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Refuse, illegal refining threaten transmission tower’s integrity in Lagos

transmission tower’s integrity in Lagos

“A transmission tower’s integrity in Lagos is being threatened as miscreants have turned its location to a dump site, illegal refining and burning of rubbish, it was learnt.”- The Nation The tower, located in Surulere area of Lagos, according to the Acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, is being threatened by the ...

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Lagos flags off reconstruction of Oshodi-International Airport road

Oshodi-International Airport road

“The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of Oshodi-International Airport road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next 15 months.”- Premium Times The state Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Adebowale Akinsanya, said at the ceremony that the project was in line with the state government’s commitment to transform the entire axis. Mr. Akinsanya said ...

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Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning – Barr Ogunleye

Lagos state does better than other states in physical planning - Barr Ogunleye

Our correspondent, Esther Adeniyi, interviewed Town Planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. He gave us insights into the importance of town planning and physical planning in real estate. Read excerpts of the interview below: NREH: can you kindly introduce yourself sir? Barr Ogunleye : I am Town planner and Barrister Makinde Ogunleye. I retired from Lagos state government as a director. Presently, ...

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Lagos and stakeholders move to harmonise tax collection system

Lagos and stakeholders move to harmonise tax collection system

“The Lagos State Government is brainstorming with stakeholders in the business environment to harmonise tax collection system in a bid to nip multiple taxation in the bud.”- PM News Issues, such as multiplicity of taxes, rates, illegal levies, harassment of citizens by revenue officers, especially by local governments, among others were brought to the front burner for discuss. Commissioner for ...

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Public housing development: Lagos and Singapore partner

Lagos and Singapore partner in public housing development

According to PM News, the Lagos State Government is partnering with the Singapore Government in public housing development in a bid to bridge the housing deficit in the state which stood at three million. Officials from the Singapore Government, led by Dr. Koh Poh Koon, Senior Minister of Trade and Industry, Ministry of National Development, paid a visit to the ...

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A.J. Missri and Company Limited seeks Ambode’s intervention over property

A.J. Missri

The Guardian reports that the Managing Director of a real estate investment company, A.J. Missri and Company Limited, Nze Edozie Okafor, has called for the intervention of Governor Akinwumni Ambode over alleged unlawful acquisition of the company’s landed property at No. 23, Breadfruit Street, Lagos by the State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA). Nze Okafor told The Guardian that the appeal became ...

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Expert tasks estate surveyors on homelessness

Millard Fuller

“Poverty, low access to mortgage finance got special mention when an expert gave a long list of factors that have made home ownership in Nigeria almost impossible. Other factors of homelessness include title holding, high cost of land, especially in urban centres, building materials which are largely imported, etc.”- Business Day Poverty is a native in Nigeria. It is estimated ...

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Businessman files committal action against House on the Rock

House on the Rock

“A Lagos based businessman, Gerald Chukwueke and four others have urged the Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal to commit to prison, a popular Lagos Pastor, Paul Adefarasin and his church, House on the Rock for allegedly disobeying a court order restraining them from further trespassing on a land located in the Lekki area of the state.”- The Guardian ...

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Court adjourns suit filed by Word of Life Bible Church against Lagos

House on the Rock

“A Lagos High Court, Igbosere has adjourned the suit filed by the Incorporated Trustees of Word of Life Bible Church against the Lagos State government over non-issuance of building permit to October 11. In a suit marked LD/3040/14 before Justice Christopher Balogun, the church is asking the court to order the state government to issue it with building permit for ...

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