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Land ownership disputes threaten growth in mining investment

Land ownership disputes

According to Daily Trust, land ownership disputes for solid minerals sites between states and the Federal Government have been a contentious issue among stakeholders in the industry.  The contention is slowing down the growth of the mining sector at a time the President Buhari administration is intensifying effort at developing the sector for national economic diversification and development. Many genuine ...

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Ambode approves 500 Certificates of Occupancy monthly

Certificates of Occupancy

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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Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

Residents fault Lagos over unlawful takeover of their landed property

“As the world is preparing towards celebrating the World Habitat Day, scheduled for next week Monday, some residents in Lagos State are crying out against unlawful takeover of their landed property by the state government without due consultation and compensation.”- Independent Representatives of  Idotun  family in Ibeju Lekki Local Government Area of Lagos State, said it is unfortunate that as ...

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Lagos State Government to unveil new Awolowo statue

Awolowo statue

Premium Times reports that the Lagos State Government will on Tuesday unveil a new iconic statue of the late sage and nationalist, Obafemi Awolowo. The imposing bust located on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (Ltv) junction in Ikeja is a befitting replacement to the old Awolowo statue that was removed from the Allen Avenue round-about in Ikeja. Standing ...

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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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