LASG To Close Mile 2 – Tin Can Island for 72 Hours

Lagos State Government has announced plans to close Mile 2 – Tincan Island to traffic for 72 hours effective from Monday, December 9, 2019. According to a statement issued by the State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Fredric Oladeinde, the planned closure is to allow the State Government to carry out palliative works on the bad portion on the axis without any vehicular hindrance. According to the Commissioner “Effective from Midnight of Sunday, December 8, 2019, all vehicles and trucks carrying export products and empty containers for TinCan Port operations are…

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N250million Seed Capital For Tech Start-Ups

Wale Jagun Young innovators in Lagos State now have the opportunity to push their entrepreneurial skills to the next level courtesy of the initiative of the governor of the State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who launched the Lagos State Science Research and Innovation Council (LASRIC) on Thursday, December 5, 2019. The government also set aside $687,000 (about N250 million) start-up funds for investment in research and development of tech-focused solutions across the six pillars of the administration’s development agenda. The newly inaugurated Council is to be chaired by the Vice Chancellor…

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Massive Construction In Ikorodu As Sanwo-Olu Flags Off Igbogbo, Ijede, Ishawo Roads’ Rehabilitation

Kunle Adelabu – Ikorodu is critical and important to our agenda towards delivering Greater Lagos, says Gov The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, December 4, 2019, flagged off massive rehabilitation and expansion of roads in Ikorodu Division of Lagos State, Southwest, Nigeria in the presence of cheering residents. Sanwo-Olu, while flagging off the phase one of the rehabilitation of the Itamaga – Ijede road, which starts from Itamaga and terminates at Elepe town, said to the representative of Ikorodu Constituency II at the Lagos State House…

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Lagos Hosts Technology Conference To Integrate Innovation Into Growth Plan

In line with its transformational objectives, Lagos State Government is hosting a world-class conference in conjunction with Eko Innovation Center (EIC) to discuss integration of technology and innovation into the State’s growth plan. The conference, tagged Art of Technology (AOT), scheduled to hold on Thursday 5th and Friday 6th December respectively at the Oriental Hotels in Lagos, will converge over 2000 Tech giants, Policy makers, Government officials, Venture Capitalists, Product Designers, Cultural Architects, Software Engineers/Programmers, Creative Architects, Innovators and Tech enthusiasts to deliberate on the evolution of a smarter and…

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We’ll Use Technology To Fight Crime – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday restated his administration’s commitment to adopt technology to fight crimes in the State. The Governor revealed this at the 13th Annual Town Hall Meeting on security, which was organised by the Lagos State Security Trust Fund, themed: ‘Transformational Security’. The town hall event is organized as a feedback mechanism where residents and other stakeholders in the security framework converge to get a first-hand report on the state of security as well as a forum for fundraising towards improving the security situation in…

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LASG Warns Against Attacks On Traffic Officers

Lagos State Government has issued a stern warning to traffic offenders attacking men of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on duty, affirming that the government will, henceforth, deal ruthlessly with anyone who attacks security and road traffic officers in the line of duty. A release issued by the Special Adviser to the Governor of Lagos State on Transportation, Mr. Toyin Fayinka noted that there has been a recent increase in the spate of attacks on traffic management officers in the State, describing the trend where lawlessness is gradually…

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Lagos Sets Up Traffic, Environmental Enforcement Committee

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has announced an inter-agency collaboration of all security and law enforcement agencies within the State to bring about lawful order. He said The Monitoring and Enforcement Coordination Committee to be headed by former Commissioner for Transport in the state, Comrade Kayode Opeifa is to monitor and enforce all the new executive orders and other existing laws of the state with high sense of responsibility and the seriousness they deserve. Speaking to newsmen after a meeting of the committee with the Governor, Odumosu said…

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We’ll Improve Business Environment To Make Investment Thrive In Lagos – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured private investors of a conducive business environment, emphasizing that his government is committed to ensuring the success of private investors in the State. He said this while receiving the Netherland’s Prime Minister, Mr. Mark Rutte who led a delegation of investors from his country to Nigeria, at the Presidential Wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja. The Governor stated that, encouraging the private investors is one of the ways of realizing the set objective to build a Greater Lagos as a 21st century…

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Sanwo-Olu Offers Amnesty To Cultists In Lagos

Members of secret cult groups in Lagos State have been asked to surrender illegal firearms in their possession and renounce their membership of criminal groups. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced amnesty for criminals and cultists operating in the State. The Governor’s offer of amnesty followed a two-hour security meeting held behind closed doors with security chiefs in Alausa. While briefing reporters after the meeting, Sanwo-Olu said the amnesty would be given to criminal elements that come out openly to renounce their crimes, advising secret cult members to take the…

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Sanwo-Olu Leads Walk Against Domestic, Sexual Violence

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to wield “the big stick” on perpetrators of rape, domestic violence and child abuse in the state. He added that the state will support the police and the judiciary to ensure the crime is brought to the barest minimum. He gave this warning on Tuesday in his address to Lagosians after the “Walk To Commit and Act” rally organised by Lagos State Government through the Domestic and Sexual Violence Response Team (DSVRT) of the Ministry of Justice to further drive home his…

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