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Good news as Ambode orders VIOs out of Lagos roads

Following complaints from motorists and other road users, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has ordered officials of the Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) out of Lagos roads. The declaration which takes immediate effect emerged yesterday, May 8 2017. The removal of the officers from the roads was to reposition the

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LASG to redevelop Agboyi-ketu, allays fears of demolition

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, May 8 2017 declared that the new master plan for the Agboyi-Ketu area is ready with other development plans. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Rafiu Anifowoshe, said the plan included the ongoing expansion of some streets, assuring residents that demolition for the

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Danfo ban: Ambode says no job loss in transport sector

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday, May 1 2017, said the decision to phase out yellow commercial buses, popularly known as Danfo, would not lead to job losses, adding that it would rather create more jobs in the transport sector. Speaking during the May Day rally at the Agege Stadium to

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Flood Prevention: LASG adopts new strategy on solid waste management

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has adopted a new strategy under the new solid waste management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CSI) to massively tackle flooding. Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Commissioner for Environment who stated this in Alausa at a news conference, said the state government has perfected plans to

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LASG to build Adult Care Centers in Epe, Badagry and Igando

In a bid to increase socialization among Lagos residents, the Lagos State Government has announced plans to construct three ultra-modern care centres for the old and elderly citizens in the State. According to the Commissioner for Youth and Urban Development, Mrs. Akinbile-Yussuf, who shared the development, the initiative was modeled after the

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LASG goes after Lake Rice racketeers

Following reports of hoarding of the much celebrated Lake Rice, Lagos State Government has declared intent to arrest anyone caught hoarding or selling the rice beyond the official N12,000 and N6,000 approved rates. It was learnt that the bags of rice are being bought in large quantities by some people who now resell

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LASG demolishes illegal structures at Oko-Oba Abattoir

The Lagos State Government has commenced the removal of illegal structures and shanties at Oko Oba abattoir, Agege, in a bid to ensure a healthy and hygienic abattoir condition in the State. The process was embarked upon by the government weeks after InsideMainland reported the move by the government to pull

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Ambode inducts Joke Silva , Kunle Afolayan others into Lagos Council of Arts

In a bid to create employment and increase contribution of the non-oil sector to the state’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).Governor Akinwunmi  Ambode, on Wednesday April 11 2017, inaugurated members of the state board for council of arts and culture. The Members of the Board include Arts Enthusiast, Mrs. Polly Alakija as

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Youths, CSO back Ambode on Cleaner Lagos Initiative

On Sunday, April 9 2017 , the Civil Society Organization, Committee for the Protection of Peoples Mandate(CPPM) and the Lagos Youth forum (LYF) , described the cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI) of the Lagos State Government as a visionary and revolutionary policy, which would go a long way in ensuring proper

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Ambode commissions 480 ‎meters bridge linking Aboru to Abesan in Alimosho LG

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday March 29 commissioned the Aboru - Abesan link bridge in Alimosho local government area. The Governor who described the event as a historic one to the communities in Alimosho said the people of the Aboru community in Alimosho have lived in an unacceptable condition all these

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