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LAGOS REFUTES REPORT OF PLAN TO REPLACE FAWEHINMI, ABIOLA STATUES AT OJOTA PARKS

…Says Ongoing Remodeling’ll Accommodate Bigger Sculptures Of Both Prominent Nigerians The Lagos State Government on Tuesday refuted reports that it was planning to replace the statues of late Chief MKO Abiola and late Chief Gani Fawehinmi at the Ojota parks with another monument. Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Hon. Adebimpe Akinshola, while reacting to a media report that …

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LAGOS DECLARES JUNE 12 PUBLIC HOLIDAY

…Says State Remains Committed To Ideals Of The Annulled Elections The Lagos State Government on Sunday declared Monday public holiday to mark June 12 celebration in the State, saying that the State remains committed to the ideals of the annulled 1993 Presidential election.   In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr Tunji Bello on behalf …

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ADIYAN WATERWORKS TO SHUT DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE

Lagos Water Corporation has announced that there will be a temporary shutdown of Adiyan Waterworks from Monday 12th – Tuesday 13th  June 2017, for routine maintenance exercise.   A statement issued today by the Managing Director/CEO, Lagos Water Corporation, Engr. Muminu Badmus at his Ijora office, said the exercise became necessary for optimal water production and supply capacity to the service areas …

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LASG DEBUNKS MEDIA REPORT ON LAGOS WATER PROJECT

  The Lagos Sate Government, through the Lagos State Water Corporation, has debunked a recent report published in a daily newspaper, captioned “Three firms bid for Lagos Water Project” saying an interview was never granted to the media on the issue as reported.   A statement issued by the Managing Director, Lagos Water Corporation, Engr. Muminu Badmus stated that the Corporation …

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NORMALCY RETURNS TO LASPOTECH AS MANAGEMENT SUES FOR UNDERSTANDING

The management of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) has urged all warring factions in the recent protest that rocked the institution to allow peace to reign, especially now that the students have resolved to allow the State Government find a lasting solution to the issue that led to the protest. A release by the Deputy Registrar, Information and Public Relations, …

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LAGOS CITIZENS MEDIATION CENTRE PARTNERS LASU-LAWS ON SKILLS ACQUISITION

The Lagos State Citizens’ Mediation Centre, in conjunction with the Lagos State University Faculty of Law, has commenced a partnership to train undergraduates in the art of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism. The Dean of the Faculty of LASU-LAWS, Professor Funminiyi Adeniyi made the disclosure during the establishment of a law clinic, saying that the clinic was instituted …

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LASG PROSECUTES TASK FORCE PARAMILITARY OFFICER OVER PHONE THEFT

The Lagos State Government has prosecuted a paramilitary officer attached to the Lagos State Task Force for stealing a ‘Phantom 6 Techno’ mobile phone belonging to one Pastor Kingsley of Christ Church, Fadeyi, Lagos. SP Egbeyemi, Chairman of the Lagos State Task Force disclosed that Mr. Moses Prince (34yrs) a paramilitary officer deployed from ‘Man’O’ War’ to the Agency in …

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LASG, BASF SIGN MoU ON MOBILE SCIENCE ACADEMY

The Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BASF West Africa to formalise their mutual commitment to the establishment of a Mobile Science Academy to conduct research and promote innovation in the science education sector of the State.   Speaking at the signing of the MoU ceremony, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the need for the Mobile Academy …

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LAGOS STATE AUDITOR-GENERAL COMMENCES AUDIT EXIT MEETINGS

The Auditor-General of Lagos State, Mrs, Helen Deile has announced the commencement of completion and exit meetings as follow up to the recently concluded end of the year 2016 statutory audit of accounts and records of Ministries, Departments, and Agencies including parastatal organisations of the State Government. The exit meetings, she said, are geared towards providing a platform for representatives …

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OVER 10,000 PUPILS SEEK ADMISSION INTO LAGOS STATE MODEL COLLEGES

  No fewer than 10,592 students registered for the year 2017 Screening Test into the State model colleges with 79 candidates opting for Computer Based Testing and 10,513 for Paper Pencil Testing version at the 39 designated Centres across the State. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Mr. Adeshina Odeyemi who disclosed this to newsmen while monitoring the …

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