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EBEANO: THE FIRE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR LOCAL RETAILERS

EBEANO: THE FIRE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR LOCAL RETAILERS

It is no longer headline news that the popular Prince Ebeano supermarket one of the most patronized chain retail malls...

10 Ongoing Mega Construction Projects in Nigeria!

10 Ongoing Mega Construction Projects in Nigeria!

10 0ngoing Mega Constructions Projects in Nigeria 1.   Project: Centenary City Location: Abuja, NigeriaProject Cost: $180.6b Centenary City is an ambitious new project by the Nigerian Government...

10th Korean Rural Architecture Competition

10th Korean Rural Architecture Competition

The Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has launched an international ideas competition open to architects from around...

Ten Of Africa’s Largest Infrastructure Projects Currently Under Construction

Ten Of Africa’s Largest Infrastructure Projects Currently Under Construction

1. West African rail network to connect Benin, Burkina Faso, Niger, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Nigeria, and Togo   West Africa and Mining Companies...

Nigeria Spends $36bn In Construction Projects, Tops West Africa

Nigeria Spends $36bn In Construction Projects, Tops West Africa

Data from a recently released Deloitte African Construction Trends report has placed Nigeria at the forefront ofWest African countries in major infrastructure...

Lagos Architects Forum 2015: The Business of Architecture

Lagos Architects Forum 2015: The Business of Architecture

The Lagos Architects Forum 2015 organized by the Nigerian Institute of Architects, Lagos State Chapter will hold from Wednesday 6th – Saturday 9th May 2015, at...

FG INVESTS $118M IN LEKKI DEEP SEAPORT

FG INVESTS $118M IN LEKKI DEEP SEAPORT

The  federal government has committed about $118 million to the construction of the proposed Lekki Deep Seaport, Lagos, the Managing...

MONOLOGUE: HUNCHED ARCHITECTS

MONOLOGUE: HUNCHED ARCHITECTS

  Our work and our quest for dauntless creativity does come with it own reward and repercussion as well. And it...

AFRICA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, Yes or No?

AFRICA'S MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITY CAMPUS, Yes or No?

  We are taking a survey to prove that Obafemi Awolowo University is truly the most beautiful University Campus in Africa,...

5 SPACE-SAVING INSPIRING IDEAS YOU CAN ADOPT IN YOUR LIVING SPACES

5 SPACE-SAVING INSPIRING IDEAS YOU CAN ADOPT IN YOUR LIVING SPACES

As we all know, an average Nigerian student barely has a 3m x 3m (10 feet by 10 feet) space...

Report shows a higher demand than supply of Architects in Nigeria

Report shows a higher demand than supply of Architects in Nigeria

  It is popular to hear architects in Nigeria generally complain about lack of jobs or space in the architecture/construction market...

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JOB OPENING FOR ARCHITECTS IN LEKKI-AJAH AXIS

JOB OPENING FOR ARCHITECTS IN LEKKI-AJAH AXIS

DETAILS 1   TITLE: Experienced Architect   POSTING TITLE: Site Architect   RESPONSIBILITIES:   • Create building designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and by using...

on Saturday, 30 January 2016 12:35
Abuja Airport Second Runway to Be Captured in 2016 Budget - Senate

Abuja Airport Second Runway to Be Captured in 2016 Budget - Senate

By Chris Agabi The Chairman, Senate adhoc committee on Aviation, Senator Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso has said the second runway for the...

on Tuesday, 08 December 2015 12:21
State Needs N23 Billion Annually to Develop Its Infrastructure - TIB Boss

State Needs N23 Billion Annually to Develop Its Infrastructure - TIB Boss

Lagos — Nigeria needs N23 billion annually to meet its infrastructure financing needs. Mr Adekunle Oyinloye, the Chief Executive of The...

on Monday, 07 December 2015 10:05
Kano Emirate to Build 500 Housing Units

Kano Emirate to Build 500 Housing Units

Kano — The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, said the Kano Emirate Council will build 500 low-cost housing units...

on Friday, 04 December 2015 11:45
Dangote to Complete N7 Billion Kano Hospital in 2016

