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    Centre of Excellence: Preparing Lagos for the future

Centre of Excellence: Preparing Lagos for the future

BY LAOLU OSINBAJO Lagos, the centre of excellence! Lagosians can attest to the fact that it is truly one of the busiest places to live on earth! Can we change this? Let’s deliberate on the future of this great city all 21 million of us call home.  It is estimated that, at the rate at which Nigeria is growing, in the next 25 [...]

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    Activists demand information on Lagos water projects

Activists demand information on Lagos water projects

Activists and labour unions have demanded that the Lagos state government tell Lagosians "the truth" about water public private partnerships that it is allegedly introducing through the backdoor. At a press conference in Lagos on Thursday, Akinbode Oluwafemi, deputy director, Environmental Rights Action, an environmental rights group, and part of the Our Water, Our Right Coalition challenged the state government to [...]

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Lagosians to now pay tenement rates directly to banks

Akinwunmi Ambode says Lagos residents should no longer pay taxes and levies to local government staff but take such to banks or use online platforms. NAN reports that Ambode made this statement on Monday after paying his personal Land Use Charge at the Guaranty Trust Bank in Opebi area of Ikeja. He said that this would reduce fraud and also encourage people [...]

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    New environmental law in the interest of all, says Lagos govt

New environmental law in the interest of all, says Lagos govt

The Lagos state government has assured all residents of the state that the new environmental protection and management law is in their interest. Steve Ayorinde, commissioner for information and strategy, said this in a statement, saying it is in line with the reforms in the environment sector "to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the state". Some civil society organisations [...]

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Exchange Rates

March 25, 2019USDGBPEUR
INTERBANK306397354
LAGOS380478402
KANO375477498
PH380478498
ABUJA375476400
NOTE: The black market rates represent the most prevalent. They could be slightly higher or lower among different sellers.
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