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What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world

16 September 2019 Africa is the world’s most rapidly urbanising region. By 2050 more than one billion people will live in cities across the continent. Nigeria is Africa’s urban growth giant. In 1950, the West African nation’s urban population was under 375 000 spread across only 99 cities. Now there are close to 100 million people in over 780 cities. Villages have …

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UN housing rights expert visits Nigeria

15 September 2019 The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to adequate housing, Leilani Farha, is in Nigeria on a visit expected to last from 13 to 23 September 2019. “I look forward to travelling to the most populous nation in Africa to explore the challenges and opportunities facing Nigeria with regard to its implementation of the right to housing,” …

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Nigeria’s Central Bank alleged offer of appointment to Ebonyi grads is unconstitutional

14 September 2019 Uchenna Orji, the information commissioner in Ebonyi State, said at a press conference on Thursday: “… because of the way the Governor [of Ebonyi State Dave Umahi] engaged the CBN [Central Bank of Nigeria], the CBN graciously approved to absorb all First Class indigenes of Ebonyi State origin in economics to work with the bank. “So anybody …

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