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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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NEW YORK, USA, 10 August 2022 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-UN agencies appealed on Tuesday for $73 million over the next six months to provide food rations to more than 750,000 people seeking refuge in Ethiopia. The World Food Programme (WFP), UN refugee agency, UNHCR, and Ethiopian Government Refugees and Returnees Service (RRS) made the plea for assistance because without…
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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Permanent Secretary, Ecological Project Office (EPO), Dr Habiba Muda Lawal, as Special Adviser to the President, Policy and Coordination.
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Gov Douye Diri of Bayelsa on Wednesday directed Local Government Chairmen to reside within their domains and ensure peaceful coexistence in their communities.
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Igbo youths under the auspices of the Coalition of South East Youth Leaders (COSEYL) on Wednesday warned groups and individuals promoting the presidential ambition of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu to stay clear of the zone. President and Publicity Secretary of the group, Goodluck Ibem and Okay Nworu, in a statement, described as "unfortunate" how certain…
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A Chinese court rejected an appeal in a landmark sexual harassment case on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the country's fledgling #MeToo movement. Zhou Xiaoxuan stepped forward in 2018 to accuse popular state TV host Zhu Jun of forcibly kissing and groping her during her 2014 internship at the broadcaster. Her case inspired many others…