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AMBODE SIGNS ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, PROTECTION BILL INTO LAW

  …Says Public Health Safety Key Driver Of Cleaner Lagos Initiative …Targets 27,500 Jobs For Lagosians …Existing PSP Operators, Cart Pushers, Others To Benefit Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday signed the Environmental Management and Protection Bill into law, expressing optimism that it would go a long way to secure the public health safety of residents most especially children. Governor …

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LAGOS READY TO TAKE OVER SURULERE NATIONAL STADIUM – AMBODE

… Deplorable Condition Of Stadium A National Disaster, Says Dalung ….Declares Confidence In State’s Capacity To Transform Edifice Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday declared the readiness of the State Government to take over the Surulere National Stadium from the Federal Government and transform the facility from its present deplorable condition to a world class sporting centre. Speaking …

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TRAFFIC LAW: LAGOS TO CRUSH OVER 4000 IMPOUNDED COMMERCIAL MOTORCYCLES

…PLANS TOTAL BAN IN LEKKI-VI AXIS The Lagos State Government on Monday said it has concluded plans to commence the crushing and recycling of over 4000 impounded commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in line with the provisions of the State Traffic Law 2012. Disclosing this to journalists at the Olusosun refuse dump site in Ojota, the State Commissioner of Police, …

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LAGOS@50 ANNIVERSARY: GROUP UNVEILS LARGEST T-SHIRT FOR CELEBRATION

As activities lined up for the celebration of Lagos@50 gather momentum, a group named Team Nigeria has presented a 7-feet anniversary T-Shirt, tagged ‘Eko Shirt’ to the Lagos State Government. Speaking at the unveiling of the Tee-shirt, the Commissioner for the Ministry of Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami commended the initiative and described it as a welcome …

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LAGOS SET TO COMPLETE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN BADAGRY

The Lagos State Government is set to complete all ongoing tourism development projects in the Badagry division of the State including the reconstruction and a facelift of the 154-year-old Heritage Museum and other slave trade monuments. The State Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, disclosed this during an assessment visit to all tourism project sites in …

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LAGOS TRAINS 400 BUTCHERS ON ABATTOIR MANAGEMENT

As part of efforts aimed at ensuring and maintaining a hygienic and conducive environment within abattoirs and the red meat value chain business in Lagos, the State government has trained no fewer than 400 butchers and live cattle dealers drawn from various abattoirs and slaughter slabs in the State on current trends in abattoir management. The training, which centered on …

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ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE: LASG CONSTITUTES IMPLEMENTATION COMMITTEE

The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr Adeniji Kazeem, has constituted a 10-Member Blueprint Implementation Committee headed by Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey, a former Solicitor-General in the State, to deliberate on the recommendations of the communique issued at the 2-Day Law Summit held last month in Lagos. The inauguration of the committee is part of the resolve of the …

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EMPLOYABILITY SKILLS: A PREREQUISITE FOR GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT – LAGOS COMMISSIONER

Lagos State Commissioner for Wealth Creation & Employment, Mr. Babatunde Durosinmi – Etti has attributed the increasing rate of unemployment among job seekers in the State to the dearth of employability skills. Speaking at the opening ceremony of an employability skills training programme organized for unemployed youths in Lagos, the Commissioner said most of the youths do not have the …

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STOP ILLEGAL PARKING – LASTMA BOSS URGES DRIVERS

The General Manager of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Wale Musa, has appealed to motorists, especially commercial drivers, to desist from illegal picking and dropping of passengers at undesignated places. Musa, who spoke at LASTMA Headquarters after an evaluation of traffic movement in Lagos on Monday, noted that the trend of unauthorised parking was one of the …

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MRS. AMBODE DISTRIBUTES FOOTWEAR TO PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode, has renewed her call to parents and well-meaning Lagosians to pay adequate attention to the welfare of school pupils. She made the call at Central Primary School, Oba Akinjobi Way Ikeja, one of the venues slated for the distribution of school shoes and socks to all pupils in primary 1-3 …

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