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Lagos DNA Forensic Lab’ll rely on biometric data from LASRRA, others

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For analysts’ who had been questioning the rationale considered by authorities in Lagos State to invest in the first DNA Forensic Lab in West Africa when biometric data system in Nigeria is yet to be harmonized, an official of the state government weekend, revealed that the laboratory will rely mainly on data from the Lagos State Residents’ Registration Agency (LASRRA), ...

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Ambode reechoes devolution of power to states, fiscal federalism at NBA summit

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Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has called on lawyers in the country to raise their voices in support of the demand for devolution of power to States and fiscal federalism, especially the review of the current revenue sharing formula in the country. It would be recalled that by the current revenue allocation formula, the Federal Government takes as ...

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FG hands over State House Marina to Lagos, silent on other decaying assets

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It was dream come true in Lagos on Thursday, as months of delayed promise by the presidency to release the State House, Marina, to Lagos State, both parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) formally ceding the House to Lagos State Government. Other hanging dreams include the handing over of other federal buildings including federal secretariat, and Communications House both ...

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Lagos begins reconstruction of new 10 lane Airport Road next month – Ambode

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Barley one month after the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo ceded to the age long request of the Lagos State Government to lift the face of Muritala Mohammed International Airport access road linking Oshodi, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday revealed that the multi- billion naira reconstruction will begin in September this year. He made this public during the 3rd Quarterly Town ...

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Lagos worried on delay in Buhari’s campaign pledge, seeks return of abandoned assets

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Following silence over the placement of Lagos State on a special status with special allocation two years after elections, indications have emerged that the state may have lost confidence on the campaign promise of assigning special status and allocation to the state. It would be recalled that during the last lap of presidential campaign at the Taslim Balogun Stadium, President ...

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Anxiety grips hotels, banks on Lagos Airport road as FG allows state to expand road

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Following Wednesday’s presidential approval granted to Lagos State to expand Muritala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) road to 10-lane, apprehension has gripped several private investments in hotels, banks and filling stations along the 20kms road. Checks by Business Hilights on the stretch shows that about seven hotels and 11 banks premises may be pulled down to allow for the expansive widening ...

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Investments strive well in places with modern business enabling infrastructure—Ambode

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The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has revealed that the major reason driving his government in the massive delivery of infrastructure across the state is to attract investors and further grow the status of a Mega-city. He made the revelation while commissioning the Abule Egba and Ajah flyovers, Freedom and Admiralty roads, among other projects in the state. According to ...

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‘Terrorist’ nature of Lagos VIOs forced Ambode to flush them out for retraining–Survey

More details have emerged on why the Lagos State Government has ordered the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) to leave Lagos roads with immediate effect. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode handed down the directive on Monday based on surging barrage of public complaints on the terror-styled model of vehicle inspection and incessant impounding of private vehicles without recourse to laid down regulations and ...

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Lagos GDP hits $136b, joins league of fastest developing mega cities in the world

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More reasons have emerged showing how Lagos State has become one of the fastest growing mega city in the world. This was made public by the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode who revealed that the Gross Domestic Product GDP of the state has hit $136 billion. Apart from that, Lagos accounts for over 90 per cent of Nigeria’s foreign trade flow, ...

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Lagos rakes N20.774 bn from land transactions in one year, gives 4,445 e-C of O

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The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Urban Development, Mrs. Yetunde Onabule, has revealed that diversification of the economy has started yielding results in the state, saying  the state has raked in N20.774 billion on land related transactions in the past one year. This according to him is against the 2015 revenue of N9.2 billion. Besides, since the inception ...

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