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Dangote Fertiliser Plant To Commence Operations Next Week
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Dangote Fertiliser Plant To Commence Operations Next Week

Aliko Dangote, chairman Dangote Group, says the $2 billion granulated urea fertiliser plant located at Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, will begin operations next week. He announced this in Lagos on Saturday, during a tour of facilities by Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos, at the Lekki Free Trade Zone and Dangote petrochemical refinery facilities. The billionaire businessman also disclosed that the refinery plant will be completed later this year and production will commence first quarter 2022. The fertiliser plant has a name-plate annual capacity of three million tons of urea and ammonia — largest in the world. It is also being constructed in the Lekki Free Trade Zone area which houses other plants and factories including the 650,000 barrels per day Dangote Refinery and Lekki ...
My Refinery Will Be Completed By The End Of 2021 – Dangote
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My Refinery Will Be Completed By The End Of 2021 – Dangote

President, Dangote Group, Alhaji Aliko Dangote yesterday said the multi billion dollars and 650,000-barrel per day (bpd) integrated refinery and petrochemical project will be completed by the end of this year, just as granulated urea fertiliser plant at Ibeju Lekki corridor will begin production of fertiliser products next week. This was even as the Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu promised to support the ongoing multi-bilion dollars investments on the axis with massive road infrastructure to further open up the economy of the axis and create a more conducive environment for the industries springing up in the area. The duo spoke with journalists during Governor Sanwo- Olu’s two-day working visit to the Lagos Free Zone, saying that the investments would turn around the ...
Lekki Deep Seaport Begins Operations In 2023, Investor Assures Lagos Governor
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Lekki Deep Seaport Begins Operations In 2023, Investor Assures Lagos Governor

Commercial operations at the Lekki Deep Seaport in Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) will begin in the first quarter of 2023, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, got the assurance from Tolaram Group - the frontline investor handling the project. The Governor and members of the State’s cabinet are currently on a two-day working tour of the three free trade zones established in Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos. The port, which is being constructed by China Habour Engineering firm, is occupying 90 hectares in the entire 830 hectares of land carved out for the Lagos Free Zone, created in 2012 to enhance economic position of Lagos as manufacturing and logistics hub in West Africa. The first phase of the seaport project, which is being financed by $629 million facility from China Development Bank ...
Conditional Cash Transfer Begins In Lagos, Beneficiaries Receive N10,000 Each
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Conditional Cash Transfer Begins In Lagos, Beneficiaries Receive N10,000 Each

Beneficiaries of the Federal Government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) in Amuwo- Odofin, Apapa-Iganmu, Ibeju-Lekki, Epe and Badagry local governments of Lagos State have received N10,000 each for May and June. The initiative was launched in Lagos at the weekend. Others yet to be covered will receive theirs this week. Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment Mrs. Yetunde Arobieke hailed the Federal Government, through the National Social Safety Nets Coordinating Office, under the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, for its support in the the cash transfer unit in Lagos. Arobieke thanked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his commitment and support in making the implementation a success. She said enrolment began in April with ...
Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party
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Former Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babatunde Gbadamosi Arrested For Attending Funke Akindele’s Party

Former gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State, Babatunde Gbadamosi, has been detained by operatives of the Lagos State Police Command for allegedly contravening lockdown order declared by the State Government to curtail coronavirus spread. Gbadamosi was detained after being spotted in a viral video attending a birthday party organised by Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele-Bello for her husband, Abdul-Rasheed Bello, held in Amen Estate, Ibeju-Lekki axis of the state. A police source at the command headquarters revealed that Gbadamosi has been detained and may not be released by the law enforcement agency for engaging in an act that was at variance with the law.
Lekki Deep Seaport Receives $221 Million China Harbour Equity Fund, Gets New CEO
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Lekki Deep Seaport Receives $221 Million China Harbour Equity Fund, Gets New CEO

Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited (LPLEL) has now received the infusion of $221,047, 248 equity funding from China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC), one of the shareholders of the Lekki Deep Sea Port Project currently under construction at the Lagos Free Trade Zone, Ibeju Lekki. This was disclosed by the Chairman of Lekki Port LFTZ Enterprise Limited, Mr. Biodun Dabiri, in Lagos at the end of the board meeting held on Tuesday via teleconferencing. “I am pleased to confirm that Lekki Port has received the $221,047,248 equity funding from China Harbour Engineering Company. The payment was received on Monday, 30th March 2020”, he said. According to Dabiri, this equity injection coming at this time when the world is battling the COVID-19 pandemic shows the deep commitment of CH...
Man Assaulted By Soldier At Dangote Fertilizer, Left With Swollen Eye
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Man Assaulted By Soldier At Dangote Fertilizer, Left With Swollen Eye

A Nigerian man simply identified as Olamide, is currently writhing in pain after a soldier allegedly assaulted him at the Dangote fertilizer plant, Ibeju-Lekki this morning July 18th. Olamide shared a photo of his swollen eye on his Twitter handle with the caption I didn't steal o, didn't violate any law and a soldier beat me up today at Dangote fertilizer gate this morning His friend, @Kunmi_004 also shared photos of Olamide with his swollen eye on Twitter, and demanded justice A friend of mine (olamide) was beaten to a pulp by a soldier this morning at his work place at Dangote fertilizer plant, ibeju-lekki. He's going through a lot of pain right now.
Man Lands In Court After Stealing This Shocking Things From Dangote
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Man Lands In Court After Stealing This Shocking Things From Dangote

A 41-year-old man, Taofeek Omotosho, appeared before an Ebute Meta Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Friday for allegedly stealing 952 pieces of air conditioning kits, valued at N7.1 million, from Dangote Group. NAN reports that Omotosho, who was arraigned on a charge of stealing, pleaded not guilty. The Prosecution, Mr Cyril Ejiofor, told the court that the defendant committed the offence between June 2018 and March 2019 at Dangote Refinery in Ibeju-Lekki, near Lagos. Ejiofor said that the offence contravened Section 287 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State, 2015. The Chief Magistrate, Mr O.O. Olatunji granted Omotosho bail in the sum of N1 million with two sureties in like sum. He said that one of the sureties must be gainfully employed and adjourned the case until June 1...
Photos Of Suspected Badoo Cult Members Arrested By Vigilantes In Lagos
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Photos Of Suspected Badoo Cult Members Arrested By Vigilantes In Lagos

Some group of suspected Badoo cultists who have been terrorizing residents of a Lagos community have been arrested yesterday at Magbon Alade, Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State. The suspected cultists were handcuffed and bundled into a car before they were handed over to the Nigerian Police, Akodo Division Tuesday afternoon by a local security outfit. Various items were said to have been recovered from the suspects.  
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Court Freezes Lawyer’s Account Over Alleged N40m Fraud

A Federal High Court, Lagos, on Monday, freeze the account of a Lagos-based lawyer, Laitan Fawehinmi, over alleged N40 million frauds. Justice Ibrahim Buba, ordered the freezing of the lawyer’s account number 0001172227 domiciled with Standard Chartered Bank, while granting an ex-parte application marked FHC/L/CS/1920/17, filed against the lawyer by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The EFCC through its lawyer, Mr. Murtala Usman, had asked the court for an order empowering its executive chairman or any of its officers to instruct the Managing Director of Standard Chartered Bank to freeze the lawyer’s account pending the conclusion of investigations on the alleged fraud. The EFCC in an affidavit in support of the originating summons, deposed to by Abdulrahman Aji...
Community Leader, Three Others Remanded For Burying Policeman Alive In Lagos
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Community Leader, Three Others Remanded For Burying Policeman Alive In Lagos

An Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court on Friday in Lagos ordered the remand of three men, who allegedly buried a policeman alive at Ebute Lekki community in Lagos. The accused are Akeem Balogun, 51; Badiru Aroki, 66; and Shakiru Nasiru, 59. Arraigned alongside the men is the Baale of Osoroko community in Ibeju-Lekki, near Lagos, Olusegun Oyiri, 61. The pleas of the three accused men were not taken. The Magistrate, Mrs A.O. Salawu, ordered that they should be kept at the Ikoyi Prisons, pending an advice from the Lagos State director of public prosecutions. She adjourned until Aug. 31 for ruling on the bail application of the community leader while further hearing in the case of the three men was adjourned until Sept. 21. Earlier, the Prosecutor, ASP. Fidelis Dike, told the cour...
Nine Local Govts Risk Being Submerged In Lagos – NSE
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Nine Local Govts Risk Being Submerged In Lagos – NSE

