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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…

Stakeholders highlight recipe for real estate growth, development

Stakeholders highlight  recipe for real estate  growth, development

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Various panels at recent concluded Real Estate Unite 2014 edition have come up with various recommendations for the advancement of real estate business in…

Building Collapse: Dangote deploys enlightenment campaign as CSR

Building Collapse: Dangote deploys enlightenment campaign as CSR

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Dangote Cement  has described its current enlightenment campaign on how to guard against building collapse across the country as a corporate social reasonability (CSR)…

Osun unveils Oranmiyan New Town

Osun unveils Oranmiyan New Town

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos An ambitious project, which is set to change the face of new town concept in the country, has been flagged off by the Government of…

Grenadines Homes boss identifies hurdles to housing delivery

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos As Nigeria intensifies efforts at bridging her housing deficit, a major player in the real estate sector and Managing Director of Grenadines Homes, Mrs. Noimot…

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: 36 months completion period unrealistic – Experts

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway:  36 months completion period unrealistic  – Experts

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The much touted completion period of 36 months for the total reconstruction of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway may not likely be feasible going by Daily…

Stiffer penalty should be meted on owners of collapsed buildings – Lasabi

Stiffer penalty should be meted on owners of collapsed buildings – Lasabi

Babatunde Lasabi is the president of the Nigerian Institute of Builders (NIOB). In this interview with Senior Correspondent, DADA JACKSON, he bares his mind on the issue of incessant collapse…

Ogun implores manufacturers on clean environment

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Health is wealth; an African adage, and to become health free in the country where air pollution, water pollution and noise pollution will be the…

Structural engineers express worry over incessant buildings collapse

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos President of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers, S. Ilugbehai says the institute is worried over the incessant building collapse being witnessed in the…

WaterAid urges regular handwashing, water access

The spiralling Ebola outbreak in West Africa is an important reminder of the crucial role played by good hygiene and handwashing in protecting human health, says international development charity, WaterAid…

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