Regulatory bodies unite, urge FG to enforce Local Content Act
Heads of built environment regulatory agencies in Nigeria, under the auspices of Forum of Regulatory Bodies of Built Environment in Nigeria (FORBBEN), have resolved to align towards uplifting professionalism and engage the Federal Government on the local content law. The newly formed body consisting of Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON); Estate Surveyors and Valuers…
Woman sues colleagues over alleged misconduct trial
For setting up a panel, which she considered unconstitutional to try her over an allegation of misconduct, an estate surveyor and valuer, Mrs. Oluwatoyin Ilori, has sued the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV) at the Federal High Court, Lagos. She is asking the court to order the respondents to pay her N25million…
‘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…
ESVARBON tribunal begins trial of valuers for professional misconduct
The Disciplinary Tribunal of the Estate Surveyors and Valuers Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON) has begun the prosecution of some estate valuers
Wike is estate surveyors’ 24th President, launches agenda for transformation
A give-pronged approach towards transforming and making its organisation the best professional-centric body has been launched by the new executive council
Discontent over proposed tax on unoccupied buildings in Abuja
The plan by the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to tax unoccupied buildings in Abuja might have sent shivers down the spines of major stakeholders
Project costing pits quantity surveyors against engineers
Months after a disagreement between estate surveyors and engineers in Nigeria over valuation of plant, equipment and machinery (PEM) ruffled feathers in the built environment, professionals in the sector are back in the trenches.
ESVARBON seeks patronage, proper remuneration of valuers
To ensure proper implementation and compliance with the recently launched National valuations standards, also called Green Book, the Estate Surveyors and Valuers...
Regulations and infringements of asset valuation in Nigeria
Logic follows steps. When Steps are not followed, the process becomes illogical and creates confusion and anarchy. The quest by Nigerian Engineers to continue to attempt to delve into valuation of Plant and Equipment and other asset thereby skipping steps and thus illogical.
Our position on estate surveyors’ protest against valuation infringement
Ahead of the submission of committee report on the dispute over valuation practice in the country, the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has formally responded to the petition by the Estate Surveyors Registration Board of Nigeria (ESVARBON). The board had written to the immediate past minister of Power, Works and Housing,…