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Sustainable environment needs religious bodies’ partnership — Stakeholders

Martin Palmer, guest speaker, at the 17th  Chief  S.L Edu  memorial lecture held last week in Lagos, stated that for the world and indeed Nigeria to preserve her natural habitats from extinction, the involvement of religious bodies were key.

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Building collapse: Stakeholder wants state governments to embrace BCPG to stem menace

Disturbed by the spate of collapsed buildings across the country, Otuoke Augustine, Principal Partner, Stino Partnership, an architectural firm, and spokesperson, Building Collapse Prevention Guild, BCPG, an organisation championing an end to incessant building collapse in the country, has called on state governments in Nigeria to embrace BCPG as a way of reducing the menace of building collapse in the country to the barest minimum.

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Quality control as solution to building collapse — Expert

The rate of mortality resulting from building collapse in Nigeria has become increasingly alarming. Every now and then, there are reports of one building collapse or another. A report by the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, showed that over fifty-four cases of collapsed buildings were recorded in 2017 across the country. In the years before that, there were some building collapses as well. There were thirty-three building collapse in Lagos and twenty-two in Abuja in 2012; seventeen building collapses in Lagos and twenty in Abuja in 2013, thirteen building collapse in Lagos and two in Abuja in 2014.This year, 2018, isn’t any better in-terms of building collapse. Just a few weeks ago, an Abuja building collapsed which claimed one life and left several injured.

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Huge Lagos housing deficit: Firm to deliver 2,000 housing units in nine months in three LGAs

T o  address the huge housing deficit in Lagos state estimated to be about three million units, Messrs EchoStone Nigeria, a property development firm, in collaboration with Lagos state government through the State Ministry of Housing, on Thursday laid the foundation for speedy construction of 2,000 housing units in three Local Government Areas (LGAs) in the state.

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Thinking affordability in the value system is key to achieving affordable housing — Expert

As part of its contribution to provision of housing in Nigeria, Rydal Mews Limited, a fast-growing real estate development company introduced “Promise-To-Own” home ownership scheme at the 7th anniversary celebration of the firm held recently in Lagos. The initiative promises to provide customers an opportunity to own quality and affordable houses in the heart of Lekki with pre-payment plans spread across five years.

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