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AMBODE MOURNS DEATH OF FIRST VICE PRESIDENT, EKWUEME

…Says A Great Son Of Nigeria Has Gone Home Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday expressed sadness over the demise of the first Vice President of Nigeria and elder statesman, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. Ekwueme, who was the first elected Vice-President of Nigeria in office from 1979 to 1983 died in a London Hospital at the age of 85 …

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LAGOS SET TO HOLD SCHOOL SPORTS CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu has disclosed that five school championships in swimming, table tennis, cricket, scrabble and gymnastics will be held before the end of 2017 to discover and groom talents among youths at the grassroots. Speaking with newsmen in his office, Tinubu explained that the championships will increase activities in Lagos …

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CHRISTIAN PILGRIMS URGED TO BE GOOD AMBASSADORS

The Lagos State Government has urged intending Christian pilgrims to Jerusalem and Rome to shun all vices capable of bringing disrepute to the image of the State and Nigeria while in the Holy Land. The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Toyin Awoseyi gave the advice during the Y2017 Dedication Service for Intending Pilgrims to Jerusalem and Rome …

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AMBODE WOOS INVESTORS TO UNDERTAKE OKOKOMAIKO-SEME BORDER ROAD PROJECT

…Says Work Ongoing To Give Lagosians 24/7 Power Supply By 2018 Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has expressed the readiness of the State Government to partner with any investor willing to key into his administration’s massive infrastructural renewal drive in critical sectors, saying such would be a win-win situation for the overall benefit of the people. Speaking recently at …

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LAGOS SEALS 18 HOTELS, EVENT CENTRES OVER N91M TAX EVASION

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has shut 13 hotels, restaurants and event centers for failure to pay their taxes due under the Hotel Occupancy and Restaurant Consumption Laws of Lagos State 2009. The Hotels and Restaurants were said to be owing the State a sum of N426,976,528.87 The Director Legal Services of the LIRS, Mr. Seyi Alade, on …

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LAGOS SET FOR A BLAST WITH Y2017 STREET CARNIVAL – AG COMMISSIONER

The Lagos State Government today described the upcoming Y2017 Lagos Street Carnival as one that will project the dynamic culture and hospitality of the people of the state and linger in the memory of residents for a long time to come. Speaking at a Press Conference, the Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adepimbe Akinsola stated that the …

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LASG COMMENCES NETWORK OF WATER SUPPLY TO OGUDU ORI-OKE, ALAPERE

The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos Water Corporation (LWC), has commenced the network extension of potable water supply to Ogudu and Alapere area of the State. LWC Managing Director, Engr. Muminu Adekunle Badmus who made this known at a stakeholders’ meeting on Thursday, said the project is in line with the present administration policy of ensuring that every Lagos …

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LASG JUSTIFIES SUPPORT FOR ASISAT OSHOALA FOUNDATION

The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor on Sports, Mr. Deji Tinubu on Wednesday justified the State Government’s support for the Nigerian female football international, Asisat Oshoala and her pet project, Asisat Oshoala Foundation, describing it (the support) as a recognition of innovativeness and determination to excel. Tinubu stated that the government recognised how the reigning African Women Footballer of …

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LAGOS STATE RESPONDS TO MUIZ BANIRE

…Says Planning Permit Request Is Routine, Affects Several Other Houses …No 48-Hour Demolition Notice Served The attention of Lagos State Government has been drawn to a statement credited to Mr. Muiz Banire over a routine contravention notice served on a property sited at No. 24A, Remi Fani-Kayode Street, Ikeja GRA, in which Mr. Banire alleged a deliberate target on his …

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