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15 Reasons Why Lagos Is An Exciting City to Live In

When you think about Lagos as a city, three words easily come to mind – “Business, pleasure, and traffic”. It would be a gross injustice to leave out the latter. This seductive city that is mainly characterized by its vigour and an intensely motivating atmosphere. Everyone seems to be going somewhere fast, always on the move, always on the go. ...

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Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Fire erupts again in the Escravos-Lagos pipeline

Abuja – A fresh explosion has again ruptured the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline (ELP) along Egbokodo-Omadino, in Warri South Local Government Area of Delta State to restore supplies from Escravos. The attack is coming barely few days after the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) announced the restoration of the pipeline incinerated by a bush fire January 2, which cut gas supply to some ...

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Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, yesterday reiterated his administration’s commitment to ensuring that every child of school age in the state had access to qualitative education. Ambode, who was represented by his deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the pledge at the inauguration of 20 blocks of classrooms in Ikorodu. The classrooms are at the Anglican Primary School, Isawo, Ikorodu-West ...

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‘How increment of electricity tariff may backfire’

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A Lagos based lawyer, ToluwaniAdebiyi has urged the government to stop the proposed 61.5 percent increment of electricity tariff. According to him, the increment of the tariff will infuriate and pitch the people against the government. Speaking at the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) House in Yaba, recently, Adebiyi said the economic recession has done enough damage to the image of ...

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A Rant about The Menace Of Omoniles: Is Government Doing Enough?

Omoniles

Are you preparing to start construction on your landed property in Lagos? Have you budgeted a portion of the construction fee for the Omoniles? For how long will this trend continue? Shouldn’t the government take drastic measures to tackle the menace of Omoniles? If the pronouncement by the Lagos state government is to be taken seriously, then the days of ...

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Court orders temporary forfeiture of ‘Diezani’s $4.760m property’

$4.760m property

THE Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered the temporary forfeiture of two penthouses valued at $4.760 million, which allegedly belong to former Petroleum Resources Minister Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The properties are: Penthouse 21, Building 5, Block C, 11th floor (Bella Vista Estate) Banana Island, Ikoyi, and Penthouse 22, Block B (Admiralty Estate) also in Ikoyi, Lagos. Justice Mojisola Olatoregun ...

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Why Eko Atlantic City is a very bad idea – David Damiano

Eko Atlantic City

The coastal city of Lagos is the largest city in both Nigeria and all of Africa, with a metro area population of 21 million. It is one of only three mega-cities — cities with a population exceeding 10 million — in Africa, and one of the fastest-growing cities in the world. The rapid pace of Lagos’ growth means the city’s ...

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We Want To Make Lagos The 3rd Largest Economy In Africa – Ambode

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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has on Thursday said his administration’s target is to make Lagos the third largest economy in Africa, and they are working hard towards making that come to reality. According to the governor, that’s the reason his administration has been embarking on capacity building for the state’s public servants. Speaking at a Two-Day Workshop for public ...

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