Urban and Regional Planing Review (URPR) is published annually by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning of the University of Lagos, Akoka, Yaba, Lagos, Nigeria. URPR is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to articles that address contemporary urban and regional issues and is directed towards an audience that includes practitioners, policy makers, scholars, and students. The Journal aspires to contribute to the body of substantive and methodological knowledge concerns public policies, programmes and administration. It particularly seeks to promote scholarship and research in urban planning, development and management. Other areas of emphasis include the relationship of Urban and Regional Planning to environmental management, architecture, building and construction management, estate management, landscape architecture, engineering, pure and applied sciences, arts, law and humanities.