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August 6, 2018 12:44 PM Lagos govt. releases N2.04bn to pensioners in 3 months –

The Lagos State Government has in last three months released N2.04 billion to clear the arrears of pensions under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS). Mrs Folashade Onanuga, the Director General of Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC) made this known in a statement in Lagos on Monday. Onanuga said that the sum represented money released for the months 16

August 3, 2018 7:58 AM Lagos hosts state Assemblies’ Speakers today –

Speakers of the 36 state houses of assembly will converge on Lagos between today and Sunday to deliberate on national issues, especially those that have to do with the legislative arm of government. The meeting, according to a statement by Chairman, Lagos House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Princess Adefunmilayo Tejuoso, takes place 15

July 31, 2018 7:00 AM Moses Obaro: Analysing Ambode’s midas touch in Lagos

When former Lagos governor Babatunde Fashola handed over to current governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, many questioned the possibility of sustained growth in the Centre of Excellence. Their concerns were valid. The Nigerian political system, known for its drama and intrigues, has not been linked to innovation often, continuity and a dedication to tangible development 19

July 25, 2018 2:30 PM Social media on ‘fire’ after Kwankwaso dumps Buhari, APC

Divergent reactions have trailed the defection of former Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso, from the ruling All Progressives Congress to the People’s Democratic Party, PDP. Senator Kwankwaso representing Kano Central at the Senate joined several lawmakers in a mass defection on the floor of the Senate yesterday. He was also among the PDP bigwigs that moved 19

July 4, 2018 6:32 AM What President Macron’s visit means to Lagos – Ambode

Governor of Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode on Tuesday said that the visit of the President of France, Emmanuel Macron to Lagos will usher in a new dawn. Ambode made the remark while speaking at the Afrika Shrine in Ikeja, on Tuesday night, at an event tagged “Celebrate African Culture”, which welcomed Macron to the state. Ambode stated that the French 21

June 30, 2018 8:10 AM Otedola Bridge: Osinbajo pays visit to victims of tanker explosion [PHOTOS]

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo and Governor Aregbesola of Osun State on Friday paid a visit to the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, over the Otedola Bridge tanker explosion. Osinbajo’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande disclosed this in a statement, saying, “Vice President Osinbajo, in Lagos, delivers President’s condolence 25

June 15, 2018 6:02 AM Lagos to hold U-15 Deaf Sports School GamesThe Sun News

The Lagos State Sports Commission has concluded all arrangements to stage the Under-15 Deaf Sports School Games. The Tournament, which is in its 4th edition, will hold from 19-22 June, 2018 at the Agege Township Stadium popularly known as the “Soccer Temple “. The Games, sponsored by the Lagos State Government as part of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s 22

May 28, 2018 6:22 PM Ambode, Buratai speak as Army establishes new base in Lagos

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday described the establishment of an Army Forward Operation Base (FOB) in Epe as a new security strategy to secure Lagos. “We also need the military presence in Ikorodu and Badagry,” Ambode said. He thanked the army and other security agencies, who he said had promptly moved in to eliminate criminal elements 28

May 23, 2018 3:32 AM Ambode hosts NIPR Lagos leadership lecture tomorrowThe Sun News

Lagos State Governor, Akinnwumi Ambode, will tomorrow host this year’s Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) Lagos leadership lecture, with C&F Porter Novelli boss, Nn’emeka Maduegbuna, as chairman of the event. With the theme: “Boosting competitiveness and inclusive growth through communication,” the lecture, billed for the MUSON Centre, Lagos 36

May 17, 2018 6:48 AM Tinubu, Ambode react to death of Bode George’s son

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu and Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, have commiserated with ex-Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Olabode George over the death of his son, Dipo. Tinubu, in his condolence letter, urged George to accept their condolences and sympathy. Tinubu said: “It is for us to keep in remembrance 30