Lagos to automate urban renewal processes
The Lagos State Government has commenced the automation of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, especially its stage certification
Nigeria, others for talks in Abu Dhabi on urban sustainability
Forty-four years after the world was first woken up to the challenges of swelling urbanisation, the tenth session of the World’s largest gathering in the urban sector
Planners seek new master plan to resolve Lagos urban shocks
Planners have charged the Lagos state government to do more detailed master plans and improve urban regeneration to boost the quality of settlements and residents within the state.
Solving Nigeria’s beef problem
You can kill a cow in Argentina and have the beef eaten in Europe. That is, the beef can travel around 13,000 km from one place to the other to be eaten. This might sound like a simple point but can a cow be killed in Kano today and eaten in Lagos? In the debate about cows, herdsmen, and Rugas
Why national service plots scheme wanes, by FG
With rapid growth of urban areas in Nigeria like most developing countries in the last few decades, major urban centres have witnessed housing shortages leading to the proliferation of slums and squatter settlements. The inability of designated government agencies and bodies to provide sufficient and affordable housing units for the poor majority in urban areas…
NIESV canvasses monarchs’ involvement in urban, building control
Considering their place in mobilising their subjects, the Nigerian Institution of Estate Surveyors and Valuers (NIESV), Lagos State Chapter, has called on governments to involve traditional ...
UN unveils draft on new urban agenda, sets for quito declaration
The United Nations has released the first draft of the New Urban Agenda, a document aimed at guiding global urbanization policy for the next 20 years.