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LAGOS SAFETY COMMISSION TO INTENSIFY ADVOCACY AT GRASSROOTS

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Hakeem Dickson has reiterated that the Commission will not relent in its efforts to take safety advocacy to the grassroots in order to ensure safety culture among Lagosians. Speaking at the Quarterly Health, Safety and Environmental Advocacy walk in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Mr.  Dickson said the agency will continue to partner with other …

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CODELAGOS WILL TRAIN ONE MILLION LAGOSIANS ON COMPUTER PROGRAMMING- BANK-OLEMOH

Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh on Thursday said the CodeLagos Programme, billed to be launched later this month will train one million Lagosians on computer programming. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh who disclosed this at the commencement of a three-day training session for CodeLagos Master Trainers, said the …

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LASG TERMINATES BADAGRY 48-ROOM HOTEL PROJECT CONTRACT

The Lagos State Government has terminated the contract for the construction of a 48-bedroom hotel project at the VIP chalets in Badagry, which was awarded in 2013 to Messrs. Anatolia International Limited. The project is currently being promoted as part of measures by the Ambode-led administration to boost tourism within the Badagry axis. A statement issued on Thursday by the …

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NATIONAL ARTS THEATRE’LL BE READY FOR AMAA 2017- AMBODE

…Says Hosting Event In Lagos Will Boost State’s Tourism Potentials Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has concluded plans to begin a total revamping of the National Arts Theatre in Iganmu, Lagos by next month in time for the 2017 Africa Movies Academy Awards (AMAA) ceremony holding in the State later in the year. Governor …

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STRUCTURED TRAINING: CANDIDATES APPLAUD GOVERNOR AMBODE

Lagos State Civil Service candidates in the maiden edition of Structured Training for eligible officers for the Year 2017 Promotion Exercise have applauded Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for replacing the hitherto written promotion examinations with staff performance appraisal. The commendation was given by majority of the candidates during the visit of the members of the Lagos State Civil Service Commission, Joint …

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TUTOR GENERAL SEEKS SUPPORT FOR CHILD RIGHT PROTECTION POLICY

In a bid to achieve a better society, the Tutor General/Permanent Secretary, Lagos Education District IV, Mrs. Lola Are-Adegbite, has called on parents and guardians to support the Lagos State’s Child Right Protection Policy.   Are-Adegbite, who made the call during her visit to some Correctional centres in the State, acknowledged that parents and guardians are the major stakeholders in …

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LAGOS TRAINS 84 POLICEMEN ON HANDLING OF EMERGENCIES

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have been urged to look beyond their role as law enforcement agents but see themselves as essential service providers to the people.   The advice was given today by the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Dr. Abdul Rasaq Balogun at a 7-day workshop on administering First …

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NEW ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL, SAYS LASG

…Denies Levy On Digging Of Bore-Holes For Domestic Purpose The Lagos State Government on Friday assured Lagosians that the new Environmental Protection and Management Law initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration was done in the overall interest of all Lagosians to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the State. In a press release signed by the Commissioner …

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LAGOS TO PARTNER STAKEHOLDERS ON SOLID MINERAL DEVELOPMENT

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its readiness to partner with the Federal Government and other relevant stakeholders in the development of the solid mineral subsector.   The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo stated this at a Town Hall meeting organized by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel for stakeholders in the mine and steel …

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LAGOS BUILDS CAPACITY OF FISHERMEN IN LG/LCDAS

Lagos State Government has again demonstrated its commitment to capacity building and empowerment of its citizens at the grassroots with the training of 540 fishermen on safe use, maintenance, practices and repairs of 4-Stroke Out Board (OBE).   The 18-day training programme, held at different locations, had participants drawn from 27 predominantly Riverine Areas in the Local Governments and Local …

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