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LAGOS IS THE NEXT DESTINATION FOR SPORTS IN AFRICA – AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday said the numerous world class sporting events taking place in Lagos has clearly showcased the State as the next destination for sports in Africa. Speaking to reporters at the opening ceremony of the 6th Edition of Copa Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament held at Eko Atlantic City in Victoria Island, Lagos, Governor Ambode said being …

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MRS AMBODE DECLARES LTV 32ND CHRISTMAS FAIR OPEN

… URGES CHILDREN TO EXEMPLIFY CHRIST-LIKE VIRTUES   In keeping with the yearly tradition of offering unlimited fun to Lagosians, especially children, during Christmas celebration period, the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode has declared open the 32nd edition of the Lagos Television Christmas funfair, admonishing would-be participants at the fair to imbue the Godly virtues as exemplified …

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EDUCATION REMAINS VITAL TOOL TO COMBAT POVERTY – AMBODE

…Tasks Public Service On Innovative Ideas Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday justified the massive investment of his administration on improvement of educational infrastructure and upgrade of curriculum to meet current realities, saying that education remains one of the critical tools to combat poverty and secure a better future for the State. Governor Ambode, who spoke at Lagos …

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AMBODE RAISES POLICE DEATH INSURANCE BENEFIT TO N10M

…Presents Additional Patrol Vehicles, Power Bikes To RRS …Directs Security Agencies To Ensure Hitch-Free Yuletide Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday announced an increment to the death insurance benefit for police officers who die in active service to the State to N10 million, saying that his administration would stop at nothing to ensure the safety of all citizens …

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STAY OFF HIGHWAYS, BRIDGES – LAGOS WARNS OKADA RIDERS

Lagos State Government has announced the immediate enforcement of restriction of “Okada” from plying highways, bridges and the 475 roads identified in Schedule II of the Road Traffic Law 2012. The State Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju Elegushi made the announcement at a joint press briefing with the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde and the …

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LAGOS PAYS N941M TO 228 RETIREES FOR NOVEMBER

The Lagos State Pension Commission has again paid another batch of 228 retirees from the Mainstream Civil Service, Local Governments, State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Teachers Establishment and Pensions Office (TEPO) and other parastatals of Government the sum of N941m for the month of November, 2016. Speaking at the 33rd Retirement Benefit Bond Presentation ceremony held recently at Ikeja, …

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LAGOS PRESENT CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION TO HAJJ 2016 PILGRIMS

The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has presented Certificate of Participation to pilgrims who performed 2016 hajj as part of the reward system initiated by the State Government to recognize pilgrims’ exceptional service and good representation in Saudi Arabia. Speaking during the presentation, the State Commissioner for Home Affairs who is also the Lagos State Amir-ul-Hajj for 2016, Dr. …

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LAGOS TO PARTNER EURONEWS ON BRAND AWARENESS

In a bid to create brand awareness and further showcase the potentials of Lagos State to international audience, an arrangement is being put together to collaborate with Euro News through its new product, Pan African Channel as part of concerted efforts to use entertainment to drive tourism in the State. The Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve …

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LASG URGES MASSIVE TURN- OUT FOR BYE ELECTION IN IFAKO- IJAIYE TOMORROW

Lagos State Government on Friday urged all registered voters of Ifako-ijaiye Federal Constituency to come out en masse to vote during the bye-elections to fill the House of Representatives seat vacated by All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate, late Dr Elijah Adewale holding tomorrow. According to a press statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, (SSG) Mr Tunji Bello, …

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LAGOS REITERATES COMMITMENT TO ERADICATE DOMESTIC AND SEXUAL VIOLENCE OFFENCE

Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment and resolve to stamp out Rape, Domestic Violence, Child Abuse, Maltreatment and Neglect from the State. The State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Mr. Adeniji Kazeem disclosed this at a symposium with the theme, “’IT’S ON US TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN” organised by the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence …

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