Dangote to Complete N7 Billion Kano Hospital in 2016

The Dangote Foundation, on Sunday said the ongoing construction of a multi-billion naira State-of-?the-Art operating theatre and diagnostic centre at...

on Friday, 04 December 2015 11:13
'No New Concession Pact On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway's Reconstruction'

'No New Concession Pact On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway's Reconstruction'

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has denied reports that it granted a new "secret concession" over the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway...

on Friday, 04 December 2015 10:36
Nigeria: Imperatives of Niger-FCT-Nasarawa Railway Corridor

Nigeria: Imperatives of Niger-FCT-Nasarawa Railway Corridor

One of the major reasons for the transfer of the Federal Capital City (FCC) to Abuja was the intractable transportation...

on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 13:48
Nigeria: Ondo, Korean Firm to Commence Construction of 1050MW IPP

Nigeria: Ondo, Korean Firm to Commence Construction of 1050MW IPP

Abuja — Work is set to start on the first phase of Ondo State's proposed 1050 mega watts Independent Power...

on Tuesday, 24 November 2015 10:59
Julius Berger, RCC return to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Julius Berger, RCC return to Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Akinpelu Dada and Rasheed Bisiriyu Contractors handling the re-construction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Julius Berger Plc and Raynolds Construction Company (Nigeria),...

on Monday, 23 November 2015 08:36
Housing Deficit: BuildOptions Unveils Housing Estate

Housing Deficit: BuildOptions Unveils Housing Estate

As part of efforts aimed at providing quality and affordable housing in the FCT, a real estate firm, BuildOptions Limited...

on Friday, 20 November 2015 12:00
GLOBAL FINDS FOR A REIMAGINED LANDMARK PROPERTY

GLOBAL FINDS FOR A REIMAGINED LANDMARK PROPERTY

Creating a home that’s both modern and timeless—as well as unique— requires inspiration, stamina, and the ability to think outside...

on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 11:29
Ambode to build Africa’s biggest metropolitan park in 2016

Ambode to build Africa’s biggest metropolitan park in 2016

Go v e r n o r Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State yesterday said that his administration would soon commence...

on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:34
40 per cent of 2016 budget may go to capital projects

40 per cent of 2016 budget may go to capital projects

• Electricity, roads, rail top agenda • FG banks on TSA to deliver safety nets• Begins conditional cash transfer next year THREAT...

on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 09:00
Lagos Assembly seeks refund of N52b expended on repairs of federal roads

Lagos Assembly seeks refund of N52b expended on repairs of federal roads

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to refund the N52 billion spent by the...

on Wednesday, 18 November 2015 08:31
YAQUB: We Can’t Force Firms To Keep Workers When Critical Infrastructure Is Lacking

YAQUB: We Can’t Force Firms To Keep Workers When Critical Infrastructure Is Lacking

What has been the job situation, considering the cuts across all sectors of the economy. THERE is no sector of the...

on Monday, 16 November 2015 12:15
Architects seek practitioners’ response to city challenges

Architects seek practitioners’ response to city challenges

AS members of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) gather this week in Abuja for its “BGM 2015”, development of...

on Monday, 16 November 2015 11:41
Lagos set for action against indiscriminate borehole drilling

Lagos set for action against indiscriminate borehole drilling

•From left: Dr. Oteri; Mr. Ale; Arc. Abdullahi; Mr. Konyebagu Raphael and Mr. Somiyewo Okikiola at the event Unless urgent steps...

on Thursday, 12 November 2015 13:13
Commissioner tours project sites

Commissioner tours project sites

Lagos State Commissioner for Housing Mr. Gbolahan Wasiu Lawal–Akapo has inspected projects under his Ministry.  He was accompanied by the...

on Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:20
HomeOwners’ Charter: Amosun distributes ninth batch of Cs of O

HomeOwners’ Charter: Amosun distributes ninth batch of Cs of O

    •From left: Ogun State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Adedayo Adeneye, presenting Certificate of Occupancy to one of the...

on Thursday, 12 November 2015 10:20
FIRE RAZES FOAM FACTORY IN LAGOS

FIRE RAZES FOAM FACTORY IN LAGOS

  Samson Folarin. Foam manufacturing company, SaraFoam Nigeria Limited, which is located in the Kirikiri area of Lagos State, has been gutted...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 11:18
WINNERS' CHAPELS REPAIRS 23-KILOMETER  ROAD IN OGUN

