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LASG TERMINATES BADAGRY 48-ROOM HOTEL PROJECT CONTRACT

The Lagos State Government has terminated the contract for the construction of a 48-bedroom hotel project at the VIP chalets in Badagry, which was awarded in 2013 to Messrs. Anatolia International Limited. The project is currently being promoted as part of measures by the Ambode-led administration to boost tourism within the Badagry axis. A statement issued on Thursday by the …

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LAGOS MEDICAL MISSION TEAM PROVIDES FREE SERVICES

… Mission Continues in Ikeja, Apapa, Others   No fewer than 43,694 residents from five Local Governments and eight Local Council Development Areas comprising Ojo, Oto-Awori, Iba, Badagry, Badagry-West, Olorunda, Oshodi, Isolo, Ejigbo, Amuwo-Odofin, Oriade, Ajeromi and Ifelodun have benefitted from the on-going Lagos Health Mission programme; a medical intervention sponsored by the State government to provide free healthcare services …

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FEDERAL, LAGOS AGENCIES MOVE AGAINST ILLEGAL DREDGERS

In a move targeted at saving coastal communities from indiscriminate marine and foreshore environmental degradation, the National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and the Lagos State Ministry of Waterfront Infrastructure monitoring teams have issued an immediate stop work order on all illegal and unregistered operators on the Addo Road Foreshore in Lagos State.   In a joint statement issued by the …

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IBILE YOUTH ACADEMY GROOMS FUTURE LEADERS

The Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has expressed confidence in the ability of the ongoing Ibile Youth Academy to produce reputable future leaders among their peers.   Speaking at the flag-off of the Academy camping exercise at Ipaja Youth Hostel, the Commissioner noted that the training will not only instill personal development and transformation in …

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AMBODE CONFIRMS ONAFOWOTE AS GENERAL MANAGER OF PROCUREMENT AGENCY

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the confirmation of the appointment of Mr. Fatai Idowu Onafowote as the General Manager of the Lagos State Public Procurement Agency.   The Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Folasade Adesoye who conveyed the Governor’s approval in a letter to Mr. Onafowote noted that his integrity, selfless service and record of impressive performance …

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LASG ALERTS RESIDENTS ON CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

The Lagos State Government has alerted members of the public on recorded cases of Cerebrospinal Meningitis (CSM) in some states in the country and the need to report suspected case to the nearest public health facility. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris said the spread is caused by a new strain of CSM causative agent, known as Neisseria Meningitides …

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LAGOS COMMISSIONER HARPS ON IMPORTANCE OF SPORTS IN SCHOOL CURRICULUM

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner of Transportation, Prince Olanrewaju Elegushi has described sports as an essential part of schools’ activities designed to cater for the physical well-being of students which also inculcates the essence of competition in them.   Prince Elegushi, who stated this while speaking at the Annual Inter-House Sports competition organized by Caleb British International School in Lagos …

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69TH NIGERIAN DEFENCE ACADEMY (NDA) REGULAR COURSE ENTRANCE EXAM HOLDS ON SAT, 22ND APRIL, 2017

The Entrance Examination for the 69th Regular Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) holds on Saturday, 22nd April 2017 at the Command Children’s School/Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja and Navy Secondary School, Ojo Town, Lagos. A statement issued on Tuesday from the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, informed interested indigenes of Lagos …

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LAGOS RESTATES COMMITMENT TO PROMOTE LOCALLY MADE GOODS

Lagos State Government has restated its commitment towards improving small business enterprises in the state until their transformation from micro to large scale business.   The Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Prince Rotimi Ogunleye gave the assurance on Monday at the opening ceremony of the first Lagos chapter of the National Association of Small Scale Industrialists – Micro Small …

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LASG DEBUNKS NEWSPAPER REPORT ON N25 BILLION ETF

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti has reaffirmed that the N25bn Employment Trust Fund (ETF) programme, remains an initiative of the State Government and does not have any affiliation with the Federal Government.   The clarification is a response to a newspaper report attributing the ETF programme to the Federal government.   The Commissioner disclosed …

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