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Lekwa Ezutah

28 Sep 2020
A new survey released recently revealed that land registries have remained a cesspit for bribery among other public offices in Nigeria.
11 May 2020
With an exception of few cities like Lagos, Abuja, Enugu and others, there is absolutely no master plan to guide development processes in many Nigerian cities.
30 Mar 2020
To check the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on government to demonstrate commitment to the implementation of town planning laws...
25 Nov 2019
To make the cities more livable, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and other professionals have restated the need for government at all levels to develop urban development innovations
30 Oct 2019
Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, has expressed concern over the alarming rate of urbanisation in Africa and Asia.
8 Jul 2019
The long-awaited overhaul of the National Urban Development Policy (NUDP) has been kick-started and could be approved this year, if the Federal Government adopts...
24 Jun 2019
Determined to sustain its relevance to the society, experts have cautioned town planners against acts that could smear the image of the profession in both public and private practices.
3 Jun 2019
LEKWA EZUTAH is the president, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and Principal Consultant, Nigerplan Integrated Services Limited. He spoke to CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on his plan for the institute and other burning issues in the town planning profession. Recently, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) inducted you as President, a terrain you know best.…
13 May 2019
Professional town planners have recommend sanctions for members who have violated ethical values either due to negligence, sentiments or naivety.They urged Nigerian Institute of Town planners (NITP) and Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC) to up their games in ensuring that erring members are disciplined to serve as deterrents to others. NITP president, Mr. Lekwa Ezutah…
18 Mar 2019
Flustered by the unfortunate loss of lives in a three-storey building that collapsed in Central Lagos last week, experts in the built environment have made case for the review of all identified distressed buildings in the state. They argued that since government is in possession of the list of such buildings, an audit process should…
11 Feb 2019
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on the Federal government to domesticate the New Urban Agenda and adopt the contents...


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NDLEA has arrested a Brazilian-returnee with pellets of cocaine concealed in his private parts. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi. Babafemi stated that the suspect was arrested at the arrival hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) Lagos. He stated…
37 mins ago
World leaders mocked Russian President Vladimir Putin's tough-man image at a G7 lunch in Germany on Sunday, joking about whether they should strip down to shirtsleeves -- or even less. "Jackets on? Jackets off? Do we take our coats off?" British Prime Minister Boris Johnson asked as he sat down at the table in Bavaria's…
1 hour ago
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has approved the recruitment of additional 500 corps into the State Western Nigeria Security Network (WNSN) codenamed Amotekun. This is contained in a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Dr Wasiu Olatunbosun, on Sunday in Ibadan. The statement indicated that Makinde announced the approval…
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NDLEA has arrested a suspected drug kingpin at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, (MMIA), Lagos for allegedly behind attempts to export 40 parcels of Methamphetamine to London. NDLEA’s Director, Media and Advocacy, Mr Femi Babafemi, stated in Abuja on Sunday that the suspect was arrested on Saturday after three weeks of painstaking investigation and tracking…
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The police in Tuckahoe, New York, United States have found the body of a former Nigerian diplomat, Ambassador Ejeviome Otobo, who was last seen in his neighbourhood on June 15, 2022. The Tuckahoe Police Department on June 19 announced in a Facebook post that Etobo was missing and requested information from the public. The 70-year-old…