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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…

OPIC, yielding tree now at 30

OPIC, yielding tree now at 30

As the Ogun State Property and Investment Company (OPIC) celebrates its 30th year of existence, the corporation’s journey so far is examined by information officer, Mrs. Adeyemi Adesina The vision…

Taming menace of erosion in Nigeria

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent Gully erosion is one of the environmental challenges facing the country. Just as desertification is threatening many places in some parts of the north and oil…

NIA endorses West African Ceramics with Recognition Award

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos The Abuja Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has endorsed foremost manufacturer of tiles in Nigeria, West African Ceramics Ltd,  with a special recognition…

Flood control: Ogun to dredge 14 waterways

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos As part of government efforts to prevent flood in the State, the Ogun State Ministry of Environment has commenced dredging of 14 waterways across the…

Hyundai overtakes Toyota, others in quality, reliability

By Phillip Oladunjoye    -  Senior Correspondent, Lagos   Hyundai has said it now has the highest quality of any non-luxury brand, surpassing Toyota, Honda, and Nissan. This, it said…

Dangote churns out 29.2mt of cement by Dec

Dangote churns out 29.2mt of cement by Dec

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Frontline manufacturer of cement in Nigeria, Dangote Cement, says it is poised to produce 29.2mt of the product by the end of 2014. It added…

Stop patronising cart pushers – Oresanya

Stop patronising cart pushers – Oresanya

Ola Oresanya is the Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA).A seasoned waste management expert of 28 years standing both locally and internationally.Oresanya has been…

…Sets to begin palliative works on Ijeh, Igbokusu roads

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos Ahead of the planned upgrade and construction of Ijeh road leading to Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi and Igbokusu Road in Lekki, the Lagos State Government has…

Sari Iganmu/Gaskiya College Roads: Lagos sets September deadline

By Bamidele Ogunwusi Correspondent, Lagos There are strong indications that the reconstruction of Sari Iganmu and Gaskiya College Roads within the Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development Area of Lagos State would commence…

Global Power Shift to host 1st Clean Energy Summit in Nigeria

By Augustine Adah Senior Correspondent The Global Power Shift (GPS) Nigeria is billed to host a 2-day Clean Energy Summit in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State  between August 27- 28,…

Lagos assures residents of all-year round de-flooding programme

Lagos  assures residents of all-year round  de-flooding programme

By Dada Jackson Senior Correspondent, Lagos The Lagos state government has assured residents of its efforts at intensifying and sustaining an all-year round de-flooding programme consisting of pre-rain, mid-rain and post-rain…

Masterplan should be changed every five years – Onu

Masterplan should be changed every five years – Onu

Steve Onu is the out-going President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP). In this concluding part interview with Senior Correspondent, Dada Jackson, he bares his mind on a…

Traders poised for showdown with ministry over demolition

There are strong indications that traders operating under the Apongbon Bridge are poised for a showdown with officials of the Federal Ministry of Works over proposed plan by the ministry…

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