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Harmattan: Lagos battle ready, unveils fire trucks, apparels

Harmattan: Lagos battle ready, unveils fire trucks, apparels

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos While demonstrating the commitment of his government to ensure safety of lives and property, especially at this period of the year, the Lagos State Governor, Mr.…

Africa demands climate treaty ratification

Africa demands climate treaty ratification

  By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent The African group of negotiators on Climate Change at the ongoing Conference of Parties (COP 20) in Lima has urged developed countries to ratify an…

Julius Berger, GE sign pact on construction of multi-modal plant

By Obas Esiedesa Senior Reporter, Abuja Julius Berger Nigeria has signed an agreement with leading American firm, General Electric (GE) for the construction of a multi-modal manufacturing and assembly plant in…

NIQS canvasses maximum benefit from infrastructure projects

Quantity surveyors say there is a need to ensure that the government and people get maximum benefit from infrastructural projects. The issue dominated the discourse at the QS Week of…

SON, Nigerite, artisans unite to improve housing delivery

SON, Nigerite, artisans unite to improve  housing delivery

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The nation’s  anti-counterfeiting watchdog, the Standard Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and a leading building component solutions company in Nigeria, Nigerite Limited, have at separate fora expressed…

Building collapse: Stakeholders seek end to menace

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Stakeholders in the built environment seem not relenting in finding a lasting solution to the cases of building collapse in Nigeria as met recently  in Lagos…

Nigeria reviews national policy on environment document

Twenty-three years after it was first formulated in 1991 and 15 years after its revision in 1999, Nigeria has embarked on the process of reviewing the National Policy on Environment…

Despite falling prices, Abuja housing glut spreads

Despite falling prices, Abuja housing glut spreads

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The glut that  characterised high-end property in the nation’s capital, Abuja has continued without any sign of abating. Our Correspondent, Bamidele Ogunwusi, who was in…

Ogun assures on completion of Sango-Akute road

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The Ogun State Government has stated that persistent rainfall was responsible for the slow progress of work at the on-going construction of the 40 kilometre-Sango-Akute-Ojodu…

Harvest of houses for civil servants

Harvest of houses for civil servants

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos This is certainly one of the best of times for civil servants in the country as it appears that governments at various levels in the…

Encomium for Prof. Wahab at book launch on construction

Encomium for Prof. Wahab at book launch on construction

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent It was the gathering of egg heads in the engineering and construction industry when Prof. Kunle Ade Wahab presented and launched his books of reading…

Engineers set agenda for safe building

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The proper use of cement for the production of concrete will provide a lasting solution to the incidence of building collapse. This is the submission…

CSOs seek draft from 2015 climate change confab

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent The coalition of Nigerian civil societies  have demanded that the meeting of nearly 200 governments in Peru later this year for the 20th Conference of Parties…

Media tasked on accountability, good governance

By Sylvester Enoghase / Senior Correspondent   As the September, 2015 deadline for the realisation of the eight global Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) looms, media practitioners’ in the country have been…

Cement price cut is imaginary, say developers, consumers

Cement price cut is imaginary, say developers, consumers

By Bamidele Ogunwusi “We recognise the need for a dramatic increase in the response to the huge infrastructure and housing deficit in the country, and one of the ways of…

Town planners seek effective framework for cities

Town planners seek effective framework for cities

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Frontline town planner, Dr. Femi Olomola, has emerged as the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) President. He was recently elected at the 45th Annual…

APBN canvasses job recognition for Nigerian professionals

The umbrella body of professional associations in the country, the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) has called on governments all over the country to consider Nigerian professionals in…

Puzzle, as ‘unknown men’ demolish N1.5b property

Puzzle, as ‘unknown men’ demolish  N1.5b property

By Bamidele Ogunwusi   There is a raging controversy on who ordered the demolition of a N1.5 billion, five-storey building on 49 Martins Street, Lagos. While the Lagos State Building…

Court overrules NASFAT on ownership of campground

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos   This is certainly not the best of time for a popular Islamic group in Nigeria, the Registered Trustees Of Nasurul- Lahi-Il-Fathi (NASFAT), as a…

Human influence affecting climate change – IPCC

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent     The Synthesis Report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has indicated that human influence on the climate system is clear…

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