BIFM Nigeria invites all our members to a Green Building Tour of the award winning Nestoil Towers where you will have the opportunity to: • Take a tour of the LEED certified building • See operational examples of sustainable design, construction...
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Over 120 fire extinguishers among those installed at the National Assembly complex in Abuja have not been serviced for five years, findings by The PUNCH showed on Thursday. Investigations also indicated that they were last tested by technicians in 2011. The...
The Federal Government and some its agencies that are not under the first line charge will spend N1.91bn on clearing of sewage and fumigation in the 2017 fiscal year, investigation has shown. Details of the proposed spending are contained in...
Unfortunately, no matter how prepared you are, some things are just out of your control when it comes to your business, and disaster can (and let’s face it, will) strike! However, we ensure that an unavoidable disaster causes you...
The International Facility Management Association (IFMA), Nigeria chapter has inaugurated its newly elected Executive Council members in Lagos. The immediate past president of the association, Mr. Olatunji Okesola, highlighted some of the achievements of his administration despite the current economic...
At LEAST one third of more than 700 health facilities in Borno State, in north-eastern Nigeria, have been completely destroyed, while one third of the remaining facilities are not functioning at all, according to a report released yesterday by...
Vice-Chair BIFM Nigeria-Abuja and Group Operations Manager, Filmo Group, Engr. Olumide Aina spoke at the Networking event at United Kingdom Trade and Investment on Tuesday that there will be a monthly members meeting on Thursday 15th December, 2016 at...
Technical facilities worth about N20 million are rotting away at the premises of the Government Technical College (GTC), Enugu State, more than two years after they were moved into the school. The rot is occasioned by alleged lack of funds...
The Federal Government has urged state governments to improve facilities at all National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) orientation camps in their various states. The Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung who gave the directive said that the government could...
Many organisations mandate the installation of security patches, which is an important part of keeping networks and devices secure. However, the very nature of patches means facility managers should not rely on them to keep networks secure. Security patches are...
Producers to be responsible for wastes, says NESREA In the wake of an upsurge in militant attacks on key oil infrastructure in the creeks and swamps of the oil-producing south, Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed has decried the devastating impacts...
The mid-income property market will, in the next 8-10 months, be taking delivery of a new residential development that holds promise for apartments, townhouses, maisonettes as well as penthouse coming with aesthetic designs, large spaces and customized to each...
Even if you are not directly involved in Facility Maintenance activities, you must have come across fire extinguishers at some point and would likely have one or more in your home, office or vehicle. A fire extinguisher is a hand...
Out of a total number of more than Two Million Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in Nigeria for the current year, about 30,000 of them are from Benue State, making the State the number one victim outside the North-east of...
The Lagos State government has marked the World Toilet Day. The yearly event promotes safe toilet habits to prevent diseases and epidemics. At the event, held in Apapa, the Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, who was represented by his Special Adviser on...
Since the 21st century, the real estate sector has continued to play a tremendous role in growing the economy with land being a major contributor. As economic activities have become more urban over time, the crucial role of the...
Be it a residential or commercial property, conflict happens. It is an inevitable fact of life. This is more the case where you have a mix of people from diverse cultures, languages and with different expectations. Realizing that the parties involved...
Key findings of 197 respondents who took part in the survey, include an optimism and positivity around the industry, a projected investment in FM training and development and an increasing use of technology amidst a recession in the region.  The...
Mr Hodonu Daniel, the Facility Manager, First Storey Building in Nigeria, located in Badagry, Lagos State, says that 1,800 visitors have been there in the last nine months. Daniel told newsmen on Wednesday in Lagos that visits to the structure, now...
The Senate Committee on Privatisation has commended the management of Egbin Power Station over the improvement recorded in power generation and the ongoing transformation of the plant. This is contained in a statement issued by the company’s head of media...
The current economic downturn is no doubt compelling organizations to rethink their operational strategy as the pressure to develop innovative business practices that will enhance capacity, deepen market share and drive revenue without necessarily inflating cost continue to pile...
To mitigate the high operating expenses of facilities as well as engender maintenance culture in the country, stakeholders in facility management have solicited for the establishment of facility management (FM) units across states of the federation. They also called on...
  I'm sure we all are familiar with the proverb, “Prevention is better than cure”. It is definitely true when it comes to protecting your business from costly repairs. Whilst it is important to have processes in place once disaster does...
The Asset and Waste Management Summit is Africa’s leading event for resource management professionals and is a two day event that brings together the entire industry to help influence the way we think about and manage assets and ‘waste’. The...
The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), Nigeria, is ‎collaborating with Business Day’s' Research and Intelligence Unit (BRIU) to develop the "Facilities Management (FM) Business Confidence Monitor, ‎Nigeria 2016." The "Facilities Management (FM) Business Confidence Monitor" is designed ‎to be the...
Date/Time: Lagos:             13.07.2016, 13:00 (1pm) Houston:       13.07.2016, 07:00 (7am) UTC:                 13.07.2016, 12:00 (12pm) Register today @ https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5921610461403248899 Presenters: Collins Osayamwen , MSc, FMP, CFM, CFMJ, Managing Partner – Shelter Care FM Consult Olumide Aina, MSc, MBIFM, Group Operations Manager – Filmo Group @IFMAFMCC #WorldFMDay...
Date:  13 July 2016;  Events Between 11-15 July 2016 Once a year the global facilities management community comes together to celebrate FM on World FM Day. Duncan Waddell, Chairman of Global FM, said “FM is all about enablement; as a sector...

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