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12 YEARS AFTER, SOUTHERN GOVERNORS MEET IN LAGOS ON MONDAY

…Fiscal Federalism, Devolution Of Powers Top Agenda Twelve years after their last gathering, Governors from the Southern part of Nigeria will on Mondayconverge in Lagos to deliberate on how to forge stronger ties for the three geo-political zones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mr Tunji Bello, the meeting which will be co-hosted by …

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LASPARK, OAAN AGREE ON PAYMENT OF GROUND RENT

​The Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) has reached an agreement with the Outdoor Advertising Association of Nigeria (OAAN) on the payment of ground rent on billboards installed in any of the Agency’s Parks or Gardens. The agreement was reached during a meeting between officials of the Association and the General Manager of LASPARK, Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola at LASPARK’s …

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LAGOS SET TO BECOME AFRICA’S THIRD LARGEST ECONOMY BY 2020

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has reiterated the determination of the present administration to make Lagos Africa’s third largest economy by the year 2020. Ambode stated this in his address at the 25th-anniversary celebration of the Commerce and Industry Correspondents Association of Nigeria held at the Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, recently. The Governor, who was represented …

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AMBODE SEEKS PARTNERSHIP WITH BUSINESS COMMUNITY

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has invited the business community to partner with government in the tourism, hospitality, recreation, transportation and agro-based sectors to harness the abundant potentials across the State. The Governor stated this while speaking as the Special Guest of Honour at the 2017 ‘Exemplary Leadership in Business’ awards ceremony organized by the Nigerian Television …

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LAGOS REVOKES REGULATORY CERTIFICATION OF SOME WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICE PROVIDERS

  The Lagos State Government has decertified licenses of water and wastewater treatment plants of some private organizations for non-compliance with the provisions of the State Water sector Law. The Executive Secretary of the State Water Regulatory Commission, Arc. Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi made this known on Thursday during an enforcement exercise to some service providers in the State, stressing that …

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LAGOS DRIVERS’ INSTITUTE HOLDS CAMPAIGN ON SAFETY

As part of efforts to entrench a safe driving culture among residents of Lagos, especially commercial drivers, the Lagos State Drivers’ Institute, LASDRI, has taken its safe driving enlightenment campaign and Advocacy Program to CMS Taxi and Motor Park, Marina. The Chief Executive Officer of the Institute, Mr. Philips Ogunlade, while addressing the Commercial Drivers, during the programme said the …

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PRESIDENT’S SCHOOL AWARDS: 3 WINNERS EMERGE FROM LAGOS STATE

  A Lagos State School and Two Administrators have emerged winners in three, out of nine categories at the President’s Teachers and Schools Excellence Awards contest among participants from 36 States of the Federation and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. Speaking at the ceremony held at the Eagle Square, Abuja, the representative of President Muhammad Buhari and Minister of Education, …

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LASG COMMENCES JOB FAIR FOR THE UNEMPLOYED

The Lagos State Government has initiated a job fair for the unemployed graduates as part of efforts to harness available job opportunities in the private sector and small businesses in the state. Speaking at the Ikorodu Job Fair, the Commissioner, Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti said the Job Fair is part of the Graduate Internship Programme recently inaugurated by …

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LAGOS MUSLIM BOARD GIVES CERTIFICATES TO Y2017 PILGRIMS

  The Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board has concluded arrangements to present Certificates of Participation to Al-Hujaj of Y2017 Hajj Exercise on Friday, 20th October, 2017 at the Old Secretariat Central Mosque, GRA, Ikeja.   The Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, Mr. Muftau Okoya disclosed on Tuesday that the presentation of Certificates signifies the successful participation of …

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LAGOS WATER CORPORATION URGES RESIDENTS TO SUPPORT METERING EXERCISE

The Lagos Water Corporation has urged residents of the State to support the ongoing metering exercise recently embarked upon by the Corporation to ensure accurate and efficient billing of water consumed by customers, control water wastages and encourage water conservation. In a statement issued today by the Office of the Managing Director/CEO, Engr. Muminu Badmus, the exercise is in line …

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