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Contractors working hard to complete Onikan stadium in December

Onikan stadium to be completed in December

Expectations are high that the redevelopment of the Onikan stadium, Lagos would be completed by December 2018 as the contractor has fully mobilised to site to intensify the rebuilding process. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had last year approved the rehabilitation and upgrade of the 5,000 capacity sports facility to meet the expectations of a 21st century infrastructure suitable ...

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Ambode promises to compensate owners of demolished buildings

Ambode promises to compensate demolished buildings owners

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, yesterday pledged to pay compensations to owners of demolished buildings to facilitate construction. The governor, who spoke at the 10th Quarterly Town Hall meeting, said he would begin the payment in the next four weeks. He added that henceforth, such displaced persons would be relocated before construction begins. He disclosed that his government would ...

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Ambode sacks three commissioners and appoints five new ones

Commissioners sacked-Ambode appoints new ones

Three commissioners were sacked on Thursday as Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode reshuffled his major cabinet and appoints five new ones. Akinwunmi Ambode In a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, the three affected cabinet members are Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, Mr. Femi Odubiyi and Mr. Anifowoshe Abiola. The newly appointed cabinet members include Mr. Hakeem ...

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Governor Akinwunmi Ambode unveils Safety Arena

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode unveils safety arena

On Tuesday, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode unveiled a world class safety arena to effectively tackle problem of emergency management in the state. The Safety Arena housed all emergency government agencies and security agencies like Taskforce, LASEMA, Fire Services, among others. While speaking at the event, he said Lagos was currently grappling with the challenges of huge population like most mega city-states ...

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Agege flyover: Ambode announces date of completion, promises to compensate property owners

Agege flyover completion date announced

AGEGE—GOVERNOR Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has said that owners of property demolished for the 1.4 Kilometer Agege Flyover would be adequately compensated, even as he disclosed that the project would be completed in November. Ambode, however, assured residents that the closure of Agege Pen Cinema road, beginning from tomorrow, would not cripple commercial activities around the axis. The governor, ...

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Court Frees Ajiwe Community From Olumegbon’s Overlordship

Ajiwe community

The High Court of Lagos State on December 21, 2017, liberated the Ajiwe community in Ajah in Eti-Osa Local Govt Area of Lagos State, from the Olumegbon Family’s claim of overlord. In a landmark judgment delivered by the Honourable Justice Ronke Harrison, the Court held that there was no basis in law, upon which Chief Olumegbon could claim to be ...

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Traditional Ruler Lauds Ambode For Opening Up Epe


A traditional ruler has commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State for providing modern infrastructure to the people of Eredo, Ikosi-Ejirin and Epe area of the state. Oba Babatunde Ogunlaja, the Aladeshonyin of Odo-Noforija Kingdom in Eredo Local Council Development Area told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that this would accelerate development in the area. “We appreciate him for ...

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Ambode approves regulation of encroached LASU land


Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the land regularization exercise for all the landed property owned by the Lagos State University (LASU) that have been encroached upon by illegal occupants. According to the state government, the level of encroachment to the LASU campus is about 80 per cent, a situation it observed was hindering the development of the ...

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FG Completes Handing Over Of Presidential Lodge, Marina To LASG

Presidential Lodge

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about twenty years after the journey to actualize it commenced. Speaking at the brief but impressive handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing in Abuja, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode ...

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Carnival: Lagos Plans 12-Hours Street Display Of Culture


The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would hold a 12-hours street carnival on the popular Oba Akran Avenue, Ikeja, on Dec.3, ahead of the Yuletide. The Special Adviser to Gov.Akinwunmi Ambode on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Adebimpe Akinsola, at a news conference in Alausa, said that the overall aim of the carnival was to boost the economy ...

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