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25 Jan 2015
AS part of its vision to provide luxury homes to those who crave them, Merrybells Corporate Services Limited, an Abuja-based private developer, has commenced the construction of 1,000 luxury-housing units under an estate scheme known as “The Petra Parks”, in Gurku, Nassarawa State.  Speaking with journalists on the uniqueness of the Petra Parks project, in…
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25 Jan 2015
FOLLOWING the major success recorded in selling out all the housing units in Diamond Estate Phase 1 in Lekki, Lagos State, Femab Properties (a subsidiary of FEMAB Groups), a notable real-estate development firm, has launched Diamond Estate Phase 2 that is already attracting attention from buyers.    The phase II project has been strategically sited…
25 Jan 2015
CONSIDERED to be one of the greatest needs of man – housing, a group of professionals under the aegis of Building Collapse Prevention Guilds (BCPG) has urged prospective public office holders throughout the federation to pay more attention to housing issues.   The group last week at a public function in Lagos lamented that, it…
25 Jan 2015
HOMEOWNERSHIP feat in Nassarawa State got a boost as a total of 100 subscribers to the Olive Gardens Estate, an owner-occupier housing scheme in the state have been allocated plots of land for immediate commencement of supervised construction works.   Speaking at the 74.5 hectares Olive Gardens site last week, Mr. Adewale Owomoyela, Executive Director…
25 Jan 2015
GOING by the budgetary allocation for road works in the current financial year, the Ogun State Ministry of Works and Infrastructure will be spending over N22billion on capital expenditure, which covers road projects throughout the state.  Similarly, the ministry may be spending about N339 million on recurrent expenditure in the same year.   The State…
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25 Jan 2015
MANAGEMENT of solid waste in Lagos State will be better handled, if projections in the recently launched Development Plan by he state, is anything to go by. This, according to he plan, is imperative as it has been noted that the 20 million inhabitants of Lagos produce a vast amount of solid waste in the…
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25 Jan 2015
TWENTY-NINE West African communities are in for a fight against drought as an non-governmental organisation, WaterAid has unveiled its plan to support drought-prone communities in proactively managing local water resources needed to prepare for, mitigate against and recover from disaster.    It is expected that with this initiative, there would be significant reduction from around 1,400…
25 Jan 2015
BIO-RESOURCES Development and Conservation Programme (BDCP), has several notable experiences at executing projects on environmental sustainability and sustainable development of the Nigerian ecosystem. Some of the projects stretch to neighbouring West African countries and Guinea Current Large Ecosystem (GCLME) countries. These projects were attracted by BDCP and funds provided by the donor agencies were augmented…
Cement
18 Jan 2015
WHAT started as a mild disagreement following contests for supremacy between major manufacturers of cement product, has assumed a new dimension, as one of the producers, Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria Plc, now have the leave of the court to commence a committal proceeding against the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON).   Specifically, the parties will…
18 Jan 2015
UPHEAVAL may soon be finding its way into the fold of the land surveyors in Nigeria, as both the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) and its regulatory body, Surveyors Council of Nigeria (SURCON), appear set for showdown over allegation and counter allegation bothering on induction of new members.   While NIS frowned and decried the…
18 Jan 2015
WRONG description of structure of buildings in Nigeria by a wide spectrum of people is becoming a source of concern among the construction industry professionals, hence, the need to educate and enlighten the public has become imperative, Building Collapse Preventive Guilds in Nigeria has said.   The non-governmental organisation, BCPG, said the step became needful…
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18 Jan 2015
NIGERIA, particularly settlements around the nation’s coastal line, especially, Eti-Osa communities in Lagos risk total submerge, except pragmatic steps are taken by all stakeholders to avert the impending danger of extinction.   The alarm formed the fulcrum of discussion at the 1st Annual Public lecture, organised Eti-Osa Heritage Organisation, an indigenous residents of Eti-Osa Local…

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