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NITP: A case for action-oriented agenda in 2017 (2)

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“You teach me, I forget. You show me, I remember. You involved me, I understand.”…Edward O. Wilson, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer prize for Non-fiction(NITP:Healthy and pollution-free environment ). Readers are reminded that the first part of this article was published in the Monday, January 2, 2017, edition of EnviroNews an online platform for news on the environment, human ...

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Book review: How Nigerians can participate in physical planning

Yacoob Abiodun

Toyin Ayinde, former Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development, in a review of “The Citizen’s Guide to Planning in Nigeria: How to get your voice heard” written by urban planner Yacoob Abiodun, says the book should be read because the author has bravely attempted to bring the awareness of planning afore to those who hitherto had very ...

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Images: Abiodun’s book launch, 70th birthday

Abiola Wasiu Anifowose

Yacoob Abiodun, urban planner and erstwhile Secretary of the National Housing Policy Council, on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 launched his second book, while also celebrating his 70th birthday. Titled “The Citizen’s Guide to Planning in Nigeria: How to get your voice heard,” the 195-page book is coming on the heels of “Affordable Housing & Urban Planning Practice in Nigeria: Advocacy ...

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Dignitaries to grace advocacy planning book launch

Yacoob Abiodun

All roads will next week Tuesday (September 6, 2016) lead to the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) on Victoria Island in Lagos, where dignitaries will gather to honour a veteran town planner, author and planning advocate. Yacoob Abiodun, erstwhile Secretary of the National Housing Policy Council, will not only be launching his second book that day, but also celebrating ...

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