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UN–Habitat

4 May 2020
A multi-million dollar initiative that will help most vulnerable in cities and communities in Nigeria and 19 other African countries, especially the one billion people living in slums and informal settlements globally to cope with COVID-19 pandemic
30 Mar 2020
The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) project assessment tool.
17 Feb 2020
World leaders, governments and other participants at the Tenth Session of the World Urban Forum (WUF10), which drew to a close last week...
6 Jan 2020
Piqued by the growing number of city slums in major Nigerian cities and its impact on the social economic lives of the nation, experts have called for a strategic move to address the infrastructural...
9 Dec 2019
Stakeholders have expressed worries that illegal structures, mostly squatter settlements are springing up and spreading in many districts of Abuja, saying if the trend is not checked, may become ugly sight in the nation’s capital.
9 Dec 2019
United Nations Human Settlements Programme, (UN-HABITAT) and Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI) are collaborating to support over 60 cities, and eight national governments, to harness the potential of urbanisation to meet the Paris Agreement goals.
4 Nov 2019
The Federal Government has announced plans to review the national urban development policy as well as implement urban renewal and slum across the country. The minister of works and housing, Babatunde Fashola stated this at 2019 World Habitat Day and World Cities Day in Abuja
8 Oct 2019
The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu and other stakeholders have called for more innovative solutions and global investments to improve waste management across world cities.
23 Sep 2019
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration is soliciting partnership with the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT) for improvement and development in the critical areas of transportation, waste management as well as mass housing in the territory.
3 Jun 2019
Global city managers from 127 Member States have adopted resolutions as well as Ministerial Declaration at the final session of the first UN-Habitat Assembly that ended last week at the Kenyan capital....
15 Apr 2019
The United Nations has kick-started a partnership that will study how floating cities could be a viable solution to urban challenges...
12 Nov 2018
Following increase in natural disasters that have ravaged communities around the globe, a new search for architectural designs that will withstand such catastrophe has begun in earnest.

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If Nigeria would be rescued from the pit of bad leadership, stakeholders must amend the faulty process through which public officials emerge.
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The Federal Government, yesterday, reviewed travel protocol, with an additional Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) test imposed on inbound travellers as part of measures to contain the new Omicron variant.
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Minister of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Chris Ngige, has intervened in the crisis rocking the Anambra State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and expressed
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President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, vowed sanctions against those behind illegal recruitment into the public service, payroll padding and retention of ghost workers.
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Concerned stakeholders and groups in Imo State, yesterday, called for collaboration to end extortions, brutality and human rights abuses of road users by the police