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PHOTOS: Train derails along Mangoro/Agege area

derailed train

On Thursday, a train coming from Ijoko, Ogun State, and heading to Ebute Metta, Lagos, derailed at Mangoro/ Agege area. A statement by Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, revealed that several persons were injured in the accident. The accident was reportedly caused by faulty train tracks. See photos as shared by both LASEMA and the Lagos State Traffic Management Agency ...

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Epe Residents Urge LASG To Complete Road Projects

Road projects

Some Epe residents on Wednesday appealed to the Lagos State Government to complete all road projects it embarked on in the community. The Epe residents, in a separate interview, said that the road projects had been abandoned. Titilayo Adebanjo, a resident, lamented the poor conditions of Epe-Ikorodu Expressway, saying that government’s attention should urgently be shifted to the bad road. Adebanjo ...

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LASG set to demolish distressed 2-storey building in Ajangbadi


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has earmarked a distressed two-storey building in Ajangbadi area of Lagos, for demolition. The government, through its agency the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) has issued a seven-day ultimatum to the owner of the building to demolish it himself or the government would do the demolition with the owner of the property bearing the ...

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

low-income earners

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 to sanction 20 LAGESC officers for assaulting residents


The Lagos State Government has directed that officers from Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC), who were reportedly involved in a street combat in Ilasamaja area of Isolo, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, putting the state government in bad light, should be brought to book by facing the consequences of their actions. In a video circulating across social media, the officers, about ...

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Two men arraigned for allegedly stealing Nigerian railway corporation’s cables


Two men, Ademola Onifade, 20, and Riyali Abdullmumin, 27, were on Friday arraigned in an Ikeja Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly stealing and vandalising cables in the premises of Nigerian Railway Corporation. The defendants were arraigned on a four-count charge of conspiracy, damage, stealing and receiving stolen property. The prosecutor, Sgt. Mike Unah, told the court that Onifade committed the offences ...

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NGO partners Lagos state to empower slum dwellers

slum dwellers

Spaces for Change, a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with the Lagos State Resilience Office, is leading an initiative to address poverty among slum dwellers in the state. The organisation, also known as S4C, recently led a focus group discussion on empowering slum dwellers to quit poverty and live a better life, noting that this would go a long way in ...

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Residents appeal to LASG to complete abandoned Isawo-Arepo road

Isawo-Arepo road

Residents of Isawo community in Ikorodu on Sunday appealed to the Lagos State Government to complete the “abandoned” Agric-Isawo-Arepo road project in the area. The Chairman, Isawo Community Development Association, Alhaji Adisa Owolabi said that the abandoned road project had led to loss of properties, extended travel time and high transport fare for residents. According to the chairman, many communities ...

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