WINNERS' CHAPELS REPAIRS 23-KILOMETER ROAD IN OGUN

Ramon Oladimeji The Living Faith Church, otherwise known as Winners’ Chapel, said it had completed the rehabilitation of the 23-kilometre Atan-Lusada-Agbara...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 11:09
FIRMS TO BUILD N20BN SOLAR PLANT IN KADUNA

FIRMS TO BUILD N20BN SOLAR PLANT IN KADUNA

  Akinpelu Dada with agency report Access Infra Africa has signed a joint development agreement with Nigerian Quaint Global Energy Solutions for...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:40
THE POWER OF NEGOTIATION REAL ESTASTE

THE POWER OF NEGOTIATION REAL ESTASTE

  Abiodun Doherty There are several things that we do all the time without trying to understand and master them. One of...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 10:27
EBEANO: THE FIRE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR LOCAL RETAILERS

EBEANO: THE FIRE AND THE FUTURE OF OUR LOCAL RETAILERS

It is no longer headline news that the popular Prince Ebeano supermarket one of the most patronized chain retail malls...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 09:12
What Ambode Told Buhari About Julius Berger

What Ambode Told Buhari About Julius Berger

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has urged the Federal Government to urgently mobilise Julius Berger back to the site to...

on Wednesday, 11 November 2015 00:00
Estate developers, experts bemoan real estate business slowdown

Estate developers, experts bemoan real estate business slowdown

Estate developers are lamenting plowing huge investments into the nation’s real estate sector following recent lull in the sector, especially...

on Tuesday, 10 November 2015 15:02
NDIC floors Union Bank, firm over ownership of Fortune Towers

NDIC floors Union Bank, firm over ownership of Fortune Towers

                                         ...

on Monday, 09 November 2015 11:21
Experts seek support for professionals in construction industry

Experts seek support for professionals in construction industry

                                         ...

on Monday, 09 November 2015 09:14
Evicted Ayobo allottees get fresh land allocation

Evicted Ayobo allottees get fresh land allocation

RELIEVE may have come the way of more than 2, 000 Ayobo allottees, under Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos,...

on Monday, 09 November 2015 09:14
FG commits to sustaining lands, housing policies

FG commits to sustaining lands, housing policies

    AS the nation is facing massive urban growth that could exacerbate existing problems of congestion, pollution, and traffic safety, the...

on Monday, 09 November 2015 09:14
Stakeholders urge Lagos to act over distressed buildings in the metropolis

Stakeholders urge Lagos to act over distressed buildings in the metropolis

Disturbed by the incidences of collapsed buildings in Lagos metropolis with the seeming hopelessness of stemming the tide, builders took...

on Monday, 09 November 2015 09:14
Apapa gridlock: Senate urges FG to expand access roads

Apapa gridlock: Senate urges FG to expand access roads

The Federal Government recently advised the Senate to immediately consider long-term plans for technical re-design and expansion of the Apapa-Ijora-Orile-Mile...

on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:53

Assessing Buhari’s one million yearly housing units’ feasibility

Concerned about the report of the United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, which puts Nigeria’s housing deficit at 17 million, President...

on Tuesday, 03 November 2015 09:12

World Cities Day: Stakeholders call for strict adherence to master plans

Some stakeholders in the housing sector have called for strict adherence to master plans to boost regional and urban planning...

on Monday, 02 November 2015 12:17
MISA BRINGS BAZAKI TO OSBORNE PHASE 2, IKOYI

MISA BRINGS BAZAKI TO OSBORNE PHASE 2, IKOYI

Osborne Phase 2 is currently one of the busiest locations within Ikoyi when it comes to the private developments of...

on Monday, 02 November 2015 11:26
Builders renew pledge on safety in construction industry

Builders renew pledge on safety in construction industry

While foreign professionals and practitioners are bringing their resources and technological knowhow, their Nigerian counterparts are in position to relief...

on Monday, 02 November 2015 11:02
SRADev seeks phase-out of lead-containing paints in Nigeria

