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Lagos to reveal planning permit violators

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government said on Wednesday that it will proceed with issuing notifications concerning unpermitted constructions to ensure that sufficient individuals are notified and that violators do not choose to ignore such letters. Kehinde Osinaike, the general manager of the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA), disclosed this while speaking to journalists in Read More…

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LASG seeks better conduct of physical planning and building control appeals

Reading Time: 2 minutes Mr. Mukaila Sanusi, the spokesman for Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, has on Thursday entrusted the Lagos State Physical Planning and Building Control Appeals Committee to develop strategies to restore sanity in the construction sector. Sanusi stated that the ministry’s commissioner, Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, had given the advice at the opening Read More…

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LASG takes planning permit education to Agboyi, Ikosi/Ketu residents

Reading Time: 2 minutes The residents of the Agboyi and Ikosi/Ketu areas of Lagos state have been educated on the benefits of obtaining a planning permit before embarking on construction by the Lagos State Physical Planning Permit Authority (LASPPPA). Mrs. Abimbola Emdin-Umeh, Director of Public Affairs, LASPPPA, in a statement on Sunday, said the sensitisation was in accordance with Read More…

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New Lagos Physical Planning Commissioner promises transparency

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Mr. Omotayo Bamgbose-Martins, former Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations resumed office as the new Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development on Friday. Mr. Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman of the ministry, said Bamgbose-Martins was cordially received by the ministry’s management staff. Sanusi said the staff were led by the Special Adviser to the Governor Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu appoints Bamgbose-Martins new Lagos Physical Planning Commissioner

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has appointed Tayo Bamgbose-Martins the new Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development. Bamgbose-Martins replaces Idris Salako who resigned on Monday after a seven-storey building collapsed in the highbrow Oniru. Salako vacated the position after overseeing a ministry under whose watch Nigeria’s biggest city witnessed successive collapses since Sanwo-Olu assumed office. Read More…

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Idris Salako, Lagos Physical Planning Commissioner resigns over building collapse

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos building collapse death toll rises to five Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako has resigned from his appointment. Mr Gbenga Omotoso, Commissioner for Information and Strategy who announced Salako’s resignation in Ikeja on Monday did not state the reason for his resignation but feelers indicate Salako’s resignation may Read More…

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Lagos Govt calls for synergy with LGs on Lagos Island Model City Plan

Reading Time: 3 minutes To navigate a possible massive upheaval that may follow the commencement of the new Lagos Island Model City Plan, the Lagos State Government has sought the cooperation of the Lagos Island Local Government and the Lagos Island Local Council Development Area on the preparation of the plan. Speaking during the advocacy visit to the Local Read More…

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Physical Planning Ministry removes 200 shanties from Opebi area to maintain planning standards

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development has disclosed that it has removed over 200 shanties located on a property at 1, Kuku Street, Opebi, Ikeja, in a bid to protect the masterplan of the State and restore orderliness to the axis. The Honourable Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Read More…

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LASG to enforce demolition of distressed buildings

Reading Time: 2 minutes PICTURE ABOVE CREDIT: LASEMA Dr Idris Salako, Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, says the state government will enforce the law on demolition of distressed buildings. The commissioner made this known during a visit to the site of the two-storey building which collapsed in the early hours of Saturday on Freeman St. Read More…

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Lagos seals 19 more buildings on Banana Island over planning permits

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development on Friday said it had sealed 19 more buildings on Banana Island, Ikoyi, over lack of building permits. The ministry said in statement that the exercise was in continuation of  the state government’s ongoing effort at regulating physical development in the state. Dr Idris Salako, Read More…