Toke Benson Awoyinka
Amid concern over incessant collapse of structures across the country, built environment professionals have recommended mandatory soil test at every construction sites.
A new policy is underway that will encourage property developers to open an escrow bank account with financial institutions. The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Housing, Mrs. Toke Benson-Awoyinka....
Lagos authorities have explained that the recently signed Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority (LASRERA) law will make real estate transactions in the state conform to global best practices.
The recent pronouncement by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, that his administration would enforce a monthly tenancy on property occupancy from 2022 to alleviate yearly financial pressure on tenants is generating mixed reactions from renters, landlords and other stakeholders.
16 Aug 2021
The Lagos State Government has said that investors and other relevant stakeholders in the built sector can now heave a sigh of relief from all forms of fraudulent practices, following the recent passage of a law...
5 Jul 2021
The Lagos State Government plans to de-risk the housing and mortgage sector, unlocking its potential for economic growth by incorporating foreclosure law into its mortgage and property policy.
12 May 2021
The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources (MEMR), is set to have a state electricity policy that will serve as a blueprint for the attainment of a universal access to electricity in the state.
28 Mar 2021
The Special Adviser to Lagos Governor on Housing, Mrs Toke Benson-Awoyinka, has urged the people of the state to support government’s efforts at eliminating fraudulent practices in the real estate industry.
28 Dec 2020
Towards safeguarding the interests of real estate stakeholders and conforming with international best practices, stakeholders have agreed on the need to harmonise and sanitise the sector.
10 Dec 2020
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday, warned land and property permit approving agencies in the state that his administration would no longer tolerate officers engaging in sharp practices during approval.
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The Special Adviser to Lagos Governor on Education, Mr. Tokunbo Wahab, in this interview to mark his 50th birthday, x-rayed the achievements of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu-led government.
18 mins ago
This year’s AMVCA taught us that if you don’t have a good fashion designer or stylist to make you look like the belle of the ball, it’s best not to attend. The 8th edition of the Africa Magic Viewers Choice Awards had us glued to our phones, mostly to see what outfits our favourite celebrities…
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If you are a cat lover or considering being a cat parent, then this is for you. On an island in Ehime Prefecture, Japan lies an island dominated by cats. As its description, the island, known as Cat Island or in its Japanese name, Aoshima, has a number of 36:1 of cats to man. Take…
1 day ago
The Police Command in Lagos State says it will arrest both motorcyclists and passengers as part of measures to enforce the ban on commercial motorcycle operations in the state.