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Lagos inaugurates, renames 480 housing units after B.O. Benson

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, November 25, 2021 named newly completed 480housing units of LagosHOMS at Ibeshe in Ikorodu after B.O. Benson who passed on at the age of 89 in 2020. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State The Ikorodu-born Chief Babatunde Olusola Benson (B.O. Benson), former General Secretary and President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), ...

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Kano approves creation of private layouts

Abdullahi Ganduje

The Kano State Government has approved that the private sector can now develop residential and other layouts in the state. Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State Dr Zainab Braji, Permanent Secretary of the Bureau for Land Management, made the disclosure in a statement issued in Kano, the state capital, on Thursday, March 11, 2021 by Murtala Shehu, the Public Relations ...

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Eggheads explore emerging African Urban Agenda

Efforts to tackle the growing challenge of urbanisation on the African continent is being revisited as settlement development practitioners gather for three days in Lagos from Monday, October 13, 2014 to explore the emerging African Urban Agenda. The Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the University of Lagos in Nigeria will host professionals and students from around the world ...

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Nigeria holds First National Urban Forum, marks World Habitat Day 2014

Efforts to evolve a comprehensive but inclusive urban agenda for Nigeria will move into top gear in the federal capital Abuja next month, with the hosting of the country’s First National Urban Forum. The event is being held as part of activities commemorating World Habitat Day 2014. The World Habitat Day is commemorated on the first Monday in October each ...

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Ministers to define Africa Urban Agenda

Following the recent launch of the Nigeria Mortgage Refinancing Company (NMRC), Ministers for Land and Urban Development in Africa will address the issue of housing finance on the continent as they gather from Tuesday February 25 to Friday 28, 2014 in N’djamena, the Chadian capital, at the fifth session of the African Ministerial Council on Housing and Urban Development (AMCHUD). ...

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Post-2015 MDGs amid housing, urban development outlook

With less than two years to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) deadline in 2015, the United Nations, state parties and partners have been collaborating towards the development of a successor framework, taking into consideration lessons from the MDGs and the present development realities. Consequently, Nigeria a week ago in Abuja hosted a round of National and Thematic Consultations, apparently to ...

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