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LASG instructs demolished property owners to submit title documents

Demolished property

The Lagos State Government on Monday appealed to demolished property owners whose houses were affected by the on-going removal of structures on the Right of Way for road expansion projects in various areas of the State to submit the relevant documents that will ease processing and payment of compensation. The government said prompt submission will enable the present administration to ...

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Evicted Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers in War with LASG

Otodo-Gbame Shanty Dwellers

Police broke up a sit-in protest in Lagos early Thursday, dispersing hundreds of former slum-dwellers demanding compensation after being evicted from their waterfront homes. Some 600 people from the Otodo-Gbame area of the Nigerian megacity, including women and children, had earlier on Wednesday marched to the office of the state governor. They were among more than more than 30,000 people ...

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Federal Government transfers ownership of Presidential Lodge, Marina to Lagos State

Presidential Lodge, Marina

“The Federal Government today, officially handed over the ownership of the sprawling Presidential Lodge, Marina, to Lagos State Government. Alhaji Jalal Arabi, Permanent Secretary, State House, Abuja, led the federal government’s delegation, while the Secretary to the State Government, SSG, Mr.Tunji Bello, led the state’s delegation to the signing of document ceremony at the Lodge, Victoria Island.”- Vanguard Other personalities ...

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LASG Set To Demolish Shanties On The Island After Sallah


The Special Committee on Clean- Up of Ikoyi, Lekki, and Victoria Island inaugurated by the State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode last week has concluded plans to commence the enforcement of the Environmental Sanitation and Town Planning laws in the affected areas after the Sallah holidays. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and Chairman of the Committee, Mr Tunji Bello ...

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54 Private Firms Engaged To Maintain Streetlights – LASG

54 Private Firms Engaged To Maintain Streetlights - LASG

The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, has said that no fewer than 54 private firms will be engaged by the Lagos State Government to manage streetlights in the state. Oluwo, spoke on Tuesday during a briefing on the activities of the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in the state. He also added that the government ...

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Lagos Declares Zero Tolerance for Building Collapse

Ambode lauds Buhari for handing over Lagos Presidential Lodge

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its commitment to ensure zero tolerance for building collapse in the state, just as it revealed that about 500 buildings that are either defective or abandoned have been discovered, threatening to take appropriate actions on the building if the owners refuse to take ownership of their structures. Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, ...

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LASG Introduces Rent-to-Own Policy & Master Craftsmen Project

Magodo Property

The Lagos State Government on Monday said it had introduced the Rent-to-Own Policy to support the Lagos Mortgage Scheme for home ownership in the state. The Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, said at a ministerial news conference in Ikeja that the scheme had already become effective. Lawal said that the policy was aimed at making housing more accessible and ...

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Reasons behind traffic gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi & Lagos-Abeokuta expressway – LASG

Reasons behind traffic gridlock on Apapa-Oshodi & Lagos-Abeokuta expressway - LASG

Lagos State Government yesterday, blamed the persistent traffic gridlock on the Apapa-Oshodi and Lagos-Abeokuta expressway partly on the failure on the road as well as the poor design. The state government stressed that the roads were not designed for the pressure they are presently subjected to. Also, the state government said litigations and slow pace of work by contractors appointed ...

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Lagos state government constructs 281 roads in 4years

At the 2015 ministerial press briefing of the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure in Lagos, which was said to be the last for the second term of Governor Babtunde Fashola’s administration, the commissioner for works and infrastructure, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat said the Lagos State Government constructed 281 roads between 2011 and now, while another 201 are currently undergoing construction. According ...

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