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Ekiti to engage more architects in urban renewal

Kayode Fayemi

The Ekiti State Government is set to employ more architects and partner with the Architects Registration Council of Nigeria (ARCON) to ensure that the state’s urban renewal projects meet international standards. Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State Gov. Kayode Fayemi made this known on Monday, December 28, 2020 while receiving the leadership of ARCON led by its National President, Mr ...

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Kaduna releases N3b for urban renewal projects in Kafanchan

Nasir el Rufai

The Kaduna State Government has released N3 billion to contractors as part payment for urban renewal projects in Kafanchan. Nasir el Rufai, Governor of Kaduna State Sited in the southern part of the state, Kafanchan is the location of a junction station of the Nigerian Railway Corporation, and it sits on the line connecting Port Harcourt, Enugu, Kuru, Bauchi, and ...

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Govt, Lagos to address infrastructural decline in Festac Town

Festac Town

The Federal Government and the Lagos State Government have resolved to address the degeneration of infrastructure in Festac Town – a federal housing estate situated in Amuwo-Odofin area of the state. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State (right), with the Managing Director of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Sen Gbenga Ashafa The resolution followed a meeting held on Wednesday, September ...

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Lagos embraces technology for city transformation

Idris Salako

The Lagos State Government has commenced the move to embrace digital technology to automate the process of the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, especially its stage certification, monitoring and urban renewal processes through the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA) Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) and the Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) respectively. Lagos State ...

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Government unveils plans to overhaul Lagos


The Lagos State Government has said that it will partner with suitable entities on a Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) basis to undertake the development and delivery of a wide-range of facilities in the state. The Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, said in a statement in Lagos on Sunday that it was in continuation of the government’s commitment to urban development ...

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2016: Amosun promises affordable housing, infrastructure development

Ogun State governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has promised the residents of the state of affordable housing and a spate of infrastructure development schemes under a wider urban renewal programme in 2016. Governor Amosun stated this in Abeokuta while presenting the 2016 Appropriation Bill to the House of Assembly at the Hallow Chamber, Oke-Mosan, Abeokuta, the state capital. He said that ...

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N2bn 11-floor apartment to replace Isale Gangan slum

The Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) has commenced the regeneration of the Isale Gangan area of the state, even as plans are underway to ensure that the nine major blighted areas of the state get a face-lift in the not too distant future. The redevelopment project involves 13 families coming together to relinquish their interest/landed property into a common ...

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