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AMBODE RECEIVES CERTIFICATE ADMITTING LAGOS INTO WORLD’S 100 RESILIENT CITIES

  …Reveals Plans To Construct Rail Line Linking Ikoyi To Lekki Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday received the Certificate of Admission of the State as one of the 100 Resilient Cities (100RC) in the world pioneered by the Rockefeller Foundation, saying that it was a starting point and a positive partnership that would help the State address the challenges …

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LAGOS NEEDS $30BN TO EXECUTE 30 CAPITAL PROJECTS IN FIVE YEARS- AMBODE

…Inaugurates 12-Member Economic Advisory Committee Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said that the State would require at least $30billion dollars to adequately deliver 30 most impactful infrastructural projects over the next five years. The Governor, who spoke shortly before inaugurating a 12-member Economic Advisory Committee at the Lagos House, Ikeja, said the projected figure represents about $6billion …

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AMBODE INSISTS ON REMOVING YELLOW BUSES (DANFO) FROM LAGOS ROADS …Reveals New Sanitation Policy

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday insisted plans are afoot to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city. The Governor also said that his administration would soon roll out a comprehensive environmental sanitation policy that would …

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SHUN NEGATIVE VALUES, VICES, AMBODE CHARGES STUDENTS

…Lays Foundation Of  Two Additional Model Colleges Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday advised students in the State to fully embrace the opportunities being provided by his administration in the education sector and shun all negative values and vices that could hinder them from realising their dreams The Governor said his vision remained the building of great future full …

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AMBODE AWARDS CONTRACTS FOR RENOVATION OF 174 CLASSROOMS, 8 NEW BLOCKS

…Lays Foundation Of New Model School In Ojo Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration has awarded contract for the construction of eight new blocks of classrooms as well as the renovation of 174 existing blocks of classrooms and the construction of perimeter fence in various schools to enhance security. The Governor, who spoke at the Foundation Laying …

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AMBODE OKAYS DEATH PENALTY FOR KIDNAPPERS

…Signs Anti-Kidnapping, Sporting Bills Into Law …Gov’s Assent Direct Response To Kidnapping, Says Speaker Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed into law the anti-kidnapping bill recently passed by the State House of Assembly, with a pledge to ensure its full implementation to eradicate kidnapping once and for all in the State. The Prohibition of the Act of Kidnapping Law …

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LAGOS PAYS N597M TO 148 RETIREES

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has continued the payment of retirees’ entitlements by paying the sum of N597 million to another set of 148 retirees drawn from the Mainstream Civil Service, Local Governments and State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Teachers Establishments and Pensions Office (TEPO) and other parastatals of Government being accrued pension rights credited into their Retirement …

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LASG ORGANISES TECHNOLOGY LITERACY PROGRAMME FOR ARTISANS

Lagos State Government has organised a technology literacy programme for artisans and owners of Small and Medium Scale enterprises as a way of optimizing business opportunities that abound locally and internationally. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the programme, the State Commissioner for the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosimi-Etti said the State Government, in collaboration with …

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JUSTICE REFORM: OSINBAJO RECOMMENDS DAY-TO-DAY TRIALS, HEAVY PUNISHMENT FOR DELAYS

…Calls For Attitudinal Change From Judges, Lawyers …Functional Judicial System Critical To Economic Growth, Says Ambode Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Monday identified delay in the administration of justice as a major challenge that must be jointly tackled by all relevant stakeholders in the justice sector, just as he urged judges, lawyers and others to change their attitudes and stand up …

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EKO ART EXPO: LAGOS TO USE ART, TOURISM TO BOOST ECONOMY

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule has disclosed that the just concluded 3-Day Rasheed Gbadamosi Eko Art Expo organised by the State government is aimed at using tourism, entertainment and the creative arts to boost  and stimulate the economy of the State. Speaking during the closing ceremony of the exhibition held at Eko Hotels, Victoria Island, Lagos, the …

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