Buildings are collapsing because there is no enabling code that specifies the standard for erecting multiple-storey structures, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has submitted.
The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria (CORBON) has urged housing practitioners to embrace technology to accelerate delivery of quality, affordable and sustainable homes in the country.
• Epicentre Of Building Collapse • Rhertorics Not Enough, Govt Must Identify, Punish Culprits - Professionals • Experts Offer Steps To Stem Recurrence • Stakeholders Seek Adoption Of Provisions Of National Building Code Despite tonnes of promises from the Lagos State government to stem the menace of building collapse in the state, happenings in that sector seem…
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Lagos State branch plans to partner with Pintar Services Limited (PSL), a paint manufacturing firm, to ensure safety in the use of paints and training of artisans in the building industry.
The Building Collapse and Prevention Guild (BCPG) has reiterated the need for professionals and otherstakeholders to commit more resources towards advocacy and enlightenment of the public on the threat posed by structural failures.
31 Oct 2022
Towards improving land administration, the Edo State government has held meeting with traditional and community leaders, as well as other stakeholders across 30 communities in Edo South Senatorial District.
20 Oct 2022
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tasked members of the Nigerian lnstitute of Building (NIOB) to develop innovative solutions that would help the country tackle various challenges militating against mass housing provision.
10 Oct 2022
Worried by challenges in the industry, professionals under the aegis of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Lagos State Chapter, have called on Federal and state governments
26 Sep 2022
Operatives within the building industry have called for review of current approaches to curbing structural failures, most of which result in collapse of buildings, loss of lives and properties.
2 May 2022
Amid concern over incessant collapse of structures across the country, built environment professionals have recommended mandatory soil test at every construction sites.
1 Apr 2022
The unending inflationary spike and absence of implementable policies to support the built industry, which is cautiously recovering from economic recession and the COVID-19 pandemic, have made the sector very costly for most Nigerians.
15 Mar 2022
In a bid to catch them young, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Lagos chapter has charged pupils in secondary schools to develop a career path in the building profession.