Nigeria: Re-Developing Ikoyi

[Guardian]THE gradual transformation of Ikoyi from a highbrow residential suburb into a commercial centre has raised fundamental questions about urban planning and control in Lagos. With high-rise buildings springing up all over Ikoyi, the once serene and exclusive neighbourhood is bound to be history sooner than later. The Lagos State Urban Renewal Authority (LASURA) should, therefore, get involved in the redevelopment process going on in Ikoyi to avoid potential congestion as the population and economic activities