Monday, 11th December 2023
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13 Nov
Towards making Nigerian cities hubs of prosperity, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has reiterated the need for public and private sector collaboration to drive growth and development in cities.
9 Nov
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark World Town Planners Day, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has tasked the Federal Government to implement policies that would promote good environmental standards as a way of improving healthy living in Nigeria.
9 Nov
As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark World Town Planners Day, the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has tasked the Federal Government to implement policies that would promote good environmental standards as a way of improving healthy living in Nigeria.
9 Oct
Amid increasing contribution of cities to the national economy, the future of many countries will be determined by the productivity of its urban areas, planners have said.
2 Oct
In a bid to elevate the planning profession, the President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Nathaniel Atebije, has charged its members to uphold the code of conduct and ethics to enable Nigerians to accord practitioners due respect.
18 Sep
There are palpable fears that lack of clear-cut policy by previous Federal Capital Territory administrators may undermine investors’ confidence in the real estate sector, while professional bodies are seeking increased funding, creation of appropriate structures or re-organisation of existing institutions for city planning, provision of basic infrastructure and urban services.
21 Aug
Following demerging of the Federal Ministry Housing and Urban Development, professional bodies and an advocacy group are canvassing that institutional framework for effective housing delivery and urban management at all tiers of government be stabilised...
31 Jul
The President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) Mr. Nathaniel Atebiji has urged the leaders in government to embrace town planning. He, however, emphasised the need to create channels for water to flow, adding that the only way to create such space is to plan the city. Atebiji spoke at a town hall meeting organised…
18 Jul
Ebonyi State chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), yesterday, called on the state government to revive town planning authorities, which was approved by the former governor, David Umahi.
14 Jul
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Abia State Chapter, has appealed to the state government to improve funding of physical and urban development planning activities, as well as agencies saddled with the responsibility to bequeath a liveable environment for the people.
3 Jul
Building planning permit rates have yet again taken a leap in the construction and real estate sector in Lagos, following a review of prices by the state government last month, raising fears among prospective home builders and property developers of even harsher times to come under the Sanwo-Olu administration.
20 Jun
Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has appealed to the Kano State government to exercise restraint in the ongoing demolition of “illegal” structures in the state.


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By: Krystal Birungi, a field entomologist from Target Malaria, Uganda KAMPALA, Uganda, 11 December 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/-The inaugural ‘Day of Health’ at the UN Climate Conference (COP-28) highlighted the dramatic impact of climate change on health, diseases and in particular on malaria. Heads of State and climate experts converged in Dubai to emphasise the indisputable link between climate…
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Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, has said President Bola Tinubu is distressed by the tragic mistaken drone attack, which resulted in the loss of innocent Muslim lives in Tudun Birni, Kaduna State. The Minister, who stated this in his address at the Central Council Meeting of the Jama'atu Nasril Islam (JNI) in…
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The Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Mr Wale Edun has ruled out the possibility of an increment in tax rates in the country. Speaking during an interactive session with Mr Abubakar Kabir Bichi led the House of Representatives committee on Finance, he said rather than increase taxes, his ministry would emphasize…
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Nigeria’s electricity grid has once again thrown the country into darkness as the government operated system went down Monday afternoon. The system collapsed at about 1pm cutting down electricity from 4,032.80 megawatts at about 12pm to 43 megawatts 1pm and a meagre 303 megawatts at about 5:00 pm. Most DisCos confirmed that their feeders are…
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The House of Representatives Committee on Appropriation on Monday urged the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to work assiduously by increasing the 2024 revenue target of the service to N6 trillion. Chairman of the committee, Rep. Abubakar Bichi, appealed with the Comptroller General of NCS, Adewale Adeniyi, to think of increasing the targeted N5 trillion when…
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Cardi B, the Grammy Award-winning rapper and cultural icon, took to Instagram to confirm her separation from husband Offset. Addressing recent rumors and speculation with grace and clarity, Cardi B focused on the future, expressing her excitement for a new chapter. "I've been single for a minute now," Cardi B shared, choosing not to dwell…
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The family of the publisher of Desert Herald and former chief negotiator between the federal government and bandits, Tukur Mamu has called on the government to release him from detention custody over his deteriorating health condition. Mamu's family pleaded for administrative bail to be granted to him to enable him to attend to his deteriorating…
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Kaduna Fashion and Art Exhibition (KAFART) has expressed openness to collaborations with government bodies, the public, and private entities to enhance Northern arts and culture. It also outlined a strategy to help the government make a profit from the tourism sector and mitigate the loss of revenue caused by insecurity. At its 5th Arts Edition…
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Following the report of the Bauchi State Action Committee on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) which said that 226 cases of minor rape were recorded between 2020 and 2023, the Wife of the Governor, Aisha Bala Mohammed, Ministry of Women Affairs and Child Development and civil society organisations have trained adolescents girls on the prevention. During the…