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Insecurity: Residents task Ambode on abandoned property in VI, Ikoyi

Against the background of security threats posed by over 100 abandoned properties that litter in Victoria Island and Ikoyi areas of Lagos, residents of the two communities under the aegis of Victoria Island, Ikoyi Security and Environment Trust (VIISET), have called on the state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode to come to their aid by addressing the challenge as a matter of urgency.

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Kukoyi lecture: Stakeholders call for rebuilding of public institutions

AGAINST the backdrop of myriad of challenges confronting Nigeria as a nation such as national identity and integration, sustenance of democratic rule, corruption, poverty and ignorance, job creation, economic backwardness, social and physical infrastructure, poor health delivery service, rule of law as well as weak and ineffective public institutions, stakeholders who gathered at the 11th Adekunle Kukoyi Memorial Lecture organised by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Lagos state branch at the weekend, have called for the rebuilding of public institutions in order to move the country forward.

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Firm strengthens structure to support real estate market

IN its quest to respond to increasing demands for global standards and technology adoption in Nigeria’s real estate and facilities management sub-sector, the Board of Directors of Alpha Mead Facilities & Management Services Ltd (AMFacilities), a Lagos-based leading facilities management firm, has announced the appointment of four Executive Directors (EDs) to help the company support the growing sophistication and expansion of the market.

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The new international events centre, Akure

N10bn Akure Int’l events centre gets May completion date

In furtherance of its commitment towards making Ondo State an event destination and tourism hub in Nigeria, the state government has built a state-of-the-art, all-purpose conference centre which is expected to be formally commissioned between May and June this year. The sprawling edifice which cost is put at whopping N10 billion, is one of the numerous novel projects initiated by the state government to boost Ondo’s infrastructure development.

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Natural disasters: Groups develop web-based tool on sustainable assessment

Worried by the devastating consequences of natural disasters and their impacts on lives, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, IFRC, (a member of the UN- Habitat-coordinated Global Network on Sustainable Housing) and the Building Research Establishment, BRE have developed a tool that would deliver sustainable guidance and provide a method of assessing such disasters whenever they occur.

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1004 estate in Victoria Island, Lagos

Developer predicts boom for real estate sector in 2016

Despite the harsh economic climate sweeping across the nation due to the fall in oil prices, devaluation of the naira, capital flight, inconsistency in government policies and unemployment, the Managing Director of Propertygate Development & Investment Plc, Mr. Adetokunbo Ajayi has predicted that 2016 will be a prosperous year for the real estate sub-sector of the economy.

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