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Lagos Plans Star-Studded Concert for Golden Anniversary Celebration

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to host the best of Nigerian traditional and contemporary popular musicians and fashionistas to an anniversary concert to round off the unprecedented year-long activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the creation of the State. A statement issued on Thursday by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, stated that the ... Read More »

#Lagos@50:IBILE Comedy Challenge Winner receives N1m prize

Fast-rising comedian, Emeakpore Ofajemue aka Short Family ( @iamshortfamily)  who emerged the winner of the debut edition of IBILE Comedy Challenge  held at the Eko Hotel Convention Centre has received his Prize, a cheque of N1,000,000.00. The incredibly funny dude who beat other finalists to win grand Finale after weeks of preliminary contests across Lagos State was presented his cheque by ... Read More »

Ambode Again: Offers free Wifi at Lagos Parks

The Lagos State Government has commenced the installation of free Wi-Fi at parks and gardens across the state. Already, it said the Ndubuisi Kanu Park, Alausa had been completed with Internet access. “This project represents a move towards the vision of making Lagos a smart city and provides new ways for the public to enhance social leisure activities,” the Commissioner ... Read More »

LG Polls: Tinubu, Ambode urge APC Leaders to ensure total victory

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday charged members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State to work round the clock to ensure that the party wins all available elective positions in the forthcoming July 22 Local Government elections. Governor Ambode, who addressed members of the party at a stakeholders meeting held at the APC Secretariat on ... Read More »

LAGOS SUSPENDS DECEMBER MONTHLY SANITATION FOR HOLIDAYS

Lagos State Government has lifted the order restricting vehicular and human movement during the December monthly Environmental Sanitation Exercise expected to come up on Saturday, 26th December,  2015 to allow free movement of persons during the end of year festive seasons and joyous transition into the New Year. The State Commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, disclosed this today ... Read More »

Mandela’s widow meets Ambode, parents of Chibok Girls

Mrs. Graca Machel, widow of the latMandela’s widow meets Ambode, parents of Chibok Girlse former South African President, Nelson Mandela was in Lagos yesterday and she met with Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and some parents of the missing Chibok Girls Machel met with some of the girls’ parents in Lagos on Friday and urged them to remain strong, ... Read More »

Ambode promises to complete rail project in 2016

  Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has said o that the state’s light rail project would be completed by December 2016 and would commence operation immediately. This is coming about six years after the Blue Line rail project was awarded to China Civil Engineering Construction Company. It is a 27-kilometre line stretching from Okokomaiko to Marina. The President, Council for ... Read More »

Ambode promises quick response to security and traffic challenges

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has promised to take drastic action to solve the mounting challenge of traffic jams and security in the state. This hint was dropped by Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the Honourable Commissioner for Information & Strategy at a cocktail hosted in his honour by the Creative Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (CEAN) in Victoria Island, Lagos. Mr. ... Read More »

Ambode Appoints new Head of Service

  Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday approved the appointment of Mrs. Olabowale Toluwalope Ademola as the 19th Head of Service (HOS) in the Lagos State Public Service. In a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, Mrs. Ademola’s appointment which takes effect immediately, follows the statutory retirement of Mrs. Folashade Jaji on ... Read More »

Ambode takes Exco members on a 4-day brain storming retreat

Barely two weeks after its composition, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is leading the Lagos State Executive Council on a four-day retreat to fashion out the policy direction for the government with a view to serving the citizens better and moving the mega city forward. The retreat, the first to be held in the administration of Ambode holds between Wednesday October 28, ... Read More »