FG plans new national urban development policy
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
Oyo to revoke lands without proper documents
The Oyo State Government has urged the people of the state to ensure that they have updated land documents so as not to have their lands revoked or property demolished.
Imo government approves state of emergency on infrastructure
In response to the State House of Assembly’s request, the Imo State Executive Council has declared a state of emergency on infrastructure. The Assembly had in a motion recently resolved that the State Government takes steps to declare State of Emergency in all infrastructure in public works and health. The Deputy Governor, Gerald Irona, who…
‘Why planning revolution is critical for cities of the future’
With two-thirds of people expected to live in cities by 2050 and urban areas accounting for 70 per cent of the emissions that are propelling the planet into a climate unknown, the challenge is both clear and urgent: cities must be reimagined. In a report this year, the International Resource Panel said cities must be…