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LAGOS SET TO CONSTRUCT FLYOVER AT PEN CINEMA

As part of efforts to ease traffic on Lagos roads as well as improve connectivity of various communities across the State, the Lagos State Government is set to embark on the construction of a Fly-Over at Pen Cinema, Agege. This was disclosed on Friday by the State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Adebowale Akinsanya, who represented Governor Akinwunmi Ambode …

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POLICE HAS DESTROYED KIDNAPPERS’ CAMPS IN LAGOS STATE – CP

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Imohimi Edgal has declared that there is no more kidnappers’ camp in Lagos State following the destruction of over 200 camps hitherto operated by the men of the underworld. Mr. Edgal, stated this on Thursday at a workshop tagged “Towards a Safe and Secured Learning Environment”, organized by the State Government in Ikeja for …

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LAGOS EDUCATION DISTRICT IV CONDUCTS PRE-RESUMPTION TOUR OF SCHOOLS

The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Mrs. Ronke Soyombo has urged head of schools and administrators Education District IV, Mainland Zone to ensure their schools are in good and safe condition preparatory to the September 11 resumption date for the 2017/2018 academic session. Mrs. Soyombo, while leading a pre-resumption assessment team on a tour of schools within Education District …

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LAGOS EXPLORING ALL AVENUES TO END DOMESTIC VIOLENCE – COMMISSIONER

Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande has disclosed that the State Government is committed to exploring all known avenues to nip the scourge of Domestic Violence in the bud.   Speaking at a One-Day Sensitization Programme, themed, “Prevention of Domestic Violence through Effective Communication” organized by the Ministry, Akande stated that the programme was …

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  LSACA TARGETS 36,000 FOR HIV TEST IN IKORODU

 The Lagos State AIDS Control Agency (LSACA) is targeting 36,000 residents of Ikorodu division to be screened for HIV with focus on Imota, Igbogbo/Baiyeku, Ijede, Ikorodu West and Ikorodu North Local Council Development Areas.   The Chief Executive Officer of the Agency, Dr. Oluseyi Temowo disclosed this during the flag-off ceremony to commence the screening exercise at the Ajegunle – …

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 LAGOS OPENS CLINIC FOR PREGNANT TEENS

In its continued efforts to implement various intervention prgrammes aimed at reducing maternal, neo-natal and perinatal mortality in Lagos, the State Government has formally opened “Young Moms” Clinic – the first of its kind in Nigeria and West Africa.   The Special Adviser to the Governor on Primary Health Care, Dr. Olufemi Onanuga who declared the centre open, noted that …

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LAGOS TO REDEVELOP IKOTA HOUSING ESTATE

In furtherance of its determination to reduce the three million housing deficit in the State, the Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ativa Riley Investment Limited, a subsidiary of Multipurpose Infrastructural Development Company Limited, for the redevelopment of the Ikota Housing Estate. The Commissioner for Housing, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, who signed the MoU on behalf …

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LAGOS TO COMMENCE SHUTDOWN OF ILLEGAL EDUCATION CENTRES

The Lagos State Government, through the Agency for Mass Education, will commence shutdown of all unregistered Tutorial and Continuing Education Centres (CECs) in Lagos State effective from Monday, 11th September 2017.   A statement issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh said the closure is necessitated by the refusal of some operators of Tutorial …

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LAGOS CBD HOLDS STUDENTS’ SALLAH CELEBRATION

The Office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts recently hosted school children in Lagos Island East and Lagos Island West LCDA to Sallah celebrations at the 6th edition of its monthly programme tagged ‘Echoes from Tinubu Square’. Speaking at the celebration, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Central Business Districts, Mr. Agboola Dabiri said …

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AMBODE DONATES N5M TO WIDOW OF BURNT KIDNAP VICTIM

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has donated N5million to the widow and children of Osaze Omorogbe, a community leader killed and burnt by kidnappers for leading security agents to foil their operation. Presenting the cheque to the widow and children on behalf of the Governor at a solemn ceremony at the family’s residence in Isawo, Ikorodu, the Special Adviser …

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