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Delivering the keynote address at the colloquium, which was attended by students from secondary and tertiary educational institutions from Lagos and Ogun States, staff of the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LARK), members of the Nigerian Conservation Foundation, and Nigeria Society for ...
The Lagos State Government says it will establish collection centres in 57 council areas to reduce plastic pollution across the state. Adebola Shabi, Special Adviser to the Governor on Cleaner Lagos Initiative, made this known during a news briefing on Friday in Lagos. Shabi said that the plastic collection ...

The Resident Electoral Commissioner (REC) in the state, Mr. Sam Olumekun, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the commission was actually working out a new strategy to redistribute the PVCs. Olumekun, who expressed concerned over the number of uncollected PVCs in the state, ...
He added: “Lagos is the major entry point to Nigeria. It is blessed with people, culture, sites, beaches, history, sight and sound, and music, which are ingredients of tourism. Tourism in Lagos is like a rough diamond and fortunately for the state, the goldsmith is here to polish the diamond for it to glow.”.
The Lagos State Government will on Sunday unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN sited at the beautiful park in Ojota which is named after the ... the enduring legacy of the country's foremost human right lawyer, activist, philanthropist and one of the icons of pro-democracy movement in Nigeria.
Lagos State government yesterday disclosed that Chukwudi Onuamadike, also called Evans, would not escape justice.Evans is currently being tried for kidnapping and murder. Also included in the cycle is the founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Joshua.The prophet is also ...

The Lagos State Government said it had begun dismantling and removing abandoned and substandard communication masts compromising the safety of residents across the state. Mrs Olayemi Oni, general manager, Lagos State Infrastructure Maintenance and Regulatory Agency (LASIMRA), said the ...
Lagos State government yesterday announced that work on the Fourth Mainland Bridge would begin before end of the year. The Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Adebowale Akinsanya, revealed this at a press briefing by the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure. The conference was to mark the ...
“Security engagements are in top gear, as we are working with the Federal Road Safety Corps, Nigerian Navy, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Lagos State Traffic Management Authority and the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency. “We have done a threat assessment and engaged all ...
Truck and tanker drivers have defied a 48-hour ultimatum by the Lagos State Government and the Nigerian Navy to vacate all bridges in the state to avoid disasters and economic loss to the nation. The order, which lapsed yesterday, was given on Wednesday, this week at a stakeholders' meeting, held at ...
Sanctions to defaulters under the Reviewed Land Use Charge Law of Lagos are too severe and not in tandem with democratic ideals. ... The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Land Use Charge law stipulates a 25 per cent increase in charge if payment is not made between 45 and 75 days.
Nigeria's Organised Private Sector (OPS) on Friday said the controversial Land Use Charge Law failed to meet basic legislative procedure before it was ... NAN reports that Lagos State Government recently repealed its 2001 Land Use Charge Law, and replaced it with a new Land Use Charge Law, 2018.
Ganduje who made the disclosure during a capacity building on legislation, House Rules and Proceedings, organized by Kano State House of Assembly in collaboration with Legis 37 Nigeria, noted that the two legislatures possessed comparative advantage that will benefit both states. He acknowledged ...
The company first became known when it was appointed as a consultant to the Lagos State Government, arguably its first client, under the tenure of ... The law states: “Alpha Beta or any other designated person(s) or corporate body, which has the responsibility of monitoring the revenues of the state through ...
Alpha Beta Consulting said on Thursday that it has no contract with the Lagos State Government in execution of the state's newly-introduced land use law. But the firm was ... State. The judge said the law was duly enacted by the National Assembly and does not require domestication to take effect in states.
The United Kingdom government has concluded arrangements to build a £695,525 wing at KiriKiri prison in Lagos state, Nigeria. The construction of the new section, is a fulfilment of a 2014 prisoners' transfer agreement reached between Nigeria and British governments. Nigerians currently serving jail ...
Lagos socialite and Director General of Nigerian Tourism Development Corporation, NTDC and his wife, Mrs. Aisha Rimi are at the centre of a major scandal involving the diversion of the sum of N3 Billion from an account of Lagos state government. The fund, the Economic and Financial Crimes ...

