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…
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…
Planners seek proactive measures against flooding
Town planners have called for proactive measures against the devastating impact of floods, which has led to the loss of 18,000 buildings and 200 lives in 12 states of the federation.
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.…
At Olomola lecture, NITP urges inclusive urban planning
Chairman of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Lagos Chapter, Mr. Kunle Salami, has called for inclusive urban planning to achieve the sustainable city in Lagos.
Planners seek development guides for settlements
Following the flooding in some parts of the country, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has called on government at all levels to prepare development...
Foundation inducts award, establishes poverty alleviation centre
Two years after the death of former president of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Dr. Femi Olomola, the Amos Oluwafemi Olomola Memorial Foundation has inducted a yearly award at the Government Technical College, Agidingbi in Ikeja, Lagos, for the Best Technical Three Student in Graphic Design.
Conflicting deficit figures may worsen housing crisis beyond 2050
With Nigerian cities becoming new homes to rural migrants every day, many of who are without a roof over their heads, experts have questioned the 17 million...
FG sets up committee on national urban, regional planning commission
Following the appeal by town planners for the implementation of the 1992 urban and regional planning Act, the Federal Government has established a committee to study the provisions of the law and modalities to constitute the National Urban and Regional Planning Commission.