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LAGOS MOVES TO CRIMINALISE POWER THEFT, VANDALISATION

…Lights Up 500km Road Network In One Year The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has concluded plans to enact a law to specifically criminalise and punish severely persons who engage in power theft and vandalisation, expressing optimism that it would go a long way to tackle the menace headlong. Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, …

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POLITICS SHOULD BE ABOUT SERVICE- AMBODE

…As Lagos Bishop, Ademowo Endorses Gov For Second Term Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday emphasized the need for Nigerians to embrace selfless service to humanity, saying that such remained the essence of existence to positively impact others. Speaking at the opening ceremony of 33rd Synod of Diocese of Lagos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) with the theme: …

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LASUTH SPECIALISTS PERFORM FIRST OPEN-HEART SURGERY

The Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH), Ikeja has performed its first open-heart surgery with a team of local medical specialists.[ The LASUTH Chief Medical Director, Professor David Adewale Oke, made the disclosure at a news conference on Wednesday, stating that the hospital has developed the capacity and know-how with its team of surgeons to conduct safe and cost-effective cardiac surgery. …

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LAGOS SCHOOLS TO RESUME ON APRIL 18

The Lagos State Government has announced that all Public and Private Primary and Secondary Schools operating in the State are to resume on Tuesday, 18th April, 2017. A statement issued today by the Ministry of Education noted that there is a need for all schools (Public and Private) to adhere strictly to the Y2016/17 Academic Calendar jointly agreed upon at …

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LAGOS NEEDS 720M GALLONS OF WATER PER DAY – AMBODE

…Says Huge Resources Already Committed To Making Water Available Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration remains committed to bridging the daily deficit of potable water in the State without inflicting tax burden on the people, just as he revealed that huge investments have been made in the sector in the last 23 months. Speaking at …

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LAGOS JUDGES SET TO BEGIN EASTER VACATION

The Lagos State Chief Judge, Hon.Justice Olufunmilayo Atilade has approved Friday 14th to Friday 21st of April, 2017 as Easter holiday for all Judges of the State High Court. A statement signed by the Acting Chief Registrar of the High Court of Lagos State Mrs D.T.Olatokun, stated that the Chief Judge approved the break pursuant to order 45, Rule 4(A)&(B) …

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LASPARK HOLDS TREE PLANTING DAY AWARENESS SEMINAR

As part of preparation for the Year 2017 Tree Planting Day, the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has held a “Walk for Tree” and an awareness seminar to highlight the importance of tree planting at the Epe Local Government Secretariat. Speaking at the One-Day seminar, the General Manager of the Agency, Mrs Abimbola Jijoho-Ogun said the sensitisation walk …

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LASG RESTATES COMMITMENT TO SUPPORT ASSOCIATIONS, DONATES UTILITY VEHICLES TO STAFF UNIONS

Lagos State Government says it would continue to appreciate and acknowledge the roles of labour unions in wealth creation, social harmony and economic progress as well as the contributions of retired top government functionaries towards the advancement and progress of the State. The State Acting Head of Service, Mrs. Folasade Adesoye, disclosed this at the presentation of utility vehicles to …

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RRS ARRESTS DRIVER FOR DIVERSION OF 600 BAGS OF FLOUR

Operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested a driver who connived with three other persons to divert and sell 600 bags of flour and a truck belonging to his employer. The suspect, Garuba Lawal, 36, from Kwara State connived with three others now at large and diverted the bags of flour to Sagamu, Ogun …

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