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Pictures: The moment Governor Ambode visited Fela Shrine, Ikeja

As part of the plans to round off Felabration 2017 in honour of the 79th posthumous birthday of Fela Anikulapo Kuti, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday, Sunday, October 15, 2017, hosted a well attended special Lagos Jump event at the New Afrika Shrine, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland. Ambode, who had

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‘Fela hated statues when he was alive’ – daughter says at statue unveiling

Following the unveiling of the ‘Liberation’ statue in honour of late afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo – Kuti by the Lagos State Government earlier today, Sunday, October 15, 2017, the daughter of the late singer, Yeni Kuti has said that the late music act hated statues while alive. Yeni Kuti, a social

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Fela used music to fight for liberation of the masses – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday eulogized the virtues of late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through social

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LASG Executives parley Legislatives, see why

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday urged lawmakers to support the ongoing efforts of his administration to effect key reforms in transportation, environment and energy sectors aimed at putting the State on a sound footing for economic growth and development. Speaking at the opening session of the 2nd annual

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Stop dumping refuse in drainages, Lawmaker tells Oshodi residents

Residents of Oshodi, Lagos Mainland have been urged to desist from dumping refuse in drainages, as it blocks the free flow of drainages. The advice was given by the lawmaker representing Oshodi – Isolo Constituency 1 in the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Olusola Shokunle at the recent stakeholder’s meeting

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Ambode to unveil Fela ‘Liberation’ statue on his posthumous birthday

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to honour the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, as the weeklong activities marking his 79th posthumous birthday and the 20th anniversary of his death draw to a close. According to the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the honour is in

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Opinion: Ambode and silent screams from LASPOTECH

By Dele Owolabi In Nigeria, people are internally displaced for many reasons amongst which are: terrorism, militancy, natural disaster, territory conflicts, civil war, etc. Whatever reason that may be responsible for internal displacement, the situations at all settlement camps remain the same. Neglects, malnutrition, mental and physical abuse, vulnerability, diversion of

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Do you have flair for ICT? You should read this

This might be the end for some ICT oriented but jobless youths as Lagos State Government is set to give platform and opportunities to the people of state, urging students especially to embrace Information Communication Technology as a tool to become financially independent and self-reliant rather than seeking scarce jobs. Speaking

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LASG champions needs of special students through teachers’ training

The Lagos State Ministry of Education recently organised a training sesion for Lagos State teachers on how to optimally meet the educational need of students living with disability across the state. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Mr Adesina Odeyemi, who disclosed during the training those out of the 4.8 million people

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New Computer Village, Katangwa to be the largest ICT Mall in West Africa

Lagos State government has once again revisited its plans to relocate the popular Computer Village market in Ikeja, Lagos Mainland to Katangwa, Agbado Oke-Odo LCDA. With over 3,000 ICT small and medium scale enterprises (SMEs), Computer Village is said to contribute an estimated N1.5 billion to the nation’s economy on

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