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Lagos informs property owners to obtain valid development permit


The Lagos State Government has asked property owners within Federal Government acquisitions to obtain valid development permit to prevent their buildings from being sealed or demolished. The General Manager, Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority, Mr. Funmi Osifuye, said the validation was necessary to prevent disruption or demolition by LASPPPA due to lack of building plan approval. Osifuye said the ...

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Fashola announces approval of 108 meter providers


The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has announced the approval of 108 firms for the supply of meters to electricity consumers in the country. Fashola made the announcement during the continuation of his neighbourhood consultations/campaign for the re-election of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 in the Surulere Local Government of Lagos on Sunday, the News Agency ...

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Lagos decries religious worship centers in residential areas


The Lagos State Government has expressed worries over the rising number of religious worship centers in residential areas across the state. The Commissioner for the Environment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti, said he had observed with dismay the proliferation of religious worship centers and nite clubs in various residential areas, especially on the Victoria Island and Ikoyi metropolis and called for caution ...

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My administration will complete ongoing projects before I leave office – Ambode


Ongoing capital projects across Lagos State will be completed before the next four months, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has assured Lagosians. He also promised to deliver more life-changing projects in 2019 for the greater benefit of all residents. Governor Ambode said at the grand finale of 2018 One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) in Lagos yesterday that “though 2018 was a great year ...

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Lagos Considers Fresh Strategies to End Apapa Gridlock With


With the failed intervention of the federal government to end perennial traffic congestion in Apapa and its environs, the Lagos State Government disclosed yesterday that it had started working on a new approach to restore order on all road networks connecting Apapa Central Business District. Also, the government lamented the growing harassment and assault of officials of Lagos State Traffic ...

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Which city is more expensive: Port Harcourt or Lagos?

Port Harcourt

Lagos is the most populated city in Nigeria; flocking with various kinds of people from different works of life while Port Harcourt is the home of oil boys (guys working in oil companies). Because of the status quo of the boys in Port Harcourt, people tend to rate the state of living in Port Harcourt higher than that of Lagos. ...

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What’s the price of rent for a 3-bedroom apartment in your area?

3-bedroom apartment

Do you need to rent a 3-bedroom apartment and you don’t know the price range for different areas? This article is your best bet. It’s a known fact that apartments are valued based on the location, area and easy access to the city. That’s why we decided to carry out an anecdotal survey to guide people who are searching for ...

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Lagos intensifies road rehabilitation across metropolis

low-income earners

The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, said concerted efforts were on to rehabilitate failed portions of highways and roads across the metropolis, with a pledge to aggressively fix potholes in coming days. The state’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, in a statement, said though many roads across the State had been fixed in the last few weeks, ...

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Terminal operators decry closure of Ijora Bridge, says it worsened Apapa gridlock

Ijora bridge

The closure of a section of the Ijora Bridge, outbound Apapa, is worsening the already chaotic traffic situation in the Lagos, says the Seaport Terminal Operators Association of Nigeria (STOAN). Vicky Haastrup, STOAN chairman, who stated this in Lagos on Tuesday, said the closure of the bridge, which links Apapa to other parts of the Lagos metropolis through the Wharf ...

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6 Reasons Why Properties In Lagos are So Expensive

6 Reasons Why Properties are Expensive In Lagos

Have you ever wondered or been involved in a conversation about why properties are so expensive in Lagos, unlike other cities in the country? What answers did you come up with? If you have, then you are not alone as the rising cost of property in Lagos has remained a topical issue in Lagos over the years. What makes this ...

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