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A member of the House of Representatives representing Iseyin/Itesiwaju/Kajola/Iwajowa federal constituency, Honourable Shina Abiola Peller, has appealed to the Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engineer Seyi Makinde, to rescue his constituents from the life-threatening ecological challenges they are confronted with at the moment. The legislator made this appeal on Friday, July 12, 2019 when he …

Its nickname is the “Venice of Africa” but, other than its maze of narrow waterways where wooden boats glide, Makoko offers little similarity with the fabled canal city of Europe. Makoko, to be blunt, is an environmental eyesore. It is a vast slum of wooden shacks built on stilts in the brackish, blackish, thickly-polluted lagoon …

Eco-Stone, a foreign firm with expertise in mass production of affordable housing using a building system called Solar Light Weight Concrete, will soon be in Lagos to drive the state’s civil servants-focused Lagos Affordable Public Housing (LAPH) initiative, the state’s commissioner for housing, Gbolahan Lawal, says. The firm has capacity to deliver a house in …

The phase six of the Eko Atlantic mixed development, Nigeria’s premium smart city rising out of Atlantic Ocean waterfront in Victoria Island, Lagos, will be ready by October 2019.   Babatunde Adejare, Lagos State commissioner for waterfront, infrastructure development, who disclosed this, Thursday, while speaking with journalists, said the flagship project designed to stand on …

By Tare Youdeowei NIGERIAN real estate company, Tolet.com.ng has officially changed its name to Propertypro.ng after it acquired Jumia House (Lamudi) nearly six months ago. While speaking on the company’s name change, the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, Fikayo Ogundipe, said this was to reflect the company’s broader commitment and its expertise in driving the innovations needed …

Fire gutted a section of Binukonu Ultra Modern Market, Ojota in Lagos in the early hours of Friday, destroying goods and property worth millions of Naira. Newsmen report that this was the third fire incident at the the market in three years. Previous incidents occurred in 2015 and November 2017 Friday’s fire, which was believed …

Following extensive deliberations with stakeholders on the new rates payable by property owners under the Lagos State Land Use Charge (LUC) Law, the State Government on Thursday announced a major reduction in the rates and as well waived the penalty for late payments across board. The State’s Commissioner for Finance, Mr Akinyemi Ashade, who disclosed …

The Federal Government on Monday extended its probe of suspected tax evaders with properties in highbrow areas of Lagos and Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Federal Government had on July 1, 2017, granted tax payers a nine month grace  to regularise their tax status under the Voluntary Assets and Income …

A 2-storey building has collapsed in Lagos. The incident happened Sunday morning. The building is located 1, community road, off old otta road in Alagbado. As at time of filing this report, 11 persons have been rescued alive and taken to Merit Hospital for treatment. Search and rescue operation is still ongoing.

Lagos State Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, says the State Government has demonstrated its determination to complete ongoing housing projects with the mobilisation of contractors back to the site in order to reduce the current huge housing deficit in Lagos. He disclosed this during a two-day tour of ongoing housing estates at Ilubinrin, Lagos …