SRADev seeks phase-out of lead-containing paints in Nigeria

Out of the 10 developing countries from where paint samples were collected and analysed for total lead contents, Nigeria paints...

on Monday, 02 November 2015 10:50
Infrastructure: Nigeria needs $3.9trn investments –SEC DG

Infrastructure: Nigeria needs $3.9trn investments –SEC DG

The Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr. Mounir Gwarzo, has said that Nigeria would need $3.9 trillion investment...

on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 09:22
Curbing Distressed Buildings’ Disaster In Nigeria

Curbing Distressed Buildings’ Disaster In Nigeria

With building collapse one of the biggest killers of people in Nigeria, the urgency to avert further loss of lives...

on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 08:00
Senate Rejects N64 Billion for Abuja Airport Second Runway

Senate Rejects N64 Billion for Abuja Airport Second Runway

The Senate on Wednesday kicked against the N64 billion contract for the construction of a second runway at the Nnamdi...

on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 00:00

Nigeria ranks 5th in emerging market’s luxury property costs

Nigeria has been fifth in the cheapest luxury market in the emerging market with a value of $967.03 million per...

on Tuesday, 27 October 2015 08:59

Ogun Rehabilitates Roads

The Ogun State government has completed the rehabilitation of two federal roads within its domain in a bid to alleviate...

on Monday, 26 October 2015 16:25
Housing specialists back dry construction method

Housing specialists back dry construction method

  CONSTRUCTION specialists have added their voice to the call for the adoption of a new modern building system known as...

on Monday, 26 October 2015 11:23
Nigeria:FG shops for N40bn to complete Ajaokuta rail

Nigeria:FG shops for N40bn to complete Ajaokuta rail

Rasheed Bisiriyu Eighteen years after construction work commenced on the 276-kilometre standard gauge rail line linking Warri in Delta State to...

on Monday, 26 October 2015 11:06
Africa: South Africa Opens Its Biggest Solar Plant

Africa: South Africa Opens Its Biggest Solar Plant

SolarReserve (http://allafrica.com/stories/www.solarreserve.com) The new 96 megawatt photovoltaic solar power project in South Africa's Northern Cape province. The new 96 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic...

on Monday, 26 October 2015 10:15
Nigeria: 72-Year-Old Woman Pulled Out of Lagos Collapsed Building

Nigeria: 72-Year-Old Woman Pulled Out of Lagos Collapsed Building

A 72-year -ld woman and a 15 year-old boy are among the few persons that have been pulled out of...

on Thursday, 22 October 2015 15:25
Uncertainty As Another Multi-Storey Building Collapses in Lagos

Uncertainty As Another Multi-Storey Building Collapses in Lagos

A three -storey building that collapsed on Odun Ifa Street, Lagos Island, Lagos State, trapping occupants of the building for...

on Thursday, 22 October 2015 00:00
Kebbi Govt Pledges to Facilitate Completion of World Bank Projects

Kebbi Govt Pledges to Facilitate Completion of World Bank Projects

The Kebbi State Government on Wednesday pledged to facilitate the completion of all World Bank-financed projects in the state. The Kebbi...

on Thursday, 22 October 2015 00:00
Buhari Defies Rain, Kicks Off Cross River

Buhari Defies Rain, Kicks Off Cross River

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Obung Village, Akamkpa Local Government Area of Cross River State defied the heavy down...

on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00
BaSF Unveils Construction Chemicals Production Facility in Nigeria

BaSF Unveils Construction Chemicals Production Facility in Nigeria

To further address the demand gap in construction chemicals industry in Nigeria and its neighbouring countries, BASF Construction Chemicals, West...

on Wednesday, 21 October 2015 00:00
The Case for Cement Use in Road Construction

The Case for Cement Use in Road Construction

Most roads and other infrastructure in Nigeria and the whole of Africa are in sorry state. As the world grapples...

on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:00
Borno Builds Houses for Bama Returnees

Borno Builds Houses for Bama Returnees

Work is in progress on 100-housing units in Bama town in Borno State as part of efforts by the Borno...

on Tuesday, 20 October 2015 00:00
First Phase of Reconstruction Works Advance in Borno

