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CLEAN-UP OF INNER STREETS OF LEKKI, IKOYI, V/I TO COMMENCE SOON – LASG

The Special Committee on the Clean-Up of Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Lekki will commence the second phase of the Clean-Up exercise which will involve a total clean-up of the inner streets of the designated areas in a fortnight. Speaking with newsmen after a meeting of the Special Committee held at the Alausa Secretariat on Tuesday, the Chairman and Secretary to …

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LASIEC CHAIRMAN TOURS ELECTORAL OFFICES IN LG/LCDAs

The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips has embarked on the tour of the Commission’s offices in the various Local Government Councils to confirm available report on the state of the offices for the electoral officers of the Commission.   Speaking during an inspection tour to three councils in the Badagry area of the State, …

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AMBODE APPOINTS 37 NEW HEADS OF ADMINISTRATION

  The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of 37 new Heads of Administration in the Unified Local Government Service.   The Chairman, Local Government Service Commission, Mr. Babatunde Rotinwa, who disclosed during the Commission’s meeting on Monday at the Old Secretariat, Ikeja, explained that the development is to further consolidate on the gains of …

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AMBODE REITERATES COMMITMENT TO PEACEFUL COEXISTENCE OF RELIGIOUS ADHERENTS

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has reiterated his administration’s commitment to the peaceful co-existence of Muslims and Christians in the State. He stated this during the official commissioning and hand-over ceremony of the newly completed ‘Shamsi Adisa Thomas Memorial Mosque’, Old Secretariat, Ikeja. The Governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdulhakkem Abdullateef, …

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LAGOS TO TRAIN 1000 FACILITATORS FOR ADULT LITERACY PROJECT

  …Targets 95 Percent Literacy Level By 2019 The Lagos State Government through the Agency for Mass Education on Friday announced plans to commence training of 1000 facilitators for the State’s adult literacy programme christened Eko Nke Koo (Lagos is Learning). Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh, in a statement, said the training, which is the first …

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LAGOS TASK FORCE CLEARS BACKLOG OF REFUSE AFTER YULETIDE

  Owing to the activities of the newly constituted Special Task Force, “Operation Sight and Abate”, by the Lagos State Ministry of the Environment, streets in Lagos have now been cleared of backlog of refuse generated during the Christmas and New Year celebrations in the State. Speaking during a recent sanitation inspection tour of Egbe-Idimu and Igando-Ikotun Local Council Development …

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LAGOS POLICE ARRESTS FAKE SOLDIER FOR STEALING BIKES

The operatives of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a suspected fake soldier allegedly involved in stealing motorcycles, popularly known as okada across the States in Nigeria. The suspect, Benjamin Okon, who has been parading himself as military man, was arrested by the policemen on Sunday, January 1, 2017 at about 05.00 hrs after …

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LAGOS SURVEYOR-GENERAL CHARGES OFFICERS ON SERVICE DELIVERY

The Lagos State Surveyor General, Surveyor Olutomi Sangowawa has charged Officers to strive towards improved levels of productivity so as to ensure sustainable growth and realisation of the lofty vision of the State Government. Speaking during the year’s first prayer session in the Surveyor-General’s office, Sangowawa reasserted the commitment of the administration of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on service delivery to …

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LAGOS GREENING INITIATIVE GETS SOLAR POWER BOOST

The greening initiative of the Lagos State Government recently received a boost from the Philips Lightings of Netherlands when the company donated a 1000 kilowatts solar power system to the State’s Parks and Garden Agency (LASPARK) at the MKO Gardens, Lagos. Receiving the Solar Power System, the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs. Abimbola Jijoho-Ogun applauded the generosity of the …

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LAGOS SET TO HOST RASHEED GBADAMOSI EKO ART EXPO

…Event To Kick Off “Lagos @ 50” Celebrations In 2017 The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to host the Rasheed Gbadamosi – Eko Art Expo from Friday, 27 to Sunday 29, January 2017 at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos in fulfillment of the promise by the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode to host an art exhibition …

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