Wednesday, 31st May 2023

Urban Development

21 Nov 2022
The Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Black Pelican Group, an interior solutions group, Michael Owolabi has decried the increment of exchange rate in the country,...
7 Nov 2022
The Federal Government has urged members of the Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) not only to uphold the guidelines of the profession but also to tackle challenges faced in urban planning and development.
10 Oct 2022
Towards economic, social and environmental sustainability, Lagos authorities have begun moves to develop a comprehensive Urban Development Policy (LSUDP) to guide development within the state.
3 Oct 2022
Faced with the grim reality of a world in which up to 163 million poor people now live in cities and urban areas - without income, decent housing and access basic services, governments around the globe are today pausing to marshal forces against the growing plague called urbanisation.
29 Aug 2022
Towards making cities resilient, Urban development experts have advocated the need to strengthen local councils’ capacity and institutions across the country and Africa to achieve economic survival, effective management of urban ..
23 May 2022
Plans by some members of the Federation of United Nations Staff Association in Nigeria (FUNSAN) to become homeowners may have been dashed following the inability of the property firm, Messrs KANIZ Construction Limited ...
16 May 2022
The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, has urged the private sector to lead the drive to revive the maintenance culture in the country.
18 Apr 2022
The Executive Board of the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, UN-Habitat, held its first session of the year 2022 in a hybrid format in Nairobi, Kenya.
4 Apr 2022
The President, Muhammadu Buhari has reaffirmed that apart from Federal Government’s development of trans African highway projects, the administration is also rebuilding, expanding or replacing strategic highways and bridges across the country.
4 Apr 2022
Better days are ahead for the built environment in Nigeria as a new law regulating structural engineering practice is underway.
21 Mar 2022
An Abuja-based property developer, Messrs SOW Real Estate has urged governments to up-scale efforts at bridging existing housing gap in the country.
21 Mar 2022
Some property owners at Atlantis Estate, Ikate, Lekki, in Lagos, are at loggerheads with the developer of the estate over allegations of poor service provision and exclusion


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Benue State governor Hyacinth Iormem Alia, has announced three more appointments after assuming office. This is contained in a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Tersoo Kula,on Wednesday. Kula announced that Governor Alia had appointed Prof. Joseph Alakali as Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Paul Biam as Chief of Staff…
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Republican governor Ron DeSantis kicked off his 2024 presidential campaign tour in Iowa on Tuesday by pitching himself as the best alternative to Donald Trump. Though he did not name the septuagenarian ex-president directly during his speech, DeSantis, 44, nevertheless evoked Trump, attempting to draw a study of parallels and contrasts. America needs an "energetic"…
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Russia will evacuate hundreds of children from villages on its border with Ukraine given a "worsening situation" in the western Belgorod region, intensely shelled for days, authorities said Wednesday. Belgorod has seen near daily attacks on areas near the border and last week was the scene of a dramatic armed incursion from Ukraine. "The situation…
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In a surprising turn of events, hip-hop artists Saweetie and YG were recently spotted engaging in what appeared to be a cozy moment together while lounging in a pool. The images, which have been making rounds on social media, have sparked speculation among fans and media outlets about the nature of their relationship. The photographs…
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The French Minister of State for Development, Francophonie and International Partnerships, Mrs Chrysoula Zacharopoulou, accompanied by Head of the European Union Delegation to Nigeria,H.E. Samuela Isopi, visited Ilorin on May 30, to mark the growing cooperation of France with Kwara State in agriculture and culture,