Architects flay 30-year life span for buildings
The Nigeria Institute of Architects (NIA) has frowned at the low life span and quality of buildings across the country, which in most cases lasts between 20 to 30 years.
NIA inducts Suswam into College of Fellows
Architect Yemisi Suswam will tomorrow, Friday, November 29, 2019, be inducted into the College of Fellows of the Nigerian Institute Architects (NIA)The event is scheduled to hold at the River Park, Central Area FCT, Abuja.
Insurers settled N207.4b claims in 2018
Underwriters may have settled claims worth N207.4 billion to policyholders, who suffered losses in 2018, as operators recorded increase in value of insured assets against premium paid.
Police seek waiver on industry ‘no premium no cover’ for officers
The Federal Government’s inability to promptly pay insurance premium for group life cover of officers of the Nigeria Police has caused a call on the National Insurance Commission...
The military and ‘Operation Positive Identification’
A nation-wide military operation code-named Operation Positive Identification (OPI) said to have commenced at the weekend despite vehement objection from the public and members of the National Assembly should be seen for what it is: a sad day for Nigerian democracy.
Underwriters, banks target N270 billion premium from 45m cargoes
To further deepen insurance penetration in the nation’s economy in the country, insurers, the banking sector and other relevant stakeholders are in talks on how underwriters...
9.5 million vehicles are not insured in Nigeria,says NIA
There are indications from the nation’s insurance industry operators that only about 2.53 million out of the 12 million registered vehicles on Nigerian roads, have genuine motor insurance certificates, leaving about 9.5 million effectively uninsured.
The welfare state as enlightened self-interest
Given the pervasive environment of poverty without cause in Nigeria, political discussions are necessarily dreary or un-interesting in the absence of sincere interrogation of the root cause of the failure to establish the incidents of the welfare state regime in the country. It would be an odd sort of state which regards the general welfare…
‘Architects must design for needs, not luxury’
Architects are doing same in Nigeria. Recently, the Nigeria Institute of Architects, Lagos State Chapter (NIALSC) met with Legacy 95 to see how the chapter can partner with them in the restoration...
Court strikes out suit to halt architects’ registration
A Federal Capital Territory, Abuja High Court has struck out a suit challenging Architects’ Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) from conducting any scrutiny for those seeking to become registered architects.