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LASG TO BUILD 5 ELDERLY CARE CENTRES

  In line with the state government’s commitment to the welfare of retired civil servants/pensioners from the State Public Service, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has disclosed that a total sum of N2.698 billion has been earmarked in the 2017 budget for the construction of Elderly Care Centers across the five administrative divisions of Lagos. He said, the Elderly Care Centers, which will …

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LAWMA TO PLAY ONLY REGULATORY ROLE – ADEJARE

The Lagos State Government has said that the ongoing reform in waste management will restrict the Lagos Waste Management Agency (LAWMA) role to only regulatory and monitoring while conceding policy implementation to private entities. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, who disclosed this at the Monthly Press Briefing of the Ministry, said this new direction in waste management …

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LAKE RICE: LAGOSIANS BESIEGE SALE CENTRES, BUY COMMODITY AT APPROVED PRICES

Residents of Lagos State on Thursday besieged the various sale centres across the State to buy the much-anticipated LAKE RICE, with vastmajority of the people lauding the initiative of government to introduce the commodity at a critical time of the Yuletide season. LAKE RICE, which is locally produced, came into being following a partnership between Lagos State and Kebbi State, …

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YULETIDE CELEBRATION: LASEMA BOSS CAUTIONS LAGOSIANS

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency has advised Lagosians to celebrate the festive period with caution to avoid unnecessary loss of lives and property. Speaking in his Office today at theSecretariat, Alausa, the General Manager, Mr. Tiamiyu Adesina urged Lagosians to stay safe incelebrating the yuletide byavoiding excessive drinking and reckless driving on the highways.   According to him, “accidents …

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AMBODE GOES TOUGH ON CHILD ABUSE

… To Implement Safeguarding, Protection Programme Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has ratifiedthe first-ever Executive Order establishing a Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy in Nigeria,which was designed as a catalyst for driving awareness and commitment of all stakeholders, including every member of the community towards the protection of children. According to a statement issued by the State’s Attorney General …

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LAGOS SET FOR BIGGER, BOLDER MUSICAL FIESTA

Unveils Artistes Line-Up For The Eight-Day Celebration The Lagos State government has announced its preparedness to host what it calls a better, bigger and bolder edition of the popular One Lagos Fiesta across the five divisional zones of the state, starting from the Christmas eve on Saturday December 24. In a press release signed on Thursday by the state’s Commissioner …

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LAGOS ATTRIBUTES INCREASED IGR TO INVESTMENT IN STAFF TRAINING

Lagos State Government has attributed the increment in its 2016 Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, compared to previous years to improved service delivery of its workforce who had been exposed to series of quality training since the beginning of the year both within and outside the country.   Speaking at a 3-day Specialized Training Programme for management staff selected across the …

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AMBODE REITERATES COMMITTMENT TO IMPROVE THE DEVELOPMENT OF CHILDREN

  …AS WIFE URGES THEM TO CULTIVATE GOOD CHARACTER The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has reiterated the State Government committment to continue to improve the development of children in the State, while also commending parents for giving their children necessary guidance towards the right path. The Governor disclosed this today at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja, during the …

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ART MUST REFLECT LIFE – BOLANLE AMBODE

  Wife of Lagos State Governor Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has stated that Art was supposed to reflect life, as “Ewuro Project” cast and crew attempts to relive issues of social and domestic violence in their play to foster appreciation and engender an understanding of the need to forge a common front and combat the menace.   Speaking at the Public …

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WAPA ORGANISES SEND FORTH CEREMONY FOR RETIREES

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has organized a send forth celebration for 30 recently retired officers, who had reached the statutory age of 60 or mandatory 35 years in service between 2014 – 2016, at the Women Development Centre, Agege.   Speaking at the ceremony, Mrs. Lola Akande, the State Commissioner in the Ministry, congratulated the …

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