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Mitigating climate change through tree planting

Mitigating climate change through tree planting

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent The new reports from Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released recently present alarming realities for the world’s poorest countries. Extreme temperatures, rainfall and drought,…

OPIC to spend N1.8b on road projects in Agbara – Odusolu

OPIC to spend N1.8b on road projects in Agbara – Odusolu

Babajide Odusolu is the Special Adviser/Managing Director, Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation (OPIC).In this interview with Senior Correspondent, Dada Jackson in his office in Abeokuta, he bares his mind…

Traffic bottleneck: LAWMA focuses on night service

By Dada Jasckson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Worried by the recent traffic gridlock experienced in Apapa Wharf and environs, as a result of long line of parked trailers and other articulated vehicles,…

Involve local professionals in major construction jobs – NITP President

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The president of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) Steve Onu  has appealed to the Federal Government to as a matter of national…

Ogun explains rationale behind GIS and LAMS projects

By Dada Jasckson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Ogun State Government has decided to transform the entire operations of the Bureau of Lands and Survey by embarking upon on the complete computerization…

IFMA decries Nigeria’s maintenance culture

The Lagos Chapter of the International Facility Management  Association   (IFMA) has hinted that the country still lacks a maintenance culture in spite of massive awareness of facility management. It…

FMBN boss commends FG on housing delivery

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos Managing Director of Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN) Gimba Ya’u Kumo has commended the present administration on its efforts at providing quality and affordable…

Exploring the volunteer corps model as a complement to government efforts

Afolabi Adedeji a fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), is also, a facility management expert. In this piece, he examines the role of volunteer corps model in the…

Quantity surveying body calls for public procurement council

The Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS) has charged the Federal Government to as a matter of national urgency; inaugurate the National Public Procurement Council. It said that the membership…

Ogun inaugurates committee on water and sanitation

By Dada Jackson  /  Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Ogun State Commissioner for Special Duties, Olu Odeyemi has charged the newly inaugurated steering committee on water and sanitation policy to put…

Experts canvass speedy amendment of Land Use Act

Stories by Dada Jackson / Senior Correspondent, Lagos Apparently irked by  the long delay in passing the draft amendment bill sent to it by the presidency in respect of the Land…

OPIC plans operational re-engineering, chart new roadmap

Ahead of its 30th anniversary celebration in September this year, also with deep commitment to the provision of affordable housing for Nigerians, Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation ( OPIC…

There should be stiffer penalty for owners of collapsed buildings – Lasabi

Babatunde Lasabi is President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB). In this interview with Senior Correspondent, Dada Jackson, he bares his mind on a number of topical issues. Excerpts:…

Development Control and the battle to recover contravention bills

By Hassan Zaggi / Correspondent, Abuja Penultimate Tuesday, officials of the Department of Development Control of the Abuja Metropolitan Management Council (AMMC) accompanied by armed police men, went round the capital…

FG accomplished nothing in the last three years on infrastructural development – APBN Secretary

CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK Wasiu Akeusola is the former National Treasurer and former Lagos State Chairman, Nigerian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (NIQS), presently he is the General Secretary, Association of…

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