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Residents use canoes as flood takes over Lagos community

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Residents of Isheri North Government Reserved Area, also known as the Isheri North Residential Scheme, Lagos State, are currently lamenting the flooding of the area, located along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The residents appealed to the state government to come to their aid, stating that since the flooding started in late August, many residents had been forced to leave their homes, ...

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Sanwo-Olu orders immediate construction works on Lagos roads

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Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has declared a state of emergency on highways and carriages in state of disrepair in Lagos State. In a statement issued by the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, Gboyega Akosile, on Sunday, the governor’s directive followed the conclusion of his series of meetings with eight multi-national engineering firms, which began a few weeks back. Akosile disclosed that Governor ...

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Lagos landlords seek compensation for buildings Ambode demolished

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Some residents of the Igbogbo/Bayeku community in the Ikorodu area of Lagos State on Monday protested against the demolition of their buildings by the Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration. The protesters, led by the chairman and secretary of the community’s association, Jacob Arogundade and Taiwo Folarin, demanded compensation from the state government. Arogundade said out of over 700 properties that were demolished ...

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Lagos partners Chinese govt to train youths on technology, manufacturing

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Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration’s development agenda was aimed at leveraging the population of the State for sustainable socio-economic development. The Governor said although the State was facing the challenges of a growing population, his administration was prepared to turn the burden to opportunities by training people and equipping them with life skills. Sanwo-Olu disclosed ...

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Lagos rehabilitates 150 dilapidated roads

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The Lagos State Public Works Corporation has executed rehabilitation and palliative road works totaling 82,787.61 sqm at strategic sections on over 150 roads across the state. The road repair intervention by the Lagos State Public Works is in actualization of the vision of His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s administration to ensure free flow of vehicular movement with the removal ...

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Families lament victimization by land grabbers in Lagos

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The family of Pa Abibu Ajibawo Oguntoyinbo of Ipaja, Lagos State has appealed to the governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, to rescue them from hoodlums led by an alleged land grabber, Prince Owen Adeniran. Oguntoyinbo, who is head of the family and appointed joint heads of the families of Abiola, Falola, Ilo, lamented that often times, family members had been arrested by ...

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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

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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

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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

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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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