News - Lagos State Government

President Buhari Hold Talks With French Leader, Macron Today

2 weeks ago /
Nation  Politics 

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja last night from the AU Summit in Mauritania, is billed to hold bilateral talks with President Emmanuel Macron of France at presidential villa, Abuja, today at 4.00p.m.

Osinbajo Advocates Strengthened Legislative Institution

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has commended the Lagos State government and its legislature for taking the lead in deepening federalism.

Ekiti-PDP Flagbearer Unveils Agenda

3 weeks ago /
Politics 

The People's Democratic Party (PDP) Governorship Flagbearer In Ekiti State, Professor Kolapo Eleka has unveiled his development agenda if he emerges winner in the July 14 election.

Building Collapse: Court Dismisses ‘No Case Submission’ Of Synagogue Church

4 months ago /
Nation 

A Lagos High Court Sitting in the Igbosere area of Lagos Island has dismissed the “no-case submission” filed by the Registered Trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations and two engineers involved in the collapse of a six-storey building belonging to the church.

Lagos State Commissions Liaison Office In Abuja

5 months ago /
Nation 

Indigenes and other members of the public can now easily make enquires and get prompt response on activities of the Lagos State Government. This follows the renovation of the front wing of the Lagos State Liaison office in Abuja. Commissioning the complex the head of the liaison office, Sipeade Nkanga, hinted that...

Lagos State Allocates Special Courts For Sexual Offences

5 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Government on Thursday inaugurated four special courts solely for the prosecution of sexual offences and corruption cases. It was reported that two courts will adjudicate on special offences (economic and financial crimes), while the two others will try sexual offences. The Sexual Offences Court is the first of its kind...

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Lagos Director’s N28.5m, Properties

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi area of Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of N28.5million belonging to a Director of Accounts, Lagos State Ministry of Public Works Corporation, Anifowoshe Alade, to the Federal Government. Justice Rilwan Aikawa, who gave the order in a ruling on Wednesday,...

Tears, Tributes As Deji Tinubu Is Buried In Lagos

5 months ago /
Nation 

Thousands of friends, family members, colleagues and well-wishers‎ on Tuesday paid their last respect to Deji Tinubu as his remains were buried at the Vaults and Gardens in Ikoyi, Lagos. The Special Adviser to Lagos State Governor,  Akinwunmi Ambode, slumped and died last week Thursday while playing a novelty football match...

‘We Are Still In Shock’, Lagos Govt Mourns Deji Tinubu

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government has described the death of the Special Adviser on Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Deji Tinubu, as shocking and a huge loss to both his family and the state. The Government made this known on Friday in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr...

No More Hiding Place For Criminals In Ikorodu – Ambode

6 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, has said that criminal elements in the Ikorodu axis of the state will no longer have a place to hide. The Governor said this on Monday at the inauguration ceremony of a new Police Mobile Force (PMF) Squadron Base 63 in Igbogbo-Baiyeku area of Ikorodu. He...

Lagos Govt Intensifies Waste Evacuation Across State

6 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government and the environmental utility group contracted to implement the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CLI), Visionscape Sanitation Solutions, have intensified evacuation of waste in black spots and illegal dump sites across the metropolis. The government disclosed this in a statement issued on Friday by the Chief Press Secretary to...

Lagos Govt Arrests 30 Cart Pushers

6 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Government on Monday arrested 30 cart pushers for allegedly dumping refuse indiscriminately on road medians in some areas of the state. Chairman of the State’s Task Force on Environmental and Other Special Offences (Enforcement Unit), Olayinka Egbeyemi, told reporters in Lagos that the suspects reportedly committed the offence in...

Lagos Govt Closes Section Of Festac Link Bridge

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government has announced the immediate closure of a section of the Festac link bridge which was burnt recently. The announcement was made on Wednesday through the State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) stating that the closure was as a result of expert advice by the State Ministry of Works...

20 Years After, FG Hands Over Marina Presidential Lodge To Lagos

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about 20 years after the journey to actualise it commenced. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing in Abuja...

Lagos Seals Five Major Transport Companies

7 months ago /
Transport  

The Lagos State Government On Tuesday sealed off the premises of five major commercial transport companies, at Jibowu, on Lagos-Ikorodu Expressway as a follow-up enforcement to the relocation directive  earlier given by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode,  earlier in the year.  The seal off exercise was ordered by the permanent secretary in the...

Freedom Of Information Act Applicable To Lagos, Court Rules

7 months ago /
Nation 

A Lagos High Court sitting in the Ikeja Judicial Division has ruled that the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act, 2011 is applicable to the Lagos State government. A statement issued on Wednesday by the Programme Manager (Legal), Media Rights Agenda (MRA), Mrs Mosunmola Olanrewaju, said the court also ruled that the...

Amnesty International’s Claims On Forced Evictions Inaccurate – Lagos Govt

8 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government has rejected Amnesty International’s report on forced evictions in the state, saying it is biased and contains inaccuracies and exaggerations. In a report entitled ‘The Human Cost of a Megacity: Forced Evictions of the Urban Poor In Lagos, Nigeria’, Amnesty said over 30,000 people had been forcibly...

Arraignment Of Evans On Fresh Charges Stalled

8 months ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of suspected kidnap Kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans, on fresh charges before Justice Adedayo Akintoye of a Lagos High Court sitting at Igbosere, has been stalled. Justice Akintoye is the third judge before whom the high profile suspect has been dragged by the Lagos State Government. The other...

Ambode Appoints Secretaries Of Local Councils

8 months ago /
Nation 

As part of its efforts to develop the government at the grassroots, the Lagos State Government has appointed to assist the Chairmen in running the affairs of the local councils. Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Mr. Tunji Bello in a statement released on Thursday, the State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi...

Traffic Congestion: Lagos To Construct Multi-Layer Car Parks

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to construct multilayer car parks in strategic locations across the State within the next 12 months. This construction is part of the traffic management reforms of the state government aimed at ensuring seamless connectivity and decongesting traffic in the state. Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development,...


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