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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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Plateau vows to prosecute defaulters of building, town plans

Simon Lalong

Plateau State Government says it will prosecute defaulters of building and town plans because such acts obstruct quick response to fire outbreaks and other emergency situations. Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State Gov. Simon Lalong stated this during the inauguration of a fire fighting truck deployed to the state by the Federal Fire Service on Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at ...

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Lagos unveils regeneration plans to create a Micro City around National Theatre

Lagos State

The Lagos State Government has said that it is embarking on the creation of a new Micro City to complement the Federal Government’s proposed revamping of the National Arts Theatre. L-R: Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mrs Abiola Kosegbe; Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako; and Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr ...

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Lagos cracks down on building conversion in estates

Idris Salako

The Lagos State Government has said that it will immediately commence enforcement of the law against those who converted buildings from their original plans to others in government housing estates in the state. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako This was contained in statement on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman for the ...

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Lagos renews calls for estates to regularise layout approvals

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has renewed calls on developers and investors in the built environment sector to desist from developing estates without obtaining layout approvals from the government. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State This is contained in a statement by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, and made available to journalists on Friday, March ...

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Govt seeks collaborative approach to sustainable, resilient urbanisation

Babatunde-Fashola

The Federal Government has called for a collaborative approach toward acheving a sustainable and resilient urban development in the country. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) The Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, made the call at the inauguration of the first Annual Policy Dialogue Series on Sustainable Human Settlements in Nigeria on Thursday, November ...

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Habitat Day: How govts can provide housing for all – Centre

Estate

To achieve the housing for all dream and catalyse a better urban future for it citizens, African governments have been called upon to put an end to forced evictions and violent spatial displacements of migrant populations, homeless people and the urban poor. A housing estate. Photo credit: lagos.all.biz In a Statement to commemorate the World Habitat Day 2020 themed: “Housing ...

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Lagos seals 43 buildings on Airport road over physical planning infractions

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development says it has sealed 43 buildings on Airport Road for violating the physical planning laws. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Mukaila Sanusi, for the ministry, said in a statement on Thursday, July 23, 2020 that the Commissioner, Dr Idris Salako, supervised the exercise on Wednesday. Salako said most of ...

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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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Niger State to benefit from UN-Habitat’s urban development support

UN-Habitat

The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) has disclosed that it will partner with the Niger State Government in Nigeria on an urban assistance programme. The scope of activities and projects will contribute to the achievement of sustainable urban management and development in Niger State. During a recent scoping mission, UN-Habitat visited towns and emirates of Minna and Suleja and ...

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