Lagos seeks drainage stakeholders support to develop secondary drainage masterplan

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday rallied experts in the drainage sector for inputs in the development of a Secondary Drainage Masterplan for selected Local Governments. The government said that the move was part of its efforts to reduce the…

Cement price reduction: BUA’s action demonstrates commitment to improving lives – Minister

Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Mr Ahmed Dangiwa, says BUA Plc’s decision to reduce price of cement to N3,500 per bag is a demonstration of the company’s commitment to improving lives. This is contained in a statement issued on…

Environmental Group says Rivers Govt. Ring Road Project undermines environmental sustainability

The Association for Environmental Impact Assessment of Nigeria (AEIAN) says that the 50.15Km dual carriage Ring Road Project proposed by the Rivers State Governor will undermine environmental sustainability. Prof Ijeoma Vincent-Akpu, President of the association made this known to the…

Environment: Second United Nations Habitat Assembly to be held 5-9 June 2023 in Nairobi, Kenya

The Assembly is being hosted by the government of Kenya in collaboration with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat)   The Second United Nations Habitat Assembly (UNHA2) is set to take place in Nairobi, Kenya from 5 to 9…

Shareholders accuse Aso Savings of asset stripping of Union Homes 

The Independent Shareholders Association of Nigeria (ISAN) has accused Aso Savings & Loans Plc of asset stripping of Union Homes Savings & Loans (UHSL) Plc it acquired in 2013. The shareholders also urged regulatory authorities to investigate the activities of…

Africa adopts ‘Pact for the Future of Humanity’ at Daejon

The 7th World Summit of Leaders and Officials of Cities and Regional governments organized by the United Cities and Local Governments in Daejeon, South Korea, on October 10th  to 14th 2022, gathered over 3,000 cities and regional governments and their partners…

PHYSICAL PLANNING APPEALS COMMITTEE PRESENTS PROGRESS REPORT

The Lagos State Physical Planning and Building Control Appeals Committee has presented the progress report of its activities in the last three years to the State Government. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Engr. Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, who received…

Good practice in construction ‘ll curtail building collapse – NIOB

The Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) says good practice in construction will curtail the menace of building collapse in the country.   A former president of the institute, Mr Kenneth Nduka, said this at on Sunday in Abuja, at the…

FIRE INCIDENT: LASG TO CONDUCT INTEGRITY TEST ON AFFECTED STRUCTURE

The Lagos State Government has directed that two floors marked from a building razed by fire recently at 39/45 Martins Street, Balogun, should be removed immediately by the developer, while an integrity test is carried out on the entire structure…

We own Obajana Cement plant 100% – Dangote Group

The management of Dangote Industries Ltd. (DIL) says it owns Obajana Cement 100 per cent and its acquisition in 2002 followed due process. The company said this in a statement issued by Mr Anthony Chiejina, Group Head Branding and Communications, DIL,…

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