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Paint manufacturers urge government to develop local raw materials

Paint producers urge government to develop local raw materials

“Faced with dwindling foreign exchange earnings, the Paint Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (PMA) has urged the federal government to attach importance to the development of the raw materials base.”-The Guardian While pledging to encourage investors who are willing to invest in paint raw material production and development, they appealed to the government to extend intellectual, technological, legal and financial collaboration ...

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Lagos council boss advocates by-laws to protect public property

by-laws to protect public property

“The Executive Chairman of Agege Local Government Area of Lagos State, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Egunjobi, has advocated by-laws to protect public property in the state from abuse by residents and business operators.”- This Day Egunjobi, in a statement issued yesterday by his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Rotimi Sulyman, said the council chairman made the call when organisers of Miss Cleaner ...

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Oba of Lagos discloses secret behind Lagos development

Oba of Lagos

“The Oba of Lagos, Rewanu Akiolu, has disclosed that the blessings given to Lagos State by a past Oba of Benin was responsible for the developmental strides being witnessed in the state.”- Daily Post Oba Akiolu, who spoke in Benin during the weekend at an event to mark the one year anniversary of the coronation of the Benin Monarch, Oba ...

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Community takes illegal demolition case to House of Assembly

illegal demolition

According to The Nation, residents of Opere Street in Lagoon View Estate, Ibese, Ikorodu, have asked the Lagos State House of Assembly to intervene in what they call ‘illegal demolition’ of their properties. In a September 11 petition, to the lawmakers, they alleged that the demolition was influenced by a land grabber, whose identity was not disclosed. According to them, ...

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Lagos state to seek innovative ways for infrastructure development

infrastructure development

“The Lagos State Government has said it would continue to search for new and innovative ways to drive infrastructure development and economic independence.”- The Nation Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said this at the 1st Lagos State Infrastructure Round Table hosted in collaboration with the Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria (HBSAN) in Lagos. He said: “The population of Lagos State today ...

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Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

The Nation reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that his administration planned to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018 to bridge existing housing deficit in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the disclosure at an event to mark the 2017 World Habitat Day. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Nigerian engineers intensify efforts to tackle building collapse

“Registration of technicians can reduce building collapse", Ganiyu Jimoh

According to Punch, the Nigerian Institution of Safety Engineers said it had intensified efforts aimed at preventing disasters and ensuring safety awareness, especially as it pertains fire incidents, flooding and building collapse across the country. Addressing journalists in Lagos, the pioneer National Chairman of NISE, Abiodun Oyedepo, said the NISE was not formed to compete with other safety bodies and ...

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Town planners call for strategies to combat flooding in the country

Town planners call for strategies to combat flooding in the country

Independent reports that members of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), Lagos Chapter, have called for strategies and policies to combat flooding in the country. They spoke during the 2017 Annual General Meeting of the body held at Academy Inn & Multipurpose Halls, Lateef Jakande Road, Agidingbi, Ikeja, Lagos State. With a theme: “The Challenges Of Managing Flood In ...

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