Surveyors accuse Lagos State of breaching SURCON Act
To reposition surveying practice in Nigeria, experts have stressed the need for surveyors to update their knowledge.
Planners seek new master plan to resolve Lagos urban shocks
Planners have charged the Lagos state government to do more detailed master plans and improve urban regeneration to boost the quality of settlements and residents within the state.
Again, FCT demolishes 30 houses in Mpape community
Determined to bring sanity to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), the Department of Development control of the administration has demolished over 30 houses, shanties and other illegal structures in Mpape community in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC).
Nigeria’s failing economy takes its toll on industrial estates
One of the starkest reminders of the misgovernance of the nation by past leaders was the seemingly deliberate effort to stifle the industrial sector that was expected to tackle unemployment. As many analysts now agree, Nigerians’preference for imported goods has also weakened the few existing industries...
Don urges pro-poor housing, state planning decentralisation
A professor of urban and regional planning, Afolabi Aribigbola, has called for the introduction of effective social housing scheme that is pro-poor as remedy...
Kings County, Lagos planning authority bicker over sealed property
A major disagreement is brewing between a property firm, Kings County Property Investment Company Limited and the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) over the latter’s decision to seal the premises housing it's Cancer Treatment Centre in Ikoyi.
13 years after, NLNG cooperative ends Cowrie Creek Estate project
To ease their accommodation challenge, the NLNG staff Bonny Cooperative Investment and Credit Society (NLNG Coop) recently unveiled its Cowrie Creek Estate in Lekki, Lagos.
Planners blame lack of master plans on poor urban governance
Renowned planner, Mr. Moses Ajayi has decried the lack of master plans to guide the growth of the majority of the Nigerian cities, blaming it on the failure of urban governance and lawlessness on the part of the government.
Quantity surveyors seek policies for social infrastructure
Except the government restructures the nation’s taxation system, the needed funds for infrastructure projects in all sectors of the economy would remain a mirage...
FCTA gives Lokogoma residents two weeks to vacate waterways
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has given two weeks ultimatum to residents of Ipet-5 Estate in Lokogoma district, in Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), whose buildings are along waterways and road corridors, to vacate the areas. Recalled that barely few weeks ago, the waterways along the Lokogoma corridor were heavily flooded and swept away…
Imo government approves state of emergency on infrastructure
In response to the State House of Assembly’s request, the Imo State Executive Council has declared a state of emergency on infrastructure. The Assembly had in a motion recently resolved that the State Government takes steps to declare State of Emergency in all infrastructure in public works and health. The Deputy Governor, Gerald Irona, who…