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Lagos State land use charge law

The Lagos state land use charge law was instituted on 22nd June, 2001 to  replace the old tenement rate. The land use charge is designed to help the government generate additional revenue needed to develope the state in the light of increasing demand for provision of urban and rural infrastructures and other expenditure while a population that grows at an ...

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TECHNOLOGY: Eko Atlantic developers unveil mobile app

Messrs South Energyx Nigeria Limited, planners and developers of Eko Atlantic City, an emerging city being built on land reclaimed from the Atlantic Ocean located beside the popular Bar Beach on Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos, have devised their first mobile application that can be used on all new generation smart phones and Eko-pixtablets (Android and iOS platforms). The ...

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Lagos give housing and construction projects boost

Convinced of the strategic importance and potentials of building and construction sector as the third largest in terms of gross domestic product (GDP), ranking in Lagos, the state government has come up with new initiative that is geared towards boosting activities within the sector in the state. Essentially, two major areas are currently receiving attention, namely; housing and construction sector. ...

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Surveyors demand creation of Mapping Commission

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In order to ensure proper mapping and collation of spatial data that will enhance productivity and service delivery, the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) has urged the federal Government to establish Survey, Planning and Mapping Commission. The Institution’s President, Mr. Bern Omo Akhigbe made the call last week at the 32nd memorial lecture held in honour of the pioneer president ...

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Lagos show concern for slum dwellers

With the reality of rapidly urbanizing world in which more city dwellers than ever before found themselves living in informal settlements, the United Nations Human Settlement Programme (UN-HABITAT) has pledged a robust collaboration with Lagos State Government to promote socially, environmentally sustainable human settlements and adequate housing for all. While expressing deep concern on the rate of urbanisation in Nigerian ...

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Synagogue Collapse: Lagos To Engage Professional Building Inspectors

Professionals Calls For Synergy Among Professional Groups Against Building Collapse

Following the collapse of the guesthouse of the Synagogue Church of All Nations and other incidents of building collapse in the state, the Lagos State Building Control Agency has disclosed plans to engage approved building inspectors. The inspectors, according to the General Manager, LASBCA, Mrs. Abimbola Animashaun, will ensure that residents of the state complied with building regulations. “One thing ...

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LAGOS MEGA CITY PROJECT: HOMS to drive Urban Regeneration

In addition to its infrastructure upgrade and environmental transformation, the Lagos State government is using its pace-setting home ownership mortgage scheme—the LagosHOMS—to drive urban regeneration that would ultimately dovetail into its dream mega city status. This regeneration which has already seen some footprints in some parts of the state, particularly Ikeja and Lagos Island, involves the demolition of obsolete housing ...

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Lagos To Regulate Agency Fees

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Lagos State government has initiated moves to regulate estate agency fees in the state which it claims ranks highest when compared with other countries. To this end, a stakeholders’ meeting was recently convened at the Lagos State Real Estate Transaction Department (LASRETRAD) to deliberate on “Real Estate Agency Fees in Lagos”. In attendance were various associations of estate agents, legal ...

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