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Cleaner Lagos Initiative : LASG Mobilises Traders Against Dirty Market Environment , Street Trading, Use Of Market Stalls

Kunle ADELABU The Lagos State government continued with its  campaign against illegal dumping of refuse and Street trading across markets in the  State on Monday, February 26, 2018, as the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Alhaji Muslim Folami, visited four major markets in Ikorodu division of the State. Markets visited in the division …

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Ikorodu Economic Summit: Government Functionaries, Captains of Industry, Scholars, Others Chat Roadmap For Development

Kunle ADELABU The first-ever Ikorodu Economic Summit (IES) has provided an opportunity for policy makers, captains of industry, scholars and others to brainstorm on roadmap for Ikorodu  division’s sustainable developments.   The event, which took place at the Origin Zoo & Gardens on Thursday, February 22, 2018, and tagged, “Stabilizing the Local Economy”, was organized …

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LASG Arraigns 70 Suspected Cultists

-Vows to stamp out cultism, other social vices The Lagos State Government on Thursday arraigned 70 suspected cultists before Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat of the Ogudu Magistrate Court for conspiracy to commit felony and for holding a meeting of an unlawful society suspected to be Aiye Confraternity.   The 70 suspected cultists, with ages ranging …

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VAIDS: FG to Name, Shame, Prosecute Tax Evaders From March 31 – Adeosun

-Pledges confidentiality of data received from foreign countries on Nigerians’ overseas assets, income The Federal Government is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty programme, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), to regularise their tax profiles, the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, declared …

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Lagos, Kano Sign MoU For Economic Partnership, Investment

The Lagos and Kano State Governments on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for economic partnership and to jointly explore investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development. The MoU, which was signed by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Lagos and Kano States respectively, at the closing ceremony …

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$2bn Needed To Revive Lagos-Kano Rail Line, Says Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said at least $2billion would be required to revive the Lagos-Kano Rail Line as part of efforts to boost local and international trade along the Northern and Southern zones. Osinbajo, who spoke at the opening of the inaugural edition of the Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held …

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Lagos Waste: Your Position In Bad taste, PSP Operators Tell Aggrieved Members

The Concerned Stakeholders of Association of Waste Managers of Nigeria (AWMN) on Sunday, February 25, 2018,  condemned a statement credited to an aggrieved group within the association faulting the resolve to work with the Lagos State Government and an environmental utility group, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions to ensure cleaner and healthier environment.   The aggrieved group, …

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Ambode Signs N1.046Tr Y2018 Budget Into Law

-Target N897bn revenue Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the State into law with a total budget size of N1,046,121,181,680.00.   The total budget size comprises of N347, 038, 938, 872.00 to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and N699, 082, 242,808.00 from the Development Fund …

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Lagos Urges Hoteliers, Event Centres To Embrace New Tax Payment system

Lagos State Government on Thursday launched a new regulation for the fiscalization of the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Tax Law, with a charge on stakeholders in the hospitality industry to embrace the initiative designed to put efficient machinery in place to enhance collection process and ensure compliance.   Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting held …

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Lagos Arrests PSP Operators For Dumping Waste On Main Streets

-Says arrest confirms sabotage of Cleaner Lagos Initiative The Lagos State Government has arrested four officials of a Private Sector Participant (PSP) operator in waste management, Ayomide Olayinka Ventures, for dumping waste on the street along the Central Business District (CBD) of Lagos Island in the middle of the night.   The suspects were arrested …

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