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Niger residents express hope for greater Minna, Suleja cities

Suleja

Residents of Minna and Suleja have expressed optimism over the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) initiated by Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger to make towns and cities socially inclusive and self-sustaining. The delegation at the Ladi Kwali Pottery Centre, Suleja They made this known at the end of aTwo-Day Technical Interactive Session with stakeholders on IDP formualtion with officials from the ...

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Stakeholders strategise on Minna, Suleja smart city project

Suleja

Experts in smart city development and stakeholders in Niger State on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 met to strategise on the Minna and Suleja smart city project. Mrs Rossana Poblet, UN-Habibat Consultant on Integrated Development Plan in Niger State, addressing participants during the meeting The Niger State Government is partnering the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) to develop a smart ...

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Lagos to prepare plans for excised lands in villages

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans for the preparation of plans to guide the development of lands hitherto acquired in some villages. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State An excised land is a land that has been released by the government to the indigenes of the area who originally owned the land before the government acquired it. This means that the land is no longer under government ...

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Stakeholders seek inclusion in Niger development plan implementation

Niger State development plan

Stakeholders have called on the Niger State Government to involve them in the implementation process of the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for Minna and Suleja cities. Stakeholders at the meeting in Minna on Tuesday The stakeholders made the call during a two-day Technical Interactive Session on UN-Habitat IDP Formulation Mission for Minna and Suleja cities in Minna on Tuesday, January ...

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Cross River warns against destruction of green areas in capital city

Calabar

The Cross River State Ministry of Environment has warned residents of Calabar, the capital city, against the destruction of green areas within the metropolis. Calabar, Cross River State, in south eastern Nigeria The warning was contained in a statement signed by the state Commissioner for Environment, Mr Mfon Bassey, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 in the state capital. Bassey said ...

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Niger commences preparation of development plans for Minna, Suleja

Niger State - UN-Habitat

The Niger State Government has commenced the formation of Integrated Development Plan (IDP) for Minna and Suleja cities to make them equitable, socially inclusive, engaging, resilient and self-sustaining cities. Alhaji Ahmed Matane, Secretary to the State Government and Chairman of the State Technical Support Team, with the UN-Habitat delegation in Minna on Monday Mr Michael Kinyanjui, Regional Metropolitan Officer, the ...

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Opeifa charges stakeholders on gridlock, open defecation in Apapa

Kayode Opeifa

Executive Vice Chairman, Presidential Task Force on Restoration of Law and Order to Apapa, Mr Kayode Opeifa, has called for the support of Apapa residents toward cleaner environment and an end to open defecation. Kayode Opeifa Opeifa, during a visit to Lagos office of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday, December 31, 2019, said the Lagos State Waste ...

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Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to rid Lagos of traffic gridlock

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has reassured Lagosians of his administration’s commitment to rid the state of traffic gridlock. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State According to a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, on Sunday, December 29, 2019, Sanwo-Olu gave the assurance while inspecting the removal of the 2nd Lekki Roundabout. He said that the ...

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Lagos reconfigures 60 gridlock-prone junctions

Lagos road junctions

The Lagos State Government has commenced reconfiguration and remodelling of 60 traffic-prone roundabouts across the state as part of efforts to reduce travel time and congestion. L-R: Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Mr Gbenga Omotoso; Commissioner for Transport, Dr Federic Oladeinde; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport, Mr Sewedo Whenu; and LASTMA’s General Manager, Mr Olajide Oduyoye, at the inspection tour ...

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Forum tasks land surveyors on urbanisation, slum upgrade

Lagos NIS

The Rector, Federal School of Surveying, Oyo, Mr Nihinlola Olayinka, has called on land surveyors to be more proactive in influencing measures that would facilitate proper urbanisation of the country. A view of participants at the 34th Annual General Meeting and Luncheon of the Lagos Chapter of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) Olayinka made the call at the 34th ...

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