The Lagos State Government must intensify its flood management efforts so that communities in Epe, Eti-Osa, Amuwo Odofin, Ojo, Kosofe, Lagos Island, Apapa, Ibeju-Lekki and Ikorodu Local Governments would not be submerged. The Victoria Island branch of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, NSE, gave the advice on Thursday at a conference and paper presentation on the solutions to flooding in Lagos State. It said that a recent research showed that Eti-Osa could be totally submerged in a few years’ time if there were no concrete management of flooding on Victoria Island. It therefore called on the state government to relocate residents in flood prone areas elsewhere before it happened. It also suggested the need for environmentalists, sociologists, lawyers, engineers, economists and ...
Village Head, Three Others Arrested For Allegedly Killing Police Inspector
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Village Head, Three Others Arrested For Allegedly Killing Police Inspector

The police in Lagos have arrested a village head and three others at Oshoko in Ibeju-Lekki area of the state over the alleged murder of a police inspector. The state Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, told journalists on Wednesday in Lagos that the homicide occurred in 2016. “On November 25, 2016, one Insp. Musa Sunday, attached to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), had disappeared in Ibeju-Lekki while performing his responsibility. “During an anti-kidnapping patrol, Insp. Sunday and other members of his team were alerted to a fight between two families which they responded to. “Getting to the crime scene, unfortunately, and callously, one of the communities involved turned against the SARS team and at the end of the day, Insp. Sunday did not return. “The next day...
Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding
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Lagos Unveils Roadmap To Fix Potholes, Tackle Flooding

The Lagos State Government yesterday unveiled its roadmap targeted at maintaining and rehabilitating roads across the state as well as comprehensive drainage maintenance and flood control programme between August and December 2017. Recently appointed Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Temidayo Erinle, who reeled out the roadmap at a press briefing held at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre in Alausa, said in the coming days, the state government, through the Public Works Corporation, would carry out rehabilitation works on 43 major link roads across the State, while other major highways and arterial roads found to be in bad state would be fixed. Erinle said the state government was well aware of the challenges being experienced by commuters on La...
Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State
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Full List Of Chairmen, Vice Chairmen Elected In Saturday’s LG Poll In Lagos State

While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Chairmen and Vice Chairman for the 20 local government areas and 37 local development council areas of Lagos State elected on Saturday were on Tuesday inaugurated by the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode. While the All Progressives Congress cleared all the chairmanship seats, the Peoples Democratic Party and Accord Party had seven councillors between them. Below are the names of the elected chairmen and vice chairmen: AGBADO OKE-ODO AROGUN, Augustine Adeoye Chairman FAMUYIWA David Oladapo Vice Chairman AGBOYI-KETU OLADELE Oshinowo Chairman MUFALIU Olatunji Okusi Vice Chairman AGEGE EGUNJOBI Ganiyu Kola Chairman O...
Lagos Police Inspector Buried Alive: “We Were Offered N2m To Keep Quiet”- Family
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Lagos Police Inspector Buried Alive: “We Were Offered N2m To Keep Quiet”- Family

In a tragic finality to the case of a police inspector with the Lagos State Police Command, Musa Sunday, who went missing while on official duty in November 2016, his body has been discovered in a shallow grave in Akodo, Ibeju Lekki area of Lagos. But his family said many questions remain unanswered. The body, which was found in a bushy area some metres to the road connecting Akodo, Ibeju Lekki, Osoroko and other communities of the area, was in a stage of advanced decomposition. Saturday PUNCH learnt that the authorities of the Lagos State Police Command had contacted the family to inform them that some residents had found his body. When it was time to retrieve it, the family went along with a police team and a pathologist from the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital. ...
How Traditional Ruler Ordered Police Inspector To Be Buried Alive
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How Traditional Ruler Ordered Police Inspector To Be Buried Alive

