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Dr. Samson Opaluwah
2 Jan
Thank you very much for this question. Housing is critical to human existence. In fact, after food, shelter which housing represents is the next most important need of man. It is therefore imperative for any society to take housing delivery very seriously as development cannot be said to be achieved without addressing this important need of man.
26 Sep
Operatives within the building industry have called for review of current approaches to curbing structural failures, most of which result in collapse of buildings, loss of lives and properties.
4 Jul 2022
Stakeholders in the building sector have called for the domestication of the National Building Code (NBC) and up-skilling of artisans/craftsmen in Lagos State.
16 Jun 2022
Lagos State government, yesterday, said it had begun a process towards domesticating the National Building Code in the state.
7 Nov 2021
Lagos is often referred to as the commercial nerve centre of the country, rightly so because of the sheer volume of commerce taking place daily in the bustling city. In like manner
24 Sep 2019
The attention of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing has been drawn to a front page publication of The Guardian newspaper on 3rd September 2019 with the above headline.
6 May 2019
The Inter-Ministerial Committee set-up by the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu has recommended the establishment of a functional urban and regional planning tribunal that would deal with all forms of violation in our building environment across the country. The committee also recommended that an Executive Bill on National Building Code should be forwarded to…
17 Apr 2017
The chairman, Beachland Resources, organisers of the fair, Moses Ogunleye disclosed that the choice of the theme ‘Quality management in housing delivery,’ is hinged on the need to again put searchlight on the production of...
5 Sep 2016
The government has been called upon once again to cast its eyes more determinedly at the housing sector, especially on mass housing provision for its teeming low-income sector.


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