Estate agents tasked on research and innovation

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Members of the Association of Estate Agents in Nigeria (AEAN) have agreed to embrace new innovation and imbibe the culture of research to keep abreast with latest trend in the practice of the profession. They resolved to step up their understanding and improve in their professional performance at the second yearly conference of Th e Association of Estate Agents in Read More

Court grants 10 land prospectors N50m bail

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Th e contractor handling Section One of the reconstruction of the Lagos/Ibadan expressway project has commenced the installation of expansion joints on the popular ‘Long Bridge,’ on the LagosIbadan Expressway. Th is was observed over the weekend during the inspection of Section one of the project that spans from Ojota in Lagos to the Sagamu Interchange that is handled by Read More

NIESV demands innovative corporate frameworkq

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Patrick Andrew, Abuja Th e Chairman, Interim National Council on Induction, Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers, (NIESV), Gersh Henshaw, has called for the development of corporate governance framework to improve performance of real estate professionals, create incentives for real estate market participants and promote transparent and well-functioning of the profession. The Chairman, who spoke at the 23rd Read More

Ecosystem and harmful waste disposal habit in satellite towns

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Abuja Environmental Protection Board (AEPB) was established for the purpose of ensuring sanity in the Federal Capital Territory at all times. HELEN OJI writes on the conduct of waste disposal offi cials in the satellite towns Erosion site The Abuja Environmental protection board (AEPB) was established for the purpose of achieving sustainable development in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Read More

NIOB president tasks new Fellows on professional development

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

By David Agba, Abuja Th e President of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB), Bldr Tijjani Shuaib, at the weekend tasked the newly elected Fellows of the Institute to rise up to the task of nation-building by upholding the tenets of the building profession saying “as Fellows, you have become torch bearers of the profession.” Shuaib, who is the 19th Read More

Implications of rising cost of building materials in Nigeria

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

In recent times, there has been a dramatic increase in the costs of building materials in Nigeria, and this development threatens the performance of the construction industry. This article assesses the implications of the recent rising cost in building materials Building materials have been playing an important role in the construction industry— they are those materials put together in erecting Read More

Benefi ciaries get CBN, Heritage Bank’s N3bn Youth Fund

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

Th e ongoing disbursement of N3 billion for Youth Innovative Entrepreneurship Development Programme (YIEDP) is yielding young entrepreneurial dividends. Available record shows that, the disbursement being carried out by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in conjunction with Heritage Bank Plc, has had 94 successful benefi ciaries, who met the stipulated requirements, have received N251 million. Also, 191 are yet Read More

Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture NACCIMA meet with Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, President with Abuja Chamber of Commerce Mr. Tony Ejinkeonye during the NACCIMA First QuarterCouncil meeting

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From left: 2nd Deputy President, Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture (NACCIMA), Hajiya Saratu Aliyu, President, Abuja Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Tony Ejinkeonye and representative of the FCT Minister, Mr. Emmanuel Okonkwo, during the NACCIMA First Quarter Council meeting, in Abuja recently Photo: Albert Otu/ICE/NAN

Kaduna to sell 1,990 non-essential govt quarters

February 28, 2017 Blueprint 0

By Binta Shama Abuja Th e Kaduna State government has decided to sell about 1,990 of its non-essential residential quarters. Th e decision to sell the houses was endorsed by the State Executive Council and would be sold by means of a public auction based on their open-market value. Th e approved guidelines contained in an advertorial placed by the Read More