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The Formation of Slums in a Rapidly Urbanizing World

slum formation

The formation of slums in any rapidly urbanizing city is inevitable, just like it’s being witnessed in Lagos state. However the population of slum dwellers can be brought to its barest minimum if the rights steps are taking in the appropriate direction. This article talks about the link between Urbanization and slum formation. There has been evidence of large slum ...

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WAIPEC reveals Africa’s oil, gas potential at forum

WAIPEC

According to The Guardian, the awaiting inaugural West African International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (WAIPEC) opened doors to delegates and visitors today (February 22) with a two-day first-class conference programme and exhibition, specifically developed to provide real value and insight for delegates and visitors from across the industry. The Guardian also reports the conference programme, according to the organisers, is ...

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Architects called upon for urban regeneration, economic development

population and habitation in Lagos

Architects have been tasked on providing new urban solutions required to optimise the use of space and energy resources leading to improvements in the environment. The Guardian reports that the Managing Director, Awka Capital Territory Development Authority (ACTDA), Michael Okonkwo made the call in a keynote address delivered at the conference of the Nigerian Institute of Architects (NIA), Anambra state chapter ...

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85 Exhibitors From 14 Countries To Attend AfricaBuild Lagos

85 Exhibitors From 14 Countries To Attend AfricaBuild Lagos

No fewer than 85 exhibitors from 14 countries have indicated interest to participate in the forthcoming maiden International Trade Show AfricaBuild, slated for Lagos from 16 to 18, February, 2015. The exhibition, which tends to showcase the latest technologies and machineries in construction, building equipment, building materials, interior finishing materials and tools seeks to expose Nigerians to the array of ...

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World Property Market: Top Investment Spots in 2015

world property

The global economy is changing, and new markets are emerging in world property. There is a total change happening on the real estate map in 2015, and smart investors are getting ahead. Even safe-haven investors are beginning to try new opportunities. While top cities like New York and London remain active, it’s time to eye new spots for investments. Hence, ...

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