First Phase of Reconstruction Works Advance in Borno

Reconstruction of houses, schools, hospitals, police stations, courts, local government secretariats, worship places among others destroyed by Boko Haram insurgents...

on Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00
Lagos Iconic N20 Billion Kanti Towers Up for Grabs

Lagos Iconic N20 Billion Kanti Towers Up for Grabs

With eye on reaping the benefits of real estate market in Nigerian commercial capital, Lagos, promoters of the iconic structure...

on Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00
We Inherited Over N7 Billion Liabilities On Road Construction - Masari

We Inherited Over N7 Billion Liabilities On Road Construction - Masari

Katsina State governor, Aminu Bello Masari, has disclosed that he inherited liabilities of over N7billion owed contractors handling road projects...

on Monday, 19 October 2015 00:00
FAAN to Construct Second Runway at Abuja Airport

FAAN to Construct Second Runway at Abuja Airport

The Managing Director, Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), Engr. Saleh Dunoma, has assured of the provision of a second...

on Sunday, 18 October 2015 00:00
Nigeria, Brazil to Partner On Rice Production, Construction

Nigeria, Brazil to Partner On Rice Production, Construction

THE governments of Nigeria and Brazil have reached an accord to begin rice production in Nigeria as part of efforts...

on Friday, 16 October 2015 00:00
Dangote Urges Govt, States to Adopt Concrete Roads for Durability

Dangote Urges Govt, States to Adopt Concrete Roads for Durability

The Executive Director, Stakeholders Relations and Corporation Communications, Dangote Group, Mr. Mansur Ahmed, has said for Nigeria to achieve its...

on Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00
Chinese Firm Spends U.S.$80,000 On Lagos School Renovation

Chinese Firm Spends U.S.$80,000 On Lagos School Renovation

The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC) on Thursday handed over a six-block classroom renovated at a cost of 80,000...

on Thursday, 15 October 2015 00:00
JOB OPENING FOR ARCHITECTS

JOB OPENING FOR ARCHITECTS

An architectural Firm based in lekki- Lagos requires the services of Competent,resourceful and result oriented individuals to fill the following...

on Monday, 12 October 2015 12:46
Aviation Experts Caution States On Airport Projects

Aviation Experts Caution States On Airport Projects

NO fewer than four state governments have unveiled plans to build airports in their respective states. The latest with such...

on Sunday, 11 October 2015 00:00
Uniben Raises Students' Hope to Renovate Hostels

Uniben Raises Students' Hope to Renovate Hostels

THE Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. Faraday Orumwense and his principal officers recently went round the university's...

on Saturday, 10 October 2015 00:00
Mayor of London Visits Lagos, Supports U.S.$1.12 Billion Light Rail Project

Mayor of London Visits Lagos, Supports U.S.$1.12 Billion Light Rail Project

MAYOR of London, Alderman Alan Yarrow yesterday pledged the United Kingdom's support to the Lagos State Strategic Transport Master-plan, particularly...

on Thursday, 08 October 2015 00:00
Cadwell Launches Ultra - Luxury Project, Cuddle in Lagos

Cadwell Launches Ultra - Luxury Project, Cuddle in Lagos

The grand building is designed with a leisure facility situated on the 10th floor. The 'Leisure Lane' as it is...

on Monday, 05 October 2015 00:00
Architects Allege Breach in National Assembly's N52 Billion Building Contract

Architects Allege Breach in National Assembly's N52 Billion Building Contract

The National Assembly building project, which under normal circumstances, is set for delivery around November this year, already generating some...

on Monday, 05 October 2015 00:00
How to Process Building Plan in Lagos

How to Process Building Plan in Lagos

A building plan is a graphical representation of what a building will look like after construction, used by builders and...

on Monday, 05 October 2015 00:00
'Government Should Fence Nigerian Borders to Curb Terrorism'

'Government Should Fence Nigerian Borders to Curb Terrorism'

Mrs. Funmilayo Odubela-Aduroja is a retired Assistant Comptroller General (ACG) of Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS). Popularly described as 'iron lady,'...

on Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:00
World Trade Centre, Global Brand', to Alter Abuja Skyline

