NIQS urges adoption of construction contracts’ best practices
Quantity surveyors last week called for the adoption of best practices in the construction industry, especially the Joint Contract Tribunal (JCT).The adoption of the procedure, they said would bring about remarkable development in construction industry, as the document is used in the vast majority...
Architects revive property scheme
To ensure members become homeowners, the Lagos Chapter of Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has revived its cooperatives scheme and embarked on advocacy to increase its membership base.
Role of metrology in industrial growth, by professionals
They made the call at the 12th Intra-Africa Metrology System (AFRIMETS), General Assembly and Related Meeting held in Enugu State. The experts harped on the need to deploy metrology to boost trade in Africa.The event hosted by the Standards Organisation of Nigeria ....
Engineers plan technology village in Lagos
The new President of the academy, Prof. Fola Lasisi told The Guardian that the technology park is an ongoing programme, which was initiated by the immediate past president of the association to promote global competiveness in engineering applications in the Lagos state.
Group gets website to track illegal property
Disturbed by spate of unoccupied houses in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, Africa Network for Environment and Economic Justice, ANEEJ, has launched a website, to track and expose illegally acquired property in the city.
Home-to-hotel conversions threaten housing market
A decade's worth of new hotel supply in Lagos is cause for concern for operators and authorities.
Building guild warns on decline in construction craftsmen competency
In a renewed effort to reduce the spate of unsatisfactory works in building production across the country, members of Building Collapse Prevention Guild Ikorodu Cell have asked...
People living above eighth floor less likely to die early
A new research has revealed that living in a high-rise flat could be the secret to a long and healthy life.
Stakeholders urge housing regulation, masterplan
Fresh impetus was added recently to the drive to enhance sustainability in Nigeria’s housing and mortgage markets, with stakeholders agitating for housing masterplan for each city in the country.