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RRS ARRESTS THREE FLEEING KIDNAPPERS

  Operatives of the Rapid Response Squad, RRS, Lagos State Police Command have arrested three suspected kidnappers who fled fromIbadan to Lagos after kidnapping a lady and collecting N3 million ransom.   The kidnappers, Adekunle Funsho (31), Charles Ezeilo (32) and Obioha Nnaji were heading toLagos with the victim’s Toyota Highlander but were arrested in Abule-Egba following a tip-off.   …

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LASG TO OPEN FIRST EDUCATIONAL PORTAL FOR STUDENTS

    The Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh has disclosed that Lagos State is set to open an educational portal under the code Lagosinitiative of the State Ministry of Education.   Bank-Olemoh stated that the initiative is targeted towards getting an average of one million students in the State learn ICT modern technologies by 2019, …

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LSACA MOVES HIV CAMPAIGN TO EPE

The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) has embarked on HIV Counseling and Testing (HCT) sensitization programme among the NAGARI NAKOWA Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association of Lagos State. Speaking at the event held at the salvation playing ground, Epe, the Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Dr. Oluseyi Temowo said it was important to have HIV intervention programmes among …

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LAGOS HOLDS COMMUNITY REHABILITATION PROGRAMME

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Youth and Social Development, has called on parents, guardians and the Nigeria Police Force to opt for alternative methods of rehabilitating children in conflict with the law rather than sending them to remand homes. Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, the State Commissioner in the Ministry, made the call at a Community Rehabilitation programme organized …

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LASG GRADUATES ARTISANS IN HOUSING SECTOR

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has stated that Nigeria has for long failed to accord technical and vocational education the required attention, leading to near extinction of technicians who constitute a critical mass of the technological workforce of any nation. The Governor stated this at the maiden graduation ceremony of the Master Craftsman Project, an initiative of …

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LENT: CHAPEL OF CHRIST THE LIGHT CHARGED TO IMPACT MORE LIVES

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Toyin Awoseyi, has challenged the Governing Council of Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, to seize the opportunity of the Lent to bring more souls to Christendom, for spiritual upliftment and sustainable peace and harmony in the State. While welcoming the members of the Governing Council, on courtesy visit to …

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AMBODE SEEKS URGENT HANDOVER OF NATIONAL STADIUM TO LAGOS

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has called for an urgent handover of the National Stadium abandoned by the Federal Government since 2005 to the State Government to enable it handle the renovation and manage it effectively. Ambode made the call after embarking on the inspection tour of the facilities in the stadium alongside the Minister of Youth and …

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LAGOS TO BOOST INVESTMENT IN THEATRE ARTS

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner and Special Adviser for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola has reiterated the commitment of the State Government to the upliftment of theatre arts in Lagos, saying a clear demonstration of this resolve is the proposed establishment of six theatre-arts centres to be operated and managed by the private sector. Mrs. Akinsola stated this …

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LASG OFFERS FREE LEGAL SERVICES IN BADAGRY

The Lagos State Government, through the Office of the Public Defender (OPD), has extended its free legal services awareness campaign to Badagry Town and its environs as part of efforts to sensitize and enlighten the residents in the community to avail themselves of the services provided by the Office. Speaking during the campaign tour, the Director of OPD, Mrs. Olubunkola …

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LASG TO REBRAND KAI BRIGADE

  The Lagos State Government has commenced moves to train members of the Kick Against Indiscipline (KAI) brigade to meet the demands of the on-going “Cleaner Lagos Initiative” embarked upon in the State.   Speaking at the commencement of the exercise, Commissioner for The Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare urged members of the brigade to brace-up for the unfolding change as …

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