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22 Feb 2021
It was a celebration of professional accomplishments in Lagos last week when friends, well wishers and professional town planners gathered to honour Mr. Waheed Kadiri, a past President of the Nigerian Institute...
15 Feb 2021
Mr Chucks Omeife, former President, Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has urged the Federal Government to take the National Building Code as an Executive Bill and accelerate
28 Dec 2020
The Lagos State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has emphasised the need for government to prioritise property documentations.
21 Dec 2020
The challenge of adequate manpower has continued to worsen the woes of the housing sector due to declining state of technical schools and artisans’ certification process.
21 Dec 2020
Worried that real estate transactions, and investment in Nigeria worth over N7 trillion are in dispute, operators have canvassed the use of mediation as alternative dispute resolution mechanism in the sector.
14 Dec 2020
Disturbed by the rising cost of building materials, the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) has called for collaborative research and production of alternative building materials.
30 Nov 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Building(NIOB) has called for the use of sustainable energy solutions in the housing sector.
23 Nov 2020
Eggheads in the built environment and members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) have called for new strategy to promote access to property right, create jobs and redeem negative narratives in the housing industry. The experts, who spoke at 29th Lagos Builders’ Conference and Annual General Meeting, organised by the state’s chapter of NIOB,…
16 Nov 2020
A feeling of frustration and tone of displeasure pervaded the sector last week, following the paltry sum allocated by the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning to the Ministry of Works and Housing in the 2021 budget.
26 Oct 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), has revealed plans to build a world-class research centre to resolve issues in materials, and skills development in the industry.
5 Oct 2020
Professional builders under the aegis of Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB) have begun a survey of pre-independence buildings to determine their conditions and structural stability.
28 Sep 2020
There are fresh concerns over a cluster of distressed buildings in Lagos and the likelihood of them collapsing as rainfall gets heavier.


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Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
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A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…
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Tunisia's judicial authorities on Wednesday revoked the sacking in early June by President Kais Saied of almost 50 judges, a court spokesman told AFP. A June 1 presidential decree in the North African country saw Saied fire 57 judges, after accusing many of corruption and other crimes. His move, which rights groups called "a deep…
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Director, Centre for Democratic Development Research and Training, Professor Abubakar Siddique Mohammad has advocated intervention of foreign government to end insurgency in Nigeria. While the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, lecturer lauded the efforts of the Nigerian forces to nip the excesses of the terrorists in the bud, he said the strength of the nation's military…
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US teens have left Facebook in droves over the past seven years, preferring to spend time at video-sharing venues YouTube and TikTok, according to a Pew Research Center survey data out Wednesday. TikTok has "emerged as a top social media platform for US teens" while Google-run YouTube "stands out as the most common platform used…