Thursday, 28th September 2023

Urban Development

4 Sep
To boost competence of budding engineers, Lagos-based firm, MOMAS Electricity Meters Manufacturing Company Limited (MEMMCOL) said it will collaborate with the Association of Professional Women Engineers of Nigeria (APWEN) Lagos Chapter, towards training of the young female engineers.
4 Sep
Faced with a changing practice, the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) has charged prospective architects to reposition themselves for the industry by learning new skills and embracing technology.
4 Sep
Lafarge Africa Plc, has restated commitment to the promotion of environmentally sustainable operations across its operations.
28 Aug
The Minister for Housing and Urban Development, Ahmed Dangiwa, has revealed plans to unveil a strategic housing and urban development blueprint, containing details of priorities, initiatives, reforms, and plans.
14 Aug
With economic crisis worsening the brain drain syndrome, the engineering practice seems to be the worst hit, as many of the tech experts are leaving the country in droves to fulfill occupational and professional aspirations.
14 Aug
The Rivers State Government has been urged to rescind its decision on the construction of a 50.15-kilometers ring road project, describing it as a timed bomb waiting to explode.
7 Aug
Engineers are seeking special funding for construction companies to enable them to build capacity of their workers on new technology in the industry. The Managing Director, Dromo International Company Limited, David Omoya, who made the call at the 2023 distinguished engineer ...
7 Aug
Nigeria has emerged second in planned new city developments across Africa, according to a new report by Estate Intel. The report revealed that the country accounts for 17.9 per cent of private developers, while governments of the continent are backing over two billion square metres....
7 Aug
A Coalition of civil society groups have queried the Lagos State government over the recent demolition of about 7,000 homes in Oworonshoki, Kosofe local government council, describing government’s claim that the communities illegally converted and live on wetland as disingenuous.
24 Jul
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called on the Federal Government to implement the global plastic treaty by adopting comprehensive zero waste plans that would address all forms of waste recycling at source of generation in the country.
10 Jul
To place the nation at a higher pedestal for growth and economic development, town planners have urged the Federal Government to restructure its agencies and create a single Ministry of Physical Planning
26 Jun
A Professor of Urban Management and Governance, Taibat Lawanson has called for the reform of colonial urban planning and design policies in the country. Lawanson said the current policies do not reflect the present diversity of African people and places...
15 May
The contractor handling the Emadike Shoreline Project completion in Bayelsa State, Azike Dredging/Construction Company Limited, a subsidiary of the Azikel Group has completed the project.


20 mins ago
The BBC published new guidance Thursday on how its stars can use social media, after a review over impartiality prompted by former footballer Gary Lineker criticising the UK government's asylum policy.
30 mins ago
Nagorno-Karabakh's long and bloody dream of independence ended on Thursday with a decree declaring that the ethnic Armenian statelet in Azerbaijan "ceases to exist" at the end of the year
34 mins ago
Police in Spain on Thursday searched the headquarters of the country's football referee committee as part of a probe into payments made by Liga giants Barcelona to a firm owned by a former official of the body.
45 mins ago
The United States (US) has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to conduct a free, fair and transparent governorship election in Bayelsa state on November 11, 2023.
1 hour ago
Minister of Works, David Umahi, on Thursday, locked out staff of his ministry for resuming late to work.