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    Politics Agege Flyover: Compensation Process Has ‘Commenced Fully’, Lagos Tells Property Owners –...

    Proposed view of Pen Cinema in Agege axis of Lagos State The Lagos State government on Monday allayed the fears of property owners whose structures were removed for the construction of the Pen Cinema Flyover. In a statement by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Mr...
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    Metro [Photo] Lagos: Gov. Ambode Unveils Statue Of Chief Obafemi Awolowo In Ikeja

    Governor Ambode of Lagos state has unveiled a befitting statue of Chief Obafemi Jeremiah Oyeniyi Awolowo G.C.F.R (S.A.N) in Ikeja. He was flanked by members of his cabinet as well as members of the Awolowo family including the wife of the vice president, Mrs. Dolapo Osinbajo.
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    Metro Ambode Jumps Down From Convoy, Orders Immediate Repair of Bad Roads

    “The state of this road is just not acceptable. We are going to do something about this place immediately. The Oshodi-Apapa Expressway is too strategic to be left like this,” remarked Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday after undertaking an unscheduled inspection of the road. The Lagos State Governor...
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    Politics Lagos Declares N101bn Revenue for First Quarter

    Lagos State generated N101.69bn as revenue in the first quarter of 2016, the government has claimed. The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade said the state realised a surplus of N4.85bn as against an expected N29.92bn deficit. A statement by the Chief Press...
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    Politics I Never Thought I’d Ever be a Politician - Ambode

    Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday, said at some point in his life, he “never thought he would ever” end up a politician. Speaking at the burial service in honour of Olatunji Braithwaite, a lawyer, politician and activist, at Reverend Braithwaite Memorial Anglican Church, Epe...
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    Metro Oshodi Market: We Discovered Bunker, Firearms Under Shops During Demolition - Lagos Govt

    Following demolition of the popular Owonifari Electronic Market at Oshodi, the Lagos State government has said that the market had to go following its security threats to residents of the state. State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Steve Ayorinde, at an inter ministerial chat with...
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    Metro LASU Gets New Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olarenwaju Fagbohun

    Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Prof. Olanrewaju Adigun Fagbohun as the new Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU). Fagbohun is a professor of Environmental Law, was until his appointment Director of Research at the Nigerian Institute of...
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    Metro [Photos] Lagos Demolishes Owonifari Market in Oshodi

    The Lagos State Government on Wednesday demolished the Owonifari Market at Oshodi which has been in existence for more than 40 years. According to the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the move was geared towards the need to sanitise and beautify the Oshodi area and...
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    Metro Lagos Approves Flyover Bridges For Ajah, Abule Egba

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that commencement of the construction of flyover bridges for two of the state’s high-density traffic zones – Ajah roundabout and Abule Egba junction will start soon. The two major projects were approved by the State’s Executive Council and have...
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    Metro Lagos Shuts 53 Churches, Mosques and Hotels For Constituting Nuisance

    The Lagos State Government has shut down no fewer than 53 churches, mosques and hotels across the state over noise pollution and other environmental offences. Some of the sealed worship centres were accused of converting residential apartments to places of worship, which according to the...
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    Metro Shoprite Sealed Over Expired, Adulterated Products

    The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut the multi-billion multi-national shopping outlet, Shoprite located at the Ikeja Shopping Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, southwest Nigeria, for allegedly breaching safety law. Officials of the commission were said to have stormed Shoprite on Friday afternoon and...
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    Metro FRSC Implores Lagos Residents to Ride Bicycle

    The Corps Marshal and Chief Executive of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mr. Boboye Oyeyemi, has advocated the use of bicycles on some roads in Lagos as a way of reducing the traffic gridlocks, Daily Trust reports. He also urged the state government to fully implement the Traffic Law 2012...
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    Metro Ambode Plans To Install CCTV For Public Places

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that the state needs Close Circuit Cameras, CCTV, in all public places and data of all suspected criminals. Ambode added that it was important for police stations to have the technology to access data from all over the world towards easy...
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    Politics Senate Grants Lagos $200million World Bank Loan

    Lagos State government has received $200m loan request following the deliberation of the report of Ad-hoc Committee on Foreign and Local debt to which the request was referred a fortnight ago to the Senate Senator Kabiru Gaya (APC Kano South), in a motion for the consideration of the report...
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    Metro The Economist Should Accord Lagosians Respect Like Londoners – Ambode

    The Lagos state government has queried The Economist for criticizing Governor Ambode over his approach in managing traffic in Lagos. In a statemet issued by the State Commissioner of Information, Steve Ayorinde, asked the UK magazine to accord some respect to Lagos like the United Kingdom. The...
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    Metro Ambode Sacks LASTMA Boss, Appoints Ex-AIG, Olakpe

    Arabamen, a former Lagos State Commissioner of Police, headed LASTMA for over a decade, since the administration of former governor Bola Tinubu. The Lagos State government on Monday removed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), Mr. Young...
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    Politics Ambode’s Purchase Of Helicopters Wasteful And Fraudulent - PDP

    The Lagos State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has described the plan by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to procure three helicopters for security and traffic surveillance of the state as fraudulent and wasteful. The opposition party asked the Lagos State Government to tell the people of...
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    Politics Read Ambode's Statement on Lagos Traffic and Robberies

    Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that the policy direction of his administration for the next three and half years, just as he appealed for the support and cooperation of all Lagosians in moving the state forward. The Governor who spoke at the inaugural retreat organised...
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    Metro Lagos set to Deploy Drones to Fight Crime

    The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it may deploy drones in addition to the 1,000 CCTV surveillance camera mounted across Lagos as part of the efforts to effectively monitor developments and collect data and fight crime in the state. “The use of unmanned drones to effectively receive...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Lagos' First Executive Council meeting

    After the confirmation of the Akinwunmi Ambode's team by the Lagos State House of Assembly some days ago. Look at pictures from the firs Executive council of lagos State meeting presided over by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode. In the pictures, we have the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi...
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