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Poor physical planning poses challenge to sanitation in Bauchi, say stakeholders

Bala Mohammed

Stakeholders in the environment sector have identified poor physical planning as posing challenges to urban sanitation and faecal sludge management in the Bauchi metropolis. Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State The stakeholders, with speciality in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH), stated this on Friday, February 19, 2021 in a communiqué issued after a two-day dissemination workshop on contextual analysis of ...

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Ogun initiates digital physical planning process

Dapo Abiodun

The Ogun State Government has initiated an Electronic Digital Planning System (EDPS), to aid easy processing of the State Physical Planning and Urban Development activities as well as provide more efficient services that will facilitate local and foreign direct investments. This was made known in Abeokuta, the state capital, when the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl. Olatunji ...

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Produce your permit or have your building sealed, Lagos threatens developers

Idris Salako

Alarmed at the spate of unapproved and illegal development going on in Ikoyi and Banana Island, the Lagos State Government has asked property owners in the areas to come forth with the planning permits granted for their building construction and also evidence of stage certification obtained from the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) or have their buildings sealed. Commissioner ...

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Enugu Assembly urged to review state’s physical planning law

Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi

Some stakeholders in Enugu State have urged the House of Assembly to do everything possible to restore the original master plan of the state capital. Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State They made the call in Enugu, the state capital, on Thursday, May 28, 2020 during a public hearing on a bill for a law to make provision for Urban and ...

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How government can end building collapse in Lagos


Bothered by the incessant collapse of buildings in the bustling city of Lagos in Nigeria, town planner and planning advocate, Yacoob Abiodun, who resides in Parkview Estate in Ikoyi, explores the challenges facing physical planning and urban development in the state, and proffers a solution March 8, 2016 is a date most residents of Lagos cannot forget in a hurry. ...

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