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LASIEC, INEC COLLABORATE ON DISTRIBUT1ON OF OUTSTANDING PVCs

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has reached an agreement with the Lagos Office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to set up a joint committee for the distribution of the over 1.47 million Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) yet to be collected by registered voters in the State. The decision followed an appeal made by the Chairman of …

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LAGOS TRAINS 84 POLICEMEN ON HANDLING OF EMERGENCIES

The operatives of Rapid Response Squad of the Lagos State Police Command have been urged to look beyond their role as law enforcement agents but see themselves as essential service providers to the people.   The advice was given today by the Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund, Dr. Abdul Rasaq Balogun at a 7-day workshop on administering First …

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NEW ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ALL, SAYS LASG

…Denies Levy On Digging Of Bore-Holes For Domestic Purpose The Lagos State Government on Friday assured Lagosians that the new Environmental Protection and Management Law initiated by the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode-led administration was done in the overall interest of all Lagosians to ensure cleaner environment and public health safety in the State. In a press release signed by the Commissioner …

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LAGOS TO PARTNER STAKEHOLDERS ON SOLID MINERAL DEVELOPMENT

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its readiness to partner with the Federal Government and other relevant stakeholders in the development of the solid mineral subsector.   The Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo stated this at a Town Hall meeting organized by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel for stakeholders in the mine and steel …

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LAGOS BUILDS CAPACITY OF FISHERMEN IN LG/LCDAS

Lagos State Government has again demonstrated its commitment to capacity building and empowerment of its citizens at the grassroots with the training of 540 fishermen on safe use, maintenance, practices and repairs of 4-Stroke Out Board (OBE).   The 18-day training programme, held at different locations, had participants drawn from 27 predominantly Riverine Areas in the Local Governments and Local …

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LAGOS NEEDS N60BN TO REVAMP PUBLIC SCHOOLS- AMBODE

…Says N10bn Already Spent On Rehabilitation …Reveals Plan For A-Meal-A-Day Programme Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that his administration would require about N60billion to give public schools in the State a befitting facelift as well as set up new schools especially in the riverine areas. The Governor, who said this during an interview with journalists, said though …

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COMMONWEALTH CELEBRATION – LASG PREACHES PEACE

The Lagos State Government has called for concerted efforts by Commonwealth Nations to bring peace to trouble and war-shattered world of today. The call was made by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr. Adesina Odeyemi at an event organised by the State Government to mark the 2017 celebration of the Commonwealth Day with the theme: “A Peace-Building Commonwealth”. In …

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OTEDOLA BRIDGE DRAINAGE WORKS: LASG SUES FOR COOPERATION FROM MOTORISTS

The Lagos State Government has urged motorists plying Otedola under-bridge to cooperate with Traffic Officials as traffic under the bridge will be narrowed to a single lane for four days starting from Wednesday 15th March 2017 when the excavation works of the on-going construction of Omole Jubilee Estate/Agiliti drainage channel commences. The excavation works is to give room for the …

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LAGOS SAFETY COMMISSION TO BE REBRANDED FOR EFFICIENCY – DG

Lagos State Safety Commission today disclosed that efforts are top gear for rebranding of its activities such that Safety Training Institute would be set up for the training of all stakeholders on safety, health and environment. The Director-General, Mr. Hakeem Dickson, who made this known at a two-day mandatory Electrical Safety, Fire Risk Safety Assessment, Fire Fighting Workshop for stakeholders, …

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