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Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors

9 Aug
To avert pitfalls in project delivery, the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has charged its members to develop competence and skills for effective construction cost estimating.
7 Jun
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has concluded plans to deepen its contribution to national development through a new service that targets informal construction sector.
3 Jun
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has said that it is set to further deepen its contribution to national development through a new initiative that targets the informal sector
7 Dec 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity surveyors (NIQS) has said prudent spending by government at all levels is the easiest way to steer the nation out of recession.
23 Nov 2020
President of the institute, Mohammed Abba Tor, who showcased the new identity at the organisation’s 2020 Annual General Meeting held in Minna, Niger State, said: “The essence of the rebranding
3 Feb 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has stressed the need for continuous professional development to enable members’ contribute effectively
2 Dec 2019
The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has inaugurated Alhaji Mohammed Abba Tor as the 25th President of the construction cost profession. Alhaji Abba Tor succeeds in Obafemi Onashile who piloted the affairs of the Institute in the last two years.
25 Nov 2019
Poised to advance the built industry, the president of the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), Mr. Obafemi Onashile has called for urgent reforms and modernisation of practices in the construction sector.
27 Mar 2019
Professionals in the building construction industry have urged the Lagos State government to reduce building permit fees, make approval process less cumbersome and shorten the time frame. They said it was critical for government to toe this line, as it would end incidences of building collapse in the state since the process for approval would…
17 Dec 2018
Former Federal Commissioner for works and housing, Chief Femi Okunnu has appealed to quantity surveyors to help the government in reducing the increasing cost of construction in the country. Okunnu said as the determinant of the quantity of building materials needed for construction, the professionals have the primary responsibility to help the nation in cutting…
17 Dec 2018
With 50 per cent of fatalities on construction sites attributed to weak scaffolding, wrong formwork placement and poor training, experts in the construction industry said inclusiveness and increase in local content would significantly reduce the trend. They stressed that local content would also groom entrepreneurs, creates employment opportunities in construction and other sectors of the…
22 Oct 2018
Stakeholders at a two-day workshop organised by the Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) have urged surveyors to groom their firms to comply with international standards. They stressed the need for services to be client centered, adding that the quality of surveyors service should be evaluated by the client whether it meets expectations or not.…


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