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LAGOS IS THE NEXT DESTINATION FOR SPORTS IN AFRICA – AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said the numerous world class sporting events taking place in Lagos has clearly showcased the State as the next destination for sports in Africa. Speaking to reporters at the opening ceremony of the 6th Edition of Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament held at Eko Atlantic City in Victoria Island, Lagos, Governor Ambode said being …

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AKWA-IBOM CHURCH COLLAPSE: AMBODE COMMISERATES WITH GOVT, FAMILIES OF VICTIMS

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday commiserated with the Akwa Ibom State Government and the families of victims who lost their lives after the collapse of Reigners Bible Church building in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State on Saturday. The Governor, in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said it was most unfortunate that the …

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“LAGOS IMPLEMENTS UNITED NATIONS GOALS FOR PLWD” – GM, LASODA

    The General Manager of Lagos State Office of Disability Affairs (LASODA), Dr. Babatunde Awelenje has said that the Lagos State Government is already implementing most of the core 17 areas of needs identified by the United Nations in this year’s theme to ameliorate the standard of living of People Living With Disabilities, PLWDs.   In a statement made available by the …

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LAGOS UNVEILS HOUSING POLICY FOR THE BENEFIT OF LOW INCOME EARNERS, POOR MASSES

  In fulfillment of his campaign promise that his administration would come up with a new housing policy that will make all residents in the State have access to shelter irrespective of their social status, tribe or income, Lagos State Government has unveiled affordable housing units spread across the three Senatorial Districts.   Speaking at the unveiling of the new …

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AUTOMATION:  PANACEA FOR CORRUPTION, FRAUD IN GOVERNMENT

Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, Lagos State Commissioner for Finance has revealed that automation is the best solution for eradiacting corruption and fraud in Government, noting that when the right processes and procedures are well in place, the issue of corruption will be a thing of the past.   The Commissioner stated this recently during a courtesy visit to his Office at …

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“DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IS A CRIME IN LAGOS” – COMMISSIONER

Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs & Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande has reminded all residents in the State that domestic violence remains a crime in Lagos since the Law providing protection against domestic violence and connected purposes is still in force, as such all violators would be prosecuted accordingly. Mrs. Akande disclosed this today at a campaign rally organized …

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AMBODE LINKS ECONOMIC GROWTH TO STRONG DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS

…Receives New American Ambassador To Nigeria Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday advocated the need for strong democratic institutions in Nigeria, saying that such was critical to economic growth and overall development. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Ikeja when he received on courtesy visit the new United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington, said the transformation …

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LAGOS PLANS BIG FOR 2016 ONE LAGOS FIESTA

…Event To Hold In 5 Centres For 8 Days  …Introduces Talent Hunt Show   The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that it is putting finishing touches to make this year’s edition of its flagship Yuletide revue popularly known as the One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) bigger better and bolder. Addressing journalists at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House in Ikeja, the State’s Commissioner for …

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LAGOS REITERATES COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE FREE LEGAL SERVICES

  The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazzeem has reiterated Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s commitment to providing free legal services to all residents in the State.   The Commissioner disclosed this today in Ikeja at the Legal Clinic and        Advisory Day workshoporganised by the Public Advice Center (PAC), an agency under the Ministry, to sensitize, create awareness as well as provide legal assistance …

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WATER RATES: NO CONSULTANT APPOINTED TO COLLECT REVENUES- LASG 

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Thursday clarified the controversy surrounding the collection of all water abstraction related revenues, saying that at no time did it authorize any consultant to collect such revenues on its behalf. The Concerned Members of Association of Water Producers of Lagos State had on Monday published a petition in a national daily on Monday, December 5, 2016 alleging harassment, …

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