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World Habitat Day: Govt reiterates commitment towards carbon neutral cities

Babatunde-Fashola

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment toward carbon neutral cities and towns critical for climate resilience in the country. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, said this in his keynote address to commemorate the 2021 World Habitat Day and World Cities Day on Monday, October 11, 2021 in ...

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World Habitat Day: Architects urged to accelerate climate action through designs

Nnimmo Bassey

Members of the Akwa Ibom State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA) gathered on Monday, October 4, 2021, to celebrate World Habitat Day with the theme, “Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon-free World”. The event also commemorated the World Architecture Day with the theme, “Clean Environment for a Healthy World”. Nnimmo Bassey As the institute came together to ...

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Lagos advocates collaboration against climate change

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday, October 4, 2021 called for collaboration between residents and all stakeholders towards addressing the impact of climate change. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Sanwo-Olu, during the World Habitat Day celebration in Alausa, said the 2021 theme “Accelerating Urban Action for a Carbon Free World” was in line with his administration’s determination ...

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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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Habitat Day: Housing key to sustainable societal transformation, says Fashola

Babatunde-Fashola

Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, says adequate housing is key to sustainable transformation of the society and communities. Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN) Fashola said this while virtually hosting stakeholders in the industry on Monday, October 5, 2020 in Abuja. He made this ascertion as the commemorate the World Habitat Day, celebrated every ...

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Habitat Day: Lagos commits to mass housing, to deliver additional 3,004 units

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, October 5, 2020 affirmed his administration’s commitment to affordable mass housing delivery through models that incorporate private sector partnership and local contents while creating jobs. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Sanwo-Olu, represented by his deputy, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, during the celebration of the 2020 World Habitat Day, said shelter was ...

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UN-Habitat advocates increased investment in housing development

Maimunah Mohd Sharif

The UN-Habitat Youth Programme-Nigeria has emphasised the need for governments at all levels and stakeholders in housing sector to invest more in housing development in the country. Maimunah Mohd Sharif, Executive Director of the UN-Habitat Country Director of the habitat, Mr Uzoh Ifeanyi, made the call on Monday, October 5, 2020 in Abuja at the UN World Habitat Day 2020 ...

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Security, public spaces’ maintenance emphasised at World Habitat Day

Mallam Kabir Yari

A call has been made on the need to beef up security and ensure that public spaces are well maintained for the good of all across the country. The call was made on Monday during the celebration of this year’s World Habitat Day (WHD) organised by the Lagos State Government, held at Alausa in Lagos. The WHD 2015 theme is: ...

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