Communities Petition Ogun Assembly over Planned Demolition of 4,000 Houses by Government

Residents of Igbusi, Ogan, Abata, Odobada, Ojusango and other communities in Ifo constituency 1, on Thursday appealed to Ogun government to consider their residential buildings for ratification to avoid demolition of over 4,000 houses. The communities made the appeal through a petition submitted to the House through the Deputy Speaker, Mr Olakunle Oluomo, who presented it during plenary in Abeokuta. Oluomo (Representing APC – Ifo 1) said that the ratification would save over 4,000 residential buildings from being demolished. According to the deputy speaker, the affected home owners who now…

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Assembly Canvasses Pay Rise for Lagos Traditional Rulers

By Joshua Timi// The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday called on Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode to direct the Commissioner for Lagos Government and Community Affairs to ensure upward review of the salaries of Obas and Baales in the state. This call followed the passage of a “Bill for the Upward Review of Traditional Rulers” Remuneration and the Use of Yoruba Language as a Medium of Communication at Palace and t other Public Functions” by the House. The House said the step had become necessary with a view to enhancing…

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FG Finally Releases Airport Road to Lagos for Repairs

The Federal Government has finally released the Murtala Muhammed International Airport road to the Lagos State Government for reconstruction. This came three months after the state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode accused the Federal Government of hindering his efforts to give new lease of life to the facility. The Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this on a live TV programme monitored in Lagos. He declared that the Federal Executive Council had approved the road for the state. Ambode who commended the Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo for the decision,…

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