• Pedestrians appeal to LASG to expand Ojota foot bridge

    Pedestrians appeal to LASG to expand Ojota foot bridge

    Some pedestrians have appealed to Lagos State Government to expand the pedestrian bridge in Ojota to accommodate higher volume of human traffic.

    The pedestrians, in separate interviews, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Laos on Wednesday that long queues on the bridge during peak periods was threatening the safety of users.

    Pastor Henry Ewedadu of the Redeemed Christian Church of God urged government to expand the bridge to cope with the current high human traffic.

    “The solution to this increased pressure […]

  • LASG gives owners of illegal structures, street hawkers 14 days to vacate the Island

    LASG gives owners of illegal structures, street hawkers 14 days to vacate the Island

    THE Lagos State Government, yesterday, issued a 14-day ultimatum to owners of illegal structures, shanties, street hawkers and those who have converted walkways into trading points and food courts in Ikoyi, Victoria Island and the Lagoon Front of Lekki to vacate or face demolition and prosecution.

    Newly Bridge, During the Commissioning of Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge to Commemorate Democracy day in Lagos. Photo: Bunmi AzeezNewly Bridge, During the Commissioning of Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge to Commemorate Democracy day in Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez.

    Secretary […]

  • Lagos Government begins Drivers Licence verification

    Lagos Government begins Drivers Licence verification

    LASG, Lagos State Government is set to commence the verification of licenses of all drivers and motorists in the state through law enforcement agents.

    General Manager, Motor Vehicle Administration Agency (MVAA), Mr. Lateef Lawal, who disclosed this Monday at the Agency’s Headquarters in Ikeja, noted that “it has come to the notice of the State Government that some vehicle owners in the state are driving with fake drivers’ licence”.

    He therefore advised drivers and vehicle owners to ensure they obtain their genuine […]

  • Bursary, Scholarship: ‘LASG Ready To Pay To Indigenes Of The State, Who Are Studying In Tertiary Institutions Across The Country

    Bursary, Scholarship: ‘LASG Ready To Pay To Indigenes Of The State, Who Are Studying In Tertiary Institutions Across The Country

    The Lagos State Government says over N413.6m is ready for the payment of outstanding bursaries and scholarships to indigenes of the state, who are studying in tertiary institutions across the country.

    The Director, Lagos State Scholarship Board, Mrs. Omauton Jegede, on Monday said the board was waiting for the beneficiaries to collect their money.

    Jegede said out of the amount, N224.6m would be paid as bursary to 2011/12 (400 level), 2013/14 (300 level) and 2014/15 (200 level) sets of beneficiaries.

    She said, “Also, […]