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Oworonshoki to host LASG transport & entertainment hub

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has outlined plans to transform the blighted areas of Oworonshoki Waterfront into one of the biggest transportation, tourism and entertainment hubs in Nigeria. Speaking on the development, the Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Engr. Ade Akinsanya in a statement, said that the project will improve the

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LASG to launch 300 new coding centres next month

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the implementation of the second phase of the CodeLagos Project, which will be launched in September 2017. The approval is coming on the heels of the successful implementation of the pilot phase of the project which has trained 5,464 students of primary and

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Sweepers cry to LAMATA over 5 months of unpaid salaries

Sweepers employed by Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA) Shelter Maintenance to be sweeping LAMATA-constructed bus shelters along Mile 12-Ketu –Ikorodu Road –Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) axes of Lagos, yesterday, August 7 2017 staged a protest over the non-payment of their five months’ salaries. The sweepers who were in their sweeping

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Ambode insists on relocating Ikeja Computer Village 

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to achieving the objectives of the renewed Ikeja Model City Master Plan originally conceived to address infrastructural challenges in the capital city. In a statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the government stressed that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode is

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LAWMA street sweepers demand improved welfare

Street sweepers under the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) have cried out over unfavourable work conditions, which range from months of unpaid salaries to tedious work schedules. According to NEW TELEGRAPH, the workers expressed their dissatisfaction with the slow rate at which their salaries are being paid by the government

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BRT introduces 5% reduction in bus fare across major routes; See fare details

Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) franchise in Lagos State has concluded plans to reduce the current flat rate of bus fares from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) corridors of the state. The new bus rates will have a five percent reduction across the routes which

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Traders at New Alade Market appeal to LASG on state of market’s infrastructure

Traders at the popular new Alade Market, Ikeja, Lagos, have called on the Lagos State Government to help provide good access roads, electricity and other social amenities needed to aid their business at the market. Speaking during the first anniversary of the relocation of the market to its new site, many

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Good news as Lagos acquires 32 tonnes per hour rice mill

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode today, Friday, July 28, 2017, in Zurich, Switzerland led a team of the State Executive Committee members to sign an agreement with a leading rice-mill producer in the world, Bühler AG (“Bühler”) for the acquisition of a 32 tonnes per hour Rice Mill. Ambode who

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Like Richard Quest, Google CEO storms Ikeja Computer Village

Months after renowned CNN presenter, Richard Quest visited Lagos Mainland, another influential figure is in the heart of Lagos. This person is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Google Inc., Sundar Pichai who arrived Lagos, yesterday, Thursday, July 27, 2017, as part of the plans of the multinational technology company

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LASG set to launch newly completed Ikeja Bus Terminal

Following the completion of the state of the art Ikeja Bus Terminal which is the first of its kind in the country, the Lagos State Government (LASG) has concluded plans to officially launch the terminal. The newly constructed bus terminal was developed by the Akinwunmi Ambode administration as part of the

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