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LAGOS PLANS BIG FOR 2016 ONE LAGOS FIESTA

…Event To Hold In 5 Centres For 8 Days  …Introduces Talent Hunt Show   The Lagos State Government on Thursday said that it is putting finishing touches to make this year’s edition of its flagship Yuletide revue popularly known as the One Lagos Fiesta (OLF) bigger better and bolder. Addressing journalists at the Banquet Hall, Lagos House in Ikeja, the State’s Commissioner for …

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LAGOS REITERATES COMMITMENT TO PROVIDE FREE LEGAL SERVICES

  The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazzeem has reiterated Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s commitment to providing free legal services to all residents in the State.   The Commissioner disclosed this today in Ikeja at the Legal Clinic and        Advisory Day workshoporganised by the Public Advice Center (PAC), an agency under the Ministry, to sensitize, create awareness as well as provide legal assistance …

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WATER RATES: NO CONSULTANT APPOINTED TO COLLECT REVENUES- LASG 

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Thursday clarified the controversy surrounding the collection of all water abstraction related revenues, saying that at no time did it authorize any consultant to collect such revenues on its behalf. The Concerned Members of Association of Water Producers of Lagos State had on Monday published a petition in a national daily on Monday, December 5, 2016 alleging harassment, …

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AMBODE, AJIMOBI, AREGBOSELA MAKE CASE FOR WOMEN EMPOWERMENT

…Women Naturally Gifted To Surmount Challenges, Says Lagos Gov Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, his counterparts in Oyo and Osun States, Senator Abiola Ajimobi and Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Wednesday made case for huge economic empowerment for women and eradication of female genital mutilation. The Governors, who spoke in Ibadan at the opening ceremony of National Women Conference of the Oyo …

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LASG CONSTRUCTS ISHERI – MAGODO ROAD NETWORKS

… TACKLES JANKARA-IDUMAGBO INCESSANT FLOODING Lagos State Government, through the Public Works Corporation, has commenced the construction of some major road networks at Isheri-Magodo in Kosofe Local Government Area of the State.   The Special Adviser/CEO the Corporation, Engr. Ayotunde Sodeinde, who disclosed this during an inspection of some completed and ongoing major road projects in the State, said that …

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LASG HOLDS WORKSHOP TO MARK WORLD SOIL DAY

… SENSITIZES MINERS ON DANGER OF MINING ACTIVITIES The Lagos State Government has sensitized sand miners in the State on ways of reducing environmental impact on the soil as part of activities marking the 2016 World Soil Day. Speaking at the workshop organised by the State Ministry for the Evironment, the Commissioner, Dr Babatunde Adejare said though the activities of …

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LASG SET TO COMMENCE REGISTRATION FOR 2017 BECE

Lagos State Government, through the State Examinations Board, has stated that it would commence the registration for the Year 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) on Monday, December 12, 2016 and would end on Friday, April 28, 2017.   A Release by the Board stated that late registration would commence from Tuesday 2nd – Friday 19th May, 2017 and implored all Public Junior Secondary Schools …

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LAGOS USHERS-IN YULETIDE SEASON WITH STREET PARTY

  Lagos State kicked off the yuletide month of December 2016 with the maiden edition of The Lagos Street Party held from Saturday, December 3 to Sunday, December 4, 2016.   The event, another addition to the tourism calendar of the State, turned the entire stretch of the popular Ahmadu Bello way, Bishop Oluwole Junction down to Adetokunbo Ademola junction …

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LASG GOES TO CAPITAL MARKET FOR N60 BILLION BOND

  The Lagos State Government is set to take another N60 billion bond from the Capital Market to boost Infrastructural development in the State. The State Commissioner for Finance Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, who disclosed this in Lagos at the debt issuance programme Annual General Meeting, stated that the bond was the first tranche of the N500 billion Bond that was approved by …

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AMBODE MOURNS PASSAGE OF FORMER MINISTER, OLUBI 

…Says Nation Has Lost A Woman of Substance   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday expressed shock and sadness over the death of foremost accountant and a former Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi.   Dr. Olubi, who was a former President of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), was appointed the first female Chairman …

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