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Group Commends Ambode’s plan to phase out Danfo buses in Lagos

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The Convener, Coalition of Democrats for Electoral Reforms, Chief Ayo Opadokun, on Monday commended Lagos state government’s plan to ban Danfo buses from plying roads in the state, Punch reports. Opadokun said that reckless driving by Danfo drivers made life unbearable for everybody on Lagos roads. “They drive without adhering to traffic rules and regulations and they do it so ...

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Recession: Nigeria needs to develop tourism, other sectors – Ambode

Gov Ambode urges residents to become house owners through new policy

The Nation reports that Lagos state Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said yesterday that the prevailing economic recession offers a viable opportunity for the country to harness the potentials of other sectors. He identified tourism as one of the critical sectors that can revitalise the economy. The governor, who spoke at the commemoration of this year’s edition of the World Tourism Day, ...

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Ambode, Fashola To Commission New Housing Corporation Building

Lagos Govt. Orders Occupiers of Lekki Gardens to Vacate Homes For Integrity Test

The Association of Housing Corporations of Nigeria (AHCN) has completed its ultra modern edifice and it is due for commissioning on Thursday 26th May, 2016 at the Central Business District, Alausa, Ikeja in Lagos. The edifice which will be commissioned by the Governor of Lagos State, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, and Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, ...

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$1.65BN Lekki Seaport To Be Completed in 2019 – Ambode

Ambode warns against disregard of building regulations and control

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday reeled out the numerous investment opportunities that abound in the state to would-be investors in critical sectors such as Housing, Power, Agriculture, Transportation, Health, Tourism, ICT and Manufacturing, just as he assured that the state is open more than ever before for greater business. Governor Ambode, who spoke in Lagos at the ...

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Residents Plead Rethink On Order To Vacate Lekki Gardens Estate

Lekki Gardens MD Detention; Rash Or Justified?

Residents of Lekki Gardens Estate located along Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State have called on Governor Akinwunmi Amobode to have a rethink on his vacation order given to the residents of the estate. There appears to be no sign of any resident of the estate moving out as at the weekend. Following the collapse of a five-storey building belonging to Lekki ...

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Ambode Sacks Lagos State Building Control Agency GM

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Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday sacked the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Mr. Adeigbe Olusola, over the Lekki Gardens building collapse. The Governor’s decision followed an investigation indicting the General Manager for negligence in the Lekki Gardens building collapse. In a statement issued Monday, Mr. Ambode also fired Adeoye Adeyemi, the Head of Inspection ...

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Oshodi Market Demolition: Who’s to blame?

Oshodi market

My dad once told me; to make the world a better place some actions need to be taken on the citizenry that will benefit them immensely in the future no matter whose ox is gored. Can I say the same about the recent demolition of the Owonifari section of Oshodi market? This article aims to shed some light on this ...

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Lagos donates N150 million to Adamawa, Borno, Yobe for displaced persons

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The Lagos State government last Wednesday donated N50million each to Adamawa, Borno, and Yobe states to assist them in the rehabilitation of Internally Displaced Persons in the North East. The governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, presented cheques to the benefiting state governments at the briefing room of the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, after the Council of State’s meeting. “Lagos ...

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