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Ajah community decries abandoned BRT terminal, bad roads

BRT terminal

Residents, including investors and commuters of Ajah community in Lagos State, have expressed displeasure over the abandoned BRT terminal and Ambode Flyover bridge in the area. The community members lamented that the present status of the construction has paralysed businesses and other activities in the area and therefore called on the state government to expedite project completion. According to them, ...

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PHOTOS: Train derails along Mangoro/Agege area

derailed train

On Thursday, a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/ Agege area. A statement by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, revealed that several persons were injured in the accident. The accident was reportedly caused by faulty train tracks. See photos as shared by both LASEMA and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency ...

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history of Ikeja

The history of Ikeja which is the capital of Lagos state is not known by many. The origin comprises of two major components which are Ipodo Quarters and Isale-Awori Quarters. Ipodo Quarters were founded by an Awori called Ikudehinbu while Isale-Awori Ipodo Quarters were founded by Amore who came from Otta. Ikudehinbu was the progenitor of the present day Odu ...

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Lagos residents urge Federal Government for road expansion


Commuters and motorists plying the Sagamu Road, Lagos State, have called on the Federal Government to expand the road. They said that the road, which is undergoing rehabilitation, was too narrow, adding that the plan to make it two lanes serving two-way traffic was faulty. A businessman, Ernest Ogboh, urged the Federal Government to use the road’s setbacks to expand ...

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What will you do if your Landlord serves you a notice to quit today?

notice to quit

Landlords in Nigeria believe they are the lord and saviour of their tenants so they do whatever they want and whenever they want it. We have heard the case of a Landlord that removed his tenant’s roof, threw out his properties before he came back from work. This question was birthed as a result of the different crazy scenarios we ...

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Ambode gives contractors four weeks ultimatum to fix potholes


Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has directed the state Public Works Corporation to fix potholes on major and inner roads across the state within the next four weeks. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Ade Akinsanya, said this on Friday, during an inspection of the ongoing Pen Cinema bridge in Agege area of the state. Akinsanya said the ...

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Lagos plans to Issue Over 7,000 Building Permits Before End Of 2018

building permits

Building permits – The Lagos State Physical Planning Permits Authority says it is targeting to issue over 7,000 building approval plans to homeowners before the end of 2018. Olufunmilayo Osifuye, the General Manager, LASPPPA, made this known on Wednesday at a sensitisation in Ebute-Meta and Oyingbo Areas of the state. Osifuye said that about 6,000 permits had been issued from ...

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Ibeju Lekki residents lose properties to flood


Some residents of Ibeju Lekki in Lagos on Saturday lamented their loss of valuables worth millions of Naira to flood caused by persistent rainfall, coupled with poor drainage facilities in the community. Some of the residents said the early morning downpour left several roads and homes in the area flooded. Mr. Luqman Balogun, a member of the Community Development Association, ...

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Lagos state set to partner firm to provide 750 housing units

housing units

The Lagos State government said it will partner Messrs Brains and Hammers Limited to deliver 750 housing units at Jubilee Estate in Iganmu, a suburb of the city. The State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal disclosed this at the African Real Estate Conference & Awards (AFRECA’18) organised by Propertypro.ng in partnership with the Lagos State government, Property Mart, Messrs ...

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Estate agent arraigned for selling church property

property developer

A 68-year-old Estate Agent, Samuel Adewunmi, was on Friday docked before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos over alleged forgery of certificate of occupancy of a church property Adewunmi was also accused of selling a landed property valued at N250 million, belonging to the Cherubim and Seraphim Sacred Mount Zion Church. The accused is facing a four-count charge bordering on ...

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