alternative energy sources in housing sector
The Nigerian Institute of Building(NIOB) has called for the use of sustainable energy solutions in the housing sector.
FG releases N5.2b for 10,000 houses in Borno
The Federal Government has released N5.2 billion to complete 10,000 houses for 1.7 million Internally Displaced Person (IDP) returnees in Borno State.
Lagos, NIOB seek new strategy for physical development
Eggheads in the built environment and members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) have called for new strategy to promote access to property right, create jobs and redeem negative narratives in the housing industry. The experts, who spoke at 29th Lagos Builders’ Conference and Annual General Meeting, organised by the state’s chapter of NIOB,…
Lagos, investors’ partnership yields 712 new homes
The Lagos State Government has announced the completion of about 712 new homes this year through a partnership with private investors. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Akinderu-Fatai, who disclosed this during a media chat pledged to provide affordable and decent housing for the citizenry and reduce the deficit in the state. According to Akinderu-Fatai, a…