Security:Lagos Buys 30 Power Bikes With Loto Fund

The Lagos State government,with funding from the its Lotteries Board, on Tuesday donated a total of 30 power bikes to security agencies operating in the state, in an exercise it said was in line with the commitment of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to boost security and enhance safety of lives and property. The power bikes were […]

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd right), his wife, Bolanle (2nd right); General Overseer, Redemeed Christian Church

Lagos State 2018 Annual Thanksgiving Service…Pix

Photo Caption: Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd right), his wife, Bolanle (2nd right); General Overseer, Redemeed Christian Church of God worldwide, Pst. Enoch Adejare Adeboye (m) & his wife, Pst. Folu  (3rd left); Rev. (Mrs.) Mercy Ezekiel (2nd left); Pst. Paul Adefarasin (L); and Bishop Mike Okonkwo (r), during the 2018 annual Thanksgiving Service, with the theme; […]

Lagos Commissions JJT Park To Honour Past Governors

Tayo Olanipekun Three former governors of Lagos State were honoured on Wednesday by governor Akinwunmi Ambode of the state with a recreational park named after them. The ex governors so honoured were Brigadier Mobolaji Johnson (Rtd.), who was the first governor and Military Administrator of the state; Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the state’s first civilian governor […]

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LSETF Launches ‘Lagos Innovates’ For Lagos Tech Startups

The Lagos State Employment Trust Fund, LSETF, has announced “Lagos Innovates”, a series of programs designed for the benefit of technology- and innovation-driven startups in Lagos State. By providing access to high quality infrastructure, learning, capital and networks, Lagos Innovates hopes to cement Lagos’ position as the leading destination for startups in Africa. Lagos Innovates […]

Ambode Presents N1.046tn Budget For 2018

Tayo Olanipekun Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday presented to the Lagos State House of Assembly a total of N1,046,121,181680 as the proposed 2018 budget for the state. The budget,tagged Budget of Progress and Development, will be used to consolidate on infrastructure, education, transportation/traffic management, security and health,according to the governor.  This is as he also […]

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Lagos High Court Rules FOI Act Applicable to Lagos State

A Lagos High Court, sitting in the Ikeja Judicial Division, has ruled that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 is applicable to the Government of Lagos State and does not require “domestication” by the State to have effect. Dismissing a preliminary objection raised by the Lagos State Ministry of Health in a suit instituted […]

LASG, Experts, Parents Join Forces Against Disability in Children

Children living with disabilities in Lagos State and its environs may now heave a sigh of relief as Lagos State Government, some parents and medical experts have agreed to take concerted efforts against disabilities in children. They reached the consensus at the first ‘Stakeholders Summit on Disability’ organized by the office of the Special Adviser […]

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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 […]

Ambode Swears In 5 Perm Secs, Lauds State Workers

Tayo Olanipekun Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday praised the workers of the sate for their suport for his administration in the last two and a half years, saying the feats achieved would have been impossible without their support. He said this at the State Executive Chambers in Alausa, Ikeja, while swearing-in five newly-appointed […]

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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 […]