World Trade Centre, Global Brand', to Alter Abuja Skyline

The World Trade Centre, WTC, Abuja, is the first complex in Nigeria to have seven towers made up of a...

on Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:00
Ekiti Airport Host Communities Beg for Compensation

Ekiti Airport Host Communities Beg for Compensation

Host communities of the Ekiti airport project have pleaded with the state government to pay them compensation. They said the...

on Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:00
Lekki-Epe Expressway - Residents, Motorists Call for Construction of Flyover Bridges

Lekki-Epe Expressway - Residents, Motorists Call for Construction of Flyover Bridges

THE traffic jam along Lekki-Epe Expressway is notorious. From Law School on Victoria Island to Ajah, a distance of about...

on Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:00
Estate Developer Commends Governor Bindow Over Road Projects

Estate Developer Commends Governor Bindow Over Road Projects

An Estate developer in Bauchi State, Alhaji Rabiu Danjuma has commended the effort of Adamawa State Governor, Bindow Jibrilla for...

on Sunday, 04 October 2015 00:00
Fayose Inaugurates Construction of Ekiti Airport, Meets Teachers

Fayose Inaugurates Construction of Ekiti Airport, Meets Teachers

The Ekiti State Government, Friday commenced the construction of the multi-billion naira Airport with the clearing of 4000 hectares of...

on Saturday, 03 October 2015 00:00
Obiano to FG - Refund Anambra's N25 Billion Spent On Federal Roads

Obiano to FG - Refund Anambra's N25 Billion Spent On Federal Roads

Governor Wille Obiano of Anambra State has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to refund the N25 billion debt which the...

on Saturday, 03 October 2015 00:00
Dangote Commissions Tanzania Cement Plant in October

Dangote Commissions Tanzania Cement Plant in October

Africa's foremost cement manufacturer, Dangote Cement is set to commission its new 3.0 million metric tonnes per annum cement plant...

on Monday, 28 September 2015 00:00
Nigerian Construction Award to Hold November

Nigerian Construction Award to Hold November

The maiden edition of the Nigerian construction awards have been launched in Lagos to honor companies and individuals for their...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
Collapsed Highway Cut Off Rivers Communities

Collapsed Highway Cut Off Rivers Communities

The Aba/Port Harcourt dual carriage road has become a nightmare to thousands of Rivers State residents and indeed visitors to...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
APC Stalled Ekiti Airport Project Since 2009 - PDP

APC Stalled Ekiti Airport Project Since 2009 - PDP

The Ekiti State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), yesterday, blamed the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) over the...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
Controversy Trails Construction of Calabar to Benue Highway

Controversy Trails Construction of Calabar to Benue Highway

Cross River is one of the states in Nigeria where federal roads are in very bad state, so that motorists...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
Precautionary Measures to Developers

Precautionary Measures to Developers

Advocacy planning was a prescription meant for urban planners, the theory applies to all professions and disciplines that confront the...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
'Durable Steel Pipes Can Check Building Collapse'

'Durable Steel Pipes Can Check Building Collapse'

Managing Director of Nigerian Gas and Steel (NGSL), Chief Hasib Moukarim, has enjoined the builders like architects, structural engineers, fabricators...

on Sunday, 27 September 2015 00:00
Delta to Construct Ode-Itsekiri Roads Before Installation of New Olu

Delta to Construct Ode-Itsekiri Roads Before Installation of New Olu

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, of Delta State, has assured that the government would construct the internal roads in Ode-Itsekiri community, Warri...

on Thursday, 24 September 2015 00:00
Road Maintenance - Govt's N522 Billion Debts to States

Road Maintenance - Govt's N522 Billion Debts to States

Politics Of State And Federal Roads The issue of repairing and maintaining federal roads in the country have elicited series of...

on Thursday, 24 September 2015 00:00
Building Collapses in Lekki, Traps Six

Building Collapses in Lekki, Traps Six

A two-storey building under construction collapsed in Lekki area of Lagos yesterday, trapping at least six people. Two persons were rescued...

on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00
How to Improve Cement Production - BUA

How to Improve Cement Production - BUA

Chairman of BUA Group and Cement Company of Northern Nigeria (in which BUA Cement holds a majority stake), Abdulsamad Rabiu,...

