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7 Apr
Although Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) are employed to maintain sanity on the roads by ensuring that vehicles are roadworthy at all times, recent activities of officials of the agency have left much to be desired.
23 Oct 2019
Olawale Oluwo is a former Lagos State Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources who resigned his appointment at the tail end of the Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode tenure. Oluwo, who was the speaker at the Afang Summit held recently in Lagos, a monthly gathering of men and women from all sectors of the economy…
22 Aug 2019
Former Commissioner for Energy and Mineral Resources in Lagos State, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, has stated categorically that government in Lagos State starts and ends in the house...
20 May 2019
It was fanfare at the Agege Stadium, Lagos at the weekend when Nigerian football legends battled with their African counterparts in an exhibition game to bid farewell to Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode. Ambode, who is credited with building several sports facilities in Lagos State, will leave office later this month. The game featured on…
20 Apr 2019
Amid the increasing spate of insecurity in the country, Nigerians now bear the extra burden of making sure they are safe while dealing with operatives of the Nigerian Police Force (NPF), the security agency saddled with the primary responsibility of protecting the lives and property of the citizens and maintaining law and order. At the…
16 Apr 2019
According to the Federal Ministry of Power, Works & Housing, fifty four buildings collapsed in Nigeria within a period of five years (between 2012 and 2016).
23 Feb 2019
In a bid to create awareness on the need for preservation of historical and cultural heritage sites/monuments in the state, the Lagos State Government recently...
30 Jan 2019
A group of people have marched to the Lagos State Assembly to protest the lawmakers threat to impeach the State's governor Akinwunmi Ambode. These people were seen in the early hours of Wednesday in front of the state's assembly carrying placards with inscriptions like "leave Ambode alone to finish his tenure or else APC will…
19 Dec 2018
Barely three years into its 10 years contract, Visionscape, a private foreign-owned waste management company, contracted by Lagos state government, appears to be preparing its evacuation from Africa’s most-populated city.
18 Dec 2018
Barely three years into its 10 years contract, Visionscape, a private foreign-owned waste management company, contracted by Lagos state government, appears to be preparing its evacuation from Africa's most-populated city. In a landmark move that took many by surprise, Governor Akinwumi Ambode had, after the enactment of the Lagos State Environmental Management and Protection Law…
21 Nov 2018
In May 1967, just 7 years after independence, Lagos then the Federal Capital Territory was designated as a state, under the leadership...
14 Oct 2018
The 2019 general election is barely five months away. Though the campaigns are yet to begin in earnest, key issues that should dominate the election campaigns...

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