Monthly Archives: March, 2018

Cleaner Lagos Initiative : LASG Mobilises Traders Against Dirty Market Environment , Street Trading, Use Of Market Stalls

Kunle ADELABU The Lagos State government continued with its  campaign against illegal dumping of refuse and Street trading across markets in the  State on Monday, February 26, 2018, as the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Alhaji Muslim Folami, visited four major markets in Ikorodu division of the State. Markets visited in the division …

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Ikorodu Economic Summit: Government Functionaries, Captains of Industry, Scholars, Others Chat Roadmap For Development

Kunle ADELABU The first-ever Ikorodu Economic Summit (IES) has provided an opportunity for policy makers, captains of industry, scholars and others to brainstorm on roadmap for Ikorodu  division’s sustainable developments.   The event, which took place at the Origin Zoo & Gardens on Thursday, February 22, 2018, and tagged, “Stabilizing the Local Economy”, was organized …

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States’ Assemblies Want Power Devolution

States’ Houses of Assembly on Thursday deplored National Assembly’s rejection of the Bill seeking to adopt devolution of powers in the ongoing constitution alteration in the country. The Conference of Speakers, therefore, urged the National Assembly to revisit the issue in the next constitution alteration, saying that it was the wish of the people at …

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LASG Arraigns 70 Suspected Cultists

-Vows to stamp out cultism, other social vices The Lagos State Government on Thursday arraigned 70 suspected cultists before Chief Magistrate Olufunke Sule-Amzat of the Ogudu Magistrate Court for conspiracy to commit felony and for holding a meeting of an unlawful society suspected to be Aiye Confraternity.   The 70 suspected cultists, with ages ranging …

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VAIDS: FG to Name, Shame, Prosecute Tax Evaders From March 31 – Adeosun

-Pledges confidentiality of data received from foreign countries on Nigerians’ overseas assets, income The Federal Government is ready to prosecute, name and shame tax evaders that fail to utilise the tax amnesty programme, the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS), to regularise their tax profiles, the Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, declared …

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Lagos, Kano Sign MoU For Economic Partnership, Investment

The Lagos and Kano State Governments on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for economic partnership and to jointly explore investment opportunities aimed at creating jobs and facilitating growth and development. The MoU, which was signed by Governors Akinwunmi Ambode and Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Lagos and Kano States respectively, at the closing ceremony …

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LASG Releases Calendar of Arts and Culture Programmes

-Reiterates commitment to tourism promotion all-year round The Lagos State Government has released a calendar of over 70 state-sponsored and endorsed arts and culture programmes slated for the rest of this year in its bid to garner visibility for tourism-oriented art programmes.. The novel exercise, according to a release signed by the State’s Commissioner for …

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$2bn Needed To Revive Lagos-Kano Rail Line, Says Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said at least $2billion would be required to revive the Lagos-Kano Rail Line as part of efforts to boost local and international trade along the Northern and Southern zones. Osinbajo, who spoke at the opening of the inaugural edition of the Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held …

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AACC, Excel, Makbet, Oga Boyz Football Clubs Qualify For 10th Bolowotan Gold Cup Semi-Final Matches

Kunle ADELABU The three time winner of Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup, A.A.C.C Football Club of Ikorodu, has emerged has one of the four teams which have qualified  for the semi final matches of the 10th edition  of the tournament  currently  going  on at the Police  Barracks  Playing  Ground, along  Igbogbo  Road, Ikorodu.   Other teams …

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