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Hoodlums raid MKO Abiola’s property, attack residents


Residents of Igbo-Ilogbo, Ayobo, Alimosho Local Government Area (LGA) of Lagos, have cried to the authorities, particularly the police and the Lagos State government, to rescue them from the hands of hoodlums and miscreants threatening their lives. It was gathered that residents woke up yesterday (Thursday) morning to a rude shock as hoodlums numbering over 100 allegedly stormed the area ...

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Residents lament slow pace of ongoing activities on Lagos-Badagry Expressway


Residents and motorists plying the Lagos-Badagry Expressway that has been under expansion by the Lagos State Government since 2006, have continued to decry what they describe as snail speed construction activities or near abandonment by the contractor, China Civil Engineering and Construction Company (CCECC). This is coming as the European Union (EU), has said it will be co-funding with other ...

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Court certifies lawsuit on land use charge filed by resident

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A Lagos State High Court has certified a suit filed by a resident, Owolabi Rotimi, against the state, challenging the Land Use Charge (LUC) 2018, as a class action. Justice B. Oke-Lawal granted an order certifying the suit as a class action for the applicant and “all other recipients of the annual bill for Land Use Charge 2018 issued by ...

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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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Residents panic as 51-year-old Taraba bridge collapses

Taraba bridge

Chaos in the early hours of Wednesday following the collapse of the major Taraba bridge at Peva, which linked Wukari and Takum towns in the state. Takum is the hometown of a former Minister of Defence and Former Chief of Army Staff, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma. An eyewitness, Mr. Torsaa Chieve said the collapse of the bridge followed a heavy rain ...

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Housing estate residents in Edo State experiences gully erosion

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Being a property owner comes with some prestige and swag in Nigeria, especially when the property is sited in a private developed estate or Government Reservation Area (GRA); but for landlords of Government Housing Estate, Iguosa, Edo State, they are staring nightmare in the face as their cherished property is at the risk of being swallowed up by gully erosion. ...

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Ogun govt warns property owners, residents against poor sanitation

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Ogun State government has threatened to sanction residents and owners of properties across the state over poor sanitation. They urged them to ensure their structures are not overgrown with weeds, saying, anyone found wanting would be sanctioned appropriately. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Environment, Mr. Bolaji Oyeleye, said owners or residents of bushy properties, who refused to clear ...

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Agbashi community laments poor state of road


For residents of Agbashi Community, Headquarter of Ekye Development Area of Doma Local Government in Nasarawa State said the only access road connecting villages and hamlets under the community is a source of nightmare. For years, they have cried out and made persistent pleas to the government to construct the 30-kilometer road, What they have however got in return was ...

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Residents lament as govt demolishes buildings on NNPC pipeline


The federal government has demolished buildings erected illegally on oil pipelines of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) in Tanke area in Ilorin, Kwara State. The exercise lasted from April 3 to 7 in Tanke area, while that in another area of the state capital known as Okeoyi was carried out about two weeks earlier. Escorted by soldiers, an NNPC ...

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