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
Minister expresses concern over rapid of urbanisation
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.
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.
Lagos State government plans temporary shelters, to tackle illegal developments
The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako has urged residents and property developers in Lagos to voluntarily comply with existing regulations on building development to improve the state of planning in Lagos.
Planners bemoan lack of master plan in cities, set agenda for physical development
Toward the emergence of orderly development, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Lagos Chapter has urged the new administration in Lagos...
Non-compliance with physical planning rules, threat to food security, says Ogun deputy Gov.
Members of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Ogun State, have said that Nigeria is still far from being completely food sufficient...
‘Government should create national minimum planning standards’
Well, looking at the planning administration and process in Lagos State for instance, we can infer that planning is controlled from the state level...
NITP, TOPREC warn town planners against unprofessional conduct
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.
Planners deplore non-adherence to ethics
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…