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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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Photos of the Newly built pedestrian bridge at secretariat bus stop, Lagos

Pedestrian bridge

The Pedestrian Bridge project that  was recently begun by the Lagos state government across the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to Olowopopo Road has been completed. According to the State Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr. Adebowale Akinsanya, it was in line with the vision to protect lives and improve the aesthetics of the environment. See photos of the Pedestrian bridge below:   ...

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LASG seals partnership with foreign firm with light rail project


The Lagos State Government (LASG) has signed a major agreement with an experienced international railway systems aggregator and rolling stocks manufacturer, Alstom SA of France, on the Lagos Rail Mass Transit project as part of efforts to rev up the multi-modal transport system in the State. Following a comprehensive review of the rail project, which ought to have commenced passenger ...

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Security guard charged to court for allegedly stealing employer’s property

Security guard

A security guard, Adewale Ibrahim, was on Monday brought before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State for allegedly stealing his employer’s property. The security guard named Adewale, 36, of Kujore Street in Ojota, is facing a two-count charge of burglary and stealing. The prosecutor, Sgt. Lucky Ihiehie, told the court that the accused committed the offences on June 27, ...

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LCCI urges FG to hand over abandoned property to LASG

abandoned property

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the Federal Government to transfer its abandoned property in Lagos to the state government or lease them to the private sector. The President of LCCI, Mr. Babatunde Ruwase, made the plea in an interview in Lagos on Monday. Ruwase noted that several properties belonging to the Federal Government in the ...

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Ile-Epo Market development will complement LASG’s smart city dream – stakeholders

smart city dream

Stakeholders in the redevelopment of the N2 billion popular Ile-Epo Market in Abule Egba area of Lagos have said that the rebuilding of the market will complement the Lagos State Government’s smart city dream. The market, which has been in dilapidated state was demolished recent for reconstruction. The developer is Total Value Integrated Limited. Speaking during an inspection of the ...

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