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NRC collaborates with Lagos State to reopen Ashade level crossing


The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says it is collaborating with the Lagos State Government to reopen Ashade level crossing which was closed to motorists following a recent train derailment. The Railway District Manager, Lagos State, Mr. Jerry Oche, told newsmen on Sunday in Lagos that the corporation was working with the state government to raise the road level to meet ...

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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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Engineers call for integrity tests on buildings


To ensure stability of buildings, engineers under the aegis of the Nigerian Institution of Structural Engineers (NIStructE) has called for a policy that will ensure that integrity tests are carried out on buildings above ten years. President of NIStructE, Edward Atumonyogo, told The Guardian shortly after the institution’s visit to Planet Project, the firm handling the construction of three terminals ...

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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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Processing building approval will only take 28 days – LASG

Building approval

In a move to improve the state’s ease of doing business, the Lagos State Government has pegged the period within which building approval can be processed to 28 days, saying it has waved title documents as a condition for obtaining approval. The state government has also issued a six-month notice to enable all property owners, who have built without approval ...

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‘Land use charge is not focusing on the tenant but property owners’ – Ashade Akinyemi

property owners

The re-enacted Lagos State Land Use Charge continues to draw criticisms despite a reduction of the rates by the state government. Commissioner of Finance/Economic Planning and Budget, Lagos state Mr. Ashade Akinyemi in this interview said the law is focused on property owners not tenants. Read how he threw more light on the controversial law. Why is the Lagos state ...

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Experts warn Akeredolu about imposing Land use charge on Ondo residents


Experts in Ondo State, under the umbrella of Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria (APBN) have kicked against Governor Akeredolu’s proposed Land Use Charge. The stakeholders cautioned Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu to drop the idea of imposing land use charges on residents in the face of the current economic hardship. The Chairman of the Association of Professional Bodies of Nigeria, APBN, ...

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Fuel marketers lose patience on FG as repairs on Apapa road begins

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Fuel marketers and other private business owners under the aegis of Committee of Directors, Ibru Port Complex, at the weekend, flagged off the palliative repairs from Sunrise to Coconut section of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway, after waiting endlessly for the intervention of the federal government and the Lagos State government. These stakeholders have also raised the alarm that the Apapa bridges ...

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Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

Federal Government focuses more on road constructions in Lagos State

The Federal Government on Tuesday in Lagos promised massive road repairs nationwide, after completing some ongoing projects in Lagos. The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Godwin Eke, gave the assurance in an interview with newsmen in Lagos. He urged residents of Lagos, in particular and Nigerians, in general, to expect more as the government was commited to deploying ...

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Lagos partners estate developer on 20,000 housing units

Ambode pledges quality education for Lagos children

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a real estate developer, Echostone Limited, to build 20,000 housing units in the state within four years. Speaking while signing the partnership agreement, Mr Gbolahan Lawal, the state Commissioner for Housing, said Lagos State would provide the land as its equity contribution, while Echostone would finance the project. ...

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