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LASIEC CHAIRMAN ALLAYS FEARS OVER LG ELECTIONS

  The Chairman of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has allayed the fears of politicians over the conduct of free, fair and credible elections into the Local Government Councils of the State, stressing that she would do everything to protect her integrity and reputation.   Hon. Justice Phillips gave the assurance while speaking at …

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LASG CANCELS RESIT OF SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACEMENT TEST

The Lagos State government has announced the cancellation of resit examination of Secondary School Placement Test in the State, according to the Permanent Secretary of the State’s Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi. Odeyemi, who disclosed this at the end of a recent meeting of stakeholders in the sector, said the cancellation was necessitated by the fact that most candidates …

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AMBODE TARGETS 3000MW 24-HR POWER GENERATION FOR LAGOS

…Says FG Can’t Solve Nation’s Energy Sector Challenges Alone …32 Communities In Badagry To Be Connected To National Grid By March Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said the quest by the country to achieve energy security can no longer be left for the Federal Government to address alone, just as he revealed plans by the State to …

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LAGOS URGES POLICE, STAKEHOLDERS TO INTENSIFY EFFORTS ON CHILD PROTECTION

A call has gone out to officials of the Nigeria Police Force, especially officers in the various gender units of the Police Divisions and other relevant stakeholders in the protection of children’s rights, to internalise the provisions of the Lagos State Child Rights Law. Making the call today at One-Day Workshop and Training programme for police officers and relevant stakeholders …

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LAGOS RRS NABS EX–CONVICT OVER PHONE THEFT

The operatives of the Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested an 18-Year old serial phone thief in Oshodi.   The suspect, Sadeeq Wasiu, who had been imprisoned seven times, was arrested on Tuesday after several months of being on the operatives’ wanted list.   Wasiu, alias “Omo Eiye”, as he is popularly called in Oshodi, …

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CODELAGOS: LAGOS TO SET UP 500 TRAINING CENTRES

…Partners With Private Sector   The Lagos State Government on Tuesday revealed plans to set up 500 Coding Centres in public and private schools across the State ahead of the launch of the CodeLagos Initiative in April, 2017.   The CodeLagos project is an initiative of the State Government targeted at equipping at least one million Lagosians with the skills …

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LAGOS STATE LOTTERIES BOARD SHUTS ILLEGAL GAMING CENTRE

Lagos State Lotteries Board (LSLB) has shut down an unlicensed sports betting centre, Totobet24, operating in the Ajah area of Lagos, saying that the closure was part of its regulatory functions and continuous surveillance to detect illegal gaming operations in the State. A statement released today by the Board stated that promoters of “Totobet24” had previously being warned to desist from operating …

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