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15 Feb 2016
WORRIED by the disappearance of timbers in the Nigerian forests, stakeholders in building sector have called on governing authorities to stem the tide by putting in place a sustainable policy. The policy, according to them should not only prevent illegal cutting of immature timbers but, to ensure the replenishing of the ones cut either for…
15 Feb 2016
AMID claims that state-owned property has been encroached upon by developers, Rivers authorities have called on illegal occupants of government lands to vacate the lands or be evicted by the government at the appropriate time. The Executive Director of Rivers Bureau of Public- Private Partnership (BPPP), Nimi Walson-Jack, who journalists after inspecting government project sites and estates…
Fashola-25-02-15
15 Feb 2016
Fashola wants adherence to plan in legislature DETERMINED to revive the construction industry and save federal roads from falling into a state of disrepair, the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has revealed plans to strengthen the Federal Roads Maintenance Agency (FERMA) to become the biggest construction outfit capable of handling major projects. The…
15 Feb 2016
WITH the downturn in Nigeria’s construction industry due to slump in oil prices, how will AfricaBuild stimulate investment in the housing sector? Business should never come to a complete stand still even when the economic circumstances are dire. All business is about relationships. These need to be established, nurtured and maintained. A well -organised trade…
Ambode
15 Feb 2016
IN a renewed effort to address several issues affecting waterfront development in Lagos State, the Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure Development has assured stakeholders on possible solutions that would ultimately lead to boosting dredging activities in the state. Speaking at a one-day stakeholders meeting last week in Alausa, Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Mr. Adebowale Akinsanya,…
appeal-court
15 Feb 2016
CONVINCED that Messrs ACTEC International Limited, an incorporated company based in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria, is the rightful owner of a construction equipment, a Court of Appeal, Owerri Judicial Division, has upheld the claims of the firm to the heavy duty machinery, caterpillar. The judgment read by Justice Frederick Oho alongside with Peter Olabisi and…
15 Feb 2016
AS heavy clouds of uncertainty hovers on the Nigerian real estate market due to lower oil prices, an expert has predicted that the clamp down on corruption and money laundering will reduce real estate investment for a period of two to three years. The economist and financial analyst said that unclear policy direction by the…
14 Feb 2016
NIGERIA’S President Muhammadu Buhari will next week lead deliberations that will chart a sustainable path for Africa’s urban future, as Ministers for Housing and Urban Development on the continent gather in the Federal Capital Abuja, at the Africa Regional Preparatory Conference for the forthcoming United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III).…
14 Feb 2016
AFTER 11 years, the dream of several stakeholders for a new modern Alade market may come true soon, if the assuring words of the council, concessioner, and developer of the project are anything to go by. Thus, to replace the now decrepit but nonetheless popular Lagos Market situated just next to the all important Allen…
14 Feb 2016
FRESH impetus was added to the drive to boost the nation's housing stock, with the commencement of a new residential estate located in the highbrow, medium density area of Oniru Estate, Victoria Island in Lagos. The luxury estate by the real estate development firm, Deluxe Residences, consists of two blocks of 19 luxury apartments: comprising…

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