Piqued by the increasing wave of building collapse, Nigerian lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, has reiterated the need to engage only registered builders to manage building construction to end the menace.
The President, Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Kunle Awobodu, has urged wealthy Nigerians and institutions to invest in research for societal development.
Apparently, to stave off rising cost of cement in the building material markets, contractors and builders are adopting ready mix concrete in their construction sites.
Poised to achieve comfort in buildings, experts have stressed the need for professionals in the industry, especially builders to hone their skills and be abreast of developments in construction activities. They noted that such expertise would enable them deliver services and products that are of high performance, value to clients and end users. The professionals…
Substandard steel products are being sold in major building materials in the country, especially in southeast and southwest areas, raising fears among prospective homebuilders on the spate of building collapse.
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has said that Lagos State accounts for 60 per cent of reported cases of building collapse in Nigeria.
Due to the high cases of building collapse in the country, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has offered a pro bono service to check substandard structures for demolition across the country.
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) plans to create awareness on the engagement of professionals in building construction at its yearly programme tagged Builders Day.
It was a celebration of professional accomplishments in Lagos last week when friends, well wishers and professional town planners gathered to honour Mr. Waheed Kadiri, a past President of the Nigerian Institute...
Notwithstanding its below-average performance in 2020 occasioned by government inability to pay contractors as a result of shrinking funds and other economic realities worsened by the coronavirus outbreak, the construction sector is expected to witness a positive growth in 2021. However, operators said its growth would depend on government’s ability to inject funds either as…
21 Dec 2020
The challenge of adequate manpower has continued to worsen the woes of the housing sector due to declining state of technical schools and artisans’ certification process.
21 Dec 2020
Worried that real estate transactions, and investment in Nigeria worth over N7 trillion are in dispute, operators have canvassed the use of mediation as alternative dispute resolution mechanism in the sector.