Adequate Measures Are In Place To Handle Persistent Rainfall – LASG

Lagos State Government on Thursday reassured residents that measures are already in place to address the challenges posed by incessant rainfall witnessed across the metropolis in the last three days, just as the various flood abatement gangs continue to clean and maintain the channels. Speaking with the media after an unscheduled inspection of some of the major drainage systems in Lagos, the State Commissioner for The Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello and Special Adviser on Drainage and Water Resources, Engineer Joe Igbokwe, said residents should rest assured that…

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Lagos Govt. Outlines Activities For 2019 Independence Day Celebrations

The Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Pharm. (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf has described the forthcoming Nigeria’s 59th Independence celebration as a period for Nigerians to be hopeful for a better Nigeria despite the various challenges presently facing the country. Speaking on the activities lined up by the State government for the Independence Celebration at a press briefing held on Thursday at the Baguda Kaltho Press Centre, Secretariat, Ikeja, the Commissioner noted that every October 1 should be a period to increase our belief in the fact that Nigeria is a…

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100 Days: Sanwo-Olu Lists Achievements

Before a joyous gathering of residents and All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday gave account of his stewardship in the last 100 days as Governor of Lagos State. His administration, the Governor said, has brought relief to the people of the State in key areas, thereby improving the well-being of the populace. In a 45-minute speech, Sanwo-Olu listed activities of his government, which, he said, had yielded positive results since inception of his administration. The event marking his 100 days was held at LTV Blue Roof…

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New Policies On Okada Would Be Out Soon – Sanwo-Olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has said that new policies that will regulate the operations of Okada in the state are underway. The Governor made this revelation on Friday while giving an account of his stewardship in the first 100 days in office at De Blue Roof of Lagos Television in Agidingbi, Ikeja. The event, which had in attendance artisans, businessmen and women, politicians, as well as residents of the State provided an opportunity for the Governor to enumerate some of the achievements of his administration in…

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Sanwo-Olu Restates Commitment To Crime-Free Lagos

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has restated his administration’s commitment towards ensuring that Lagos is crime-free. He made this known at the commissioning of 125 patrol vehicles and 35 patrol motorcycles for the use of security operatives in the state. Speaking at the event, Governor Sanwo-Olu noted that the model thought-out 13 years ago, with the support of the Lagos State House of Assembly to create the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF) has paid off so-good that the Federal government wants to replicate. According to him, the…

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N4 Billion LSETF-W Initiative

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday launched ‘LSETF W-INITIATIVE’ to provide funding for women entrepreneurs in the State to achieve their growth objectives and create jobs for the youths. The LSETF W-INITIATIVE, is a special intervention fund contributed between the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund and Access bank Plc, to provide access to affordable finance for female-owned businesses in Lagos State. The scheme, which targets between 5,000 and 10,000 women, was launched by Governor Sanwo-Olu at LTV Blue Roof as part of activities marking his 100 days in…

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Xenophobia: Sanwo-Olu Calls For Calm, Warns Against Reprisal On Foreigners

-We’ll deal with troublemakers, Gov vows Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has vowed to deal with troublemakers exploiting the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa to foment trouble in the state. Issuing a stern warning on Wednesday to people engaging in reprisals against innocent people in Lagos in response to events in South Africa, Sanwo-Olu said he would not condone violence of any form on innocent residents and businesses in the State by any person or group. The Governor advised parents to warn their children against…

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Sanwo-Olu Charges LASEMA To Raise Emergence Response Standard

Jare OLUKOTUN Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday (yesterday), urged the State’s emergency response team to raise the bar of performance and service delivery in disaster management.  The Governor spoke during his visit to the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) operational headquarters at Cappa, Oshodi, Lagos. . He praised the personnel for the quality of service the agency is rendering, while saying that there is need to raise the standards of its operations in line with best practice. He pledged that his administration would support the agency…

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Sanwo-Olu Pledges Support For 2019 Asa Festival

Kunle ADELABU The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged his government’s support towards a successful hosting of the 2019 Asa Arokolo festival in Ikorodu. The Governor made the pledge when the IREP-Ikorodu Division Rebirth Foundation, led by its Co-Chairman, Kunle Adelabu, paid him a courtesy visit at the State House in Ikeja on Thursday, July 25. He was represented by his Chief of Staff, Mr Tayo Ayinde, who hosted the IREP members in his office. The annual state recognized Asa festival is being organized by IREP, a…

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Lagos To Benefit From £38m UK Mobile Development Programme

Owing to its socio-economic and political significance as the commercial nerve centre of the country and sixth largest economy in Africa, Lagos State Government is to benefit from the United Kingdom thirty-eight million pounds extended programme on mobile for development in Nigeria. This was disclosed today by the United Kingdom Minister of State for Africa at the Foreign Commonwealth Office who also doubles as Minister of State for Department for International Development, Harriett Baldwin during a courtesy visit to the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. ObafemiHamzat in his Alausa Office.…

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