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ARTISTS, STUDENTS WARM UP TO EKO ART EXPO

…As Lagos Names Curators The first Rasheed Gbadamosi Eko Art Expo which opens on Friday, January 27, 2017 at the Eko Hotel and Suites in Victoria Island is gathering momentum as gallery owners, artists and art students all over Lagos submit artworks and warm up to the three-day exhibition being organized by Lagos State government in collaboration with some galleries …

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LAGOS POSTPONES CEREMONY FOR NEW SCHOOL BUILDING

  The Lagos State Government has announced the postponement of the foundation laying ceremony of new model school buildings at Angus Memorial High School, Somolu and Awori College, Ojo previously scheduled to hold on Tuesday, January 24, 2017. Speaking on the postponement in his Office today, the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi said the shift in date …

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LAGOS SET TO HOST 2017 ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE SUMMIT

  Lagos State Government is set to host a 2-Day Summit on Administration of Justice, bringing together Stakeholders in the Justice system to discuss and proffer solutions to improve the sector. The Summit, organised by the Ministry of Justice, with the theme “Contemporary Trends; Catalysts for Justice Sector Reform in Lagos State”, is scheduled to hold between January 30 – 31, …

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AMBODE MOURNS PASSAGE OF GOVERNMENT HOUSE REPORTER, FRANCIS SUBERU

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed rude shock and sadness over the death of a member of staff of National Mirror Newspaper, Mr. Francis Suberu. Suberu, a reporter attached to the Government House in Lagos, died on Tuesday after a brief illness at the age of 37. He was survived by his wife, two children and aged mother, …

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LAGOS SET TO DOMESTICATE SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME

The Lagos State Government has said that there is no one cap fits all model for the implementation of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) initiative of a-meal a-day Home Grown School Feeding Programme, adding that there was the need to domesticate the implementation and act locally. Speaking at a workshop to determine how best the FGN a-meal a-day school …

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LAGOS OPENS MODERN LIBRARIES IN 18 SECONDARY SCHOOLS

…Set To Launch Digital Library In February The Lagos State Government has completed the renovation and upgrade of public libraries in eighteen secondary schools across the State with top class facilities, Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh said on Wednesday. Bank-Olemoh, in a statement announcing the readiness of the State Government to launch the Lagos …

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BOLANLE AMBODE TASKS FIDA ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has charged the International Federation of Women Lawyers (FIDA), to be more vocal on the worrisome trend of violence against women and children in the country. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the group to her Office at the Lagos House, Ikeja, she commended them for promoting the rights of women …

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LAGOS TO STEP UP EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IN THE STATE

The Lagos State Government has announced plans towards improving the impact of emergency/disaster management through effective and efficient use of CCTV Cameras, establishment of additional dispatched centres and stepping up of Monitoring and Surveillance Unit of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), Mr. Adesina Tiamiyu, who disclosed this today at …

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KADUNA STATE SEEKS SUPPORT FROM LAGOS ON SERVICE REFORMS

  The Lagos State Government, through the Office of Transformation, Creativity and Innovation (OTCI), has assured Kaduna State’s Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) delegation of it’s willingness to give necessary support and assistance in improving public service performance in Kaduna State.   Speaking while receiving the 9-man visiting team in Alausa recently, the Director General of OTCI, Mr. Toba …

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10,000 STUDENTS APPLY FOR TRANSFER IN LAGOS STATE

  The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi has disclosed that over 10,000 applications were received for transfer to public schools in the State in the current academic session. Odeyemi made this known in the Conference Room of the Ministry during an interactive session with some parents and students led by Mrs. Ramota Shamsideen who were …

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