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LAGOS SEEKS INVOLVEMENT OF CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS IN GOVERNANCE

Lagos State Government has called on Civil Society Organisations, (CSOs), to be actively involved and contribute to the policy- making process in the State, with a promise that the present administration would continue to encourage partnerships necessary for successful implementation of programmes and policies in the interest of residents of the State.   The Special Adviser on Civic Engagement to …

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LAGOS TO COMMENCE EID-KABIR SALES OF LAKE RICE

The Lagos State Government is set to commence sales of Lake Rice from Thursday 24th August 2017 in various centers across the State to ensure there is adequate supply for Muslim faithful during the forthcoming Eid-Kabir celebration.   The State Commissioner of Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, who disclosed today at Alausa, Ikeja, stated that present administration, has since inception, embarked on …

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ACCURATE DATA CRUCIAL FOR INCLUSIVE DEVELOPMENT, GROWTH- LASG

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday underscored the importance of accurate data to adequate planning which is necessary to bring about inclusive development and growth in all sections and sectors. Speaking while receiving a delegation from the Statistical Association (NSA) on behalf of the State Government on a courtesy visit, Commissioner for Establishment, Training and Pension, Dr. Akintola Benson said adequate data …

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AMBODE CHARGES NEWLY ELECTED LG CHAIRMEN TO ENSURE ALL-INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has urged newly elected Chairmen and Vice Chairmen of the 20 Local Governments and 37 Local Council Development Areas to be ambassadors of an all-inclusive government being championed and demonstrated at the State level. He said that the newly elected political heads in all the 57 Local Councils in Lagos must identify …

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PERMANENT SECRETARY COMMENDS NUJ LAGOS INFORMATION CHAPEL NEW EXCO

The Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Information and Strategy, has commended the new leadership of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ministry of Information Chapel for prioritizing the development of professional skills of its members.   He gave the commendation at the opening session of a One-Day training programme organised by the Union for newly recruited Public Affairs Officers …

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SUPPORT DEVOLUTION OF POWER TO STATES, FISCAL FEDERALISM, AMBODE TASKS LAWYERS

…Says Weak Institutions Impeding Ease Of Doing Business …Lagos Has Made Greatest Institutional Transformation, Says NBA President Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday called on lawyers in the country to raise their voices in support of the demand for devolution of power to States and fiscal federalism, especially the review of the current revenue sharing formula. By the …

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FG HANDS OVER PRESIDENTIAL LODGE, MARINA TO LASG

…State Promises To Preserve Architectural Finesse, Beauty The Federal Government on Thursday handed over the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government in fulfillment of the promise of President Muhammadu Buhari to entrust the edifice to the State for tourism development.   In a brief but impressive ceremony held at the main conference room of the Lodge, also known as State …

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LASG SUES FOR PEACE IN ALABA RAGO MARKET

In a bid to avert a looming ethnic crisis over the leadership tussle in Alaba Rago market in Iba Local Council Development Area of Lagos State, the State Government has pleaded with the aggrieved parties in the management and leadership issue to eschew violence and follow the path of peace pending the selection of new leaders for the market. The …

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HOFOWEM EMPOWERS LAGOS YOUTHS

Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), a pet project of Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, the Wife of the Lagos State Governor, has commenced a two-day entrepreneurial training programme, at its Oregun office for youths, between 15 to 34 years as part of the celebration of the 2017 International Youth Day. The programme, which entails the teaching of entrepreneurship, had more …

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AMBODE URGES YOUTHS TO BE SELF-RELIANT

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has called on the youth in the State to optimise the many opportunities provided for them by the State government to thrive and contribute to the economic development of their communities.   Ambode, who gave the charge while speaking at the 2017 International Youth Day Celebration with the theme, “Youth Building Peace: Challenges and …

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