Six months after a detective attached to the Special Anti- Robbery Squad (SARS), Ikeja, Lagos State Police Command, disappeared into thin air, his corpse has been found in a shallow grave at the Ibeju Lekki area of the metropolis. The deceased, Inspector Musa Sunday, was abducted, tortured and later buried alive while on illegal duty at Ibeju Lekki. Sunday and four of his men were alleged to have been drafted to guard a land, which was under dispute by their Admin Officer (AO), at Ibeju Lekki. The policemen were drafted to the disputed land without the knowledge of the Officer in Charge of SARS (OC) and the Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni. The skeleton of the inspector, 45, a father of four children, with their ages ranging from four, six, eight and 12, was exhum...
Three Killed, Houses Burnt As Lagos Festival Turns Bloody
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Three Killed, Houses Burnt As Lagos Festival Turns Bloody

Tragedy struck on Saturday during a festival in Ibeju-Lekki area of Lagos State, where a police inspector and two others were killed. It was gathered that the clash started when some youths from Ilagbo community and Oriyanrin town fought at Kilajolu festival at Ilagbo. According to the State Commissioner of Police, Mr Fatai Owoseni, the clash strayed at a masquerade festival between two youths from different communities. Some youths from Oriyanrin town were alleged to have caused trouble at the festival and the elders of Ilagbo community sent them away. Out of annoyance, the Oriyanrin youths who were sent away laid ambush for some Ilagbo youths who were returning from the festival and hacked one Ismaela to death. The late Ismaela’s brother identified as Matanle, who went t...
Suspected Militants Kill Two Police Officers, A Civilian, Abduct 5 Others In Lekki
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Suspected Militants Kill Two Police Officers, A Civilian, Abduct 5 Others In Lekki

Suspected militants killed two mobile police officers and a civilian in an attack carried out in Ashagun community in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos. According to reports, the militants, armed with sophisticated weapons, stormed the area yesterday afternoon and engaged the security operatives in a gun battle that lasted for hours. Five persons were abducted after the attack.
New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership
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New Land Survey Fees Begin In Lagos, Threaten Home Ownership

Hopes of cheaper construction cost and land ownership for prospective property developers may still be a pipe dream going by fresh increase in land survey fees in Lagos area by the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS). The increase by Lagos chapter of the institution, which may act as a test bed for professional scale of fees in the built environment sector has ruffled feathers in the housing industry. Other professional bodies are watching how events will unfold, while experts and private developers foresee increase in lands and housing cost. The chapter had raised the land survey plan fees by over 300 per cent, starting from April 1. The fees cut across different zones of the state. For instance, Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry Ojo and Ajeromi Ifelodun local government that is currently N...
Guard Kills Friend in Lekki, Dumps Corpse In Bush
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Guard Kills Friend in Lekki, Dumps Corpse In Bush

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a security guard, Haruna Abubakar, in Ibeju-Lekki, Lagos State, for allegedly killing his friend. PUNCH Metro learnt that Abubakar and the victim, a herdsman, whose name had yet to be ascertained, worked on a farm in the area. It was gathered that Abubakar and the victim were on the farm on Saturday when a disagreement ensued between them. The altercation was said to have led to a scuffle, during which the 28-year-old suspect hacked the herdsman to death. Our correspondent learnt that Abubakar dismembered the deceased, packed the parts in a sack and dumped them in a bush. A source, who has knowledge of the incident, said the deceased’s brother, identified as Adamu, reported a case of missing person to the police when the victim did no...
Father And Son Docked Over Alleged Invasion Of 15 Communities In Ibeju Lekki
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Father And Son Docked Over Alleged Invasion Of 15 Communities In Ibeju Lekki

A 67-year- old man, Mutairu Owoeye, his son Ganiyu Owoeye, 42, were on Tuesday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, over alleged invasion and destruction of 15 communities in Ibeju Lekki area. The arraignment of the duo was sequel to a protest by the communities and appeal to the Inspector-General of Police to save them from the alleged invaders. The accused reside at Km 36, Abeokuta Expressway, Ogun State and No. 5, Owoeye St., Sango Ota, Atan Local Government, area of Ogun State respectively. They are standing trial on a five-count charge bordering on conspiracy, attempted murder, possession of firearms, unlawful invasion, stealing and illegal demolition of properties. The prosecutor, SP Kehinde Oluwole, said that ‎on April 17, at 8:00 a.m., at Oko-Olomi village, Ibej...

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