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My administration will complete ongoing projects before I leave office – Ambode


Ongoing capital projects across Lagos State will be completed before the next four months, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has assured Lagosians. He also promised to deliver more life-changing projects in 2019 for the greater benefit of all residents. Governor Ambode said at the grand finale of 2018 One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) in Lagos yesterday that “though 2018 was a great year ...

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FG refunds Lagos outstanding expenses on federal roads

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The Federal Government has made refund to Lagos State government running into billions of naira, being what the state incurred on the rehabilitation of federal roads within the state. The state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, admitted to this at the weekend but did not mention the actual amount refunded. However, it was gathered that over N52 billion was allegedly being owed ...

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Ambode gives contractors four weeks ultimatum to fix potholes


Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has directed the state Public Works Corporation to fix potholes on major and inner roads across the state within the next four weeks. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Ade Akinsanya, said this on Friday, during an inspection of the ongoing Pen Cinema bridge in Agege area of the state. Akinsanya said the ...

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Lagos plans to Issue Over 7,000 Building Permits Before End Of 2018

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Building permits – The Lagos State Physical Planning Permits Authority says it is targeting to issue over 7,000 building approval plans to homeowners before the end of 2018. Olufunmilayo Osifuye, the General Manager, LASPPPA, made this known on Wednesday at a sensitisation in Ebute-Meta and Oyingbo Areas of the state. Osifuye said that about 6,000 permits had been issued from ...

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Third mainland bridge closure: 5 things to note

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The Third Mainland Bridge, longest bridges in Nigeria and one of the top three in Africa that connects Lagos Island to the mainland areas will be temporarily closed from 12 midnight today till Sunday, August 26th, 2018. This is to enable test assessments on the level of the bridge, which is one of the most strategic and economic linking Lagos ...

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LASG seals partnership with foreign firm with light rail project


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has signed a major agreement with an experienced international railway systems aggregator and rolling stocks manufacturer, Alstom SA of France, on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit project as part of efforts to rev up the multi-modal transport system in the State. Following a comprehensive review of the rail project, which ought to have commenced passenger ...

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Twitter users blast Ambode for fixing Afrikan Shrine roads to welcome French President


Lagos residents have accused the Lagos State Government under Akinwunmi Ambode of hypocrisy for fixing roads around the New Afrika Shrine in Agidingbi, Ikeja area of the state, where French President, Emmanuel Macron visited two days ago. Macron is due to commission the newly-improved Alliance Francaise facility in the highbrow Ikoyi area of the state  but first visited Fela Anikulapo-Ketu’s ...

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FG Flags Off Ikorodu-Shagamu Road Rehabilitation


Lagos and Ogun business community including residents were excited in March this year when the Federal Government through the Federal Executive Council (FEC) announced that it has approved N20.8billion for the rehabilitation of Ikorodu-Shagamu road. Most delighted by the announcement is Senator Gbenga Ashafa, lawmaker representing Lagos West senatorial district in the National Assembly. Since he was elected as a ...

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Ambode promises Lagosians 14,187 housing units


Report has it that the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has promised to deliver 14,187 housing units before the next two years, across the state. Meanwhile the governor, who spoke yesterday, through Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, said this would be achieved through a joint venture partnership, under its housing programme tagged: Lagos Affordable Public Housing (LAPH) initiative. Through ...

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