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12 Mar 2018
ARISE Fashion Week (AFW 2018) will return from March 30th to April 2nd at the Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly known as Intercontinental Hotel). Arguably the most exclusive fashion show to hold in Nigeria, It is destined to be an Easter extravaganza like no other. 11 years ago, Africa's fashion industry became truly global with the…
12 Mar 2018
Fresh moves are being made by the Lagos authorities to restore sanity to the built environment and further curb cases of building collapse and its attendant loss of lives and property in the state. Under the new initiative supervised by the Lagos State Building Control Agency, (LASBCA), the agency is carrying out post construction audit…
12 Mar 2018
Lagos State government is pushing hard to gain the trust of the citizens of the state to accept the new land use charge law, but the people are pushing back to have the law reversed. The state government invited editors and reporters to a meeting at the weekend where it explained the justification for the…
9 Mar 2018
Lagos State government has granted N4.9 billion loans to 5,800 small and medium scale businesses. The Chief Executive Officer of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), Akin Oyebode, has disclosed. He said in an interview that the loans were granted under the LSETF, which Governor Akinwunmi Ambode created to boost the businesses of unemployed…
9 Mar 2018
Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje yesterday unfolded plans by his government to organise a legislative summit in collaboration with Lagos State. The proposed summit, according to Ganduje will enable the two states foster legislative ideals and innovations that could engender good governance and human development. The just concluded Lagos-Kano Economic and Investment Summit held…
9 Mar 2018
Less than a year to the governorship election, there are strong indications the Lagos State chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may face a serious crisis that could set the party ablaze if not carefully handled by the party’s leadership. Already the arrays of endorsement of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode for reelection across the…
6 Mar 2018
The Chief Judge (CJ) of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke has set Task Force Committee on Old Cases to eradicate delays and decongest the courts.      The CJ disclosed this at a press conference to announce the inauguration of a scheme to clear backlog of old cases in the state.     The scheme was…
5 Mar 2018
The Lagos State Government and a United Kingdom firm, Low Energy Designs (LED) Ltd., on Monday signed a N2.52 billion Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the construction of 10,000 LED street lights. Speaking at the signing of the MoU held at the Lagos House, Alausa, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode said that the development was a major…
3 Mar 2018
Lagos State Government has dissociated itself from fake advertorials making the rounds on the internet about admission into the state School of Nursing.    The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Modele Osunkiyesi, yesterday, through a signed disclaimer notice to the public, stated that the attention of the Ministry of Health has been drawn to the…
3 Mar 2018
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria will today host the second edition of its ‘Study in Holland Fair’ at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am. The fair according to a statement from the embassy is designed for Nigerians seeking undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional education in Netherlands. It provides…
28 Feb 2018
Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has praised the General Superintendent and members of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry for its contributions toward community development and improvement of the quality of life of the people of the state. Ambode, who spoke yesterday at the commissioning of multiple projects executed by the church in the Gbagada area…
28 Feb 2018
Several days ago, on a trip from the Lagos mainland to the Lekki peninsula, I saw a sprawling heap of trash by the Obalende junction. It seems absurd to call garbage ‘unkempt,’ but this one did look neglected. It was even more surprising that the waste oozed, spilled and piled around and out of several…

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