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

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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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7 Reasons Why You Should Live Around Your Workplace

7 Reasons Why You Should Live Around Your Workplace

This article gives us seven reasons why we should live some blocks away from our workplace. In view of this era of economic recession, it is expedient we find ways by which we can reduce the resultant effect of the economic downturn on our lives. One major reason that should override every other reason the average Nigerian should live close to ...

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74% of low-income earners in Lagos can’t afford rent– LASURA

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Lagos State Urban Renewal Agency (LASURA) has said that majority of low-income earners in Lagos cannot afford house rent of more than N11,000. LASURA General Manager, Lateef Solebo, disclosed this on Thursday at an interactive session on ‘Achieving Affordable Housing in Lagos’ at the public screening of a documentary drama entitled ‘Kelechi’s Quest’. The documentary drama was scripted by Nollywood ...

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LASG denies approving construction of ICT Mall in Ikeja

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ICT Mall – Lagos State Government on Tuesday denied association with an infrastructural firm, Master Realty International Concept Ltd, supposedly answered to be parading itself as having endorsement to build an ICT specialized shopping center straightforwardly next to the recently assembled Ikeja Bus Terminal. The State’s Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Tpl Wasiu Anifowoshe in an announcement said ...

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Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation from streets

Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation

According to PM News, Lagos State Government has begun evacuation of refuse heaps from streets In recent times there have been heaps of refuse all around Lagos as a result of the stoppage of PSP operators from evacuating domestic refuse. The new move is part of the sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a ...

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Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

Tackling housing challenge in Lagos

“With burgeoning population of over 22 million, Lagos is faced with housing challenge. On daily basis people migrate from every nooks and crannies of Nigeria to Lagos without ever thinking of leaving, thus compounding the housing challenge. Undoubtedly, shelter is one of the three basic necessities of life, others being food and clothing. Adequate housing includes secure land title, access to ...

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My Home, My Interactions

Interactions

Shelter cannot stand alone without Human interactions brought into retrospect. The reason why we want to stay or live in a particular location sanely should be the proximity of such place to out day to day interactions or activities. This article analyses how Nigerians decide on their places of residence against the odds. It is said that if by 54 ...

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‘Fashola as Minister of Works, Power and Housing is a blessing to Lagos’ – Ambode

Fashola Hints At A N10bn Budget For Housing

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has described the ministerial portfolio of the ex-governor of Lagos, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) as a blessing to Lagos. He said this on Thursday, Nov. 19, while delivering a keynote address at the Lagos Business School Alumni Conference. Ambode noted that Fashola as the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, will ease the actualization of ...

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AFFORDABLE HOUSING: Is it the basic right of every Lagosian? (Part 1)

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Lasgidi, city of hustlers where everyone seems to be sprinting on an imaginary track yet there are no spectators or even track officials.  In Lagos, it is the survival of the fittest, if you don’t fit in, you will end up in a fix. One of the most back-breaking means of survival is finding affordable housing with good living conditions though ...

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