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World Habitat Day: Govt reiterates commitment towards carbon neutral cities

Babatunde-Fashola

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment toward carbon neutral cities and towns critical for climate resilience in the country. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this in his keynote address to commemorate the 2021 World Habitat Day and World Cities Day on Monday, October 11, 2021 in ...

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World Habitat Day: Architects urged to accelerate climate action through designs

Nnimmo Bassey

Members of the Akwa Ibom State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) gathered on Monday, October 4, 2021, to celebrate World Habitat Day with the theme, “Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon-free World”. The event also commemorated the World Architecture Day with the theme, “Clean Environment for a Healthy World”. Nnimmo Bassey As the institute came together to ...

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Lagos seeks partnership on smart city project

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 called on stakeholders to collaborate with the state government on its smart city project. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, addressing stakeholders during the 2nd Annual Stakeholders Conference of Lagos State Infrastructure, Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), with the theme “Lagos State Metro and Smart City Initiative: The Future ...

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UNILAG bags £1.9m grant for research on urbanisation, conflict resolution in Africa

University of Lagos

 The University of Lagos (UNILAG), alongside two other foreign varsities, has bagged a research grant worth £1.9 million to conduct research on migration, urbanisation, and conflict resolution in Africa. Participants at the inception workshop Making this disclosure while giving an address at the inception workshop of the research project on Thursday, September 23, 2021, Vice Chancellor of UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, described ...

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Lagos seeks local councils’ support on model city plan actualisation

Idris Salako

Lagos State Government has sought the cooperation and partnership of local council areas on Lagos Island in the preparation of Lagos Island Model City Plan. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako The state government sought the cooperation of Lagos Island Local Government Area  and Lagos Island Local Council Development Area. The state Commissioner for Physical Planning ...

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FCTA demolishes illegal houses over violation of master plan

Mohammed Bello

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Thursday, August 26, 2021 in Abuja demolished illegal houses built at Sabo Iddo community near the University of Abuja permanent site. FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello Mr Ikharo Attah, the Chairman, FCTA Ministerial Taskforce on City Sanitation, said the exercise was aimed at promoting sanity in line with the Abuja master plan, not to ...

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Nasarawa renews commitment to rural devt

Abdullahi Sule

The Nasarawa State Government has reiterated its commitment to initiate more infrastructure programmes that will have direct bearing on the lives of rural dwellers in the state. Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State Alhaji Mustapha Yahuza, the Director-General, Nasarawa State Bureau for Rural Development, gave the assurance on Friday, August 20, 2021 when he led his management team before the Nasarawa ...

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Lagos to partner residents on mega city facelift for Obalende

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and its sister agencies on Friday, August 20, 2021 agreed to collaborate with Obalende residents to give the area a new look that befits a metropolitan city. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State A statement by Mr Gbadeyan Abdulraheem, LASBCA spokesman, said the agreement was reached on Friday at a meeting in Ikeja, ...

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Lagos halts illegal estate project on Ojota-Maryland wetland

Lagos

The Lagos State Government says it has halted construction on buffer zone area of the Wasimi, Maryland section of Ojota-Maryland wetland being develop into a residential estate. The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, leading demolition excercise on estate encroaching Ojota-Maryland wetland on Thursday Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesperson for Lagos State Ministry of Physical ...

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Lagos insists planning information is free

Idris Salako

The Lagos State Government has re-emphasised that intending developers could obtain planning information free of charge. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako In a statement signed on Friday, August 6, 2021 by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, government said the information could be obtained through the ...

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