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Nation's powerhouse sets the standard

As Nigeria's powerhouse, the city of Lagos is home to 85 percent of the state population and is the country's financial, commercial and industrial nerve center, with more than 2,000 manufacturing industries and more than 200 financial institutions, including the Nigeria Stock Exchange, based there.

'Nothing is impossible' Fashola tells students

As central government prepares to invite more foreign investment to the country, the views of Lagos State's dynamic governor Babatunde Raji Fashola seemed ever more salient as he delivered a speech about Nigeria's Abundance of Possibilities to tomorrow's leaders at the University of Nigeria earlier this year.

Agency at the frontline of service delivery in Lagos

There are not many organizations that would relish the challenge of collecting taxes in Africa's largest city, but this vital task is all in a day's work for Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS).

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