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LAGOS NEEDS N60BN TO REVAMP PUBLIC SCHOOLS- AMBODE

…Says N10bn Already Spent On Rehabilitation …Reveals Plan For A-Meal-A-Day Programme Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would require about N60billion to give public schools in the State a befitting facelift as well as set up new schools especially in the riverine areas. The Governor, who said this during an interview with journalists, said though …

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COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATION – LASG PREACHES PEACE

The Lagos State Government has called for concerted efforts by Commonwealth Nations to bring peace to trouble and war-shattered world of today. The call was made by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi at an event organised by the State Government to mark the 2017 celebration of the Commonwealth Day with the theme: “A Peace-Building Commonwealth”. In …

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OTEDOLA BRIDGE DRAINAGE WORKS: LASG SUES FOR COOPERATION FROM MOTORISTS

The Lagos State Government has urged motorists plying Otedola under-bridge to cooperate with Traffic Officials as traffic under the bridge will be narrowed to a single lane for four days starting from Wednesday 15th March 2017 when the excavation works of the on-going construction of Omole Jubilee Estate/Agiliti drainage channel commences. The excavation works is to give room for the …

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LAGOS SAFETY COMMISSION TO BE REBRANDED FOR EFFICIENCY – DG

Lagos State Safety Commission today disclosed that efforts are top gear for rebranding of its activities such that Safety Training Institute would be set up for the training of all stakeholders on safety, health and environment. The Director-General, Mr. Hakeem Dickson, who made this known at a two-day mandatory Electrical Safety, Fire Risk Safety Assessment, Fire Fighting Workshop for stakeholders, …

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LASTMA ARRESTS DANFO DRIVER WITH STOLEN VEHICLE

Officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority ( LASTMA) have arrested a commercial bus driver,  David Agiri for driving with a stolen vehicle number plate FKJ 875XC at Oshodi area of Lagos.   The driver, while attempting to escape arrest, almost ran over the vehicle of the Agency’s General Manager, Mr. Olawale Musa, as well as the bus of …

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RRS ARRESTS NOTORIOUS LAPTOP, PHONE AND COMPUTER ACCESSORIES THIEF

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad  RRS of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a man who specializes in stealing laptops and properties from conference and seminar participants in Lagos State. Confirming the incident, the Police PPRO, ASP Olarinde Famous Cole, said that there would be no hiding place for criminals in Lagos State as officers of the command …

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DANFO: WE’LL KICK-START BUS REFORM INITIATIVE WITH N30BN- AMBODE

  …Says Govt’ll Float N100bn Bond To Drive Implementation Lagos Sate Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode at the weekend said that the proposed Bus Reform Initiative aimed at giving Lagosians an integrated public transportation system would kick start this year with a sinking fund of N30billion. Governor Ambode, who spoke to journalists, said his administration had identified the challenges Lagosians go …

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LAGOS HOLDS INDUCTION FOR ACCOUNTANTS

Lagos State Government, through the State Treasury Office (STO), today, commenced a 2-Day induction/training programme for its accountants recently transferred from the State Health Service Commission and General Hospitals to the mainstream of the Civil Service.   The Permanent Secretary/Accountant General, STO, Mrs. Abimbola Umar who spoke at the opening session of the training, commended Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for approving …

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LAGOS COMMISSIONER TASKS HOUSING STAFF ON COMMITMENT

The Lagos State Government has urged its staff to be productive and support the State Government towards the realization of its goal to provide affordable housing for the generality of Lagos residents.   Speaking while declaring open a two-day project management training retreat organised by the Ministry, the Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal said the retreat, a prelude to …

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