8th to 12th May 2023

Abuja, Nigeria

Theme: Political Economy in the Built Environment

Shelter Afrique 42nd Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Symposium

Entry Requirements

Check the Requirements on the tabs below


Immigration Guidelines for Entry and Visa Processing:

  • All participants should submit the data pages of their international passports, at least two weeks before arrival.
  • Visa on Arrival is valid for the first fourteen (14) days.
  • All applicants should present an international passport that has not less than six (6) months of validity at the time of arrival

Visa on Arrival to Nigeria for African Countries

1 Algeria $160
2 Angola $112
3 Benin N/A
4 Botswana $224
5 Burkina Faso N/A
6 Burundi $210
7 Cameroon $113
8 Cape Verde N/A
9 Central African Republic $177
10 Chad $113
11 Comoros $130
12 Côte d’Ivoire N/A
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo $113
14 Djibouti $113
15 Egypt $155
16 Equatorial Guinea $113
17 Eritrea $112
18 Eswatini $168
19 Ethiopia $112
20 Gabon $112
21 Gambia N/A
22 Ghana N/A
23 Guinea N/A
24 Guinea-Bissau N/A
25 Kenya $135
26 Lesotho $174
27 Liberia N/A
28 Libya $136
29 Madagascar $113
30 Malawi $149
31 Mali N/A
32 Mauritania $168
33 Mauritius $112
34 Morocco $199
35 Mozambique $160
36 Namibia $176
37 Niger N/A
38 Nigeria N/A
39 Republic of the Congo $221
40 Rwanda $114
41 Sao Tome and Principe $160
42 Senegal N/A
43 Seychelles $114
44 Sierra Leone N/A
45 Somalia $113
46 South Africa $168
47 South Sudan $112
48 Sudan $112
49 Tanzania $139
50 Togo N/A
51 Tunisia $142
52 Uganda $112
53  Zambia $116
54 Zimbabwe $160

Visa fees for member countries- and the need to send their biodata page 15 days before travel. info@shelterafrique.org

Port Health Entry Guidelines:

Current Entry Guidelines for International Passengers into Nigeria.


  • Presently the COVID-19 pandemic declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) in 2020 has NOT been declared over by WHO.
  • The federal government de-escalated but did not deactivate its COVID-19 Entry Protocol on December 12, 2022.
  • There are currently active outbreaks of the deadly and highly contagious/infectious Marburg Hemorrhagic Viral Disease (MVD) in Equatorial Guinea and Tanzania as well as the Lassa Fever outbreak in Ghana.
  • Yellow Fever is endemic in Nigeria.

Entry Guidelines:

  • All arriving passengers are encouraged to fill out the Health Declaration Form Online before they board any airline to Nigeria. This is very important, especially for passengers from countries with current outbreaks of MVD as well as passengers from bordering countries. Website: https\\nitp.ncdc.gov.ng
  • All arriving passengers are encouraged to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 before traveling to Nigeria.
  • All arriving passengers are encouraged to be vaccinated against Yellow Fever and to be in possession of their Yellow Card on arrival in Nigeria.

Security Guidelines for Carrying a Closed-body Weapon:

  • Name of the security personnel carrying the arm.
  • Copy of the date page of the personnel passport.
  • Provide details of arms such as:
  • Number of the Arms
  • The caliber of the Arms.
  • Serial number of the Arms


Access To The Conference Venue

Name: Transcorp Hilton Abuja

All participants need to be registered prior to the meeting in order to be allowed access. Those who registered online can collect their ID Badges at the registration counter. Those who would like to register on-site must fill out the appropriate registration forms to receive their ID badge. Registered participants will be screened and are advised not to bring weapons, ammunition, flammable items, or sharp objects. Participants must present their passport (for international participants) or identification card (for national participants) to collect their ID badge.

Where to Pick Up Your Badge?

The main Registration Centre is located at the meeting Venue.

VIP Badges for Ministers and Heads of Delegations

Ministers and Heads of Delegations will be issued non-photo badges, provided that they are pre-registered. Their badges will be available as from 6th of May 2023.


» All member states of Shelter Afrique
» Representatives of Interested state governments and Ministry, Department and Agencies
» Representatives of intergovernmental organizations
» Individual experts and consultants in the field of affordable and low cost housing
» Media members accredited by the Federal Ministry of Power, Housing and Works

Local Organising Comittee (LOC) of SHAF 42nd AGM, Federal Ministry of works and Housing:

List of Recommended Hotels:


(Bed & Breakfast)

1. Transcorp Hilton

King Standard room

Standard Deluxe room

King Deluxe room

NGN 133,000

NGN 160,000

NGN 166,000




Address P.M.B 1 ,200 Aguiyi Ironsi Street, Abuja. Follow this link shorturl.at/abmJZ or contact


Senior Sales Executive



t: +234 9 4613000


 Abuja Continental Hotel

(Formerly Sheraton)

5.0 Km

Superior Room Premium


Junior Suite








1, Ladi Kwali Street, Wuse Zone 4

Abuja, Nigeria.

Tel: +234(9)46120000

Contact Person: Nanji Tyem



3. Reiz Continetal Hotel 6.1 Km

Delux Single Room


Business Suite

NGN 51,817.50

NGN 72,380.00

NGN 88,007.50




Plot 779, Cadastral Zone AO, Central Area. Abuja Tel: (+234-9)4619110, 08039676940

Contact Person: Aham G. Amaka


4. Rock View Hotels 1.8 Km

Superior Room

Ambassadorial Suite

Executive Suite

Service Apartment

Presidential Suite

NGN 31 ,584

NGN 58,656

NGN 74,448

NGN 93,173

NGN 106 ,711






Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Wuse ll Abuia. Classic Tel: (O9) 4614600-30  Royale: Tel: (O9) 46128OO -60. +2348O39O438OO-3O

Contact Person: Osho Anna

(+234)08083969990, 08051002052


5. Bolton White Hotel 6.6Km

Standard Room

Business Suite

Diplomatic Suite



NGN 55,000

NGN 110,000

NGN 150,000




7, Gwandu Street, Opp. Sahad Stores, Area II, Garki Abuja. Tel: +234 – 09-94626960

Contact Person: Onyinye +2348167455860


6. John Wood Hotel 7.0 Km

Superior ROOM (SGL)

Executive ROOM

Premium ROOM



NGN 75,000

NGN 120,000

NGN 180,000

NGN 250,000

NGN 300,000

$ 100

$ 160

$ 240

$ 333

$ 400

6, Sokode Crescent, Wuse Zone 5, Abuja. Tel: +2349038852600

+234(0)908 899 1354

Contact Person: Jenifer +2349088991354


How to participate?

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Key Focus Areas


Introduction & Background

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The Case of Nigeria

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Rationale & Gaps to Fill

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Role of SHAF

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