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.
Video / Fri, 01 Apr 2016 08:53:08 GMT
The Lagos State, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment has formally launched Lagos Global, a one stop shop for investors. CNBC Africa spoke to Prof. Ademola Abass, Special Adviser, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment.
Video / Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:52:04 GMT
Tomorrow the Lagos State, Office of Overseas Affairs and Investment is launching Lagos Global, a one stop shop for investors. CNBC Africa's Didi Akinyelure caught up with Yakub Olajide Balogun, Permanent Secretary, Office of Overseas Affairs.
Video / Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:12:16 GMT
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.
Video / Thu, 10 Mar 2016 10:07:48 GMT
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.
Video / Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:07:09 GMT
Despite a slowdown in the broader economy, tax revenues in Lagos State were up 12 per cent in January 2016 compared to the same period last year. This reflects the drive of increase in tax collection to fund a record budget in the state.
Video / Thu, 03 Mar 2016 16:21:14 GMT
Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information & Strategy, spoke to CBNC Africa about the state's development plans this year.
Video / Thu, 03 Mar 2016 11:13:07 GMT
The Lagos State government is embarking on a number of developments projects this year including 'Light up Lagos which seeks to develop, through public private partnership, the first integrated and fully independent power generation.
Video / Wed, 06 Jan 2016 10:58:46 GMT
Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos plans to raise 43 billion naira through a bond issue this year. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa caught up with Mustapha Abiodun Akinkunmi, the State's Finance Commissioner.