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Urban Development

19 Apr
The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako has implored professionals in the built environment to adopt new policies and standards
27 Apr 2020
Alhaji Ahmed Matane is the Chairman, Technical Support Team for the preparation of Niger State Urban Policy and Secretary to the State Government. He spoke to Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM
24 Feb 2020
There are fears among residents and owners of about 105 housing estates in Lagos following the States’ Government position that the affected properties were developed without building layout approvals from the authorities
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
26 Sep 2019
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.
2 Sep 2019
Dr. Olubunmi is a past president of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners. In this interview with VICTOR GBONEGUN, he spoke on the impact of the government’s inability to implement physical development policy and why the profession remains endangered.
1 Jul 2019
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…
25 Feb 2019
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…
30 May 2016
In Delta State, for example, there are no prescribed processes and procedures because the urban and regional planning law is being ignored and not implemented.


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“There is so much injustice in this country, the police are under-paid and have not learnt any lesson from #EndSARS….” These were the last words of a Canadian-based protester, Patriot Patrick Eholor, yesterday, while speaking with journalists...
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Visiting Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has raised the alarm over presence of a terror group hibernating in Nigeria, Fetullah Terrorist Organisation (FETO), as both nations, yesterday, signed eight critical bilateral agreements on energy, defence and hydrocarbon, among others.
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Former US President Donald Trump announced plans Wednesday to launch his own social networking platform called "TRUTH Social," which is expected to begin its beta launch for "invited guests" next month.
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Oil, gas, and coal production plans of some of the world's biggest oil, gas, and coal producers, including Nigeria, far exceed the emissions targets set in the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, the 2021 Production Gap Report of the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has stated.
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Thomas Tuchel confirmed Chelsea face a period without Romelu Lukaku and Timo Werner after the Champions League holders were rocked by their forwards' injury problems in Wednesday's 4-0 win against Malmo.