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Fire destroys Lagos popular market few hours to Buhari’s visit


Few hours to the visitation of President Muhammadu Buhari to Lagos, an early morning inferno on Wednesday consumed no fewer than 13 shops located at the Agbara Market, along the Lagos-Badagry Expressway in Lagos. The fire began at about 4.35 a.m. from one of the container shops opposite the expressway. Its cause is yet to be ascertained. The 13 shops ...

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UNILAG, FCET Akoka land dispute deepens


The Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical), Akoka, Lagos, has said that the land dispute between it and the University of Lagos (UNILAG) had yet to be resolved in spite of the court and Minister of Education’s intervention. Mr. Ephraim Dada, Acting Provost, Federal College of Education (FCE) (Technical ), Akoka, said this in an interview in Lagos. The interview ...

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RTEAN urges governor-elect, Sanwo-Olu to repair roads in Lagos


The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Tuesday called on the Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to fix both the federal and state roads for free flow of traffic when he assumes office. The Chairman of RTEAN, Lagos chapter, Alhaji Mohammed Musa, made the appeal in an interview while setting agenda for Sanwo-Olu Musa urged Sanwo-Olu to ...

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Lagos airport road project almost 75% completed

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The contractor handling reconstruction of Oshodi-Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, Messrs Hi-tech Construction Company, has disclosed that the six kilometres project is at about 75per cent completion, assuring residents of quality job. The Project Manager, Sachi Ramsunder, who spoke during a technical visit by members of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE), Ikeja Branch, explained that with enough commitments, the ...

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Lagos gubernatorial candidate promises to focus on agriculture

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Gubernatorial candidate of Advanced Nigeria Democratic Party (ANDP) for Lagos State, Dr. Oluwasegun Mutairu Musa, has promised to improve Agriculture and revolutionalise the economy of the state if elected in next weekend’s election. Musa regretted that less than 30 per cent of farmlands available in the state has ever been harnessed for agriculture by past governments, noting that the state ...

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Real estate expert advises govt to focus on solving housing shortage

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The Chief Executive Officer, UT Homes and Financial Services, Mr. Ade Adebajo, has advised the government of the federation to focus on solving problems related to housing shortage in the country. Adebajo said government should focus more attention on providing affordable housing for all Nigerians adding that a situation where more houses meant for the rich are lying idle while ...

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Is the cost of living in Lagos too high?

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How high is the cost of living in your area? We’ve had differing opinions about the cost of living in Lagos and Abuja being higher than that of other states but surprisingly, we found out there is a state that is higher than both. Want to know which state? Read the reactions below Onyinyechi Udeolisa said Yes Oluwadamilola Hillary Ashaolu ...

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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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