Nigerian Institute of Building
NIOB seeks prosecution of culprits in Owerri building collapse
To deter re-occurrence, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), has urged Imo State authorities to carry thorough investigation and early prosecution of all culprits
Government will not sell unoccupied houses, says Fashola
The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has said that the Federal Government has no plan to sell unoccupied houses in most cities across the country.
Fashola tasks builders on innovative techniques
The Federal government has urged professionals in the built industry to develop new skills for the promotion of innovative building techniques that are anchored on indigenous building materials.
Accolades as property developers, others honour Jakande
It was a historic moment and celebration of professional accomplishments in Ikeja, Lagos last week when friends, well-wishers, private developers and other real estate industry stakeholders gathered to honour Jakande
Builders partner Australia institute on construction innovations
To improve practice, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) and its counterpart, Australian Institute of Building (AIB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, which would further develop the methodology and technology of building construction.
Institute urges domestication of code to check building collapse
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called on the National Assembly to domesticate the nation’s building code to check the frequent collapse of structures nationwide.
Stakeholders worried about safety measures in building projects
With complexities in design, execution and actualization of constructions projects, stakeholders in the building sector have called for an inclusion of health and safety measures as part of construction document. This, they said, will guide the processes of construction to ensure that works are carried out safely and in a healthy environment. The call was…
‘Absence of national property databank impeding investment’
The lack of market information with which to benchmark valuations or support investment decisions is affecting prospective investors from committing funds to the real estate sector. The severity of situation has continued to remain a black box within the industry. While some firms have established own proprietary data and others have started to publish useful…
Builders urge compliance with safety guidelines
Disturbed by the increasing rate of human casualties on project sites, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged artisans to adhere to safety procedures during construction activities. The institute decried acts of non-compliance with safety guidelines, which has been recommended internationally for artisans and called for a change of attitude to prevent further loss…
Builders lament governments’ neglect, urge professionals’ collaboration
Concerned about the prosperity of the profession, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), has expressed regrets that despite its unique roles in the society, governments remained hesitant towards providing the enabling environment to freely discharge their professional responsibilities.