It was a relief of sorts for residents to learn that no life was lost to the explosion on a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) vandalised pipeline yesterday morning along the LASU/Isheri Road, Iyana-Odo Bus Stop on Igando axis of Alimosho council area of Lagos State. Residents and motorists ...
Like a bolt from the blues, the government of Lagos state announced the setting up of Nigeria's first DNA laboratory. ... How does the DNA affect the livelihood of Nigerians? ... With the Lab, it is hoped that the 36 states of the federation and the Federal government will explore the treasure to the brim.
As part of the Lagos State Government's strategic vision to embrace a digital future through the adoption of innovative technology and processes across all ... In announcing this strategic partnership with Interswitch, which is reputed to be one of Nigeria's leading financial technology and electronic payment ...
The President of the Trade Union Congress (TUC) Mr. Bobboi Kaigama, has revealed that 36 out of the 36 states in Nigeria are owing their workers ... to say without fear of contradiction that the only healthy state in this country that has no arrears of salaries and other wages or unpaid benefits is Lagos State.
This is why their Excellencies, the Governors of Lagos and Kano State deserve our commendation for this landmark gathering. This summit for the first time, brings together two of Nigeria's most demographically significant states and its major centres of commerce, with a combined share of 37 per cent of our ...
Like a bolt from the blues, the government of Lagos state announced the setting up of Nigeria's first DNA laboratory. ... How does the DNA affect the livelihood of Nigerians? ... With the Lab, it is hoped that the 36 states of the federation and the Federal government will explore the treasure to the brim.
None of Nigeria's 36 states apart from Lagos is up-to-date on payment of salaries and benefits, the president of the Trade Union Congress, Bobboi Kaigama, has said. According to Mr. Kaigama, despite the federal government's bailout and Paris Club refunds, the state governments owe their workers one ...
The Lagos State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has broken into factions, with loyalists of national leader, Bola Tinubu leading a new group called the Broom United Movement (BUM). The development came barely two weeks after Tinubu started his assignment as head of the reconciliation ...
While describing the law which repealed the Land Use Charge Law 2001 as insensitive to business and land owners, OPS speaking through the Nigeria Employers' Consultative Association, NECA, argued that the new law would expect property owners in Lagos State to pay an increase of over 200 per ...
The Lagos State Govern-ment 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 ...
THREE men were yesterday killed and a woman severely injured after a tanker laden with vegetable oil upturned at Odogunyan, Ikorodu in Lagos State. It was gathered that the incident occurred inward Sabo Garage in the early hours shortly after it rained heavily. Our correspondent learnt residents had ...
... only healthy state in this country that has no arrears of salaries and other wages or unpaid benefits is Lagos State. All the other (35) states have one issue or the other in term of salaries, wages or benefits of their workers that have not been paid”, the President of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), ...
The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) on Saturday revealed that 900 Nigerians absconded after the 2017 hajj. Mr. Yusuf Adebayo, the NAHCON's Commissioner in charge of Policy, Personnel Management and Finance disclosed this on Saturday at a stakeholders' meeting on the 2018 Hajj ...
“Those issued with licence to bear pump action firearm or other repeating firearm operated by a slide action mechanism, by the Lagos State Police Command Firearms Registry(D7), are to submit their weapons and Licences to the Divisional Police Officer (DPO) of the closest Police Station for verification, ...
If Nigeria's most cosmopolitan state can see the wisdom in encouraging children to learn in their mother tongue, other Yoruba states have no reason not ... L2 and L3 in multilingual and multicultural Nigerian federation, Lagos State government has another feather to its nest of problem solving governance.
The Lagos State Government has warned traders in the state to desist from dumping refuse in unauthorised places in the market and streets, vowing to sanction defaulters. The government reiterated its commitment to a clean and safe markets across the state and urged traders to sell their wares in their ...
On 15th of February, 2018, Virtual Tourism was launched in Lagos by Steve Ayorinde, Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture. Other dignitaries include Annette Ibe, Regional director, Nigeria Tourism Development Corporation (NTDC) representing DG, NTDC; Ogun State Commissioner of ...
