Category Archives: Homes & Property

Road construction: Stakeholders brainstorm on economics of innovative solutions

AGAINST the background of the need for adequate road infrastructure which is central to Nigeria’s economic growth and core of good governance and public welfare, stakeholders in the nation’s construction industry, weekend, gathered at the Road Construction Summit 2017, put together by cement giant, Lafarge Africa Plc, in partnership with BusinessDay newspaper to find practical […]

Firm introduces innovation to Nigerian building sub-sector

By Kingsley Adegboye SAINT-Gobain, a foremost habitat and construction solution provider, has introduced its products to the Nigerian market in the bid to expand its frontiers into the country’s living spaces. From L-R: Managing Director, Tormek Global Services Limited, Umeojiaka Kingsley; Saint-Gobain Product Manager, Heidi Olivier; Chairman Tormek Global Services Limited, Ifeanyi Udeogu; Saint-Gobain Regional Director, […]

Dearth of artisans: Lafarge launches skill acquisition training programme for youths

By Kingsley Adegboye Lafarge Africa Plc, leading building solutions provider in Nigeria, recently launched the Cement Professionals Training Programme CPTP, for youths from the areas where its cement manufacturing plants are located as beneficiaries. The initiative is to address the dearth of artisans in the building and construction industry of the nation. The target of […]

FG’s rail lines for 36 states, FCT — Amaechi

By Favour Nnabugwu By As Sultan of Sokoto, Tambuwal, Sirika, Zakari concur PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has ordered the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Chubuike Amaechi to connect the 36 states of the federation and the Federal Capital Territory, FCT by rail. Amaechi who made the revelation during the 15th National Council on Transportation, NCT, in Sokoto, stated […]

EnviroNews, others to receive awards

LEADING online environment and development magazine, EnviroNews Nigeria, along with several other organisations and individuals, will be honoured during the eighth Environment Outreach Magazine Public Lecture and Environmental Awards Ceremony scheduled to hold in Calabar, the Cross River State capital. The “2017 Environmental Awards” is to honour individuals and corporate bodies that have distinguished themselves […]

Fashola laments degeneration of Apapa roads

…calls for total regeneration of roads, infrastructure to Nigeria’s major ports By Kingsley Adegboye AGAINST the backdrop of colossal degeneration to which access roads in and out of Apapa, Lagos, have been subjected, Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, has called for total regeneration of these roads and other road infrastructure such […]

Jakande residents cry out over flood, erosion

RESIDENTS of Onasanya Street in Bucknor Area of Jakande Estate, Isolo-Ejigbo, Lagos have cried out to the Lagos State Government to come to their aid as flood and erosion threaten their lives and property. The residents who have been under siege whenever it rains over the past three years, said the damage done by erosion […]