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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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Lagos State Lands bureau recorded N10.19billion loss in 2017

Land Bureau

The Lagos State Lands Bureau performance dropped in revenue generation by N10.19 billion accruing from land transaction in 2017, representing a 50 percent fall in land revenue. In 2016, the Lands Bureau recorded an all-time high in revenue generation from land transaction as it hit N20.77 billion, but this was half into two in 2017 as it generated N10.579 billion, ...

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Lagos receives $43b investment for housing, tourism, others


The Lagos State Government on Thursday said the state received over $43 billion worth of investment proposals in the last three years. Prof. Ademola Abass, the Special Adviser, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment, disclosed this at Alausa, during the agency’s Ministerial briefing to mark the third year in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. Abass listed areas investors had shown ...

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Alapere residents complain bitterly over canal project


Residents of Wesley area in Alapere, Lagos State have alleged abandonment of a government-financed drainage project by the contractor, making their community more prone to flooding and health hazards. They protested against constant flood in the community when the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transports, Engineer Abdulsallam, was on inspection tour of the reconstruction of Oluwakemi/Ajiboye road expansion. The residents said ...

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Review of Ambode’s commitment to changing the face of Lagos


LAGOS – One major index of social change and development today, especially in Africa, is infrastructure development as particularly epitomized by the construction of roads and bridges. No nation can boast of having achieved development if a large percentage of her roads are impassable. Infrastructure development is critical to achieving human capital development in any society. The economic impact that ...

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