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Lagos generates N20 billion in land administration

Lagos state governor donates 120 generators to Lagos police command

The Guardian reports that in spite of the challenging financial crisis in the country and its attendant effect on businesses, the Lagos State government has announced a revenue performance of N20.7 billion from land administrations in the last one-year. The performance, which surpassed the total revenue of N11.4 billion recorded in the previous year, came from transaction on the sales ...

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Tears as government demolishes Sabo market in Ikorodu

Tears as government demolishes Sabo market in Ikorodu

The Guardian reports that traders at Sabo Market in Ikorodu outskirts of Lagos State were greeted with a rude shock on arrival at the market yesterday as Lagos State government officials demolished their shops. It was gathered that the demolition was carried out by the officials of the Lagos State ministry of environment on Wednesday night when all the traders ...

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Professionals seek synergy to achieve quality housing

Professionals seek synergy to achieve quality housing

The Guardian reports that professionals in the building sector have solicited cooperation among the key players to achieve quality housing in the country. They made the call at the opening of the 2017 edition of Lagos International Housing Fair, which had participants from within and outside the country. The Chairman, Lagos International Housing Fair Committee, Moses Ogunleye, said professionals, researchers and government ...

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Lagos to inject N200b into Ilubirin housing estate

Lagos to inject N200b into Ilubirin housing estate

The Nation reports that the Lagos State government has said it will inject about N200 billion ($500 million) into Ilubirin Housing Estate’s new model plan. Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, addressed reporters yesterday on government’s plan to further develop the estate. He said the government was putting massive infrastructure in the project for residential and commercial uses. Lawal said ...

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Post-Otodo Gbame: Nigeria desperately needs cheaper housing solutions

Housing deficit: shortcoming of the government

“Everything wrong with Lagos state government’s recent clearance of the riverside community, Otodo Gbame, can be summarised in one sentence – Nigeria does not know how to build houses cheaply.”- The Guardian There is nothing strange about clearing slums and there are very good reasons to do so. President Truman’s 1949 Housing Act provided $1bn in funding to localities across ...

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Lagos State finally finds solution to environmental crisis…

Lagos warns illegal developers in Lekki-Epe

“The Akinwumi Ambode-led administration in Lagos State has finally found solution to the perennial environmental crisis threatening the megacity status of the commercial city with the newly introduced fundamental environmental reforms, writes Raheem Akingbolu”- This Day For years, Lagos residents have craven for a cleaner megacity and a serene environment. Among other unpleasant hazards, arbitrary collections of refuse and street ...

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Lagos hands over 200 rent-to-own homes

Lagos hands over 200 rent-to-own homes

“The Lagos State Government has handed over keys to another set of 200 successful applicants of the Lagos rent-to-own initiative with a promise to sustain the policy in partnership with the private investor.”- The Nation Its Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, who presided over the ceremony, said the state has over 4, 000 housing units yet to be subscribed ...

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‘Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos” -Mr Lookman Oshodi

'Government must address self-help housing to reduce housing problems in Lagos" -Mr Lookman Oshodi,

This is the second part of the interview we had with Mr Lookman Oshodi, project director of Arctic Infrastructure. You can read the first part here. In the second part of the interview we discussed how private sectors can come on board the housing strategies in Lagos state, the explosive population, self-help housing, housing problems in Lagos etc. Read the ...

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How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

How Lagos widow retrieved land from land grabbers

“Resulting from a report on the menace of land grabbing in Lagos State, Mrs Nneka Okoli, who was reported to have been deprived of her six plots of land, retrieved them after an intervention by the Lagos State government. KEMI BUSARI reports. Six plots of land located at the Isheri Osun area of Alimosho Local Governmnet Area of Lagos State ...

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