This is our maiden publication on the UniteNigeria platform for social change. I signed up as an advocate for CHANGE and started this conversation that MATTER about Why Building Collapse in Nigeria. Enjoy! Nigeria is so blessed as a nation that we rarely ever experience natural disasters such as earthquakes, Tsunami, or Tornadoes. But yet,
Abuja — The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), the National Population Commission (NPC) and the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), has developed a framework to determine whether Nigerians are adequately housed or not through a national housing survey. Speaking at the weekend at
The National Assembly should urgently pass the bill for the enforcement of the Nigerian National Building Code, the Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria has said. The Council of Registered Builders of Nigeria CORBON, in a statement signed by its Chairman, Prof. Kabir Bala, said the loss of lives through building collapse had become a national
Lagos is the world’s fastest growing megacity, riding on a lucrative oil industry and expanding economy. But while skyscrapers furnish the business elite, millions in the city’s slums wonder if they will benefit. “Lagos will become the financial hub for the continent of Africa”, says David Frame, the managing director of Eko Atlantic. He is
In our quest to meet up with global standards in the construction industry, we decided to give our website a long overdue makeover. According to our CEO, Walter Emiedafe, the need to have a 2014 compliant web presence is no longer a luxury, but has now become a necessity for every business with a future.