Video / Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:17:57 GMT
Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari spoke to U.S president Donald Trump yesterday as both leaders discussed the possibility of a new arms deal to combat terrorism.
Video / Wed, 01 Feb 2017 11:11:25 GMT
Artisans in Lagos now have an online platform to showcase their skills to end users. This platform, powered by Microsoft .
Video / Wed, 01 Feb 2017 08:01:57 GMT
Lagos State's Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment in partnership with Service City Africa, is providing a platform for artisans to showcase their skills to end users.
Video / Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:32:25 GMT
While Nigeria's economy is thought to have contracted in 2017, the commercial capital Lagos continued to expand. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa spoke to Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy for Lagos State.
Video / Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:05:25 GMT
While Lagos State government is deemphasizing its recently found oil, how many opportunities does this space really hold and how best can the state maximise its gas potential?
Video / Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:15:19 GMT
Nigeria's commercial capital and the fifth largest economy in Africa, Lagos State, has passed an 800 billion naira budget for 2017. Akinyemi Ashade, Lagos State Minister of Finance joins CNBC Africa to discuss what he hopes the budget will accomplish
Video / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:14:20 GMT
Nigeria's statistics office earlier this week released the 2016 half year data on the internally generated revenue of states across the country. Lagos state took the lead with 150.5 billion naira. A total of 317.7 billion naira in revenue.
Video / Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:58:55 GMT
Increasing spending on security in Lagos State is a priority for the state government in 2017.
Video / Tue, 08 Nov 2016 11:08:11 GMT
The N25 billion Employment Trust Fund established by Lagos State will facilitate access to funding for over 100,000 entrepreneurs in the state. However, the training of the entrepreneurs is an important part of the process.
Video / Thu, 13 Oct 2016 10:58:21 GMT
The greatest support manufacturers in Nigeria need is patronage. That's the view of Nigeria's Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu. Speaking on the theme of the 2016 NESG summit, he appealed to manufacturers in Lagos State not to give up.
Video / Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:26:10 GMT
As Nigeria wades through an economic slowdown; Lagos State government is seeking ways to attract investment. CNBC Africa's Onyi Sunday reports on the latest effort by the State to attract investors including Nigerians in diaspora.
Video / Mon, 05 Sep 2016 11:24:26 GMT
Bulldozers owned by the Lagos State government flattened a block of shops in Ikoyi, Lagos last Thursday because the building owner failed to acquire the required development permits. The move is part of a series of demolitions of illegal structures.
Video / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:08:58 GMT
According to the Dockworkers Union of Nigeria, over 3,000 workers have been laid off by various shipping companies, terminal operators and logistic companies due to a shortage of financing.
Video / Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:17:07 GMT
With the aspiration of becoming the first smart city in Africa, Nigeria's Lagos State signed a MoU with the city of Dubai to develop sustainable, smart and globally connected knowledge-based communities to drive the knowledge economy.
Video / Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:14:03 GMT
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.
Video / Fri, 20 May 2016 07:56:15 GMT
The Lagos State Government through the Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment declared that it has received approximately 43 billion US dollars in investment propositions within one year.
Video / Fri, 20 May 2016 07:49:02 GMT
The Lagos State Government generated 101.69 billion naira in revenue in the first quarter of this year, up 4.5 per cent from the amount generated in the first quarter of 2015.
Video / Thu, 19 May 2016 12:50:07 GMT
As Nigeria grapples with the impact of the dip in oil prices and a weak currency, boosting internally generated revenue has been identified as a key solution to the diversification of the nation's economy.
Video / Wed, 11 May 2016 08:39:38 GMT
The Lagos State Lands Bureau is working on ways to reduce the bureaucracy involved in land administration. CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure spoke to Bode Agoro, Permanent Secretary, Lands Bureau.
Video / Fri, 06 May 2016 08:09:35 GMT
The Lagos State Government is working on an intermodal transport system in the state, to reduce the reliance on the road. The Government aims to attract investment into its transportation sector.
Video / Wed, 04 May 2016 10:56:06 GMT
The Lagos state government recently restructured its 840 million dollar bond, which could help the state save as much as 40 billion naira over the next 5 years. CNBC Africa spoke to Mustapha Akinkunmi, Lagos state commissioner for finance for more.
Video / Tue, 03 May 2016 07:52:14 GMT
The Lagos State Government celebrated International Jazz Day on Saturday with a star-studded concert. CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure was at the event and here are the highlights.
Video / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:57:31 GMT
Lagos State government says it has restructured 167.5 billion naira of bonds, potentially saving at least 40 billion naira by paying off the debt more quickly.
Video / Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:29:44 GMT
The Light Up Lagos Project has been extended to the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road. This project, the 10th in the series, stretches to the Lagos Abeokuta Expressway.
Video / Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:13:52 GMT
The Lagos State Government plans to use tourism as a tool to stimulate the economy and drive investment into the state.