Building collapse symbolises governance failure
Recent data compiled by the Building Collapse Prevention Guild (BCPG), an advocacy group, which revealed that Nigeria had 43 building collapses in 2019 should not be ignored at this time.
Builders seek framework for revised building law implementation
For sanity in the built industry, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for a realistic framework for effective and sustainable...
Stakeholders urge government to sanitise projects’ procurement process
Stakeholders have called for holistic adherence to the public procurement Act to mitigate existence of quacks, use of substandard materials and the prolonged delays in project completion.
Awobodu emerges president, seeks institute’s recognition
To mitigate activities of quacks in the industry, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called on the federal government to give more recognition to professional builders...
Family Homes Fund to boost cooperative housing
The Managing Director of Family Homes Fund (FHF), Mr. Femi Adewole has said that the programme was set to boost cooperative housing through its rolled out funds. Adewole made this known at a cooperative housing workshop organised by the Nigeria Integrated Social Housing (NISH), Affordable Housing Limited in collaboration with Family Homes Funds (FHF),…
Minister charges builders on emerging technologies
Towards improving standards in housing delivery, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Suleiman Hassan Zarma has called...
CORBON holds builders’ congress in Abuja
All is set for the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) Builder’s Congress holding at the Musa Yar’ Adua Centre, Central Business District, Abuja today. The three-day event will feature exhibition and product presentation, conference and dinner/awards and induction of new CORBON members. CORBON was established by Federal Republic of Nigeria Act Cap No.…
SON plans collaboration with CORBON to end building collapse
In a bid to check building collapse in the country, the Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has entered into partnership with the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to end the menace.
Minister tasks builders on ethics as CORBON inducts 96 members
The minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has charged newly inducted members of Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) to demonstrate a high sense of professionalism in the discharge of their duties. Fashola gave the charge at the 16th induction ceremony of CORBON 96 new builders held on Thursday in Abuja.…