• We’ll make Lagos uncomfortable for criminals – Ambode

    We’ll make Lagos uncomfortable for criminals – Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday commissioned the newly rehabilitated fuel dump for the State Police Command, just as he reiterated his unwavering commitment to keep Lagos safe, secured and uncomfortable for criminal elements and their collaborators.

    The facility, which has 33,000 litres capacity for both diesel and premium motor spirit (petrol), was rehabilitated by the State Government for the purpose of dispensing fuel to vehicles used for patrol and surveillance activities by the Police in the State.

    Speaking at […]

  • Ambode approves 70-year retirement age for LASU professors

    Ambode approves 70-year retirement age for LASU professors

    Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State Governor has amended the Acts establishing the Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo, to accommodate the 70-year retirement age for staff of the institution in the professorial category and 65 years for other category of workers.

    The new development, which is in response to the demand by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), will now put to rest the recent crisis ignited by the notice of retirement issued to some professors, who are about to clock […]

  • Ambode begins road reconstruction in Gowon Estate, built about 40 years ago

    Ambode begins road reconstruction in Gowon Estate, built about 40 years ago

    The Lagos State Government has commenced road reconstruction in Gowon Estate, a Federal Housing Estate built about 40 years ago in Egbeda, Ipaja area of the state.

    The residents say it is the first of its kind as successive governments in the state had not remembered that some tax payers live there. The rehabilitation of the road started early this month, and it is being carried out through the Alimosho Local Government/Mosan Okunola Local Government Council Development Areas.

    A Correspondent of the NAN […]

  • Awesome!!! Ambode launches new BRT buses  … See more photos

    Awesome!!! Ambode launches new BRT buses … See more photos

    Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, together with Senator Bola Tinubu, Governor Rauf Aregbesola, others today commissioned the Mile 12-Ikorodu BRT Extension and launching of new BRT. See more photos

  • What Golden Eaglets Victory meant for Nigerians – Governor Ambode

    What Golden Eaglets Victory meant for Nigerians – Governor Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday congratulated the Golden Eaglets for their feat at the just concluded Under-17 World Cup Tournament held in Chile.

    The Eaglets, in the early hours of Monday, defeated the Malian side 2-0 in a pulsating final to emerge winners of the trophy for a record fifth time.

    The Governor, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, said the resilience of the Eaglets to go all the way to defend their […]

  • Choi!!! Ambode arrests a bus driver driving One way … SEE Photo

    Choi!!! Ambode arrests a bus driver driving One way … SEE Photo

    In a typical case of “if you want the job done, do it yourself”, Lagos state governor, Akinwunmi Ambode personally arrested a commercial bus driver for driving against traffic in Ejigbo, Lagos state on 8 November.

    Ambode who usually wears a smile, is seen frowning his face at the traffic offender for breaking the

  • Ambode appoints New LASU varsity Acting V.C, Prof Fidelis Njokanma

    Ambode appoints New LASU varsity Acting V.C, Prof Fidelis Njokanma

    The Lagos State Government has appointed Prof. Fidelis Njokanma as the acting Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Ojo.

    The Deputy Governor of the state, Dr. Oluranti Adebule, made this known in a letter to the Registrar of the university, Mr. Lewis Akinwunmi.

    Njokanma, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academics), takes over from Prof. John Obafunwa, whose tenure ended last October 31.

    Njokanma, a professor of Medicine, would act as the helmsman of the institution pending the appointment of a substantive vice-chancellor.

    The governing council of […]

  • Lagos Government restates the need for Helicopters – SEE their justifications

    Lagos Government restates the need for Helicopters – SEE their justifications

    Mr Steve Ayorinde, Lagos State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, restated the need for the helicopters, says the purchase of three additional helicopters by the state government has become necessary in the wake of a rising crime rate.

    Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode had on Oct. 25 hinted of the plan to purchase the helicopters to boost security and surveillance, but the move had attracted criticism from some quarters.

    Ayorinde, however, insisted that the purchase had become necessary to beef up surveillance and ensure […]

  • BREAKING: New LASTMA Boss – Ambode appoints former AIG, Chris Olakpe as CEO

    BREAKING: New LASTMA Boss – Ambode appoints former AIG, Chris Olakpe as CEO

    Report gathered that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday, moved to revamp the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) by appointing retired Assistant Inspector General of Police (AIG), Chris Olakpe as the new Chief Executive Officer of the agency.

    Olakpe’s appointment, according to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, is in response to the consistent complaints by the public on the situation of traffic on the streets of Lagos.

    He said that Olakpe’s wealth of […]

  • Ambode appoints new Head of Service (HOS), Mrs Ademola … See her Profile

    Ambode appoints new Head of Service (HOS), Mrs Ademola … See her Profile

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Sunday, announced the appointment of Mrs. Olabowale Toluwalope Ademola as the 19th Head of Service (HOS) in the Lagos State Public Service.

    Ambode, in a statement through his Chief Press Secretary, , Mr. Habib Aruna, explained that the appointment takes immediate effect, following the statutory retirement of Mrs. Folashade Jaji on 26th October, 2015.

    The new HOS was born on November 10, 1957. She had her Primary Education at Corona School, Yaba and Lagos University Staff […]

  • Lagos Government shuts Marina Mosque over violation of law

    Lagos Government shuts Marina Mosque over violation of law

    Report gathered that Lagos State government, yesterday, declared zero tolerance for environmental nuisance in the state, even as it shut Marina Workers Mosque, Lagos Island over poor sewage management.

    While monitoring the October edition of the monthly sanitation exercise in Mainland and Lagos Island Local Governments, Commissioner for the Environment, Dr Samuel Adejare, added that any filthy market and motor park in the state would be shut indefinitely.

    He noted that the declaration of zero tolerance for environmental nuisance in Lagos metropolis […]