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LASG WILL CREATE A LIVABLE SOCIETY FOR EVERYONE – AMBODE

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday stated that the present administration intends to create a city that is not only livable but also works for everyone. The Governor, who spoke through the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello at a workshop on “Urban Thinkers Campus – The City we Need” held at the Academy Hall Agidingbi, …

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LASG SEEKS COLLABORATION WITH ICT PROFESSIONALS

Lagos State Government has called on Information Technology (IT) professionals to collaborate with the State in proffering IT solutions to help improve the standard of living. Speaking at the inauguration of newly elected Board of Directors of the Information System Audit and Control Association (ISACA) Lagos Chapter at Civic Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, the State Commissioner for Science and Technology, …

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INLAND WATERWAYS: LAGOS REFUTES NIWA’S CLAIMS

…INSISTS APPEAL COURT JUDGEMENTS FAVOURS LASG The attention of the Lagos State Government has been drawn to a press release by the Nigerian Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) on the recent Appeal Court Judgement  setting aside the Judgement of the Federal High Court and allowing the Appeal of the Lagos State Government on its right to control its inland waterways to …

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MOTHERS ADVISED ON CHILD BREASTFEEDING

The Chief Medical Director (CMD), Ifako Ijaiye General Hospital, Dr. Olusola Amure, has advised nursing mothers to ensure that they breastfeed their babies exclusively for the first six months after childbirth. Dr. Amure gave the advice recently during the presentation of gifts to mothers by Aspen, a South African firm in commemoration of Nelson Mandela International Day. The Chief Medical …

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COLLAPSED BUILDING: LASBCA WARNS AGAINST DEVIATION FROM APPROVED BUILDING PLANS

The Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA) General Manager, Engr. Olalekan Shodeinde has warned building Owners and Developers to desist from adding other floors or structures to old and existing buildings without obtaining necessary approvals which are given after a thorough engineering appraisal and integrity test on the structure. Speaking on the recent collapsed building at No. 3/5 Massey Street, …

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FLOODING: LASG SERVES ABATEMENT NOTICE TO OWNERS OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES / SHANTIES IN OBALENDE

The Lagos State Government today served another 48 hours Abatement Notice (Tuesday, 25th to Thursday, 27th of July, 2017) to all owners of illegal structures and shanties including containerised shops around Obalende to remove them immediately. Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force, SP Olayinka Egbeyemi disclosed that these illegal structures and shanties including containerised shops were directly constructed/placed in the …

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LASG TO REMODEL FAWEHINMI, ABIOLA STATUES

The Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, commenced the remodeling of Late Chief Gani Fawehinmi and Late Chief MKO Abiola statues into a new but bigger, better and more aesthetic sculpture of the two prominent Nigerians for better appreciation of their contribution to the development of Nigeria. The State Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and …

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LAGOS HARPS ON IMPORTANCE OF FIRE INSURANCE

The Lagos State Government has underscored the need for members of the public to embrace the culture of insuring their properties as a way of reducing dependence on government for compensation in case of fire incidents. The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Hakeem Dickson said that embracing relevant insurance policies especially as it relates to fire incidents remains a …

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LAGOS HOSTS INTERNATIONAL BADMINTON CLASSICS

Lagos is set to play host to 11 countries participating in the 2017, 3rd Lagos  International Badminton Classics Championship scheduled to take place between Tuesday, 25th July and Saturday, 29th July 2017 at the Molade Okoya Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The tournament will feature 70 players in the Male and Female categories from Portugal, Togo, Ghana, …

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LG POLLS: LASIEC CHAIRMAN COMMENDS LAGOS RESIDENTS, STAKEHOLDERS

The Chairman, Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Hon. Justice Ayotunde Phillips, has expressed her gratitude to God as well as Lagos residents, particularly leaders and members of Political Parties, the Electorate, Royal Fathers, Religious and Community Leaders, Security Personnel, Election Personnel, the Media and other stakeholders for their support towards the successful conduct of the recently conducted elections in the …

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