• Ambode Bemoans Kuforiji-Olubi

    Ambode Bemoans Kuforiji-Olubi

    The Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has express distress and woe over the death of top accountant and a ex Minister of Commerce and Industry, Dr. Bola Kuforiji-Olubi. It was contained in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, portray Dr. Olubi as a recognized businesswoman, banker, economist and accountant, who cut her teeth in the corporate world.

    Dr. Olubi, who was a former President of Institute of Chartered Accountant of Nigeria (ICAN), was appointed the first […]

  • Governor Ambode rolls out plans for unemployed Lagosians

    Governor Ambode rolls out plans for unemployed Lagosians

    As the year comes to an end, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state has finalised his plan to tackle unemployment in the state through an employment trust fund during this ember period.

    For many Lagosians, this ember period will be a time to smile again. While many Nigerians are lamenting the harsh effects of the ongoing economic recession  as the year draws to a close, a good number of Lagosians have been told to brace up for a new beginning  as the […]

  • Ambode presents 2017 budget of N813 billion to LAHA

    Ambode presents 2017 budget of N813 billion to LAHA

    Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has tendered a budget proposal of N812.998 billion to the Lagos State House of Assembly for the 2017 fiscal year.

    The budget tagged: ‘Budget of Golden Jubilee,’ has an increase of N150.410 billion above the previous budget of N662.588 billion.

    Ambode said the budget will enable his administration continue the massive renewal of infrastructure and enhancement of the state as one of the foremost tourism and investment destinations in Africa.

    In the budget, N512.46 billion was proposed as […]

  • Ambode congratulates Akeredolu on his victory at poll

    Ambode congratulates Akeredolu on his victory at poll

    Lagos State governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has on Sunday congratulated the candidate of All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), for emerging victorious at the keenly contested governorship poll held on Saturday.

    Akeredolu was declared winner of the polls by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), beating his closest rival and candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Eyitayo Jegede, with 244,842 to 150,380 votes.

    Mr. Olusola Oke of the Alliance for Democracy (AD) came third, polling […]

  • Ambode sets to commission another 114 roads in 2017

    Ambode sets to commission another 114 roads in 2017

    The Lagos State government has promised to embark on the second phase of another 114 roads to cut across the 57 council areas in the first quarter of next year, to open-up the rural areas in the state.

    Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperative, Rotimi Ogunleye, who disclosed this during the 16th Professor Anthony Afolabi Adegbola Memorial Lecture organised by Ikorodu Division Resource Development Group (IDRDG), Ikorodu, Lagos, where he was conferred with a Merit Award, said provision of infrastructure remains […]

  • Lagos State has a critical role to play in taking Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums – Ambode

    Lagos State has a critical role to play in taking Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums – Ambode

    Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said the State has a critical role to play in taking Nigeria out of the current economic doldrums, just as he harped on the need for partnership between government and the private sector to address strategic challenges confronting the nation.

    Governor Ambode, who spoke at the Lagos House in Ikeja when he received on courtesy visit members of the Governing Council of Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN), who came to notify the […]

  • 1000 housing units ready for occupation -Ambode

    1000 housing units ready for occupation -Ambode

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has said his administration has so far added over 1,000 housing units into the State and the houses are now ready for occupation by interested members of the public.

    Ambode, stated this during an extensive inspection tour of ongoing projects in, said the official flag off of the allocation of the housing units would commence on December 9, 2016, while interested residents of the State need not know anybody before applying.

    Lawal said the 336 Housing units comprised […]

  • Governor Ambode appoints DIG Ajao Head Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

    Governor Ambode appoints DIG Ajao Head Lagos Neighbourhood Safety Corps

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday constituted the Board of the Neighbourhood Safety Agency, in line with his quest to further strengthen the security of the State and safeguard its local communities.

    Consequently, the Governor approved the appointment of DIG Israel Ajao (Rtd), a former Commissioner of Police in Lagos and Ogun and DIG Criminal Investigation, as Chairman of the Board.

    In a statement signed by the State Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr. Adeniji Kazeem, the Governor also […]

  • Lagos is home to those who can dream big, says Ambode

    Lagos is home to those who can dream big, says Ambode

    Lagos State Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening said the State has the capacity and wherewithal to accommodate those who can dream big and realise their potentials to the fullest.

    Governor Ambode, who spoke at the unveiling of the Eko Pearl Towers, a 24-storey state-of-the-art residential building, located within the Eko Atlantic City, Victoria Island, said the core objectives of his administration was to created an enabling environment for local and foreign investors alike to thrive.

    The Governor who called up […]

  • Governor Ambode unveils ‘Code Lagos’ Computer Programming Policy

    Governor Ambode unveils ‘Code Lagos’ Computer Programming Policy

    As parts of the efforts to meet the 21st century technology requirement for development in Lagos, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode today unveiled “Code Lagos” computer programming initiative.

    Speaking at the event, the Deputy Governor, Dr. Idiat Oluranti Adebule, who represented the Governor, stated that the primary aim of the initiative “is to meet the growing demand for technical skills” so as to develop a workforce that would speak a universal digital language and provide solutions to myriad of socio-economic problems confronting the […]

  • Governor Ambode hails Oshiomhole, gives varsity scholarship to two students

    Governor Ambode hails Oshiomhole, gives varsity scholarship to two students

    It was gathered that the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday applauded Governor Oshiomhole of Edo State for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration.

    Ambode said the completion of the projects at a time when Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership.

    Governor Ambode, who spoke when he commissioned the newly rebuilt Itohan Girls Grammar School, Sapele Road, Benin City, to mark the end of Oshiomhole’s administration, also announced […]