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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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LAGOS HOSTS FG TEAM ON ECOLOGY

The Federal Government team on a comprehensive survey of ecological sites across the country on Monday arrived in Lagos for the collation of ecological issues peculiar to each Local Government and Local Council Development Area in the State with a view to proferring lasting solutions to the challenges. Receiving the delegates on the behalf of Chairmen of Local Government Councils, …

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LASG BANS USE OF MOTORBIKES, AIR COOL VANS FOR MEAT TRANSPORTATION

Lagos State Government has banned the use of motorbikes popularly known as ‘Okada’ and ‘Air Cool Vans’ for transportation of meat and meat products in all abattoirs and slaughter slabs across the State in order to ensure a well-structured meat transporting system which befits the status of a mega city. The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau who made this …

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LASG HOLDS CULTURAL FIESTA FOR CHILDREN

Lagos State Government has reiterated its determination to continue to organise indigenous cultural programmes to educate the populace, especially school age children, stressing that the preservation of the various aspects of the indigenous culture, moral ethos and languages of the people of the State is important for the sustainability of long term development and cultural values. The Special Adviser to …

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INVESTMENT IN SPORTS CRUCIAL TO WINNING COMPETITIONS – AMBODE

  …Pledges to increase price money for ITTF Nigeria Open Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday identified the right investment in sports as the necessary impetus that can bring about good performance of Nigerian athletes in sporting competitions, saying that it was time for the country to focus in such direction. Governor Ambode, who made the reamrks while …

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LAGOS TO ROLL OUT FIRST SET OF 5,000 NEW COMMERCIAL BUSES IN SIX MONTHS

…Says Integrated Transportation Pivotal To Growth of State’s Economy …Receives Students Of Harvard Varsity Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said that the first set of 5000 brand new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative, a brain child of his administration, would be flagged off within the next six months. Governor Ambode, who spoke when students of the prestigious Harvard …

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