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Family, Lagos govt clash over illegal acquisition of land

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Lagos High Court sitting at Ikeja, will on July 8 hear a suit filed against Lagos State Government by Akinlowo Olaife family in Shasha area of Lagos for allegedly taking over their ancestral land without compensation and for overriding public interest as required by law. In the suit before Justice O.A Ogala, six members of the family namely Chief Tajudeen ...

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Lagos: Landlord’s brother-in-law allegedly stabs tenant to death

Lagos

The brother-in-law of a Lagos landlord, Chukwuemeka, has allegedly used knife to stab the tenant of his sister’s husband, Kazeem Balogun, to death in the Iso-Pako area of Iyana Ejigbo in the Ejigbo Local Council Development Area of the state. It was reported that Chukwuemeka and Kazeem always quarrelled with each other, but on the day of the incident, the ...

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Lagos residents lament losses to floods

Lagos residents

Lagos residents call on government for intervention as flood destroys properties worth millions of naira. Adebola Oni, 28, stands in front of a kiosk overlooking a marshland on Tony Enyinna Street, Gbagada. It had just rained that Sunday afternoon and the sun was forcing its way out of the sky’s grey shrouds. At 3:57 p.m., Mr. Oni had spent the ...

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Early morning fire razes building at Agege, destroys property

Agege

Property worth millions of naira were yesterday lost to an early morning fire at No. 5. Olugbosho Street, Agege area of Lagos State. There was pandemonium as smoke suddenly covered the air from the compound made up of residential building and a church, Saints Assembly Church. The fire with billowing smoke was coming from some of the rooms, which made ...

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Flood destroys properties in Lagos after Monday rainfall

Lagos

Lagos – Many Lagosians have taken to social media to bemoan the recurrent flooding problem in the state after heavy rainfall on Monday, May 20, 2019. The state is a familiar mess during rainy seasons as many parts are submerged in flood due to a terrible drainage system, causing difficulty for motorists and residents of different parts of the state. ...

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

Lagos

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

UNILAG

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

RTEAN

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

gubernatorial candidate

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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