Stakeholders urge innovative approaches to affordable housing
With the projection of Nigeria population reaching about 450 million by the year 2050, stakeholders in the built environment are advocating for the deployment of technology to bridge the existing housing gap in the country.
NIQS research conference begins in Bauchi
The third Research Conference (RECON 3) of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) will hold from today at the Zaranda Hotel, Jos Road, Bauchi.
FG sets up committee on national urban, regional planning commission
Following the appeal by town planners for the implementation of the 1992 urban and regional planning Act, the Federal Government has established a committee to study the provisions of the law and modalities to constitute the National Urban and Regional Planning Commission.
Imo charges World Bank estate owners N1m ground rent
The search for internally generated revenue by the Imo State Government may have caught up with owners of the World Bank Estate on the outskirts of Owerri metropolis, as the State authorities have directed the occupiers to pay over N1million as ground charges or risk their property demolished by December.
Sokoto, Zamfara spend N100m on federal roads
To ease transportation challenges encountered by commuters plying the Sokoto, Zamfara, Kebbi and Katsina to Kaduna routes, the Sokoto and Zamfara State Governments have completed the repair work on the 214-kilometre highway.
Taraba urges FG to refund N30b spent on roads
Taraba Government has appealed to the Federal authorities to fastrack the refund of over N30 billion expended on construction of roads in the state.
‘Imo urban renewal designed to attract investors’
Undeterred by the peoples’ criticisms on its urban renewal effort, the Imo State Government has explained that the initiatives will make the state one of the best in Nigeria and attract foreign direct investments.
Africa rejects UN-Habitat reform, new agency to tackle global urbanisation
African Group is of the view that the package of recommendations will not necessarily serve to strengthen UN-Habitat and enhance its effectiveness, efficiency, accountability and oversight, as envisioned in the New Urban Agenda.
Engineers implore government to outlaw telecom masts in residential buildings
According to her, electromagnetic radiation consists of electromagnetic waves (EM), which are synchronized oscillation of electric and magnetic field that propagate at the speed of light through a vacuum.
NIA plans West African Architecture Festival
The event coming up in Port-Harcourt, Rivers State, according to the President, Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Tonye Braide will bring all architects in Nigeria and in the diaspora together to celebrate excellence in architecture.
Developer unveils transport master plan for Lagos Imperial City
The design is expected to incorporate footways, and pedestrian cycle shared space boulevard connecting the Marina to the central business district (CBD as well as reduce the reliance on cars as a means to reduce the burden added on air quality.