Category Archives: Government News

KEEP OFF THE ROADS OR RISK SHUT DOWN, LAGOS WARNS TRADERS

…Gives Agbado Oke-Odo Market Leaders Seven-Day Ultimatum   The Lagos State Government on Wednesday warned traders in the habit of displaying their wares on the road for sale beyond the confines of the market thereby causing traffic gridlock and other environmental nuisance to desist henceforth otherwise markets where such illegal activities are perpetrated would be shut down till further notice.   The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, who handed...
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LAGOS APPEALS VERDICT DIRECTING RESETTLEMENT OF OTODO GBAME COMMUNITY

…says illegal structures demolished after residents flouted court order The Lagos State Government has asked the Court of Appeal to set aside the judgment of a Lagos High Court in Igbosere which faulted the demolition of illegal structures in Otodo Gbame Community and ordered the resettlement of displaced persons in the area. The State Government, in a Notice of Appeal dated June 22, 2017, filed before the...
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EVACUATION OF ABANDONED VEHICLES ON LAGOS ROADS

In furtherance of its spirited effort to make Lagos State cleaner, healthier and more liveable, the Lagos State Government has established a special taskforce for the removal of abandoned and disused vehicles and tricycles littering the State. Similarly, the State Government has appointed vehicular scrap collection agent in line with Section 56 sub-section (1) of the Lagos State Harmonised Environmental Law, 2017 whose activity will commence...
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LASG, BASF SIGN MoU ON MOBILE SCIENCE ACADEMY

The Lagos State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BASF West Africa to formalise their mutual commitment to the establishment of a Mobile Science Academy to conduct research and promote innovation in the science education sector of the State.   Speaking at the signing of the MoU ceremony, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the need for the Mobile Academy became imperative to achieve the vision...
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