Operatives seek revival of Nigeria’s steel industry
To ensure the stability of buildings and curb incidences of building collapse, eggheads in the construction industry have called for the revival of Nigeria’s steel industry.
Lagos building Collapse: NIOB, BCPG seek demolition of distressed structures
A three-storey building located at 95 Cemetry Street, directly opposite Ebute Metta Comprehensive Health Centre, Lagos, collapsed yesterday with two people trapped.
Real estate operatives hold talks, map blueprint for sector’s reform
Eagerly awaiting the palliatives that will cushion the effect of the coronavirus pandemic on the real estate sector, operatives have jump-started collaborative efforts to provide leadership and leeway for the re-vigoration of the industry.
Low addition of local content bane of housing, say experts
Failure in the implementation of the local building materials’ policy has been blamed as a major snag in the nation’s housing delivery efforts.
Builders, expert explore strategies to resolve real estate disputes
With the imminent impact of CoVID-19 on builders and contractors, experts have advanced the need for practitioners to evaluate terms of contract in alliance...
Companies may consider force majeure in contracts as coronavirus spreads
As the coronavirus outbreak shows no signs of abating any time soon, construction experts say some companies may be considering the legal defense of force majeure.
How built professionals are navigating coronavirus pandemic
With the lockdown lasting until at least April 14 — and probably longer. Many built environment professionals have had their lives upended because they are sequestered at home or, if they can still go into work, they cannot collaborate in person with colleagues.
Funding delays NIESV, NITP, NIOB Abuja secretariat projects
Plans by various professional bodies in the built environment to permanently register their presence in terms of having their headquarters in Abuja are being hampered
NIOB laments impediments to national building code
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called on the federal government to make the national building code operational in the country.