Estate surveyors tasked on knowledge acquisition
Estate surveyors and valuers have been told to deepen their knowledge of the housing sector through reading and professional development.
90 per cent of land in Nigeria not registered, say estate surveyors
The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) said over 90 per cent of land in the country is yet to be registered, saying the development has made it impossible to create wealth.
Estate surveyors charge new fellows on ethical standards, public good
As part of efforts to strengthen the practice, members of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) have been urged to adopt the highest ethical standards in their pursuit of public interest
Estate surveyors urge reduction in Lagos consent fees
Disquiet appears to have attended land transaction charges in Lagos state, as estate surveyors are seeking a further reduction in consent fees and new machinery to hasten the processing of applications. According to them, affordability of property registration, and the ease of land title procurement is an important component of transparency in land administration. Governor’s consent in Lagos and every…
Nigerian economy is unfavourable for rent control, says Awolaja
Mr. Kunle Awolaja is the West African Chapter Chairman, African Real Estate Society (AFRES), and senior member of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. He spoke to Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on land administration in the country and prospects of the sub-Saharan real estate market in a post-COVID era. The legislative…
Estate surveyors canvass financial sector partnership for economic growth
The Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), has urged players in the financial sector to partner with the private sector, especially professional bodies like the institution to drive the economy on the path of sustainable development. The institution also disclosed that it has commenced the process of formalising a partnership with the…
‘Government should impose taxes on vacant buildings’
Omuojine Emmanuel Obiajulu is a former Registrar, Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) and Chairman, a presidential advisory committee of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers. He spoke to VICTOR GBONEGUN on impacts of the new stamp duty charges, the need to tax vacant houses, review interest rate and promote…
Estate surveyors plan property census, data bank in Lagos
To restart the nation’s economy in the post-Covid-19 era, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Lagos State Branch has announced plans to develop a reliable data bank for the property market.
Estate surveyors decry non-inclusion in assets declaration
Notwithstanding no specific law mandating the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to engage the services of registered Nigerian Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) in the process of assets declaration, the professional body reiterated that its involvement would deepen the nation’s democracy, especially curb the wrong valuation of assets.
Osinbajo, Ajimobi task estate surveyors on infrastructure development
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday said the federal government would continue to invest in infrastructure to boost the economy and create jobs for teeming populations of Nigeria. He said this while declaring open the 48th annual conference of the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) held at the International Conference Centre, University…