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Building collapse: Experts advocate stiff sanctions for culprits

Building collapse:  Experts advocate stiff sanctions for culprits

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Worried by the incessant building collapse in the country and the need to urgently curb the menace, professionals and stakeholders in the built environment have…

Towards sustainable housing and urban development

Towards sustainable housing and urban development

Being a paper presented by the Minister of Lands,Housing and Urban Development,Mrs. Akon Eyakenyi at the First Preparatory Conference for United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat111),…

Lagos says no road project would be abandoned

Lagos says no road project would be abandoned

The Lagos State Government has said that none of the on-going road projects in the state would be ababndoned even as the Governor Babatunde Fashola’s administration begins to wind down.…

LASBCA boss bemoans uncooperative attitude of defective buildings owners

Despite efforts of the Lagos state government and stakeholders alike, to mitigate incidents of building collapse in the state, occupants of public buildings in Lagos especially barracks with structural defects…

Grenadines Homes to boost housing stock with Katampe scheme

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Grenadines Homes Limited, a leading real estate company in Nigeria, has taken another bold move towards boosting home ownership in Nigeria with the formal commencement…

PCBs and related consequences

PCBs and related consequences

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the World Bank, has advised Nigerians on the life threatening toxic…

Ogun makes land accessible – Orubon

Ogun makes land accessible – Orubon

Ademola Orubon is an information officer with the Ogun State Ministry of Information. In this piece, he examines the issue of land accessibility in the state The Ogun State Bureau…

Purplestone mall opens in Abuja

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos In response to yearnings by residents of the nation’s capital, Abuja for a one stop shop to cater for their basic needs, a multi-purpose shopping…

Water safety: Experts urge FG to compel producers on laboratory

By Segun Adeleye Abeokuta To ensure that the health of Nigerians are not endangered through the intake of water, it has become inevitable for the Federal Government to enact a…

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: motorists call for improved pace of work

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: motorists call for improved pace of work

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Since the official flag off of work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway by President Goodluck Jonathan mid last year at Shagamu, controversies have continued to…

How building collapse can be prevented – Adedeji

How building collapse can be prevented – Adedeji

Engineer Afolabi Adedeji, a facility maintenance expert examines the issue of recurrent building collapse in the country.  The increase in the incidence of Collapsed Buildings in Nigeria can aptly be…

Climate change and the effect on food production in Nigeria

By Augustine AdahSenior Correspondent The effect of climate change is not only on the environment. Presently, Nigeria’s quest for self sufficiency in food production may be marred by the negative…

OPIC to commission road projects at Agbara

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Special Adviser/Managing Director of the Ogun State Property and Investment Corporation(OPIC) Babajide Odusolu says the corporation is poised to commission its road projects in Agbara…

Dubai property draws Nigerians

Dubai property draws Nigerians

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos There is no doubt that Nigerians like to acquire properties both home and abroad but the intensity with which Nigerians own houses in Dubai…

LAWMA canvasses best waste management practices among children

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Managing Director of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), Ola Oresanya has advocated the need for children of school age and youths to…

UNEP pays tribute to distinguished diplomat, chair of first governing council

Former Kenyan Foreign Affairs Minister Njoroge Mungai died in Nairobi this week. He was 88 years old. Dr. Mungai was instrumental in the establishment of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP)…

Builders call for high standards in building industry

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos  The President, Nigerian Institute of Building, Mr. Babatunde Lasabi has solicited for higher professionalism and standards in the country’s building industry. He made this appeal…

FCT accounts for 10 per cent of 17m housing deficit in Nigeria – Bala Mohammed

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Senator Bala Mohammed has hinted, that the FCT accounts for 10 per cent of the 17 million housing deficit in Nigeria. The…

Ogun recruits 2000 ad-hoc street sweepers

Ogun State Government has commenced the process of recruiting 2000 ad-hoc street sweepers across the State in its bid to create a cleaner and safer environment, as well as create…

Fashola urges Lagosians to ensure continuity in policies

Fashola urges Lagosians to ensure continuity in policies

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola has urged Lagosians to embrace the policy of continuity in governance just as he hinted, that the Lagos Homes Ownership…

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