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18 Mar 2018
Despite facing scathing criticisms over the controversial increment in the land use charge, the Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, told Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, that the purpose of the jerk is to increase internally generated revenue, and to ensure that all economic activities on real estate give returns to the…
18 Mar 2018
As Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) 2018 drew to a close on Sunday, March 4, in Lagos, Jos Festival of Theatre (JFT), organised by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Dr. Patrick-Jude Oteh-led Jos Repertoire Theatre (JRT), took off the same day in faraway city of Jos, Plateau State capital. The two festivals…
18 Mar 2018
If the Lagos State government expected mere screams or verbal darts fired at it by residents and property owners over the 2018 Land Use Charge Law, which has now been tagged obnoxious, it was clearly mistaken. Not only have the vexed residents and property owners registered their opposition to the reviewed law in diverse ways…
18 Mar 2018
Several decades ago when the great Tai Solarin wanted to establish the nexus between painful sacrifice and breakthroughs, he reached for a famous saying he credited to Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s illustrious first Prime Minister. “You cannot make omelets without breaking eggs,’’ he said, ‘’throughout the world, there is no paean without pain.’’ Simply put according to…
15 Mar 2018
The Lagos State Government on Thursday buckled under pressure, reducing all levies for its new Land Use Charge (LUC) that had attracted public outcry in the state.
15 Mar 2018
Lagos State Government has announced a reduction in the rates to be paid through Land Use Charge.
15 Mar 2018
The Lagos State government has debunked rumours of increasing the cost of processing motor vehicle particulars and application for number plates. It said the rates remained the same across the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Kehinde Bamigbetan, said the clarification was in response to enquiries by the public about…
15 Mar 2018
Lagos State has always had the fortune of having resourceful governors, active and focused. They apply themselves diligently and admirably to their assignments. I must begin from the beginning as they say in local parlance. Step forward and take a bow, Lateef Jakande, (LKJ) the action governor and Baba Kekere. He laid the solid foundation…
15 Mar 2018
The British Deputy High Commissioner in Lagos, Laure Beaufils, has expressed the commitment of the British government to help address the numerous challenges confronting the girl child in Nigeria and empower them to achieve their goals. This was revealed during the formal launch of “Educating Nigerian Girls In New Enterprises (Engine II),” on Tuesday, where…
12 Mar 2018
ARISE Fashion Week (AFW 2018) will return from March 30th to April 2nd at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly known as Intercontinental Hotel). Arguably the most exclusive fashion show to hold in Nigeria, It is destined to be an Easter extravaganza like no other. 11 years ago, Africa's fashion industry became truly global with the…
12 Mar 2018
Fresh moves are being made by the Lagos authorities to restore sanity to the built environment and further curb cases of building collapse and its attendant loss of lives and property in the state. Under the new initiative supervised by the Lagos State Building Control Agency, (LASBCA), the agency is carrying out post construction audit…
12 Mar 2018
Lagos State government is pushing hard to gain the trust of the citizens of the state to accept the new land use charge law, but the people are pushing back to have the law reversed. The state government invited editors and reporters to a meeting at the weekend where it explained the justification for the…

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