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Family drags Ogun, Mikano and others to court over acquired land

acquired land

ACQUIRED LAND- Legal fire works are expected to start at the High Court of Ogun State sitting at Otta between the Alimi Ayinde Kasumu family of Lagos and Mikano International Limited, Chavnet Nigeria Limited, Ogun State government and three others over parcels of land situated and lying at Isheri, Ifo local council of Ogun state. Parties had resorted to trial ...

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Court arraigns landlady over alleged theft of tenant’s property


A 53-year-old landlady, Rita Olukanmi, on Wednesday appeared in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court for allegedly stealing property worth N1.4 million belonging to her tenant. The accused, who resides at No. 19, Oduduwa St., Aboru, Lagos, is facing a three-count charge of conspiracy, housebreaking and stealing. The accused, however, pleaded not guilty to the charge. The Prosecutor, Insp. Victor Eruada told ...

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LASG mobilises contractors with N5.6 billion for 181 road projects


The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it had mobilised contractors with N5.6 billion to begin construction of 181 roads. Mr. Ade Akinsanya, the state Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, made this known at the Government House, Alausa, at the 2018 Ministerial Press Briefing to mark three years in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. Akinsanya said that the sum represented ...

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Youths expose Nsima Ekere on plans to mortgage Akwa Ibom


Youths in Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, under the auspices of Edemeya Supreme Leaders’ Coalition (ESLC), has urged their kinsman and Managing Director, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mr. Nsima Ekere, to shelve his purported governorship ambition in 2019. This view was contained in a statement issued, Tuesday, by the Director of Publicity and Strategy of the group, Akparawa Abraham ...

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Ambode to deliver Oshodi-Airport before December


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Thursday promised to deliver the reconstruction of Oshodi-Airport road and Oshodi transport interchange by December this year, citing their strategic significance to traffic management in the state. The governor equally pledged to compensate all stakeholders, whose buildings were affected during the reconstruction of Oshodi-Airport road, noting that the state government would pay property owners ...

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Ambode commissions 21 roads in Alimosho


It was all excitement for residents of Ipaja, Aiyetoro, Peak Thomas and other sub-urban communities in Alimosho area of Lagos State, Monday, as Governor Akinwunimi Ambode opened up the areas with network of 21 roads and two bridges amounting to 27.4 kilometres in all. The development is seen impacting the lives of the residents who can now access their once ...

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 Infrastructure development will attract large investments – CIBN


The Lagos State Branch Chairman of the Chartered Institute of Bankers Nigeria (CIBN)/Managing Director, Brent Mortgage Bank, Kola Abdul, has said that improved rail system and energy sector which includes power transmission, gas and petrol, have huge potentials to attract and retain large investments. While speaking at the yearly general meeting of the Lagos Chapter of CIBN, in Lagos, Abdul ...

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Lagos partners O’dua investment group, acquires 115m shares

Lagos State Governor

The six governors in the south-west have formally admitted Lagos state into the O’dua Investment Group. Akinwunmi Ambode, the state governor, announced the development on Wednesday, via a statement by Habib Aruna, his chief press secretary. Incorporated as a limited liability company in July 1976, O’dua Investment Company Limited has business interests in Oyo, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Ekiti states. ...

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Ikorodu residents complain bitterly over bad roads


Lagos communities along Agura-Gberigbe road in Ikorodu area of the state, which include Agura, Gberigbe, Igbodu, Ewu-Owa, Mowo-nla, Oke-Agbo, Oko-ito, among others have lamented the bad state of their roads, with residents experiencing restriction of movement when the roads become impassable, especially whenever it rains. Chairman of the community, Pastor Taiwo Kayode, lamented that children can not go to schools ...

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Lagos compensates property owners affected by Agege-flyover project

Property owners

The Lagos State government yesterday approved payment of over N1.4 billion as compensation for affected property owners on the alignment/right of way for construction and re-construction of dilapidated roads, flyover and ramps aimed at alleviating traffic gridlock in parts of the metropolis. The approval, the state said, was to improve the economic lives of affected property owners. Appreciating the gesture, the ...

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