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Ambode approves 500 Certificates of Occupancy monthly

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

According to The Nation, the Lagos State Government yesterday said at least 500 Certificates of Occupancy (C of Os) are approved monthly by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to scale up provision of housing and create a conducive environment for businesses to thrive. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Abiola Anifowose, who stated this while addressing a news conference in Alausa ...

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Groups commend Ambode over the unveiling of a 20 feet Awolowo statue

Monuments, historical buildings and sites

“A Non-Governmental Organisation comprising of artisans, political groups, youths operating under the aegis of Itesiwaju Ipinle Eko Vanguard have lauded the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode over the unveiling of a 20 feet Awolowo statue to immortalize the late sage Chief Obafemi Awolowo in Lagos.”- PM News The group, which recently declared their support for Ambode re- election in the ...

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Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

The Guardian reports that another three-storey building collapse happened yesterday in Ojo area of Lagos State. There were, however, no casualties as residents have already deserted the building located at No. 21 Saka Okoro Street, Ilufe Road, Alaba International Market, Ojo. It was gathered that the building caved in on Tuesday morning in a partial collapse. General Manager, Lagos State ...

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Ambode decries lack of standards in real estate agency in Nigeria

real estate agency in Nigeria

According to The Guardian, Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has decried lack of standards in real estate agency in Nigeria. He said Nigerians had been defrauded to the tune of several billions of naira as a result of the activities of dubious and unqualified agents. Ambode, who spoke yesterday at the first edition of 2017 yearly stakeholders’ forum organised by ...

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Lagos converts Bobby Bensons’ property to emergency centre

Bobby Benson's property

“The once meeting spot for Lagos socialites in the 80s – Hotel Bobby Benson’s property owned by popular musician, Bob Olabinjo Benson, a.k.a. Bobby Benson is poised to assume a new status, with the recent move by the Lagos State to rebuild the property.” – The Guardian The property located between Onipanu and Fadeyi bus stops along Ikorodu Road, Lagos, ...

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Lagos begins Ikorodu-Arepo Link Road project

Ikorodu-Arepo road

The long-awaited Ikorodu-Arepo road project which will connect Agric area of Ikorodu to the Arepo area of Ogun State has finally taken off. This was made known at a stakeholders’ meeting held to sensitize the relevant stakeholders and community leaders on the need for their support and cooperation on the Ikorodu-Arepo road project. Governor Ambode, who was represented by the ...

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Ambode launches sanitation corps for a cleaner Lagos

Ambode launches sanitation corps for a cleaner Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday launched Cleaner Lagos Initiative, CLI and the Lagos Environmental Sanitation Corps, LAGESC, to tackle the problem of environmental nuisance in Lagos. At the launch which held at the Agege Stadium, Agege area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Ambode said the CLI was billed to take the State into the desired future as far as ...

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Residents storm Assembly over forceful ejection by land grabbers

Family petitions Amosun over forceful eviction by a land grabber

According to The Nation, scores of Ibeju Lekki residents yesterday stormed the Lagos State House of Assembly to protest the alleged forceful takeover of their land. They carried placards with inscriptions, such as, “Folami, bring peace and development, not death and destruction to your fatherland,” and “To defend our land and our people from Folami is a task that must ...

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