Ajanlekoko, others task town planners on rural, urban development
Amid the growing need to eliminate illegal developments and ensure better living environment, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has been urged to provide structured urban development and rural planning.
NITP meets works minister, seeks recognition for town planners
The executives of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) have held discussions with the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, and sought collaboration with the ministry.
Planners seek impact assessment for cultural heritage sites
• 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…
We are targeting N30b yearly in FCT from property tax, says Aliyu
Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu is the Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory and member, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP). She spoke to Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM on reasons for upsurge in slum settlements and dearth of infrastructure as well as physical plans in satellite towns and plans for the review…
Construction costs to further escalate on fuel price hikes
Nigeria’s construction costs are to see a further increase after the government hiked fuel prices, according to built environment professional bodies.
Experts lament non-implementation of Lagos city’s resilience strategy
The failure to implement wholly the Lagos city resilience strategy unfolded early this year by the Lagos authorities has left many stakeholders bewildered. Launched in collaboration with Africa Global Resilient Cities Network, the strategy contains three pillars, 10 goals and 31 initiatives, which provide a framework for improving the capacity of the city to…
NITP seeks urban planning resilience in future cities
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
‘How abuse of master plan leads to urban sprawls in Nigerian cities’
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.
NITP seeks commitment to urban planning laws implementation
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...