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AMBODE’S HALF YEAR’S SCORE CARD

Rasak Musbau In the past six months in office, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has given top priority to fiscal stability, economic growth, civic engagement, security, environmental sustainability, education and re-jiggering of the state public service. No doubt, it is now clear that Lagos has in Ambode, a governor who has a clear vision of moving the state forward …

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WORKERS’ WELFARE: THE AMBODE’S EXAMPLE

Kayode Olopade It is no longer news that about 24 States of the federation are currently feeling the heavy burden of the present national economic crisis occasioned by the fall in international oil price, which consequently led to the decrease in revenue allocations to States. According to reports, about 24 States presently owe their workers several months’ salaries. As it …

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AMBODE AND PENSIONERS’ WELFARE

BILKIS BAKARE Lagos is unique in many ways. It is the sixth largest city in the world. With three lighter terminals and two ports, Lagos generates 50% of Nigeria’s port revenue and the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, is the major hub for aviation within West Africa, and between the region and Europe. Lagos State is indeed blessed by its …

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LAGOS VOWS TO GO TOUGH ON OKADA RESTRICTION, STREET TRADING

…Counsels Residents On Willful Compliance With State Laws The Lagos State Government at the weekend said it would henceforth strictly enforce the extant laws in the state especially those bordering on environmental offences and restriction of operation of commercial motorcycles, popularly called Okada in certain routes as well as street trading. Rising from the monthly Security Council Meeting involved heads …

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CURTAIL ACTIVITIES OF QUACKS IN YOUR PROFESSION, AMBODE TASKS NUJCURTAIL ACTIVITIES OF QUACKS IN YOUR PROFESSION, AMBODE TASKS NUJ

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Saturday called on the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) to fashion out appropriate and realistic strategies to curtail the activities and effects of quacks in the journalism profession. The Governor who spoke at the opening ceremony of the first Quarterly National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the NUJ held at the Combo Hall, …

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LASEMA/NSCDC STRENGHTEN COLLABORATION ON EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) is committed to improving emergency/disaster management through collaboration and harmonious relationship as well as partnering on new innovation with relevant stakeholders to mitigate emergency. The General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) Mr. Michael Akindele disclosed this on Tuesday during a working visit to the Lagos State Command, Nigeria Security and Civil …

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LAGOS HOMS ALLOTTEES TO GET THEIR KEYS SOON AS GOVT MOBILISES CONTRACTORS BACK TO SITE

In line with Governor Akinwumi Ambode’s promise of ensuring continuity with improvement, the contractors handling the construction of Lagos Home Ownership Mortgage Scheme, (Lagos H.O.M.S), Mushin scheme that are yet to complete their projects have been mobilized back to site. This has thus debunked the claims in some quarters that the State Government has reneged on its promise to hand …

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