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22 Nov 2021
The Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI) has set up a seven-man committee to investigate the cause of 21-storey Ikoyi collapsed building, which occurred on November 1, 2021 in Lagos.
17 May 2021
With increase in cost of imported building materials due to the high exchange rate and inflation, there are calls to explore local alternatives and standardise existing materials to ensure affordable housing.
27 Aug 2019
The Acting Director of the Nigeria Building Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Ota, Prof. Samson Duna has disclosed that the institute would host the 16th RIGAN Games from December 31 to 22, 2019.
18 Mar 2019
A triparite agreement has been reached between the housing corporations, apex mortgage bank and affordable homes focused fund to boost stocks for the low- income earners in the country. The deal between Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN), Federal Housing Authority (FHA), the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) and Family Homes Fund (FHF),…
3 Dec 2018
The Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN) has blamed state housing ministries for the usurpation of its statutory roles...
2 Jul 2018
Experts in building industry have argued that it would be impossible to eliminate collapse building due to inability to ensure accurate cement composition and poor concrete works.
18 Jun 2018
The Nigerian Building and Roads Research Institute (NBRRI) has undertaken studies to redesign slum settlements aimed at developing affordable low cost housing units in the country.   The team has taken up studies in Abuja (Jabi, Nyanya); Niger State (Suleja), Nasarawa and Plateau. Director-General of the Institute, Prof. Danladi Matawal who made this known at…
8 May 2017
Building environment experts have revealed that cutting-edge technology holds key to lower house prices and increasing affordable housing stocks that could mitigate the nation’s deficit.
1 May 2017
Nigerian engineers are known to compete favourably with their counter parts in the world. However, members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) are saddened that foreign firms...
6 Feb 2017
Towards ending building collapse and road failures, the Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), a parastatal under the Ministry of Science and Technology, has unveiled the first edition of its engineering sub-grade soils Atlas.
4 Feb 2017
The Director General, Nigerian Building and Road Research Institute (NBRRI), Prof Danladi Matawal, yesterday, explained the role of the agency in halting the trend of building collapses in the country.
15 Dec 2016
Akwa Ibom State has said that contrary to higher casualties being reported, only 26 persons lost their lives during the Reigners Bible Church collapse tragedy.


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Election for the Kwara Central Senatorial seat in the 2023 general elections would no doubt be keenly contested. This is because of the array of candidates that would be on the ballot jostling
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The news sneaked into my inbox like a mosquito at midnight. The sting, which followed, when it came, was as overwhelming as being trapped in the worst nightmare. Irewesi okan ba mi!
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A book entitled Son of the Soil and Other Stories’ was publicly presented to the guests at the just concluded Tech Summit 2022 held at Manchester Metropolitan University, United Kingdom.
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These are perilous times in our nation, and in the entire world, when the Church cannot afford to sit on the fence.
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Worried by the current challenges facing the country’s baking industry, bakers have been urged to be more creative by embracing innovative ingredients for the production of bread.