Stop Rejecting Gunshot Victims, Lagos Police Warn Doctors

Stop Rejecting Gunshot Victims, Lagos Police Warn Doctors

The Lagos State Police Command on Wednesday warned hospitals and doctors to henceforth desist from rejecting gunshot victims, saying such act constitutes a flagrant violation of an existing law. Reacting to a media report on the refusal of a hospital to treat a victim who was shot and wounded by armed robbers, the police said it must be noted that doctors who do so are criminally liable on account of the provision of the Compulsory…

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Photos; Buhari Commissions Ikeja Bus Terminal

Photos; Buhari Commissions Ikeja Bus Terminal

President Muhammadu Buhari has officially commissioned the Ikeja Bus Terminal. The Ikeja Bus Terminal is among projects by the state government to be commissioned by the President in the course of his two-day visit to Lagos. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode who announced the commissioning on his social media page wrote: The Ikeja Bus Terminal was officially commissioned by President Muhammadu Buhari. The Terminal is one of our flagship transport infrastructure under the State Bus Reform Initiative….

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Lagosians Lament High Transport Fare As Buhari Visits Lagos

Lagosians Lament High Transport Fare As Buhari Visits Lagos

A driver revealed that commuters are stuck in the traffic following the road diversion order being implemented by the traffic regulation agencies in the state. It has been gathered that transporters within Lagos have increased transport far to major parts of the city ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the state. Also according to Premium Times, transport fare to some parts of the state increased to about 100 percent. At the Alakuko-Tollgate end of the state,…

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Lagos Partners Fashion School On Enterprise Development

Lagos Partners Fashion School On Enterprise Development

The Lagos State Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment in collaboration with Betti-O School of Fashion, an affiliate of ‘Ruff n Tumble’ has organised a six-month intensive training, tagged: “Sustainability Enterprise Development Programme” on Fashion Designing and Garmenting for unemployed youths in the State. The Commissioner for the Ministry of Wealth Creation and Employment, Pharmacist (Mrs.) Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, who disclosed this today at the opening ceremony for trainees on fashion design and garments at GRA,…

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Ambode Signs N1.046tr Y2018 Budget Into Law

Ambode Signs N1.046tr Y2018 Budget Into Law

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday signed the 2018 Appropriation Bill of the State into law with a total budget size of N1,046,121,181,680.00. The total budget size comprises of N347, 038, 938, 872.00 to be funded from the Consolidated Revenue Fund, and N699, 082, 242,808.00 from the Development Fund for both capital and recurrent expenditure for the year ending 31st December, 2018. The Governor also signed two critical bills into law. They are…

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Lagos To Deliver 472 Units Ilubirin Housing Scheme Next Year

Lagos To Deliver 472 Units Ilubirin Housing Scheme Next Year

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said that the ongoing construction of the Ilubirin Housing Scheme would be completed before the end of the year while it would go on sale to members of the public from the first quarter of 2019. The Government, in a statement signed by the Commissioner for Housing, Mr. Gbolahan Lawal, said the development of the scheme, would be built in seven phases starting with the completion of the existing…

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Lagos Has Capacity To Host FIFA Tournaments- Ambode

Lagos Has Capacity To Host FIFA Tournaments- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday evening said that the State has the capacity to host international football tournaments and use sports as a tool to showcase its rich tourism, hospitality and entertainment culture. Governor Ambode, who spoke when he received the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino and his team on a courtesy visit to the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, said the population, soccer enthusiasm and…

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RSW : Ambode Okays N30,000 Monthly Stipends For 1,000 Interns

RSW : Ambode Okays N30,000 Monthly Stipends For 1,000 Interns

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the payment of N30,000 as monthly stipends to Ready.Set.Work (RSW) interns who have been placed in various organizations for six-month paid internships. The Governor also approved N8million in seed funding for the top five winners of the RSW Business Pitch Competition, whose businesses will be placed in incubation, while the beneficiaries will commence their internships and incubation, respectively, on March 1st, 2018. Special Adviser to the Governor…

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RRS Mobile Camera Nabs 4 Suspects In Oshodi

RRS Mobile Camera Nabs 4 Suspects In Oshodi

One of the three mobile CCTV camera procured by the Lagos State Government for RRS has assisted the police in arresting two suspected phone thieves and two fraudsters in Oshodi. The four suspects were caught on the footage of the mobile CCTV camera stationed in Oshodi to assist the officers of Rapid Response Squad in their surveillance activities in the area. The suspects, Jelili Ganiu (19), Samson Owolabi (23), Segun Lawoye (47) an ex-convict and…

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Governor Ambode Flags Off Land Use Charge Payment in Lagos

Governor Ambode Flags Off Land Use Charge Payment in Lagos

The Lagos State Government, on Monday, February 19, 2018, flagged off the electronic payment of Land Use Charge in the state, thereby ushering in the phase-out of cash payment in revenue collection, effective from March 1, 2018. During the formal introduction of the e-payment platform of Land Use Charge held on Monday, Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode became the first homeowner in the state to pay his tax into the newly-opened Land…

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Revealed! Ojota’s Monarch Lives In Rented Apartment With Eight Co-tenants (Video)

Revealed! Ojota’s Monarch Lives In Rented Apartment With Eight Co-tenants (Video)

For the first time in its history, a Yoruba monarch is seen living in a rented apartment. Contrary to established facts of Yoruba culture that a King is a custodian of land, Olojota of Ojota, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Jimoh Adewale has got his Palace situated in a rented apartment of eight blocks of flats, located on the sprawling Aina Street, Ojota, Lagos. According to reports, the palace with a small office at the gate…

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Yemi Idowu Denies Deal With LASG On Transport

Yemi Idowu Denies Deal With LASG On Transport

Real estate investor, Mr Yemi Idowu has refuted claims that he is a beneficiary of-of a Lagos State contract to supply buses. According to a statement by Tayo Adesokan, a media aide to Yemi Idowu, the news making the rounds on social media has been described as “untrue and unsubstantiated.” He also added that Mr. Yemi Idowu was also not involved in any transaction with the state government personally or on behalf of the company….

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