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CodeLagos tailored to place Lagos State on African tech frontier, drive smart city

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CodeLagos is poised to position Lagos State as the technology frontier in Africa aligning with the Lagos Smart City Initiative of the Akinwunmi Ambode administration in Partnership with Dubai Smart City. No doubt, current administration in Lagos is committed to imparting quality all-around digital education that will enhance maximum self-discovery & development for all Lagosians. Observers say associated trainings are ...

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2 weeks after ultimatum on Apapa roads, tankers’ presence now beyond Ambode

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Looking for any challenge in Lagos that has proved Governor Akinwunmi Ambode incapacitated to handle, it is trucks and articulated vehicles lining up on highways leading to Apapa ports. This is based on the fact that 14 days after a two-day ultimatum was handed down to owners of trucks, containers and other articulated heavy duty vehicles to leave major roads ...

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LASG’s tax drive, Land Use Charge weakening businesses—NECA

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Few days after the Lagos State government sealed the commencement of new regime of the Land Use Charge Law of Lagos State, 2018, the leadership of the Nigeria Employers’ Consultation Association (NECA) has expressed displeasure at the new Act that replaced the Land Use Charge Law 2001. Even though the state extended the period for the payment of all annual ...

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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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