Akinwumi-Ambode

Lagos Targets 60,000 Jobs through New Initiative

The Lagos State Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, has expressed the resolve of the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, to create 60,000 direct and indirect jobs through the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI). Adejare, who disclosed this in Lagos on Monday at the on-boarding of the ward resident contractors to oversee the work of the […]

Lagos Ranked Second Cheapest City Worldwide, Singapore World’s Priciest

Nigeria commercial nerve centre, Lagos, has been ranked the second cheapest city in the world for expatriates. According to a report by the Economic Intelligence Unit on Monday, Lagos which fell 16 places to 132nd place on the world priciest cities index joins Khakaztan’s Almaty at the bottom. The report said, “Although Nigeria has been attracting significant interest […]

Ambode Congratulates UNILAG VC On ‘Thoroughly Deserved Appointment’

Tayo Olanipekun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday congratulated the new Vice Chancellor of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Professor Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, on his appointment, describing it as a “thoroughly deserved.” The University’s Governing Council had,  at the end of its meeting on Friday, October 27, 2017, approved the appointment of Professor Ogundipe […]

Prison Congestion: 48,453 Held For Stealing, Debt

*** Lagos Has Highest Number of Prisoners Tayo Olanipekun Persons incarcerated for stealing, robbery and armed robbery topped the number of those admitted into Nigerian prisons for various offences last year with Lagos, Rivers and Kano recording the highest inmates population, statistics has shown. The Prison Statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) […]

The Football Forever Statue at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos

Lagos Unveils 22ft ‘Football Forever’ Statue In Teslim Balogun Stadium

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has this weekend unveiled the ‘Football Forever’ statue at Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, stating that football popular sports in Nigeria is a tool for uniting the nation even in critical periods. The statue measuring 22ft tall is a sculpture of four players, two-aside on an eight feet concrete pedestal depicting […]

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 […]