The Lagos State Government has disclosed plan to develop a comprehensive urban development policy to guide the state from 2022 to 2050.
Experts, policymakers, and administrators from four councils as well as Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of Niger State have evolved new strategies to strengthen rural-urban linkages.
22 Dec 2021
As part of an effort aimed at addressing issues of non-inclusion, the Inclusive Lagos Film Festival (ILFF) is changing the narrative by bringing young people from informal and poor communities
18 May 2020
The Lagos State Government has commenced the automation of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, especially its stage certification
3 Feb 2020
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
3 Feb 2020
Experts in the urban settlement have revealed that high population growth rate is causing an exponential increase in the demand for shelter
23 Sep 2019
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.
16 Jul 2019
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
19 Feb 2018
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…
23 May 2016
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 ...
16 May 2016
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.
9 May 2016
Fresh prospects may be on the card for surveyors and planners seeking a new agenda for sustainable development, if statements made recently by Commonwealth heads are anything to go by.