Following increase in natural disasters that have ravaged communities around the globe, a new search for architectural designs that will withstand such catastrophe has begun in earnest.
NIESV urges states to deepen investment in infrastructure
To enlist Nigeria in the league of smart cities, the Nigeria Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) has advised states to emulate Lagos State government and commit more funds into infrastructural development.
‘Adulteration is killing paint industry in Nigeria’
It is a reflection of the economy. Everything now is increasing in price; therefore paint is not an exemption. So, it would be wrong to say paint cost is going up because petrol is going up and everything.
Fear grips contractors, residents over Lagos road projects
This may not be the best of times for motorists in Lagos because of the deplorable state of roads in the metropolis.From the Mainland to the Island, the story is the same as the roads are neglected and abandoned by both state and local governments.
Architects’ conference holds in Lagos
The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) is set to hold its 58th Annual General Meeting and Conference at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, from November 27 to 30 in Lagos.
Off-campus policies fuel student housing boom
The ‘good times’ may be here for private investors and real estate developers, following fresh opportunities and high demand for increasingly Purpose-Built Student Accommodation (PBSA) in the country.
CORBON hosts builders’ congress in Abuja
The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) is planning a congress in Abuja to proffer solutions for standardization of building materials, products and processes.
‘Lagos allows building a house without development permit’
A fellow of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Mr Adebisi Adedire has told a Lagos High Court, Igbosere that it is permitted to build a house in Lagos State without planning or development permit. Adedire told the court presided over by Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo that all the builder has to do is to regularise with…
Dons seek decentralisation of land administration
For the nation to reap enormous benefits from land administration, there is the need to decentralize its management, promote systemic titling and registration as well as improve transparency in governance. These were the submissions of experts at two-day “International conference on Land and development in Lagos” organized by Centre for Housing and Sustainable Development, University…
Three firms picked for Federal Government’s project in Abia
No fewer than three building and civil engineering firms have been selected to pilot the National Affordable Housing Delivery Programme (NAHDEP) in Abia State. The programme handled by Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) in collaboration with labour unions- Nigeria Labour Congress, Trade Union Congress and Nigeria Employers Consultative Association will be located at Ubani…
LandLagos.com set to reverse high pricing of property in Lagos
At LandLagos, We believe that every working Nigerian with a steady income should own a property but with the unfair prices of land, this has not been the case. This Is why we are poised to make a change by reversing ridiculous pricing and pegging the inflation rate of land owned allowing you to own…
Apprehension over use of property value for companies’ tax assessment
Although, it is expedient that every company should pay provisional tax not later than three months from the beginning of each year of assessment, which is an amount equal to the tax paid in the previous year of assessment, experts are however questioning the move to use property value to determine figures charged as company…