Second Term:Ambode Lauds Clerics On Bid, Land Use Charge

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has commended religious bodies in the state for their support of the amended Land Use Charge and their unanimous endorsement of his second term in office. His message was conveyed to the clergymen by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, who expressed the appreciation of the state government to […]

Lagos Govt Reduces Land Use Charge Amidst Protests

Lagos State government on Thursday shifted its position, owing to pressure from Lagosians, on the vexed issue of amended Land Use Charge Law. In a press briefing at the Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Ikeja, attended by top state executives, Commissioner for Finance, AkinyemiAshade, said the reverse in the position of the state government was occasioned […]

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Land Use Charge: NBA, Civil Society Groups Lead Protest Over Increment

Members of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) National Conscience Party (NCP), Committee for the Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) and Joint Action Committee (JAC) have expressed their disapproval of the 2018 Land Use Charge Law in Lagos state. The groups did this by storming Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, on Tuesday,in protest against the hike […]

Land Use Charge: 400% increment based on arrears, says Lagos Government

Lagos State government has said that the purported 400 percent increase to the Land Use Charge is not only erroneous but misleading,saying the calculations were based on arrears. Making clarifications regarding the amended Land Use Charge,Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Akinyemi Ashade, stressed that the government was not unaware of the reactions of a section […]

Revenue Collection: Lagos Bans Cash Payment

Lagos State will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has said. He made this known on Monday after he paid his Land Use Charge, at the Opebi branch of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTB) in the presence of top management staff of the bank. Governor Ambode […]