Architects tasked on urban renewal, economic growth
Faced with the declining urban settlement, architects have been challenged on designs and innovations that are capable of mitigating the nation’s developmental challenges.
HND holders protest discrimination by NIA, ARCON
Architecture graduates of polytechnics yesterday staged a protest to demand equal treatment alongside their university counter-parts in registering and licensing to practise as architects in the country.
Reps probe Chinese ‘body part’ drugs in Nigeria
The House of Representatives yesterday ordered an immediate investigation into claims that Chinese drugs manufacturers might be smuggling medicines...
Chinese drug in Nigeria contains human flesh, SON confirms
The Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) has confirmed that a Chinese drug in Nigeria markets contains human flesh. SON made the confirmation when it received a letter sent by the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) on the unnamed Chinese drug reported to be made from human flesh. The Intelligence Agency had alerted several relevant agencies including…
NIA celebrates decades of architectural history
One of the foremost professional groups in the built environment industry, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has chronicled its successes towards attaining excellence in creative management of the physical environment. This was unfolded at its annual 4th Distinguished Lecture Tagged: Beyond Simple Line: Presentation of nearly five Decades of Architectural Practices in Nigeria (1970-2018).…
Fresh hope for industry as NIA gets new leadership
The new leadership of the Nigeria Insurers Association (NIA) may not have officially assumed duties, but has made a strong call on the stakeholders to embrace, as a project, the redemption of the industry’s poor image.
Archibuilt kicks off today in Abuja
The 29th edition of Archibuilt exhibition organized by the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) will commence today at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.
How N363 billion industry premium renews hope
The volume of businesses written by insurance companies in the country grew from N315.96 billion in 2016 to about N363 billion in 2017, representing an increase of about 15 per cent over 2016 figure. The record, which came in the midst lower purchasing, recession and near economic inactivity, is an indication that the sector holds…
‘We will use local materials to build affordable houses’
The President of Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), FESTUS ADIBE NJOKU, said practitioners need identity to actualise the dream of affordable housing. In an interview with BERTRAM NWANNEKANMA, he promised to change the face of the profession and make the institute contribute to the development of the country. The Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has…
NIA generates over N1.5b from tax refunds, contributions
The Nigerian Insurers Association (NIA) has secured a tax refund of over N1 billion in the year 2017.