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LAGOS TO LAUNCH RENT-TO-OWN HOUSING SCHEME DECEMBER 8

…SAYS SCHEME TARGETS LOW INCOME EARNERS, ARTISANS In an effort to cushion the effects of economic recession in the country, the Lagos State Government on Thursday said it has concluded plans to start allocation of houses under the newly introduced rent-to-own policy. The State’s Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, who disclosed this at a press conference ahead of the …

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WAEC RATES LAGOS STATE BEST IN PROMPT EXAMS FEES PAYMENT, TEACHERS TRAINING

Lagos State Government has been rated by the Nigeria National Committee of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) as the best in terms of prompt payment of WASSCE registration fees and regular training of its teaching staff. The commendation was made by the Chairman of the Nigeria National Committee of the West African Examinations Council, Mrs. Anne Okwonkwo during a courtesy …

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LAGOS STATE SEEKS END TO FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION

Governor Akinwumi Ambode has supported the call by his wife and founder of Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), Mrs. Bolanle Ambode for a multi-disciplinary approach to ending female genital mutilation, stressing that the effort would involve legislations, professional health organisations, women empowerment and public sensitization. The call as made at an event organized by HOFOWEM in collaboration with …

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LAGOS STREET PARTY: LAGOS DIVERTS TRAFFIC

Ahead of the planned “Lagos Street Party” scheduled to hold on the 3rd and 4th December, 2016, the Lagos State Government has announced alternative routes for motorists. Speaking at a media briefing, the Acting Commissioner for Transportation, Mr. Anofiu Elegushi said traffic would be diverted at the Bishop Oluwole end of Ahmadu Bello Way and at Kuramo Fall end. He said those …

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LAGOS ENHANCES STAFF CAPACITY TO WIDEN ITS REVENUE GENERATION DRIVE

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to capacity building which will cut across all cadres in the Unified Local Government Service (ULGS) in order to cope with the workings of the newly introduced electronic means of revenue collection and management. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Local Government Establishment, Training and Pensions Office, Mr. Oluwatoyin Onisarotu stated this at …

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FIRE CHIEF BAGS EXCELLENCE AWARD

The Director, Lagos State Fire Service, Mr. Rasak Fadipe has been bestowed an Excellence Award by the Crime Reporters Association of Nigeria (CRAN), in recognition of his contribution to the safety of lives and property in the State. The ceremony themed “Solving Security Challenges through Intelligence” was in commemoration of the 23rd Anniversary of the association and put together to encourage uniformed personnel to strive for excellence …

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LASG ADVISES ARTISANS TO REGISTER IN ORDER TO EASILY ACCESS GOVERNMENT SUPPORT

Lagos State Government has called on all artisans and tradesmen in the State to join relevant associations of their vocation for increased patronage and for easy access to government support. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Abdul Ahmed Mustapha, made the call during the 7th edition of the Tradesmen and Artisans Stakeholders’ Forum under the aegis of Lagos …

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AMBODE PRESENTS N813BN Y2017 BUDGET PROPOSAL TO HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY

…Earmarks 63% To Capital Expenditure, 37% For Recurrent … Infrastructure, Education, Health Sectors Get Lion Share …Budget To Accommodate 4th Mainland Bridge, Lagos Airport Road Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday presented the Year 2017 Budget proposal of N813billion to the House of Assembly, assuring that the budget would be judiciously implemented to continue the massive infrastructural renewal …

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LASG CANVASSES SUPPORT FOR EPE MASTER PLAN

… Says Epe will witness more unprecedented development The Lagos State government has called on the residents and indigenes of Epe area of the State to support its quest to achieve a Model Mega Lagos that will be the envy of the world, assuring that the ongoing development within the region is a glimpse of more developmental projects to come. …

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GBADAMOSI, ONE OF THE FOUNDING FATHERS OF MODERN LAGOS – AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, with the Daughter of late Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi, Mrs. Kunbi Osinoiki; Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello; member, House of Representatives, Hon. Babajide Benson and President, Lagos Chambers of Commerce & Industry (LCCI), Chief Mrs. Nike Akande during a State reception in honour of late Chief Rasheed Gbadamosi by the Lagos State …

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