Tag Archives: Lagos

Lagos wants children’s rights prioritised

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government has advocated that children’s rights be prioritised in national policies and programmes in the country. The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Agboola Dabiri, stated this on Friday at a programme to mark the

Rotary Club donates furniture to Lagos school

Eric Dumo The Rotary Club of Palmgrove Estate, Lagos, has donated desks and chairs to Estate Grammar School, Ilupeju. The organisation said the gesture was part of its effort at promoting quality education and conducive learning environment in the community.

Lagos State Governor, Ambode Turns 55

Lagos State Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Thursday, June 14, turned 55. In celebration of the governor’s birthday, his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna has listed some of the achievements of the governor. Aruna in a statement on Thursday described Governor

June 12: Lagos Govt. Unveils Statue Of MKO Abiola

  The Lagos State Government on Tuesday, unveiled a statue of the late politician, Moshood Kashimawo Abiola, as part of activities to mark the June 12 celebrations. The date which has remained synonymous with Abiola, following his efforts in the

Lagos Govt Declares June 12 Public Holiday  

The Lagos State Government has declared Tuesday, June 12, 2018, as a public holiday. This is in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections adjudged to be have won by the late Moshood Abiola. The State Governor,

Families of dead Lagos workers get N280m

Sesan Olufowobi The Lagos State Government on Wednesday gave families of 110 deceased workers of local governments and the State Universal Basic Education Board N280m insurance benefit. The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Muslim Folami, said the presentation

Lagos women’ll be more involved in political process – Okoya-Thomas

Jumoke Okoya-Thomas The new Woman Leader of the Lagos State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Jumoke Okoya-Thomas, has promised to protect the interest of the women across the state. Speaking to journalists after the swearing-in of the new

Ambode, Donald Duke Seek More Funding As Lagos Population Expands

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Flood Hits Lagos, After Early Morning Downpour

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Lagos To Launch Embedded Power Supply Project In July

File photo: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode   The Lagos State Government has revealed plans to launch the Embedded Power Supply Project come July 2018. The power project is targeted at generating 3,000 megawatts of electricity for the state within the next

Lagos Targets Judiciary, Security Reforms To Boost GDP

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi     The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that reforms in the judiciary and security sector are targeted at boosting the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state. He added that it will create

Lagos Woos Film Makers At Cannes Film Festival

The name tag of Russian theatre and film director Kirill Serebrennikov (C) is pictured on May 10, 2018 prior to a press conference for his film “Leto (Summer)” at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern

Lagos Govt To Install 10,000 CCTV Cameras Across State

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi   The Lagos State Government has said that it will deploy additional 10,000 High Definition CCTV cameras across the state as part of the comprehensive Smart City Programme designed to provide a 24-hour driven economy. Commissioner

Lagos Begins Payment Of Compensation To Demolished Property Owner

File photo: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode   The Lagos State Government has commenced payment of over N11.8billion as compensation to owners of properties that had to give way for construction of roads, flyovers, ramps and other critical infrastructural projects across the