Lagos State

 Lagos' Steve Ayorinde outlines state's spending plan

Video / Tue, 31 Jan 2017 11:32:25 GMT

Lagos' Steve Ayorinde outlines state's spending plan

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.

 How Lagos State can maximise its gas potential

Video / Thu, 26 Jan 2017 14:05:25 GMT

How Lagos State can maximise its gas potential

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?

 Lagos' N800bn Golden Jubilee budget explained

Video / Thu, 26 Jan 2017 08:15:19 GMT

Lagos' N800bn Golden Jubilee budget explained

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

 Lagos top list of revenue earners for first-half 2016

Video / Fri, 20 Jan 2017 11:14:20 GMT

Lagos top list of revenue earners for first-half 2016

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.

  Lagos State on drive to attract investors

Video / Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:26:10 GMT

Lagos State on drive to attract investors

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.

 Is Nigeria's government stifling small businesses?

Video / Mon, 05 Sep 2016 11:24:26 GMT

Is Nigeria's government stifling small businesses?

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.

 Nigeria's shipping firms face bleak outlook

Video / Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:08:58 GMT

Nigeria's shipping firms face bleak outlook

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.

 Lagos signs smart city deal with Dubai

Video / Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16:17:07 GMT

Lagos signs smart city deal with Dubai

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.

 Lagos State signs MoU to construct fourth Mainland Bridge

Video / Thu, 09 Jun 2016 08:14:03 GMT

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.

 Nigeria's tax system: Issues and challenges

Video / Thu, 19 May 2016 12:50:07 GMT

Nigeria's tax system: Issues and challenges

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.

 Nigeria's Lagos state to save N40mln through bond restructuring

Video / Wed, 04 May 2016 10:56:06 GMT

Nigeria's Lagos state to save N40mln through bond restructuring

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.

 Lagos State celebrates International Jazz Day

Video / Tue, 03 May 2016 07:52:14 GMT

Lagos State celebrates International Jazz Day

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.