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Lagos, NITP advocate action against quackery in town planning


The Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, on Thursday, April 8, 2021 advised town planners to eliminate quacks from the sector to ensure a well built environment. The newly inaugurated Chairman of NTIP Lagos Chapter, Mr Ayo Adejumo, his wife and other past Chairmen at the investiture of Adejumo as the 17th Chairman and ...

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Town planners want domestication of urban and regional planning law 2004

Olutoyin Ayinde

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 appealed to state governments for domestication of the regional and urban planning law 2004 for better urban and regional plans for the country. Mr Olutoyin Ayinde, National President, Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) Mr Olutoyin Ayinde, National President, NITP, made the appeal at a one-day leadership retreat ...

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Planners urged to address urbanisation challenges

Dr Ramatu Aliyu

The FCT Minister of State, Dr Ramatu Aliyu, has urged members of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP) to tackle the consequences of rapid urbanisation in most cities across the country. Dr Ramatu Aliyu Mr Austine Elemue, Special Assistant on Media to the minister in a statement on Sunday, January 31, 2021, said Aliyu made the call during the 13th ...

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Planners urge Kogi to gazette urban, regional planning law


Chairman of Kogi State chapter of the Nigeria Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Dr Adams Baba, has appealed to the State Government to gazette the domesticated Nigerian Urban and Regional Planning Law of 1992. Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State Baba, who made the appeal during the 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Celebration of World Town Planning Day (WTPD) ...

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Newly inducted town planners tasked on professionalism, capacity development

Isyaku Kura

The Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) has tasked its 14 newly inducted professional members to improve on the existing town planning regulations and practices in the country. Isyaku Kura, President of the Town Planners Registration Council of Nigeria (TOPREC) The Council’s President, Mr Isyaku Kura, gave the charge on Monday, August 17, 2020 in Uyo, Akwa-Ibom State, at ...

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Building collapse: Planners urge Imo to engage professionals in enquiry panel

Lekwa Ezutah

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) has urged the Imo State Government to engage professionals in the panel of enquiry investigating the April 30 building collapse in the state. President of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Chief Lekwa Ezutah Chief Lekwa Ezutah, National President of the NITP, made the call in a statement on Monday, May 4, ...

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Planners to explore cities’ functionality at Ilorin forum

Tpl Luka Achi

Bothered by the fact that Nigerian cities may have failed to provide for and promote an environment sustainable for living, work and recreation, settlement development practitioners have taken up a campaign to address the unsavoury situation. Under the aegis of their umbrella association – the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), the city planners are using the occasion of their ...

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Tough hurdles on the way for aspiring NITP Fellows

President of the NITP

Do you wish to become a Fellow of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP)? Well, you may need to do some bracing up as it will no longer be business as usual, following a review recently in Abuja of the guidelines for selection to the “prestigious group”. The review was one of several activities at a week-long retreat organised ...

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Planners to produce land use reports to curb insecurity, fraud


Professional urban planners in Nigeria have adopted measures aimed at addressing pressing national issues of security and fraud perpetrated via physical development ventures. This comes in form of an omnibus and multi-use document acceptable to authorities in government and the corporate world. Tagged “Land Use Planning Report,” the document will be prepared by members of the profession registered by the ...

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