NECOM House (formerly NITEL Tower and before that, the NET Building) is a skyscraper located in Lagos. The 32-story building was completed in 1979, and houses the headquarters of NITEL. The communications spire at the top of the tower serves as a lighthouse beacon for Lagos Harbour. The building is constructed of concrete. The building was the tallest in West Africa at the time of completion.
|Tallest in West Africa from 1979 to present[I]|
|Preceded by||Cocoa House|
|Location||Marina, Lagos Island, Lagos, Lagos State, Nigeria|
|Roof||525 ft (160 m)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect(s)||Nickson Borys & Partners|
|Structural engineer||Oscar Faber & Partners in association with Obi Obembe & Associates|
|Main contractor||Costain Group|
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