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Lagos Works Corporation commences rehabilitation of major roads

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The Lagos State Public Works Corporation (LSPWC) says it has begun full-scale repair and rehabilitation of major roads across the state in fulfilment of the ‘Executive Order on Zero Tolerance’ for potholes as declared by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The LSPWC General Manager, Engineer Olufemi Daramola, who disclosed this yesterday during an inspection tour of the ongoing rehabilitation of Iju Road, ...

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Shasha land acquisition: We followed due process – Lagos

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The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that due process was followed in the acquisition of 4.882 hectares of land in dispute, located at Bameke, Shasha, in the Alimosho Local Government Area of the state. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the land is the subject of a suit filed by some members of the Akinlowo Olaife family of ...

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Lagos state to release hotlines for potholes, road repairs

Lagos State

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state would soon release hotlines for residents to call and report their road problems to the government. He restated his commitment to collaborate with the people of the state for successful implementation of his administration’s policies and programmes. A statement on Wednesday said Sanwo-Olu spoke when he hosted the ...

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Court summons Ooni’s brother, Tunji Ogunwusi over housing fraud

Tunji Ogunwusi

A Lagos High Court, sitting at Igbosere, Lagos State, has summoned a brother of the Ooni of Ife, Prince Tunji Ogunwusi, and his company, PrimeWaterview Holdings, over a housing scheme, which payments made by over 800 Nigerians remain unaccounted for. Also expected to appear before Justice K. O. Dawodu, on April 10, are the incumbent President of the Nigeria Association ...

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28-year-old man docked for allegedly breaking into an office, stealing N1.6m

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Lagos – A 28-year-old unemployed man, Taiwo Ogunmodede, who allegedly broke into a real estate firm and stole N1.6 million, on Monday appeared in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ court in Lagos. Ogunmodede, whose address was not provided, is charged with two counts of burglary and stealing. The prosecutor, Sgt. Modupe Olaluwoye told the court that the defendant on Oct. 24, ...

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Affordable housing: FMBN launches rent-to-own scheme for workers

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Amidst growing concern that the efforts of government agencies to tackling housing deficit in the country is grossly insignificant, the recent launch of the rent-to-own housing scheme by the board of the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, (FMBN) may make housing more affordable for Nigerian workers who cannot build or buy homes from their meagre income. The scheme is seen ...

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Businessman docked over alleged damage of building materials

building materials

A 54-year-old businessman, Tunde Fisayo, who allegedly broke into a neighbour’s property and destroyed his building materials, was on Wednesday brought before a Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. Fisayo, who resides in Lekki area of Lagos, is facing a three-count charge bordering on conspiracy, willful damage and criminal damage to property. The Prosecutor, Cyril Ejiofor, told the court that the ...

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New Lagos-Abeokuta rail to move 5,000 containers daily

Containers

Ibikunle Amosun, Ogun State governor, has said Nigeria may have succeeded in solving Lagos traffic jam, as the newly constructed standard gauge rail track has the capacity to move up to 5000 containers just by one train in one day. Amosun stated that the new infrastructure project would take many people and goods off Lagos, as many business activities would ...

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NRC people living in Abeokuta, Ibadan can now work in Lagos

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The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) has said that it was now possible for residents of Abeokuta in Ogun State, and Ibadan in Oyo State to work in Lagos with the new standard gauge rail line. The Lagos Railway District Manager, Mr. Jerry Oche, made the assertion in an interview on Tuesday in Lagos. Oche said that the nearly completed Lagos-Ibadan ...

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NRC collaborates with Lagos State to reopen Ashade level crossing

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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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