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Top 10 Cheapest Locations to Live in Lagos

cheapest locations to live in Lagos

Lagos is the most populated and commercially active state in Nigeria. And by virtue of this fact, it is virtually the most expensive place to live in the country and one of the most expensive cities to live in the world. In this article, we take a look at the top 10 cheapest locations to live if you want to ...

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Dangote Group denies 10-year tax waiver agreement

Dangote Group denies 10-year tax waiver agreement

“The Dangote Group has said that it will not benefit from a 10-year tax waiver reportedly granted it by the Nigerian government.”- Premium Times Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the Group Executive Director, Strategy, Portfolio Development and Capital Projects, Dangote Industries Limited, Devakumar Edwin, said the company has never benefited from any tax waiver or credits except when it is ...

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Thirty people reportedly die on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

According to Y Naija, thirty people have reportedly died after an auto accident on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway on Thursday night. Spokesman for the Federal Road Safety Corps, Bisi Kazeem, confirmed the incident to newsmen in Abuja on Friday. Kazeem said the accident occurred at about 8pm at Km 95 around the Elebolo Quary Area on the Ibadan axis of the ...

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Julius Berger suspends Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

According to Daily Post, the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has announced that Julius Berger Nigeria Plc has finally suspended work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. It said the development was not unconnected with delays in the payment of agreed contract fees for work already done. Checks have shown that the contractor handling the reconstruction and expansion works on ...

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A Lagos Without its Trademark Danfo Buses

danfo buses

On Monday Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said he plans to banish the yellow Lagos mini buses popularly called danfo by the end of this year because they are “not acceptable and befitting for a mega-city”. Do you think this is a step in the right direction? There are quite a number of factors that make Lagos the standout state in ...

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Tanker Explosion, Multiple Crashes Cause Deaths On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Tanker explosion

At least three persons were confirmed dead in the early hours of Wednesday, in a multiple auto crashes involving four articulated trucks, a vehicle, in which several property estimated to worth millions of Naira destroyed, following a tanker explosion on the ever busy Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. In another incident, a tanker somersaulted while on high speed at the Otedola end of ...

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FG moves to re-design Lagos-Ibadan expressway to control flooding

Federal Government reiterates commitment to sustainable water, food security

The Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, made it known that the Federal Government might re-design some portions of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway that are susceptible to flooding. According to The Guardian, while the Minister was speaking in Abuja yesterday at the opening of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) national conference, he said the low level of some portions of the expressway ...

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Bulldozers Invade Ikorodu creeks to clear vandals’ bases

Ikorodu creeks

The clearing of Ikorodu creeks in Isawo and Yewa communities has commenced after weeks of violence unleashed by rebellious vandals. A NAN correspondent who visited the area on Thursday reports that bulldozers have moved into the creeks, pulling down trees and illegal structures used as camps by suspected pipeline vandals. The operation, jointly supervised by Lagos State Government and Joint Military ...

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Insecurity Heightens On Lagos-Ibadan Expressway As Robbers Attack!

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

As the unending traffic gridlock on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway bites hard on motorist, the situation seems to have deteriorated from just been traffic congestion to fear of the unknown. Miscreants have seized the opportunity of the logjam to unleash terror on the hapless motorist. The insecurity somewhat prevalent on the ever-busy road came to limelight again last Sunday. Read more ...

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FG Pleads With Motorists Over Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Logjam

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

Life is becoming unbearable for motorist plying the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway as a result of the ongoing rehabilitation and reconstruction work on the road. However the Federal Government seems to be sensitive to their plight.  Following attendant gridlock as rehabilitation and reconstruction work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway progresses, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing has appealed to motorists to bear ...

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