SON, operators unveil new guidelines for roofing sheets

Osita Aboloma   The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) and stakeholders in the galvanized steel roofing sheets have partnered to improve the modification of existing roofing sheets for better performance and efficiency. Indeed, the standards body, inundated with complaints over the thickness and coating of galvanized steel sheets in the country, decided to address the […]

Society of real estate developers of Nigeria debuts, to tackle country’s huge housing deficit

Overwhelmed by the country’s huge housing deficit estimated to be whopping 17 million units, a new group known as the Society of Real Estate Developers of Nigeria, has emerged to support the government at all levels in tackling this huge housing shortfall. As windows of opportunity, the Society is to construct and deliver to the […]

Transparent nanopaper could make foldable smartphones

Conductive, transparent paper could soon be used for foldable computers, transparent touchscreens, or digital camouflage clothing, according to a paper published today. The review, which appears in the journal Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, notes the promising field of cellulose-based electronics. “With widespread and intensive efforts, low-cost and light-weight ‘green’ electronics fabricated on transparent […]

Lagos seeks new investors for 4th Mainland Bridge project

Artistic impression of the proposed 4th Mainland Bridge The Lagos State Government on Monday said that it was shopping for new investors to take over the 4th Mainland Bridge project. Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, Lagos Commissioner for Waterfront Developemnt said this at the 2017 Ministerial Press Briefing of the ministry in Alausa to commemorate governor Akinwunmi […]

FCT to resurrect abandoned N61b Katampe project

FCT-Minister Mohmmed Musa Bello After an initial effort by Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) that eventually turned out to be a ‘false start’, fresh moves are being made to resuscitate the N61 billion Katampe District engineering infrastructure project. FCT has constituted an Inter-Ministerial Committee to review the extent of compliance with the obligations and the […]