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Lagos State compensates property owners affected by ROW

Property owners

The Lagos State Lands Bureau on Tuesday said that over N11.85 billion had been approved as compensation for property owners affected by the alignment and right of way for construction, reconstruction and dualisation of roads. The Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Onabule, disclosed this to newsmen at the ongoing Ministerial Briefing to mark the ...

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Community takes illegal demolition case to House of Assembly

illegal demolition

According to The Nation, residents of Opere Street in Lagoon View Estate, Ibese, Ikorodu, have asked the Lagos State House of Assembly to intervene in what they call ‘illegal demolition’ of their properties. In a September 11 petition, to the lawmakers, they alleged that the demolition was influenced by a land grabber, whose identity was not disclosed. According to them, ...

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Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

Lagos state set to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018

The Nation reports that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said that his administration planned to deliver 20,000 housing units by 2018 to bridge existing housing deficit in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, made the disclosure at an event to mark the 2017 World Habitat Day. The News Agency of Nigeria ...

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Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

Another three-storey building collapse happened in Lagos

The Guardian reports that another three-storey building collapse happened yesterday in Ojo area of Lagos State. There were, however, no casualties as residents have already deserted the building located at No. 21 Saka Okoro Street, Ilufe Road, Alaba International Market, Ojo. It was gathered that the building caved in on Tuesday morning in a partial collapse. General Manager, Lagos State ...

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Lagos begins demolition of 57 distressed structures to stop building collapse

demolition of 57 distressed structures

“As part of efforts to stop building collapse, the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) yesterday began the demolition of 57 distressed structures across the state.”- The Guardian The LASBCA General Manager, Lekan Shodehinde said the demolition was the first phase of the exercise, which Governor Akinwunmi Ambode had approved.He explained that government had earlier notified the owners of the ...

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Federal Government begins construction of 2, 736 affordable housing units

2, 736 affordable housing units

“The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, yesterday said that the construction of mass housing projects in 33 states, 2, 736 affordable housing units, across the country has commenced.”-Daily Post The Minister, who disclosed this at the sixth meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, told delegates at the event that with ongoing housing ...

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Federal Government determined to revitalise housing and urban development sector

Federal Government determined to revitalise housing and urban development sector

According to PM News, the Federal Government says it is determined to revitalise the land, housing and urban development sector for socio-economic development. Alhaji Mohammed Bukar made this known on Wednesday at the sixth meeting of the National Council on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Abuja. Bukar noted that the Federal Government demonstrated its determination on the sector through the ...

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Senate panel partners Abuja magazine on ‘Housing Stock Deficit’

Senate panel partners Abuja magazine on 'Housing Stock Deficit'

“Housing Circuit Magazine in conjunction with the Senate Committee on Lands, Housing and Urban Development, National Assembly is hosting a two-day Conference on: Addressing Housing Stock Deficit in Nigeria: A Holistic View.”- The Guardian This brainstorming event is scheduled to hold at the Abuja Sheraton Hotel and Tower from September 26 -27. The Conference, according to the Clerk of the ...

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Lagos pays N8 billion compensation to land owners

N8 billion compensation to land owners

According to The Nation, the Lagos State government has paid N8 billion compensation to land owners ; individuals and groups whose property had been affected by capital projects in the last one year. The Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Onabule, broke the news at a seminar on: Urban Thinkers’ Campus: The City We Need. The governor’s ...

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