News - Lagos State Governor

No More Hiding Place For Criminals In Ikorodu – Ambode

16 hours 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...

BREAKING: Ambode Reshuffles Cabinet, Drops Three Commissioner

1 week ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode,  on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones.In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are: Adebimpe Akinsola, Femi Odubiyi, and Anifowoshe Abiola.The newly appointed cabinet members include:...

Ambode Launches 2018 Remembrance Emblem, Donates N25m, Bags Of Rice To Families Of Fallen Heroes

1 month ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has directed Lagos state chapter of the Nigerian Legion to take charge of Security in all public schools in Lagos state. Governor Ambode, gave the directive as a support to the retired soldiers during the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem at the...

No More Opposition In Oyo State, Says Tinubu

1 month ago /
Nation 

The All Progressives Congress national Leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has declared the death of opposition parties in Oyo state. Tinubu made the declaration on Saturday in Ibadan during a mega rally at the ancient mapo hall, while receiving Former Gov. Adebayo Alao-Akala, Former Senate Leader, Teslim Folarin and a host of others into...

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

1 month 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 To Acquire Surveillance Aircraft To Secure Creeks

1 month ago /
Nation 

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said plans has been perfected to acquire Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) platform to secure creeks and riverine communities in the state. Ambode said the specialised light aircraft is aim to ensure the comfort and safety of residents and investors in Lagos state. Speaking...

Lagos Govt Asks Religious Bodies To Sustain Selfless Service

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday,  commended religious leaders for upholding religious tolerance in the State and complementing the efforts of the government in offering essential services to the people. Governor Ambode said this at his residence in Alausa, Ikeja, when the leadership of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria...

Obanikoro To Officially Defect To APC

2 months ago /
Politics 

A Former Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, will be officially defecting to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) from the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The politician confirmed this reporters, noting that he would be declaring his defection in Lagos at the weekend. While he is yet to clearly state...

PDP Chairmanship Aspirants Meet

2 months ago /
Politics 

The chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) have reassured party members that  they would do everything possible to ensure the  December nine national elective convention remains a peaceful, family affair that would further showcase the capability of the party. The aspirants emphasized their commitment when they were hosted by one of...

Tinubu Denies Being Sidelined Under Present Democratic Dispensation

2 months ago /
Nation 

Former Governor of Lagos State and chieftain of the ruling all progressives congress, APC, Ahmed Tinubu says it is untrue that he has been sidelined in the scheme of things under the present democratic dispensation. Speaking to journalists on Monday after he met with president Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa...

PDP Chairmanship Aspirants Meet Caretaker Committee

2 months ago /
Politics 

National chairmanship aspirants of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, on Tuesday met with the national caretaker committee, at the Wadata house, headquarters of the party in Abuja.  Receiving the aspirants, national chairman of the caretaker committee, Senator Ahmed Makarfi said the caretaker committee decided to meet with the aspirants to allay...

Lagos To Begin Airport Road Reconstruction In September

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, says work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road would commence in September. The Governor announced this on Wednesday at the third quarterly town hall meeting held at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Lagos. According to him, the construction of the road...

Ambode Swears In LASIEC Commissioners, DG Safety Commission

7 months ago /
Nation 

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has sworn in new commissioners of the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC). The Governor also swore in the Director-General of the state’s Safety Commission as well as members of the state’s Public Procurement Agency; Audit Service Commission; and Science and Innovation Council. According to a...

Ambode Presents N924.7m Cheques To 1,438 ETF Beneficiaries

7 months ago /
Nation 

 Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode,  on Tuesday presented cheques totaling 924.7 million Naira to 1, 438 beneficiaries of the Employment Trust Fund (ETF) scheme initiated by his administration to provide entrepreneurs, artisans, traders and others with capital to boost their businesses. So far, about 4,000 businesses have benefited a total...

Chaplain Allegedly Sacked For Disrespecting Governor's Wife

8 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, allegedly prompted the Governing Council, Chapel of Christ the Light, Alausa, Lagos State, to remove Venerable Femi Taiwo as Chaplain. Taiwo, it was gathered, got the sack letter, without any query or official reason. He was ordered to exit his official quarters where he lived with his...

Politics Should Be About Service – Ambode

8 months ago /
Politics 

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday emphasized the need for Nigerians to embrace selfless service to humanity, saying that such remained the essence of existence to positively impact others. Speaking at the opening ceremony of 33rd Synod of Diocese of Lagos, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) with the theme: “Serving”,...

Tinubu, Maryam Abacha To Commission Major Projects In Borno

10 months ago /
Nation 

APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is expected in Borno state, northeast of Nigeria on Monday, to commission 432 resettlement houses for victims of the Boko Haram insurgence. He is also expected to commission 13 Primary and Junior Secondary Schools, a General Hospital, five Primary Healthcare centres, as well as...

Ambode: We Are Set To Take Over National Stadium Lagos

10 months ago /
Sports  

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has indicated his government’s readiness to take over the management of the National Stadium in Surulere.  Mr Ambode made this known in Lagos on Wednesday during an inspection tour of the facility, in company of the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung. The governor said his decision was...

100,000 Set For Lagos Marathon

11 months ago /
Sports  

No fewer than 100, 000 athletes from 27 countries including Nigeria will be participating in the second edition of Access Bank sponsored Lagos Marathon billed to hold from 7am to 2pm today. Also, 64 elite athletes from 26 countries and 102 from Nigeria, as well as 30 special athletes will also...

Lagos To Ban Yellow Minibuses

11 months ago /
Transport  

Lagos state governor Akinwunmi Ambode says he plans to ban the yellow minibuses known as "Danfos" by the end of the year. The vehicles are "not acceptable and befitting for a megacity". Lagos is home to some 20 million people and has seen its population boom without infrastructure and transport services...


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