FG, Lagos bicker on who controls Waterways

…As NIWA reacts to Lagos claims Despite court rulings, the battle between National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) and Lagos State government over who controls Waterways in the state is far from being over as the Federal government agency has reacted to the claims of the Lagos state government that the waterways in the state are […]

Newly elected Local Government Chairmen and Vice Chairmen in Lagos State

1 AGBADO OKE-ODO AROGUN, Augustine Adeoye Chairman FAMUYIWA David Oladapo Vice Chairman 2. AGBOYI-KETU OLADELE Oshinowo Chairman MUFALIU Olatunji Okusi Vice Chairman 3. AGEGE EGUNJOBI Ganiyu Kola Chairman OGUNJI Abiodun Dare Vice Chairman 4. AJEROMI-IFELODUN AYOOLA Fatai Adekunle Chairman IGWE Apollonia Nkem Vice Chairman 5. ALIMOSHO SULAIMAN Jelili Adewale Chairman ADEBISI Francis Atoyebi Vice Chairman […]

Lagos State Employment Trust Fund Seeks Funding Partners to Combat Unemployment

In line with its quest for sustenance of its operations and to ensure its programmes reach more unemployed youths, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF or The Fund), an initiative of the Lagos State Government, has launched a funding partnership program targeted at high net worth individuals, private organizations, donor agencies, non-governmental agencies, international […]

Otodo-Gbame: NGO Asks Lagos to Respect Court Ruling

The Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE), a non-governmental organisation (NGO) working for the protection of vulnerable children, has asked the Lagos State Government (LASG) to respect a recent court ruling which directed it to stop further demolition of Otodo Gbame and other impoverished waterfront communities across the state. In a statement […]

THERE IS HOPE FOR THE NIGERIAN CHILD – Ambodes

There is hope for the Nigerian child, was the submission of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State and his wife Bolanle, when they both spoke at the celebration of the 2017 International Day of the African Child, organized by the African Women Lawyers’ Association, in Alausa, Ikeja, during the weekend. The governor, who was represented […]

Lagos commuters complain filthy buses, proposed fee hike

Dayo Emmanuel While some commuters in the Lagos metropolis have appealed to the Lagos State government to reconsider its plan to increase bus fares of the Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) and Lagos Buses (LAGBUS) by 1st March, other commuters have called on the state government to ensure neatness of the buses at all times especially […]

Distribution of Shoes, Socks to Pupils of Public Primary Schools in Lagos State…Pix

Wife of the Governor of Lagos State and founder,Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), Mrs. Bolanle Ambode (m); LSUBEB Executive Chairman, Dr. Ganiyu Sopeyin (left); and member of HOFOWEM’s Educational Team, Dr. (Mrs.) Yinka Ayandale, during the  distribution of shoes and socks to pupils of Public Primary Schools in Lagos State, at Central Primary School, Ikeja, […]

Keke rider abducts, dis-flower 15 year old girl

Folake Sokoya The operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command have apprehended a tricycle rider, popularly called, “Keke Marwa”, for allegedly abducting a 15 – year old girl and turning her into sex slave. The suspect, Dada Azeez, 28,  abducted Bukunmi on October 5,2016 while on errand for her aunt in […]