Lagos Begins Rapid Waste Recycling, As Sanwo-Olu Launches Blue Box Initiative

…Programme Aimed At Achieving Cleaner, Greener City Lagos State Government has introduced a new culture of waste disposal and management with the launch of Blue Box Initiative on Thursday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The initiative, launched at Simpson Transfer Loading Station on Lagos Island, is a component of the health and environmental regeneration agenda of […]

SMEs: LASG Reaffirms Commitment Towards Critical Infrastructure

The Lagos state government has reiterated its commitment to its commitment to provide long term critical infrastructure strategy in the wake of the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the state. “In line with our agenda of making Lagos a 21st century economy, our administration is willing and ready to invest heavily in critical infrastructure […]

Lagos Commences Clean Up Of Badagry Express Road As Abatement Notice Expires

Following the expiration of the 7-day abatement notices served on the owners of illegal shanties and traders along the Lagos – Badagry Express Road, the Lagos State Government on Tuesday commenced the cleanup exercise along the road. The Permanent Secretary, State Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Olufemi Salaam, who led the cleanup team in the […]

Sanwo-Olu To Use Professionals In The Diaspora To Build Lagos

Lagos State Government has promised to bring Nigerians in Diaspora from around the world to the state to support capacity building for development of its teachers and other workforce for youth development and empowerment This was stated by the Senior Special Assistant, SSA, to the governor of Lagos state on Diaspora Affairs, Mr. Jermaine Sanwo-Olu […]

Just In: Lagos Inaugurates 2019 Hajj Ad-hoc Committee

The Lagos State Government today inaugurated the Adhoc Committee for the 2019 Hajj Pilgrimage with a charge to the members to ensure that the state sustains its enviable position as the best in the country. Speaking at the Inauguration, the Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat urged the committee members to see to […]

Lagos State Government Warn Against Illegal Extortion By LASTMA, Others

The Lagos State Government has called on officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), other agencies against illegal extortion and harassment. Africa News24 (AN24) report that this was further alarmed after an alleged report of N40,000 extortion from a citizen by an officer of the traffic agency on the 19th of June,2019. Although […]

Beware Of ‘Poisonous Ponmo’ In Lagos Markets – Govt Warns

The Lagos State Government has warned consumers against buying some cow hide, better known as “ponmo,” being sold in some markets in the state. Adeola Salako, director of public affairs, Lagos ministry of health, disclosed this in a statement over the weekend. He said that three persons involved in the sale of the “poisonous ponmo” […]

EFCC To Probe Alpha Beta Over N100bn Tax Evasion

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission says it is considering a petition written against Alpha Beta Consulting and the petition will undergo processing. A former Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Alpha Beta Consulting, Mr. Dapo Apara, had accused the firm of tax fraud to the tune of N100bn. In a petition to the EFCC, […]

Unemployed man jailed two years

A Federal High Court in Lagos, on Thursday sentenced a 30- year-old man, Abubakar Nasir, to two years imprisonment for drug trafficking. The unemployed convict who was arraigned by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) on a count charge of dealing in narcotics, had pleaded guilty. He begged the court to temper justice with […]

Ambode Presents How Nigeria Can Tackle Hunger

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday listed entrepreneurship and job creation as pivotal to Federal Government’s quest to tackle poverty and hunger in the country. The governor spoke at the graduation ceremony for 12,935 students of various skills acquisition centres in the state. The event took place at the Blue Roof, LTV ground in […]

Continuous Rainfall: Lagos State Government Warns Citizens

Lagos-The Lagos State government has warned all residents in the State of the consequences of the continuous heavy rainfall being experienced in most parts of Lagos on lives and properties. A release today by the State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Samuel Adejare, noted that the rainfall is bound to disrupt normal activities as well […]