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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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LAGOS PARKS AND GARDENS TASKS HORTICULTURISTS ON LUSH GARDENS

The General Manager, Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency, Mrs. Abimbola Jijoho-Ogun has charged horticulturists to maintain a lush green in all State parks and gardens assigned to them in order to sustain the greening initiative of the State Government. Mrs. Jijoho-Ogun who stated this during the quarterly meeting with horticulturists stressed that maintenance of the gardens is essential to …

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LAGOS STATE DEBUNKS MEDIA REPORTS ON DEATHS FROM MENINGITIS

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris has debunked media reports that two deaths have been recorded as a result of meningitis attack in the State. Idris, while speaking recently during a review of the State’s activities to curtail the spread of the meningitis epidemic said, “the report carried by some newspapers and online platforms is untrue and …

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LAGOS SAFETY COMMISSION TO INTENSIFY ADVOCACY AT GRASSROOTS

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Hakeem Dickson has reiterated that the Commission will not relent in its efforts to take safety advocacy to the grassroots in order to ensure safety culture among Lagosians. Speaking at the Quarterly Health, Safety and Environmental Advocacy walk in Ifako-Ijaiye Local Government, Mr.  Dickson said the agency will continue to partner with other …

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CODELAGOS WILL TRAIN ONE MILLION LAGOSIANS ON COMPUTER PROGRAMMING- BANK-OLEMOH

Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh on Thursday said the CodeLagos Programme, billed to be launched later this month will train one million Lagosians on computer programming. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh who disclosed this at the commencement of a three-day training session for CodeLagos Master Trainers, said the …

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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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