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Eko Atlantic City to address nation’s housing deficit

Ronald Chagoury Jr

Real estate investor and developers of the Eko Atlantic City Project on Victoria Island in Lagos, South Energyx Nigeria Limited (SENL), has restated its commitment to reduce the country’s huge housing deficit over the next few years through the development of a wide range of affordable and luxurious residential buildings. Making the pledge recently in Lagos was Mr. Ronald Chagoury ...

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British businesses urged to invest in Eko Atlantic City

Pierre Edde

Eko Atlantic City, a sprawling mixed-use estate being built on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean in Lagos, has been described as an opportunity for British businesses to make a difference in Nigeria. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, who made the submission during a recent tour of the project site by a trade delegation of the British ...

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Eko Atlantic City completes eight-lane Eko Boulevard


An eight-lane arterial road stretching over 1,500 metres long has been completed in Eko Atlantic City, an innovative real estate development initiative that is emerging on Victoria Island by the Lagos coastline. Project promoters describe the highway as the first of its kind not only in the bustling city, but likewise in the country. The controversial Eko Atlantic City is ...

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Ocean surge: We’ve no place to go, lament Okun-Alfa residents


Kayode Aboyeji attempts to capture the challenges faced by residents of Okun-Alfa, a coastal community in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of Lagos State, which the Atlantic Ocean is threatening to wash away When 56-year-old Lukuman Olowu was a teenager in the 1970s, it was fun to play under the palm trees that beautify the beach, with the cool and refreshing ...

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Mixed reactions greet Lagos Eko Atlantic City project

According to Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, the Eko Atlantic City is an adaptation measure that would enable the Lagos coastline to regain what was lost to the sea. Also, a former President of the United States, Bill Clinton, described the project as a great economic delight that would attract tourists and investors to the country. The project, which ...

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Ocean surge in Lagos, govt advises residents to keep away

There was panic in Lekki Peninsula area of Lagos State in the early hours of Thursday as the Atlantic Ocean overflowed its banks. Residents and early morning callers to the Lekki Beach noticed the rising level of the ocean waves and raised an alarm. According to an eye-witness, a lady narrowly escaped being swept away when the waves suddenly took ...

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Jonathan dedicates Eko Atlantic City, Clinton applauds

Eko Atlantic, the visionary new city for Lagos, drew high-level presidential praise from both President Goodluck Jonathan and the former President of the United States of America, Bill Clinton, during a recent dedication ceremony to mark a milestone event. Describing the development of Eko Atlantic City as an outstanding initiative, President Jonathan said, “This landmark event is continuing the good ...

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Eko Atlantic City: Villain or saint?

Some fundamental legal issues regarding the construction of the Eko Atlantic City as well as the veil of secrecy surrounding the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) report have come to the fore, just as key players continue to advance contradictory positions regarding the project. The real story is unfolding on the heels of glaring inconsistencies in the positions being taken by ...

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