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LAGOS HISTORY LECTURE HOLDS ON MAY 24

The Lagos State Government organised “Lagos History Lecture” in commemoration of the Lagos@50 celebrations will hold on Thursday, 24th of May, 2017 at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island by 10:00am prompt.   According to the Chairman of the Planning Committee and Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the Lecture themed: “LAGOS: YESTERDAY, TODAY & TOMORROW” …

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LG POLL: LASIEC REDUCES ADMINISTRATIVE FEES FOR ELECTIVE OFFICES

The Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) has reduced the administrative fees for the processing of nomination forms for candidates contesting for elective offices for the July 22, 2017, Local Government elections in the State.   The decision of the Commission for a downward review of the administrative fees from #100,000.00,  #75,000.00 and #50,000.00 to #50,000.00, #30,000.00 and #20,000.00 for …

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NIGERIAN NAVY BASIC TRAINING SCHOOL BATCH 25 B TRAINING COMMENCES MAY 21

The Lagos State Government on Thursday announced the commencement of Nigerian Navy Basic Training School (NNBTS) training for Batch 25 B selected candidates on Sunday, 21st of May 2017. According to a statement issued by the Office of the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello, the selected candidates are expected to report to the Nigerian Navy Basic …

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LAGOS PLANS STAR-STUDDED CONCERT FOR GOLDEN JUBILEE CELEBRATION

…Thanks Sponsors, Media, Lagosians For Support   The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to host the best of Nigerian traditional and contemporary popular musicians and fashionistas to an anniversary concert to round off the unprecedented year-long activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the State. A statement issued on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and …

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LAGOS RESTATES COMMITMENT TO ERADICATE STREET BEGGING

The Lagos State Government has restated her commitment to eradicate the menace of street beggers and destitute on Lagos roads, adding that policies and plans geared towards achieving this feat are already yielding positive results.   Speaking on the monthly report of the activities of destitute and beggars in the State, the Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Pharm. (Mrs.) …

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OKADA REMAIN BANNED IN AGILITI COMMUNITY

The Lagos State Government has dispelled the rumour being peddled in the Agiliti community that the ban placed on the use of Okada as a means of transportation in the area has been lifted. According to a statement released on Thursday by Steve Ayorinde, Commissioner for Information and Strategy, the ban placed on the use of Okada as a means …

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OBA AKIOLU BRIEFS PRESS ON EYO FESTIVAL

The Oba of Lagos, His Royal Highness, Oba Rilwan Akiolu II has held a press conference at Ilupesi Square on Lagos Island to inform residents and visitors about the forthcoming Lagos@50 Eyo Festival scheduled to hold on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Represented by the Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Lawal, who outlined the dos and don’ts of the festival, Oba …

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LAGOS JUDICIARY SET TO CELEBRATE LAGOS @ 50

The Acting Chief Registrar of Lagos State, Mrs. D. Olatokun has stated that the Lagos Judiciary will join other Lagosians to celebrate Lagos @ 50 with an event scheduled for Thursday 18th May, 2017 at the High Court Foyer, Igbosere, Lagos starting by 10a.m prompt.   A statement from the Chief Registrar’s Office explained that activities lined up for the …

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INTEGRATED PUBLIC TRANSPORT SYSTEM TO COMMENCE SOON IN LAGOS

In its drive for an efficient transportation system that befits its megacity status, the Lagos State government on Tuesday said the proposed bus reform initiative aimed at giving the people an integrated public transportation system would commence this year with a sinking fund of N30 billion.   This was disclosed by the Acting Commissioner for Transportation/Special Adviser, Prince Anofiu Olanrewaju …

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LAGOS HISTORY LECTURE NOW HOLDS ON MAY 24

The Lagos State Government wishes to announce a shift in the date for Lagos History Lecture earlier scheduled for Thursday, 18th of May, 2017.   The Lecture titled: “LAGOS: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow” to be delivered by Professor Hakeem Olumide Danmole, Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Al-Hikmah University, Ilorin will now hold on Wednesday, 24th of May, 2017 …

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