The Nigerian Building and Roads Research Institute (NBRRI) has undertaken studies to redesign slum settlements aimed at developing affordable low cost housing units in the country. The team has taken up studies in Abuja (Jabi, Nyanya); Niger State (Suleja), Nasarawa and Plateau. Director-General of the Institute, Prof. Danladi Matawal who made this known at…
LASU land crisis: Lagos reduces regularisation fees
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has granted a 67 per cent reduction in land regularisation fees payable by landlords who own property within government acquisition around State’s University (LASU) community.
Ogun partners Chinese firm in road project
In its drive at revitalizing the economic activities at Agbara - Igbesa axis, Ogun State government is partnering with a private firm, China- Africa Investment for the reconstruction of the 10 kilometre Lusada-Igbesa road.
Why Land Use Act needs to be reformed, by experts
Forty years after it was promulgated to ease access to land and boost housing provision in the country, the clamor for a review of the Land Use Act (alternatively known as Decree 6, of 1978) is yet to abate, as experts last week reiterated its call for a speedy.....
Enugu awards NI.Ib road contracts
In keeping with the ongoing massive infrastructural development across the length and breadth of the state, Enugu Government has awarded contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of more urban and rural roads at the cost of over N1.170 billion.
FG pledges support for tunneling technology development
Nigeria is ripe for embracing the technology of tunneling and underground space utilization, the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi said.
NDDC, Ondo begin N19b coastal road project
The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and Ondo State government have commenced construction of the N19.2 billion Araromi-Akodo/Ibeju-Lekki Road, connecting Ondo and Lagos state. Speaking at the ceremony to mark the commencement of work on the 50-kilometre road at the Araromi Seaside, Ilaje Local Government Area of Ondo State, the Governor, Mr. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, described the project as a necessity.…
Enugu approves N2.4b for road projects
The Enugu State government has awarded contracts for the construction of six major roads across the state at the sum of N2.4 billion, covering the Eha-Amufu-Nkalagu federal road at Isi-Uzo Local Government Area, which has been in a deplorable condition. Other roads include; the extension of the Agbani-Afor Amurri road; the extension of Ituku road;…
FCTA to demolish illegal shanties, others
Over 750 illegal shanties and some developed property risks demolition by the Federal Capital Development Administration (FCTA) for violating safety standards.Other property slated for demolition includes the Lugbe FHA Farm Market....
FERMA rehabilitates Yenagoa-Oloibiri road
The Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA) has engaged over 200 youths in Bayelsa state to carry out repair works on the failed portion of the six kilometers Yenagoa-Immiringi-Oloibiri road.
Court backs Lagos on Ajiwe community acquisition
The contention over Lagos acquisition of Ajiwe community between Olumegbon and Afini families in Ajah, Eti-Osa Local council of Lagos State has been resolved by the High Court of Lagos State. In a landmark judgment delivered recently by Justice Ronke Harrison, the court held that there was no basis in law, upon which Chief Olumegbon of…