on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00
Lagos Building Collapse - Contractors Defied Order to Stop Construction - LASEMA

Lagos Building Collapse - Contractors Defied Order to Stop Construction - LASEMA

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has said it is yet to determine the number of casualties in Tuesday's...

on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 00:00
Yobe to Complete Trans-Sahara Roads

Yobe to Complete Trans-Sahara Roads

As part of efforts to enhance economy, the Yobe State Government has spread its tentacles to neighbouring Niger Republic in...

on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 00:00
Govt Tasks Quantity Surveyors Over High Cost of Construction

Govt Tasks Quantity Surveyors Over High Cost of Construction

The Federal Government has tasked Quantity Surveyors (QS) to tackle the challenge of high cost of construction of infrastructural projects...

on Tuesday, 22 September 2015 00:00
Seven Rescued, Others Feared Trapped in Collapsed Effurun Hotel

Seven Rescued, Others Feared Trapped in Collapsed Effurun Hotel

Rescuers, mainly neighbours and members of Mercy Land Church, yesterday, pulled out seven persons from the debris of collapsed wing...

on Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:00
60,000 Construction Workers Lose Jobs

60,000 Construction Workers Lose Jobs

Over 60,000 of construction workers in the country have lost their jobs since the incumbent administration came on board in...

on Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:00
Kwara Assembly Suspends Construction of Petrol Station in Ilorin

Kwara Assembly Suspends Construction of Petrol Station in Ilorin

The Kwara State House of Assembly has stopped the construction of new petrol stations in the state capital. The Speaker,...

on Thursday, 10 September 2015 00:00
Second Niger Bridge Construction Gulps $2.2million, To Take Further $700million

Second Niger Bridge Construction Gulps $2.2million, To Take Further $700million

According to the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), the construction of the Second Niger Bridge has quaffed $2.21million (about N439.78million). The Managing...

on Tuesday, 08 September 2015 20:15
NSIA Affirms Commitment to Second Niger Bridge Project

NSIA Affirms Commitment to Second Niger Bridge Project

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has restated its commitment to the Second Niger Bridge project, assuring that barring unforeseen...

on Monday, 07 September 2015 00:00
FMBN Set to Tackle Housing Deficit

FMBN Set to Tackle Housing Deficit

Nigerians residing abroad are set to benefit from offshore mortgage scheme while contributors of National Housing Fund (NHF) improve their...

on Monday, 07 September 2015 00:00
Dangote Cement Announces N300 Reduction in Cement Price

Dangote Cement Announces N300 Reduction in Cement Price

Dangote Cement has announced new pricing and marketing initiatives to stimulate building work across Nigeria by reducing its cement price...

on Friday, 04 September 2015 00:00
'Poor Projects' Handling Stalled 8,000MW Power Target'

'Poor Projects' Handling Stalled 8,000MW Power Target'

The Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Dr Sam Amadi has pointed out that part of the challenge besetting the...

on Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:00
Rivers State Government Begins Construction Of Auto Complex

Rivers State Government Begins Construction Of Auto Complex

Rivers State Government at the weekend performed the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of an Ultra-Modern Spare Parts Dealers...

on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00
Dickson Defends N3 Billion Ogbia-Nembe Road Project

Dickson Defends N3 Billion Ogbia-Nembe Road Project

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, has said that his administration's decision to provide N3 billion to the contractor handling...

on Tuesday, 04 August 2015 00:00
Builders Conference Opens Today

Builders Conference Opens Today

The 45th Builders' Conference and Annual General Meeting organized by the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), the professional body of...

on Monday, 03 August 2015 00:00
Falana Seeks Prosecution of 'Sharp Players' in Building Construction

Falana Seeks Prosecution of 'Sharp Players' in Building Construction

Against the backdrop of recurring incidents of collapsed buildings in the country, a front line lawyer and human rights activist,...

on Monday, 03 August 2015 00:00
Lafarge Partners French Agency to Tackle Housing Deficit

Lafarge Partners French Agency to Tackle Housing Deficit

Lafarge Africa Plc has expressed concern over the 17million housing deficit in the country. But the cement company said in its...

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