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Stop Sending ‘Crazy Bills’ to Customers, Fashola Warns DisCos

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has warned electricity distribution companies to desist from estimated billing, noting that, “The Discos have the obligation to meter their customers.   “They must provide them with meters for effective metering before charging them.” The minister spoke in Kano during the 18th monthly power sector and …

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Int’l Youth Day: Ambode’s Wife Empowers Youths With Entrepreneurial Skills

As part of its activities to mark the 2017 International Youth Day, Hope for Women in Nigeria Initiative (HOFOWEM), a pet project of wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode on Wednesday, August 16, 2017, commenced a two-day entrepreneurial training programme, at its Oregun office for youths in Lagos State, aged from 15 …

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Press Release: ASUU/FG Ends Crucial Meeting

The meeting between leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU ) and the Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige has just ended. The meeting held at the Minister’s Conference Room, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Federal Secreatriat , Abuja took significant steps towards the resolution of the issues raised by ASUU. …

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Lagos Hosts FG Ecology Team

The Federal Government team on a comprehensive survey of ecological sites across the country on Monday, August 14, 2017, arrived in Lagos for the collation of ecological issues peculiar to each Local Government and Local Council Development Area in the State with a view to proferring lasting solutions to the challenges. Receiving the delegates on …

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Ambode Mourns Passage Of LASIEC Commissioner, Lateef Raji

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday, August 14, 2017, expressed sadness over the death of a Commissioner of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC), Mr. Abdullateef Raji.   Raji, a former Special Adviser on Information and Strategy between 2011 and 2015 died in the early hours of Monday at the age of …

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Lagos Govt Moves To Transform Oworonshoki To Transport, Entertainment Hub

The Lagos State Government on Monday, August 14, 2017, outlined plans to transform the blighted areas of Oworonshoki Waterfront into one of the biggest transportation, tourism and entertainment hubs in Nigeria. Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Ade Akinsanya in a statement, said that the project will improve the aesthetics and security of the environment, while …

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LASG Closes N85.14bn Series 2 Bond Issuance Programme

Lagos State Government on Monday, August 14, 2017, announced the closure of the N85, 140,000,000 Series 2 Bond Issuance geared towards improving the physical and social infrastructure in the State.   Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade in a statement, said the Bond was issued in two tranches of N46,370,000,000 16.75 percent Tranche 1 maturing …

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Lagos Parleys Investors On Cleaner Lagos Initiative

To ensure the success of the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) as an extensive and sustainable waste management system, the Lagos State Government has sought partnership with the private sector. The Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, while speaking at the Cleaner Lagos Initiative investors’ roundtable in Victoria Island during the week, maintained that the …

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LASIMRA To Commence Telecom Site Inspection

  The Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency LASIMRA at the weekend informed the general public, particularly operators and owners of properties having telecommunication infrastructure such as Base Transceiver Station Masts and Towers in Lagos, that the Agency will embark on a State-wide inspection and standards compliance audit between September 1and December 31, 2017. …

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LASPOTECH Crisis Update: Unions Make Bean Cakes Infront of Rector’s Office

The protest against the Rector of Lagos State Polytechnic, Mr Samuel Sogunro and its management team took another dramatic dimension on Friday, August 11, 2017, as members of Academics Staff Union of Polytechnics (ASUP), Senior Staff Association Nigeria Polytechnics (SSANIP) and Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) Chapters, who have been protesting since …

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