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10 May 2015
AS a leading real estate development firm, UACN Property Development Company Plc (UPDC) kicks off the construction of another residential estate in Lagos, James Pinnock Place Phase III, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has called on governments to evolve policies that would boost local building materials in country.
4 May 2015
IN a bid to instill professionalism and reduce cost in construction works, Kano state government has promised to engage quantity surveyors in all its major projects.
4 May 2015
IN line with the Ogun State’s Government to increase homeowners with valid titles within its shore, a total of 1,000 certificates of occupancy (CofO) and building plan approvals, were last week at Abeokuta, issued and presented to residential property owners under its Homeownership Scheme. The gesture, though not the first since the government commenced the…
Ban Ki-Moon with Pope Francis
4 May 2015
WORLD leaders meeting at the Vatican for a conference on climate change have issued a final statement, declaring that “human-induced climate change is a scientific reality” and “its decisive mitigation is a moral and religious imperative for humanity.” T he statement says that humans have the technological and financial means, and the know-how, to combat…
4 May 2015
THE Archbishop of Abuja,  Cardinal John Onaiyekan, said the industrialized world needs to take the lead in tackling carbon emissions, and not try to force poorer countries to “stay where they are.” The Cardinal was speaking on Tuesday on the sidelines of a workshop on climate change being held at the Vatican. “The rich countries…
4 May 2015
LIKE in other countries, stakeholders, who met at the just concluded 7th Climate Change Summit, organised by the Lagos State government has called for a need to create a Green Fund Initiative for the state. This was part of the 24-point recommendations reached during the conference. Although, it was reiterated that climate change was a…
4 May 2015
AS part of global best practices, the  Edo State Government has begun the payment of compensation to persons affected by on-going construction work at gully erosion sites in the State.     
4 May 2015
EXACTLY 18 months from the take off time, a frontline real estate firm in Nigeria, UACN Property Development Company, will be delivering the second phase of a 50-units housing project, located in a serene environment within the neighborhood of Agodi Government Reserved Area (GRA), Ibadan, Oyo State. Works are still ongoing to ensure the delivery…
4 May 2015
FACED with addressing the detrimental social, economic and environmental impacts of land degradation and desertification in the Sahel and the Sahara, the Nigerian Conservation Foundation (NCF), has called on the incoming administration to ensure proper implementation and monitoring of the on-going Great Green Wall Project. The group made the plea at the 25th Annual General…
4 May 2015
A GROWING number of wealthy individuals prefer to buy their second luxury home in Dubai and not London or Miami, with the emirate topping the chart of the ‘best of the best’ cities, reveals a report by Christie’s International Real Estate, the real estate arm of the renowned auction house. The ‘Luxury Defined’ report found…
4 May 2015
AFTER completing its tender process, Messrs Le’ Venue Property Development Company Limited has selected building and civil engineering firms to pilot the development of a N5 billion Naira Clara's Court Estate in the Ibeju Lekki- Lagos State. The appointed contractors include Lexil Development Nigeria Limited, Pentland Nigeria Limited, Aron Nigeria Limited, Springfield Concept Global Limited…
4 May 2015
THE low and medium class of the population in Lagos having housing challenge, may have reason to laugh as an indigenous real estate development firm, First World Communities Limited, has commenced the development of another residential apartments that will provide 272 housing units on completion. Christened as Oasis Garden Estate, a mixed development project is…


D'banj, Davido, CKay, Yemi Alade, Reekado Banks, and Mayorkun are among the artists from five countries who will play at the third edition of the Africa Day Concert, according to YouTube. This year's performance will also feature artists from Sierra Leone, Tanzania, South Africa, and the Congo, according to Alex Okosi, Managing Director, YouTube EMEA.…
12 mins ago
Rivers State governor, Nyesom Wike, Tuesday dissolved the state executive council. The Chief of Staff to the governor Emeka Woke and the Senior Special Assistant (Protocol), Harold Koko, were also relieved of their duties. The Governor instructed all the former members of the State Executive Council to hand over to the most senior officers in…
20 mins ago
A Presidential Aspirant on the platform of the APC, Hon. Rotimi Amaechi has promised to give women equal opportunities as men in his administration if elected president come 2023.
41 mins ago
Eucharia Anunobi, a famed Nollywood actress turned Evangelist, has stated that she is in desperate need of a partner to settle down with. Her confirmation comes shortly after her alleged relationship with her 27 year-old colleague. In an interview with BBC Igbo, Eucharia, 56, expressed her apprehension about settling down. The actress's marriage to her…
4 hours ago
Barring last minute changes, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) will today screen its presidential aspirants for the 2023 general elections after earlier postponements.