The Nigerian construction industry is highly import dependent, as a result, they are already feeling the impact of the Naira devaluation. Checkmating the effects of naira devaluation may not be controlled by contractors but they can control their response to it. In my last article on Naira devaluation and the Nigerian construction industry, I outlined

In the part 1 of this article, I pointed out the various challenges that are responsible for the housing deficits in Nigeria. As stated in that article, Nigeria with a population of about 174 million people is currently facing a national housing deficits of about 17 million units. You can read the full article by

According to Nigeria’s National Bureau of Statistics, the construction industry since 2010 has enjoyed a real growth rate of 13%. Government infrastructure spending has been a major driver of this growth as well as private sector investment in both residential and non-residential construction activities. So how can local and foreign investors take advantage of this

Housing is one of the best indicators of a person’s standard of living and his place in the society. Like food and clothing, housing ranks among the 3 basic human needs. Its availability is very crucial to the welfare of every human. The performance of the housing sector is one of the yardsticks by which

In November 2014, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in reaction to the global declining oil prices and Nigeria’s dwindling international reserves, devalued the Naira from N155/$1 to N168/$1 and further to N199/$1. Since then, the whole nation has been thrown into panic with everyone wondering how the naira devaluation will impact the economy. In

In continuing our discussion on why construction projects fail and are abandoned in Nigeria, we’ll be looking at the role of project management in helping professional contractors complete construction projects on time and on budget. To forestall incomplete projects, it is recommended that all construction projects should be properly outsourced to professional contractors like us

Last week Monday, I finally was featured in the Unusual Entrepreneur Interviews on It’s a series of entrepreneurship interviews that covers the fundamental aspects of an entrepreneur’s journey into the business world and the lessons, principles and best practices they have applied along the way. Entrepreneurship Interview In this interview, you will learn

Much thanks to Mara Mentors for connecting me to Ali Baba – the Godfather of Nigerian Stand-Up comedy, who taught me the following 3 business lessons; How to appreciate my clients after patronage. Gave me a better idea on how my logo and call cards should feel to a prospect, and encouraged the use of

This is my 7th publication on Lamudi -Nigeria’s largest online property marketplace. We were recently enlisted as one of their columnist and in this post, I talked about Why Construction Projects Fail and Are Abandoned Enjoy! It is often said that Nigerian government is not bereft of ideas but the capacity to implement. One thing

Sapient Vendors LTD is a corporate member of the Nigeria-South African Chamber of Commerce, and were invited to participate in the just concluded May breakfast meeting held Yesterday, 14th May 2015 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos Nigeria. Below is the highlight of the meeting as reported by WebTv Nigeria, who officially covered the

This is my 6th publication on Lamudi -Nigeria’s largest online property marketplace. We were recently enlisted as one of their columnist and in this post, I talked about 5 Guaranteed Solutions to Building Collapse in Nigeria. Enjoy! On Sept 12th 2014, a six-storey guest house belonging to the synagogue church of All nations collapsed, killing

  81% of engineering and construction CEOs are confident of revenue growth over the next 12 months, rising to 92% over three years.   51% of engineering and construction CEOs are concerned about bribery and corruption, down from 67% last year.   These are excerpts from the 18th edition of PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey