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Nigerian Institute of Town Planners

10 May 2021
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has appealed to Enugu state governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi to grant speedy consent to the urban and regional planning law, which has passed first
2 Nov 2020
• As Ayinde becomes NITP president Amid current activities to boost development control efficiency, town planning professionals have canvassed for the review of enabling laws to mandate Cultural Heritage Impact Assessment (CHIA) as a prelude to granting development permits. They argued that collaboration between the Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) and National Commission…
10 Aug 2020
The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has urged the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) to grant autonomy to the Directorate of Physical Planning for better performance
13 Jul 2020
The economic fallout from the coronavirus has ruffled the low-income earners and created a new generation of homeless Nigerians in major cities, especially Abuja, Lagos, and Port Harcourt.
8 Jun 2020
As cities continue to groan under the Coronavirus scourge, town planners have urged authorities to build ‘cities of the future’ that focus on the relevance of urban resilience
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
11 Nov 2019
To promote livable environment, Nigerian town planners have advanced the need for stakeholders especially, government to develop sustainable data management system...
14 Oct 2019
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.
23 Sep 2019
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.
2 Sep 2019
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.
10 Jun 2019
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…
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…


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The Federal Government has indicated the need to revisit and remodel the ranching programme to address the recurring clashes between herders and farmers across the country.
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The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), said females were the prime targets for trafficking for prostitution in 2019 with a total of 373 females.
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The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed to make available before it all documents relating to subsidy claims from 2013 to date.
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The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has restated its commitment to partnering with financial institutions to provide start-up loans to corps members to become entrepreneurs.
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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission(EFCC), Ibadan Zonal Office, has arrested 29 persons for alleged involvement in internet and other related fraud activities. This is contained in a statement signed by the commission’s spokesperson, Wilson Uwujaren, and made available to newsmen in Ibadan on Tuesday. Uwujaren said that the suspects were arrested on Aug. 3,…