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


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: 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


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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