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Lagos and the Evolution of Oyingbo Market

Onyingbo Market

Lagos state is unique in many ways. It is the most populous state of Nigeria and is the leading non-oil sector contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic product (GDP). In this piece, Biodun Onayele writes about Lagos and the evolution of Onyingbo market. In 2006, Lagos contributed 30% of the nation’s GDP, consumed more than 60% of its energy, paid 65% ...

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Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation from streets

Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation

According to PM News, Lagos State Government has begun evacuation of refuse heaps from streets In recent times there have been heaps of refuse all around Lagos as a result of the stoppage of PSP operators from evacuating domestic refuse. The new move is part of the sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a ...

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Governor terminates contract for construction of 4th mainland bridge

Lagos state governor donates 120 generators to Lagos police command

“Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has terminated the contract for the construction of the 4th mainland bridge. According to reports, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed with a consortium of companies on May 25, 2016. The Lagos state government said the contract was terminated because the concessionaire was working at a slow pace. Speaking at a ministerial briefing at Alausa, Ikeja, ...

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New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

New land survey fees begin in Lagos, threaten homeownership

“Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS).”- Guardian reports. The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector ...

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#LagosAt50: Celebrating Half a Century of Excellence!

#LagosAt50

Every man has a history so does a place. Which state in Nigeria has a better history than Lagos? Which place in the most populous black nation in the world enjoys such fame and adulation as the city of excellence wields. In this article, we celebrate #LagosAt50 in our best way possible, and how best can we do that than ...

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Lagos survey plan fee to go up three times current fee

Stakeholders urge SON to create specialized dept for building materials

Survey plan fee for Lagos state is going to be three times its current fee and this will take effect from April 1, 2017. For Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local governments, survey fee is currently 120,000 naira;  350,000 naira will be the newly increased cost. Lagos Island, Etiosa, Ikeja and Apapa which are presently set at 300,000 ...

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The History Behind the Names of Popular Places in Lagos

Real estate Industry

Do you know that most of the popular places in Lagos did not just derive their names by mere coincidence neither are they just names of places based on logistics? This article exposes the origin and true meanings of popular locations in Lagos that virtually most Lagosians have come in contact with one way or the other. Lagos which has ...

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