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Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Lagos promised massive road repairs nationwide, after completing some ongoing projects in Lagos. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. He urged residents of Lagos, in particular and Nigerians, in general, to expect more as the government was commited to deploying ...

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Lagos partners estate developer on 20,000 housing units

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a real estate developer, Echostone Limited, to build 20,000 housing units in the state within four years. Speaking while signing the partnership agreement, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Housing, said Lagos State would provide the land as its equity contribution, while Echostone would finance the project. ...

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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

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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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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