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Lagos to Shut Third Mainland Bridge for 48 Hours from Friday

Third Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to shut the Third Mainland Bridge from midnight, Friday, February 19 to the midnight of Sunday, 21, 2021 for final rehabilitation works. The bridge, which has been under repairs for the past six months will be shut to allow the contractor to cast the final rehabilitated expansion joint before it will be finally ...

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Family Accuses Anambra Chief Judge Of Hijacking Family Land

Chief judge

The family of an Anambra State-based lawyer, Harold Ekwerekwu, has accused the Chief Judge of the State, Justice Onochie Anyachebelu, of illegally acquiring their family land for personal gains. The family accused the Chief Judge of unjustly issuing an ex-parte order to demolish the building on the family land. Speaking with SaharaReporters, Ekwerekwu said the disputed land sited in Onitsha ...

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LASG Demolishes Banana Island, Ikoyi Houses over Violations


The Lagos State Government(LASG) has warned residents that it would no longer condone any abuse of building laws in the state. The warning followed the spate of buildings collapse and flagrant disobedience to the regulations guiding the erecting of buildings in the state. The state government(LASG) said it has noticed that many residents are building without due recourse to state ...

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Landlords Cry Out Over AMCON Harassment, Despite Court Order


Residents and landlords of Victory Park Estate, Lekki, Lagos State have accused the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON) of harassment over their properties, despite pending court cases and orders. Two of such cases were filed by Mrs. Bose Ibude and Mr. Okechukwu Okoli and his wife against AMCON and its Receiver/Manager, Mr. Lanre Olaoluwa. The Plaintiffs obtained injunctions against ...

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Ile Arugbo: Saraki loses bid to reclaim land

Ile Arugbo

Ile Arugbo: Kwara State Government on Tuesday got a legal green light to proceed with building on the controversial Ile Arugbo land in Ilorin, with the court striking out the Bukola Saraki’s suit challenging the government’s take over of the land. Justice Abiodun Adewara of the Ilorin High Court struck out the case on Tuesday for “lack of diligent prosecution”. ...

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Housing deficit may increase to 25m by end of 2021

housing deficit

If concerted efforts are not urgently put in place to address Nigeria’s housing deficit, which has continued to increase astronomically, it may grow to 25 million by the end of this year. This was revealed by the chairman, organising committee of the Real Estate & Construction Expo tagged ‘RECON Expo 2021’, Dr. Somadina Anene, at a press conference on the ...

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Ogun okays reconstruction of Journalist Estate road

journalist estate

The Ogun State Executive Council has approved for immediate reconstruction, the 2.35km Journalist Estate Road at Arepo in the Obafemi Owode Local Government Area of the State. According to the Hon. Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure in the State, Engr. Ade Akinsanya, “preliminary work has already commenced and the contractor is expected to mobilise to the site this weekend. This ...

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Lagos constructs 300 classrooms, rehabilitates others


Lagos State says it has constructed about 300 classrooms among some other projects in its school rehabilitation programme. The Chairman, Special Committee on Rehabilitation of Public Schools, Mr Hakeem Smith, said this during a press briefing on efforts to curb infrastructure decay and revamp public schools in Lagos. He said phase one of the projects which had taken off comprises ...

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Lagos seals 10 different properties in Ogudu GRA for violating planning laws


The Lagos State Government has sealed off 10 different buildings in Ogudu GRA for violating the state’s physical planning laws. Whilst leading a team of government officials for the special enforcement operation, the Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako, said owners of the property involved had chosen to remain obstinate in their wrong ways ...

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