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LASPARK BRINGS ART TO MURI-OKUNOLA PARK

  The General Manager of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK), Mrs. Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola has called on artists across the State to be part of a new open-air art gallery which commenced at the Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island, Lagos on Saturday. The LASPARK boss informed all lovers of creative art that the Muri Okunola Park is now open …

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FORCED EVICTION REPORT: AMNESTY’S CLAIMS INACCURATE, EXAGGERATED – LASG

…says government committed to security, welfare of general public The Lagos State Government acknowledges Amnesty International’s (UK) latest report but would like to reject same for its apparent bias, inaccuracies and exaggerations. The government therefore clarifies as follows: The main area of focus in the report – Ilado (which visitors to the State often refer to as Otodo Gbame) has …

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LASG TO IMPROVE CAPACITY OF LAWYERS THROUGH PARTNERSHIP TRAINING

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has said that the state government will continue to explore profitable partnerships both locally and internationally in its quest to inspire the confidence of its legal officers and also improve their capacity as defense counsels for the common man. Justice Oke made this remark at the closing ceremony of a week-long …

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LAGOS BEGINS SAFETY AUDIT IN SCHOOLS

The Lagos State Government, through the State Safety Commission, has commenced safety compliance audit/inspection of all public and private schools in line with the policy of the Ambode-led administration to entrench the culture of safety standard across the State. Speaking at the flag off ceremony, the Director-General, of the Commission, Hon. Hakeem Dickson disclosed that the State Government will ensure …

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LAGOS ATTORNEY-GENERAL WINS AWARD

Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem was honoured with the Award of ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE YEAR by the prestigious Esq Legal Magazine at an elaborate ceremony held at the Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island at the weekend Speaking at the event, Mr. Kazeem dedicated the award to the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, saying that, …

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OUT-OF-SCHOOL RESIDENTS TO BENEFIT FROM CODELAGOS

As part of efforts to further broaden access to coding education for Lagos residents, the Lagos State Government has expanded the CodeLagos initiative to Out-of-School centres with classes expected to commence on Monday 13 November, 2017. The initiative is expected to position Lagos State as the technology frontier in Africa by training one million Lagos residents to Code. Special Adviser …

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TAX: LAGOS MOVES TO SHUT DOWN HEADQUARTERS OF DEFAULTING COMPANIES

…Gives Monday Deadline To Remit All Outstanding Payments The Lagos State Government on Sunday said it will commence the process of shutting down the corporate headquarters of organisations in the State who have defaulted in remitting statutory taxes to government from Monday, November 20. In a statement signed by the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, the State Government said …

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CANCER AND HIV/AIDs AWARENESS: LASG SEEKS PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERSHIP

The Lagos State Government has identified the need to explore the private sector involvement in its drive to increase public awareness on Cancer and HIV/AIDs as part of efforts to stem the spread of the deadly diseases. The Lagos State Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Pharm. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said that there is a need for the Private Sector and …

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AMBODE COMMISSIONS OLUSOLA THOMAS COURTHOUSE IN BADAGRY

… Says Distance, Location Would No Longer Hamper Justice Delivery Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned six Courtroom Complex in Badagry, just as he restated the determination of his administration to continue to expand the frontier of justice delivery across all the divisions of the State. The Governor, who also named the new Court House after the …

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