Monthly Archives: February, 2017

SUPREME COURT AFFIRMS 1958 ACQUISITION OF ILASAMAJA/OSHODI LAND BY LASG

The Supreme Court has affirmed the 1958 Lagos State Acquisition of Land along Ilasamaja/Oshodi Expressway now Isolo Industrial Estate and Matori Estate.   The Government of Western Region of Nigeria had in 1958 acquired a vast area of Land measuring 5000 acres for public purposes. The land acquired was within Badagry, Ikeja and Lagos.   …

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175,000 PUPILS BENEFIT FROM AMBODE’S WIFE EDUCATIONAL KITS

  Wife Wife of Lagos State Governor and Founder, Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), Mrs. Bolanle Ambode with beneficiaries of the distribution of shoes and socks to pupils of Public Primary Schools in the State, at one of the distribution centres, the Central Primary School, Ikeja, on Monday, 20 February, 2017.   Wife of Lagos State …

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Lagos to Achieve Uninterrupted Electricity by 2022 – Ambode

-32 Communities In Badagry To Be Connected To National Grid By March Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd right), Chairman, House Committee on Energy, Hon. Folajimi Mohammed (right); Commissioner for Energy & Mineral Resources, Mr. Olawale Oluwo (middle); Chairman, Egbin Power Plc., Mr. Kola Adesina (2nd left) and Chairman, Eko Distribution Company, Mr. Charles Momoh …

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CODELAGOS: LAGOS TO SET UP 500 TRAINING CENTRES

-Partners With Private Sector Head of Marketing, ARM, Mr. Taiwo Adeleye; Managing Director, ARM, Jumoke Osundare; Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr. Obafela Bank-Olemoh and Permanent Secretary, Office of the Special Adviser, Education, Dr. Samsudeen Allison during a press conference on the CodeLagos Initiative at the Office of the Special Adviser, Secretariat, Alausa, …

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Southwest Governors Resolve to Collaborate On Security

-Adopts Uniform Educational Curriculum, Agric Partnership. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd right); Deputy Governor of Ogun State, Mrs. Yetunde Onanuga; Gov. Olusegun Mimiko of Ondo State; Gov. Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State;  Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State and Gov. Rauf Aregbesola of Osun State during the Southwest Governors’ Forum meeting in Ado-Ekiti, …

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Ambode Approves New Fares For LAGBUS, Others In Lagos

  The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved a 20 – 50 percent fare increase for LAGBUS and other BRT operators effective from Wednesday, 1st of March, 2017, in view of the current economic downturn which has consequently escalated all costs related to operation of the Public transport beyond any financial forecast …

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Power Sector is in Bad Shape – New NERC Vice Chairman

The new Vice Chairman of Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Engineer Sanusi Garba has said that  the Nigerian power sector is in a bad shape and that NERC must do the right thing in the interest of the sector, Daily Trust reports. Speaking while resuming office in Abuja yesterday, Engineer Sanusi Garba said he would try …

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AMBODE WOOS INVESTORS TO LAGOS AT NAIROBI’S GERMAN-AFRICAN BUSINESS SUMMIT

-Says Africa Has Potentials To Be A Great Continent. Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the State is willing, able and ready to partner with investors within and outside Africa, just as he said that adequate measures have been put in place to enhance the ease of doing business within the State. Governor …

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SMART CITY: LAGOS TO TRAIN ONE MILLION RESIDENTS ON COMPUTER CODING

-Commences Screening, Selection Of 1500 Facilitators   Ahead of the much anticipated roll out of CodeLagos, the Lagos State Ministry of Education on Tuesday said the programme would seek to teach at least one million Lagos residents to code by 2019 and also foster necessary skills to create sustainable solutions to social challenges and create …

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WHY LAGOS NEEDS NEW WASTE MANAGEMENT POLICY- AMBODE

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday underscored the need for the State to evolve a new waste management policy that would not only be befitting for a mega city State but ensure that the State remains clean and safe for healthy living. The Governor, who spoke at a Annual Lecture of the Centre …

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