Within the policy framework of this master plan, the responsibility of water supply in Nigeria is shared between three levels of government; Federal, State and Local. While the Federal Government is in charge of water resources management, State governments have the primary responsibility for urban ...
The Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to a clean and safe markets across the state. The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs Muslim Folami, stated this at Alade Market, Somolu, during the flag off of the proper waste disposal sensitization tour of all major markets ...
The President of the Association of Fast Food Confectioners of Nigeria, Mrs. Kehinde Kamson, said: “We will support the Lagos State government on compliance and 100% remittance. However, the government through its agency, LIRS should create a level-playing ground for all levels of business in the ...
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, thursday disclosed that Lagos might not depend on federal allocations any longer now that the state had abolished cash ... He explained that Nigeria “has moved from its current position on ease of doing business index from 169 to 145, which is encouraging.
Nigerian football legend, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha, was officially crowned “king of the game” at the launch of BetKing, a premium sports betting platform, ... BetKing is currently Licensed in Lagos and Anambra, Oyo and Osun states and will commence a national expansion across Nigeria in coming months.
Olasehinde said: “To show our total commitment to a cleaner, healthier and safer Lagos, we have not only resolved to work with the Government of Lagos State and the domestic waste operators as partners, we have also resolved to begin free operations, every Thursday, to mop up black spots in our areas.
The Oworonsoki Police Division has arrested one Philip Ononaku, for allegedly killing his former lover, Iyabo Akinpelu, at the Oke-Eri area of Oworonsoki, Lagos State.The suspect was alleged to have overpowered and drowned her in the lagoon on February 11 before her body floated few days later and ...
The differences which gave rise to emergence of refuse across Lagos State over the implementation of a new waste management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative have been resolved, with all the key players agreeing to sheath their sword and collaborate in order to ensure cleaner, ...
Speaking in Lagos at a stakeholders' forum, the Federal Mines Officer, Mr. Gbenga Ajayi, urged the operators to collaborate with the ministry by getting ... Urging the Federal Government to resolve the pending issues, the Secretary of Dagbolu Laterite Quarry Miners Association of Lagos State, Mr. Nojeem ...
The party through its Lagos spokesman, Prince Adelaja Adeoye has drawn the attention of the Lagos state governor to the health risks that the refuse on ... Nigerians in general to support it; because the party is the true alternative political platform and it is a pro-masses party with the plan to make Nigeria a ...
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday claimed that the return of wastes to the streets of the state was deliberately orchestrated to blackmail and sabotage the enforcement of its Environmental Management and Protection Law, 2017. To support its claim also, the state government disclosed that it ...
Three traditional rulers in Badagry area were on Sunday presented with their staffs of office by the Lagos State Government, reports the News Agency of Nigeria. NAN reports that the monarchs are Koshoedo Ahisu, the Aholu of Ajara Vetho; Samuel Owolabani, the Aholu of Ajara Topa; and Agano Toniyon 1 ...
Tournament Manager, 2018 Lagos International polo tournament, Seyi Oyinola said the cream de la cream of the Nigerian polo community will ... The club developed rapidly over the years, survived into the new millennium as the premiere club in Nigeria just like Lagos state which from initially being the ...
The Elders stated that by now the concession company should have recovered its investment. Meanwhile, the council has drawn the attention of the Lagos State Government to heavy trucks parked on the Ikoyi-link Bridge. It described the development as posing a risk to residents and the longevity of the ...
The Lagos State Permanent Secretary of Education, Adebunmi Adekanye, has reiterated the need for competent hands to develop the country's power sector. This came as the management of Ikeja Electric called for more sensitization of the risks and hazards in the electricity sector so as to guide ...
Ahead of Saturday's Lagos City Marathon, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday said the State Government has set a target to get the ... this marathon we believe that we are achieving our vision to making sports that instrument for development in Nigeria and Nigerians have come to love ...


 

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