Nigeria is a place we lobby a lot. Anybody can wake up to call himself a medical doctor or an architect. We don’t bother asking questions. If you wake up today as a journalist and say, you’re an architect, nobody will ask you any question.
APWEN canvasses gender parity in STEM field
With women making up only 13 per cent in the related workforce, professional engineers have reinforced need to improve participation of females in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field.
‘Why information modeling is essential for housing construction’
Professionals in the construction sector said the adoption of Building Information of Modeling (BIM) would ensure competitive advantage and cost-effective building construction in the country.
FG urged to adopt housing cooperative model
To reduce house shortages and ensure easy homeownership, experts have made case for adoption of housing cooperative model. Nigerians, they said, need housing cooperatives basically because of low level of their income that could not generate bulk fund needed for homeownership.
Experts fault FG’s new stamp duty on rent, certificate of occupancy, others
Estate surveyors and valuers have picked holes in Federal Government’s decision to collect stamp duty on house rent agreement and Certificate of Occupancy (C of O), saying the move is like putting a new wine in an old bottle.
‘Only three per cent of land in Nigeria can create wealth’
The real estate sector is not the worst hit but was badly affected by the pandemic. You cannot compare the sector with the impact on entertainment, hospitality and aviation sectors, which are in bigger trouble.
Tender call underway for ARCON Abuja, Lagos secretariat projects
With harmonisation well underway for 10 architectural designs for the proposed Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) headquarter building in the Federal Capital Territory and approval for the redevelopment of the Lagos office...
‘Enforcing local content in infrastructure will boost engineers’capacity’
In breach of contract, there will definitely be a dispute because a person has either woefully or negligently failed to do their part. But in this instance, it is clear that CoVID-19 is a major cause globally, therefore to a large extent, it could well be classified as ‘force majeure.....
Borno revokes Indimi estate housing allocations
Borno State Government has revoked the allocation of houses that remained unoccupied at the Indimi Housing Estate (INHE) in Bama Local Government Area.
Engineers push for synergy, innovations to curb infrastructure deficit
To accelerate self-reliance and growth in the country, practising engineers have been challenged to synergise with other professionals across sectors.