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How To Ensure You Live In A Sustainable Neighbourhood

sustainable neighbourhood

A sustainable neighbourhood meets your needs while protecting the environment. Homes in a sustainable neighbourhood are located near shops, schools, recreation, work and other daily destinations. This helps reduce driving costs and allows residents enjoy the health benefits of walking. This article explains what it means to live in a sustainable neighbourhood. A sustainable neighbourhood is a place where people ...

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A.J. Missri and Company Limited seeks Ambode’s intervention over property

A.J. Missri

The Guardian reports that the Managing Director of a real estate investment company, A.J. Missri and Company Limited, Nze Edozie Okafor, has called for the intervention of Governor Akinwumni Ambode over alleged unlawful acquisition of the company’s landed property at No. 23, Breadfruit Street, Lagos by the State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA). Nze Okafor told The Guardian that the appeal became ...

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A Struggle for Shelter in an Urbanizing World

urban housing crisis in Nigeria

Caveat Emptor!…Buyer beware…this house is not for sale…beware of 419. These phrases are commonplace in Nigeria where buyers often times have less information about properties to be acquired. As far as shelter is concerned in Nigeria, it’s the survival of the fittest. One of the critical challenges to sustainable development in the developing countries wherein Nigeria belongs is the lack ...

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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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FG moves to upgrade slums in Nigeria.

Under fresh efforts to ensure sustainable development, the Federal Government has announced plans to redefine and scale up slum upgrading efforts toward confronting challenges of expanding urban areas in the country. In the renewed action plan, the government is also proposing a vibrant platform to give a voice to the growing segment of slum communities, which would also act as ...

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