NIOB President advises government to introduce housing loans for low-income earners
Mr Kenneth Nduka, President, Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), has advised all tiers of government to integrate low-income earners into housing finance programmes.
‘How off-takers are shaping real estate sector’
Despite the rapid growth of ‘Grade A’ office developments in highbrow locations such as Lagos, Abuja, Port-Harcourt and other cities, investors are increasingly seeking ‘off-takers’ in their property developments.
Stakeholders worried about safety measures in building projects
With complexities in design, execution and actualization of constructions projects, stakeholders in the building sector have called for an inclusion of health and safety measures as part of construction document. This, they said, will guide the processes of construction to ensure that works are carried out safely and in a healthy environment. The call was…
Experts urge sanctions against professionals indicted for building collapse
Professionals in the built environment have advised authorities to sanction those found culpable in building collapse.The experts spoke to The Guardian on the heels of a recent incident in Jabi area of the Federal Capital Territory...
How inconsistencies undermine professional fees
Controversy is sprouting again among building sector professionals on the scale of fees being charged in the industry.
Women builders canvass quality control in projects
NIOB seeks platform for Africa professionals Poised to eradicate the menace of building collapse, the Association of Professional Builders in Nigeria (APWBN) has stressed the need to pay greater attention to quality control in construction works particularly, inspection and verification of materials used in building process. The association said non-use of survey plan and other…
West African Ceramics limited unveils new experience centre
West African Ceramics Limited has unveiled a new mega showroom at the Lekki Peninsula. Unveiling the experience centre, the National President of the Nigerian Institute of Building, Kenneth Nduka said the establishment of the experience centre would serve as a unique distribution outlet of West African Ceramics Ltd to service the housing development requirements…
Experts harp on new trends in building construction
Present at the gathering includes; President of Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA); Tonye Oliver Braide, President of Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB); Kenneth Nduka, President of Nigeria Chamber of Commerce...
Builders lament governments’ neglect, urge professionals’ collaboration
Concerned about the prosperity of the profession, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), has expressed regrets that despite its unique roles in the society, governments remained hesitant towards providing the enabling environment to freely discharge their professional responsibilities.