September 24, 2021
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Lagos to become a smart city by 2030, says Sanwo-Olu

by on September 23, 2021 0
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Thursday said the state would continue to leverage technology to transform the State’s economy while easing impediments for businesses to flourish. He said the dream of making the state smart city would have been fully realised by 2030, Sanwo-Olu said his administration had begun the implementation of the... Read More

Lagos ready to collect VAT, may exempt SMEs after review of law

by on September 17, 2021 0
The Lagos State Inland Revenue Service (LIRS) has said it is ready for the collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in compliance with the state law. Assistant Director of Taxes, LIRS, Adetola Olanrewaju, in response to questions during the LCCI’s ‘SMEGroup Workshop on Assisting MSMEs with Regulatory Compliance’ said, “Lagos State is prepared for... Read More

Why FIRS wants to stop Lagos from joining VAT row in Court

by on September 16, 2021 0
The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) on Thursday opposed the request by Lagos State to be joined as an interested party in its appeal challenging the judgment of a Federal High Court which faulted its collection of Value Added Tax (VAT) in Rivers State. The Court of Appeal in Abuja had last week adjourned... Read More

Lagos moves to access N25 bln green bond, signs MoU with FMDQ, FSD

by on September 15, 2021 0
Lagos State becomes the first sub-national Government to activate the framework for the unlocking of the $1 trillion Nigerian Green Bond Market Development Programme to finance key infrastructure projects. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with FMDQ Group and Financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa, which are the programme’s implementing partners on the... Read More

US backs Nigeria fights against piracy as Navy Ship arrives Lagos

by on August 9, 2021 0
USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the first ship permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos on Saturday as part the U.S. government’s support to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea. “Ship visits like this one clearly demonstrate the US’s continued dedication to our partners in the Gulf of Guinea... Read More

Lagos invests N2 bln to rehabilitate dumpsites

by on August 5, 2021 0
The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that it had invested over N2 billion towards the rehabilitation of dumpsites across the state for effective waste management. State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known during the unveiling of 102 new compactor trucks and 100 double dino bins at Lagos House, Ikeja. Sanwo-Olu said that the... Read More