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Lagos State positions as an investment hub

The Lagos State government says it will make its official presentation of the office for overseas affairs on the 31st of March with the launch of the Lagos global initiative, which will act as a one-stop-shop for investment.

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CNBC interviews His Excellency, The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode

During an interview with CNBC, His Excellency, The Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode outlined his plans for making Lagos State the preferred location to line in and conduct business. These plans will be executed by the newly formed Office of Overseas Affairs & Investment known popularly as Lagos Global

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Investment Opportunities in Lagos State, Nigeria

Lagos State's Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment is working with other ministries, departments and agencies to maximise and promote the state's export potential. The office aims to deliver on its mandate to create an enabling environment for global competitiveness in order to boost foreign direct investment in the state.

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Lagos State to launch a ‘one stop shop for investors’

CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure caught up with Yakub Olajide Balogun, Permanent Secretary, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment to discuss the office's plans for collaboration with other ministries, departments and agencies and the investment opportunities in Lagos State.

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Ambode’s Iconic Oshodi Transport Interchange

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode will this week commence the long awaited regeneration of Oshodi into a world class Central Business District (CBD).

The project, an iconic Transport Interchange, first in Africa, will feature the consolidation of all 13 city and interstate parks in Oshodi into 3 multi-storey bus terminals.

The three floors, which will be 30, 000 square metres for each terminal, will take care of the parking and passenger demand.

The project which was designed by Planet Projects will be delivered within 15 months

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Solving Lagos State’s transport problem

Destination Lagos highlights the investment potential of Nigeria's cosmopolitan state, Lagos. On this episode, CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure showcases the challenges and opportunities in the transportation sector.

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Lagos State signs MoU to construct fourth Mainland Bridge

The Lagos State Government is working towards an inter-modal system of transportation using the road, rail and water. Recently, the government signed a memorandum of understanding for the development of the much-anticipated fourth mainland bridge. The development of this bridge is expected to significantly reduce traffic in the state. CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure spoke to Professor Ademola Abass, Special Adviser to the Governor, Lagos Global.

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