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Alapere residents complain bitterly over canal project


Residents of Wesley area in Alapere, Lagos State have alleged abandonment of a government-financed drainage project by the contractor, making their community more prone to flooding and health hazards. They protested against constant flood in the community when the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transports, Engineer Abdulsallam, was on inspection tour of the reconstruction of Oluwakemi/Ajiboye road expansion. The residents said ...

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Review of Ambode’s commitment to changing the face of Lagos


LAGOS – One major index of social change and development today, especially in Africa, is infrastructure development as particularly epitomized by the construction of roads and bridges. No nation can boast of having achieved development if a large percentage of her roads are impassable. Infrastructure development is critical to achieving human capital development in any society. The economic impact that ...

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Lagos partners O’dua investment group, acquires 115m shares

Lagos State Governor

The six governors in the south-west have formally admitted Lagos state into the O’dua Investment Group. Akinwunmi Ambode, the state governor, announced the development on Wednesday, via a statement by Habib Aruna, his chief press secretary. Incorporated as a limited liability company in July 1976, O’dua Investment Company Limited has business interests in Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states. ...

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Stakeholders at public hearing demands total reversal of LUCL


Stakeholders said Lagos state government has no justification for the increment of land use charge (LUCL) as the economy is biting hard on the masses Fitzgerald Umah, the chairman, Nigerian Institute of Architects urged the government to repeal the Land use charge law (LUCL) to help Lagosians in view of the hardship they were facing Umah said increasing the tax ...

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Ikorodu residents complain bitterly over bad roads


Lagos communities along Agura-Gberigbe road in Ikorodu area of the state, which include Agura, Gberigbe, Igbodu, Ewu-Owa, Mowo-nla, Oke-Agbo, Oko-ito, among others have lamented the bad state of their roads, with residents experiencing restriction of movement when the roads become impassable, especially whenever it rains. Chairman of the community, Pastor Taiwo Kayode, lamented that children can not go to schools ...

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Lagos state approved N320 billion for infrastructure in 2017

It was disclosed on Monday that Lagos State approved and duly processed over 1,000 contracts under the 2017 fiscal regime, noting that the contracts were valued at about N320 billion.

It was disclosed on Monday that Lagos State approved and duly processed over 1,000 contracts under the 2017 fiscal regime, noting that the contracts were valued at about N320 billion. The state government also said it had started removing structures built on the right of way along the Oshodi-Apapa road to give way for the reconstruction of the 5.06-kilometre road ...

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Contractors working hard to complete Onikan stadium in December

Onikan stadium to be completed in December

Expectations are high that the redevelopment of the Onikan stadium, Lagos would be completed by December 2018 as the contractor has fully mobilised to site to intensify the rebuilding process. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had last year approved the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 5,000 capacity sports facility to meet the expectations of a 21st century infrastructure suitable ...

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Ambode promises to compensate owners of demolished buildings

Ambode promises to compensate demolished buildings owners

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday pledged to pay compensations to owners of demolished buildings to facilitate construction. The governor, who spoke at the 10th Quarterly Town Hall meeting, said he would begin the payment in the next four weeks. He added that henceforth, such displaced persons would be relocated before construction begins. He disclosed that his government would ...

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Ambode sacks three commissioners and appoints five new ones

Commissioners sacked-Ambode appoints new ones

Three commissioners were sacked on Thursday as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode reshuffled his major cabinet and appoints five new ones. Akinwunmi Ambode In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly appointed cabinet members include Mr. Hakeem ...

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