Quantity surveyors’ new measurement standard begins in 2017
Members of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) have launched a measurement standard for measurement of buildings and engineering works that is expected to come into...
Families in central Lagos allege urban renewal breach
Almost a year after the change of baton at the seat of power in Lagos, property owners affected by fire disaster four year’s ago, which gulped eight buildings in the Adeniji Adele...
ATOPCON seeks new strategy for town planning consultancy, inducts firms
Amidst economic challenges in Nigeria, consultant town planners have said there was the need for them to enhance their skills in order to remain relevant.
Monarch, experts canvass govt, Omo-onile pact on land matters
As Lagosians await the implementation of the State’s policy that proscribed Omo-Oniles, divergent views have continued to becloud the activities of the traditional...
Akinwole becomes NIEEE chairman
The Nigerian Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (NIEEE) has elected Emmanuel Olulere Akinwole as its 17th chairman.
Govt, surveyors seek new templates for project costing
As the vagaries in exchange rate continues to affect prices of construction materials, the federal government has called for a new template, which will ensure proper costing of projects and prudent...
Civil society, experts pick holes in Lagos urban renewal projects
Civil society groups have picked holes in government processes involved in the establishment of the Lagos Free Trade Zone, Lekki, in particular.
Minister, quantity surveyors validate curricula for schools
Words of assurance came last week from the Minister of Power, Housing and Urban Development, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, supporting steps towards reviewing the curricula of quantity surveyors in Nigeria.