Dealing with sexual violence in Nigeria
I am not a fan of false equivalences, so I admit to not joining in conversations about why the #MeToo movement that is sweeping Western countries cannot or is not happening here.
Ambode directs payment of taxes, levies through banks from March 1
Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday directed that all taxes and levies due to the state government should now be paid through the banks and online banking platforms from March 1.
Evans lawyer frustrating trial, prosecutor alleges
The Lagos State Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Mrs. Titilayo Shitta-Bey, has alleged counsel to suspected kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, of trying to frustrate the proposed trial. She made the allegation yesterday in an ongoing trial of Evans and others before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo, while responding to Evans’ counsel, Mr. Olukoya Ogungbeje’s application. The…
Ambode donates $1m cancer mobile clinic
Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday donated $1million mobile clinic to facilitate advocacy, screening and treatment of cancer in the state.
Lagos launches campaign to change civil servants’ mind-set
The Lagos state government has launched an initiative aimed at positively changing the mind-set of its workers. It said Lagos residents must get value for every tax paid and that henceforth its workers should be customer centric in their engagements and approaches to service delivery. The State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Dr Akintola…
Lagos clears Ladipo Market, serves notice on furniture traders
For posing an environmental nuisance, the Lagos State government has served a 24-hour vacation notice to all furniture traders plying their trade on the roadside and walkways along the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway.
Communities hail Ambode over road, bridge constructed by Chinese firm
The chairman of Badagary local government area of Lagos State Olusegun Onilude, has hailed Governor Akinwunmi Ambode and the people of area on the successful completion of Ajara-Agelasho-poka-Erekiti road and bridge.
With prayers, Nigeria will overcome its challenges, says Bolanle Ambode
The Wife of the governor of Lagos State, Bolanle Ambode, has called on Nigerians to intensify prayers, for all challenges threatening the country to become a thing of the past.
We need to do more to achieve Lagos vision, says Ambode
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday, said his administration has not done enough to achieve the desired vision for the state.