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LAGOS CLOSES N85.14BN SERIES 2 BOND ISSUANCE PROGRAMME

Lagos State Government on Monday announced the closure of the N85, 140,000,000 Series 2 Bond Issuance geared towards improving the physical and social infrastructure in the State. Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade in a statement, said the Bond was issued in two tranches of N46,370,000,000 16.75 percent Tranche 1 maturing August 2024 and the N38,770,000,000 17.25 percent Tranche 2 …

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LAGOS EMPOWERS 2000 PERSONS WITH DISABILITY

… To Employ 250 Physically-Challenged Persons Lagos State Government on Wednesdayempowered more than 2,000 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) in the Statewith financial grants, assistive technologies and mobility aids, just as it disclosed plans to employ 250 physically-challenged persons into the mainstream of the State and Local Government service. Speaking at the ceremony, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode,who was represented by his Deputy, …

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LASG COMPLETES TWO COMPUTERISED VEHICLE INSPECTION CENTRES

Towards the efficient implementation of the Lagos State’s computerized vehicle inspection service initiative, two computerized Vehicle Inspection Centres have been completed at Ojodu-Berger and Ikorodu by the State Government. The State Acting Commissioner of Transportation, Prince Anofiu Elegushi, who disclosed in a recent interview in his Office, stated that work on the third computerized vehicle inspection centre at Lagos Island …

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LAGOS PILGRIMS ADVISED TO BE LAW ABIDING

Lagos State intending pilgrims have been advised to be law abiding, adhere to the teachings of Islam and inculcate the rudiments of the religion to justify the lectures received at seminars organized by the State government as part of preparations for the 2017 Hajj exercise. This advice was given by the Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare …

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LAGOS CBD MOVES TO EJECT STREET TRADERS, MECHANICS

The Lagos State Government has given 72 hours quit notice to mechanics and street traders operating under the bridges, roadsides and walkways on the Marina axis to vacate immediately or risk arrest and prosecution. The Special Adviser to the State Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr. Agboola Dabiri, who gave the directives recently in line with the present administration’s policy on …

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LASIMRA CONSTITUTES ZERO -TOLERANCE TASK FORCE ON ILLEGAL MASTS

The General Manager of the Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency LASIMRA, Mr. Babajide Odekunle has constituted a Zero-Tolerance Task Force to comb the length and breadth of Lagos Island and identify all illegal and non-compliant rooftop masts or those that could compromise the structural integrity of buildings on which they are installed. Odekunle explained that “the move was a fall out from …

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LWC BEGINS SENSITIZATION ON PREPAID METERS

Lagos Water Corporation, LWC, has commenced sensitization of the general public on the installation of Pre-paid Meters across Lagos State on Saturday 5th August, 2017 in the following areas of the State – Lekki, Ikoyi, Dolphin, Victoria Island and Alexander. Briefing the media on the exercise over the weekend, the Lagos Water Corporation, Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus said the …

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LAGOS CONDUCTS PLACEMENT TEST FOR 144,275 JSS PUPILS

A total of 144,275 students participated in this year’s placement test exercise for Primary 6 pupils seeking admission into Public Junior Secondary Schools in LagosState. A breakdown of the figure shows that 91,500 Pupils from the State Public Primary Schools and 52,775 Pupils from the Private Schools took part in the examinations. During the monitoring of the exercise, the State …

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LASG GOES TOUGH ON ILLEGAL DUMPING OF REFUSE

The Lagos State Government has warned residents fond of deliberately dumping refuse in unauthorized places to henceforth, desist from such act or face the full wrath of the law. This warning was issued by the Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare during an “Operation Deep Clean” exercise which the State Government embarked upon, in collaboration with Visionscape, to rid …

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LAGOS REQUESTS FOR TWO ADDITIONAL AREA COMMANDS IN IKORODU, BADAGRY

…State’ll Procure Surveillance Aircraft, Gun Boats To Tackle Kidnapping On Waterways- Ambode …IGP Visits Gov, Says Lagos Has Set Pace In Security Matters Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday requested for two additional Police Area Commands, saying that it would go a long way in tackling the nefarious activities of criminally minded persons once and for all. Governor …

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