Africa: Lagos to become the world’s largest city with a population of 100 million

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Lagos is home to 22 million people. Already much larger than cities such as New York City and London, it’s adding 77 residents per hour as people move from less industrial parts of Nigeria. By 2100 Lagos will be the world’s largest city, home to between 85 million and 100 million people, according to demographers. Renting a tiny two-bedroom flat […]

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Tourism: Lagos launch 820 Buses with Free Wifi and USB charging ports on May Day

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The Lagos State Government on Wednesday 1st May launched the new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative (BRI) with free service on five routes, assuring that the development would redefine public transportation and make the State globally competitive. Specifically, the free service was launched across five routes including Berger to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Berger to Oshodi, Oshodi to TBS, […]

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Africa: Lagos impounds 22 ‘Gokada’, ‘Maxokada’ motorcycles, 93 others …to prosecute 10 riders

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THE Lagos State Task Force on Environmental Sanitation and Special Offences, on Tuesday, impounded 115 motorcycles, including 22 branded commercial motorcycles called ‘Gokada’ and ‘Maxokada’, for violating the state road traffic laws. The Chairman of the task force, Olayinka Egbeyemi, stated that the motorcyclists were operating on restricted routes and driving against traffic around Ikeja, Ojota and Maryland. Egbeyemi, who […]

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Africa: Lagos State Govt, Stakeholders brainstorm on the need to Preserve and Sustain Cultural Heritage Sites in Lagos

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The Lagos state government in its bid to ensure that the state’s historical and cultural sites and monuments are preserved for future generations and also drive tourism to the state held a stakeholder’s forum for professionals in the sector. Speaking at the forum which was held at the state’s Council for Art and Culture hall, Commissioner for Tourism, Art and […]

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Africa: Lagos State lists Akwaaba African Travel Market and other events in 2019 Calendar of events

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The Lagos State Government has released the 2019 calendar of arts, culture and entertainment events, an annual listing meant to guide local and foreign tourists as well as journalists and the general public into the rich cultural content on offer in the state. The Calendar which is on the state website and in print form contains more than 80 events […]

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Africa: World Class Transport System takes off in Lagos Nigeria by March with new Road to Airport

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Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said plans have been firmed up to roll out the Bus Reform Project of the State Government in March with 820 high and medium capacity buses, saying that the initiative would redefine public transportation and make the State to be globally competitive. The Governor, who said this during an extensive inspection tour […]

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Africa: One Lagos Fiesta #OLF2018 to Attract Two Million Participants, 90Million Viewers Worldwide

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No fewer than two million direct participants and 90million viewers worldwide are expected to take part in this year’s edition of the flagship Yuletide end-of-the-year revue of the Lagos State Government, One Lagos Fiesta ‘OLF’ holding from the eve of December 24, 2018 till the wee hours of January 1, 2019. The State’s Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr […]

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Africa: Lagos to commission modern ferry terminal, new Ilaje-Bariga road

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…As Work On Oworonshoki Lagoon Reclamation Reach Advanced Stage In furtherance of the intermodal transportation system of Lagos State Government, all is now set for the commissioning of an ultra-modern ferry terminal and new access road in Ilaje-Bariga area of the State. The State Government, in a statement on Sunday by Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya, said […]

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