Nigerian Institute of Town Planners
Planners task practitioners to tackle urban decay in Nigerian cities
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
Planners seek data for cities’ physical development plan
To promote livable environment, Nigerian town planners have advanced the need for stakeholders especially, government to develop sustainable data management system...
Town planners push for green building policies
Flustered by the adverse effect of climate change on the built sector, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on government at all levels to strengthen the green building and urban design-related policies in such a way that buildings would be constructed and operated to meet global best practices.
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.
‘Implement national urban development policy’
Dr. Olubunmi is a past president of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners. In this interview with VICTOR GBONEGUN, he spoke on the impact of the government’s inability to implement physical development policy and why the profession remains endangered.
Planners seek new master plan in Kwara State
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) in Kwara State has called on the new state government to prepare a new master plan for the state capital, Ilorin to avoid imminent disaster. Speaking with journalists in Ilorin last week, NITP state Chairman, John Olayioye, said that physical development in the Ilorin city is haphazard and was…
Stakeholders urge audit of Lagos distressed buildings
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…
Group honours Olomola, creates students’ award
In memory of the former President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), the Amos Oluwafemi Olomola Memorial Foundation has established an annual award at the Government Technical College Lagos, Agidingbi-Ikeja, Lagos, for the best tech students in graphic design. According to Mrs. Adekunbi Olomola, who is overseeing her late husband foundation, the award is aimed…
Ezutah becomes NITP president as TOPREC gets Lagos practice committee
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, NITP, has elected Mr. Ezutah Lekwa Ezutah as the new national president at its 49th Conference and Annual General Meeting held in Abuja. Also, for effective service delivery, the association’s registration council, TOPREC, has inaugurated the Practice Monitoring Committee (PMC) for Lagos State with a call on practitioners to…
‘Lagos allows building a house without development permit’
A fellow of Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, Mr Adebisi Adedire has told a Lagos High Court, Igbosere that it is permitted to build a house in Lagos State without planning or development permit. Adedire told the court presided over by Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo that all the builder has to do is to regularise with…
NITP tasked on town planning regulations
Appalled by the planning conundrum, which has bedeviled many cities, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has been asked to lead the struggle of redeeming the nation’s town planning regulations. The call was predicated on the constant conflict between planners and policy makers, which had put the struggle of rescuing town planning at risk.…