NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE 49TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE/ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF TOWN PLANNERS (NITP) WILL BE HELD IN KADUNA, KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA FROM 29TH OCTOBER TO 2ND NOVEMBER, 2018.
By Gboyega Akinsanmi
The Lagos State Government has ordered an outright enforcement of the state’s original master plan, operative development plan as well as its model city plan in line with its town planning laws.
Likewise, the state government has frowned at the growing trend of converting residential buildings to commercial use.
It also emphasised the need to enforce its planning regulations to avert traffic congestion in all government schemes and other areas.
The state Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, gave the new directives in an Executive Order No. EO/AA01/2017 he issued on January 23, 2017, warning that his administration would no longer accept distortion to the state’s master plan and model city plans.
The date for submission of three (3) Researchable and Original Topics and Proposals (hard copies) to the National Secretariat by candidates who sat for the 800 and 900 Levels of the NITP Professional Qualifying Examination in August 2016 has been extended from Tuesday, 28th February to Friday, 10th March, 2017. Candidates who fail to meet […]
The National Executive Committee and The National Council meetings of the Institute were held on the 23rd/24th of February at NITP Bawa Buari House, Wuse Abuja. lssues bothering on the development of NITP were discussed and key decisions taken, The Chapter Chairmen are expected to present reports at their monthly meetings . The MCPDP 2017 […]
The Golden Jubilee Anniversary and the 47th Annual Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) took place at the Nicon Luxury Hotel Abuja between the 31st October and 4th November, 2016 with the theme “Promoting Liveable Settlements”.
The conference was declared open by the Honourable Minister of Power, Works & Housing Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN). Goodwill messages were received from the Honourable Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Muhammed Musa Bello, Vice President of the Commonwealth Association of Planners (CAP) West Africa Dr. Stephen Yirenkyi, the President Ghana Institute of Planners (GIP) Alfred Kwasi Opoku (FGIP), while the congratulatory message delivered by the Chairman of NITP Federal Capital Territory Chapter Tpl. Garba T. Kwamkur; FNIP The keynote address was presented by the Honourable Ministry of Power, Works and Housing.
The conference was well attended by over 3000 participants among whom were past Presidents, Fellows and full members of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners, non-members, as well as, other stakeholders in the built environment.
WORLD TOWN PLANNING DAY World Town Planning Day was initiated in 1949 by the late Professor Carlos Maria della Paolera of the University of Buenos Aires to advance public and professional interest in planning, both locally and abroad. In the meantime the World Town Planning Day is celebrated in 30 countries on four continents each […]
Members of the URPSAN (Urban and Regional students Association of Nigeria) paid a courtesy visit to the Acting President of the NITP. Pictures below:
2016 NITP PROFESSIONAL EXAMINATION NOTICE The 2016 NITP Examination will be conducted at four (4) Centres nationwide between Monday 8th and Saturday 13th August, 2016. The Centres are: Ibadan – The Polytechnic, Ibadan Lagos – Yaba College of Technology, Lagos Kaduna – Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna Owerri – Imo State University, Owerri Examination Time: 9:00am – […]
TRAINING ON GLOBAL TRENDS IN URBAN PROJECT DEVELOPMENT AND MANAGEMENT: SHARING THE EXPERIENCE OF DUBAI FOR NIGERIAN BUILT ENVIRONMENT PROFESSIONALS Centre for Human Settlements and Urban Development, Federal University of Technology, Minna, Nigeria In partnership with the Canadian University of Dubai, UAE In Collaboration with the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) OBJECTIVES OF THE […]
All is now set for the 1st leg of the 15th edition of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP) and Town Planners Registration Council (TOPREC) jointly organized annual Mandatory Continuing Professional Development Programme in Calabar, Cross River State from 24 to 25th ,April,2013. The theme of this year’s Conference is * Disaster Risk Management […]