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Govt wants to make Lagos roads kinder to walkers and cyclists

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Kikomeko Jackson/The City Fix. In picture above: Cyclists in Kampala, Uganda, during COVID-19 lockdowns. Photo by Kikomeko Jackson/The City Fix The Lagos State Government wants to make Lagos roads friendlier to pedestrians and cyclists. Towards this end, it has inaugurated a Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) Committee to drive the existing Non-Motorised Transport Policy (NMTP) Read More…

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LASG partners Del-York Academy to boost creative sector in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN, LASG. In picture above: Lagos State Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf with the President of DelYork Academy, Mr Linus Idahosa (NAN) Lagos State Government says it is committed to providing cutting-edge opportunities to practitioners in the creative sector to engender global competitiveness. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the remarks Read More…

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Fourth Mainland Bridge contract award December – Lagos Govt

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: NLE works, NAN Photo. In picture above: CONCEPT DRAWING: The Fourth Mainland Bridge in conjunction with existing road networks would establish a primary ring road around Lagos. This ring road will provide alternative traffic routes from Lekki to Ikorodu, Ikeja to Ajah, relieving the 3rd Mainland bridge of its overstretched capacity. Credit: NLE Read More…

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As the Jide Sanwo-Olu-led govt marks 2nd year, #AGreaterLagos looms large, closer than imagined

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: CRCC, LASG. Lagos SmartCity is smack on course with 3,000 km of fibre-optic cables being laid, 6,000 km when done How far has Governor Babajide Sanwoolu gone on his journey toward A Greater Lagos? This is the main question that will be answered as the administration begins to mark its second year anniversary Read More…

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Lagos Govt warns residents against using land grabbers to settle scores

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, warned residents with land disputes against resorting to self-help by contracting land grabbers to perpetrate violence. The State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, gave the warning at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the State government in Ikorodu with the theme: “Land Grabbers, Read More…

COVID19 Health Top Story

Lagos govt claims COVID-19 vaccination success

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: WHO/OCHEMBA C, BBC. The Lagos State Government has noted that the COVID vaccination exercise that commenced five days ago was successful with an impressive and encouraging turnout of residents. A release signed by the Director of Public Affairs in the Ministry of Health, Mr. Tunbosun Ogunbanwo, clarified that the vaccination takes place on Read More…

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Naomi Campbell, Lagos, partner on Badagry Tourism

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Forbes Africa, LASG. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has expressed the readiness of the State Government to collaborate with the private sector to revamp the tourism sites in Badagry and develop them to international standard. Bonu disclosed this during the visit of Naomi Campbell, Read More…

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Lagos govt, key stakeholders agree on new e-call up system for truck operations

Reading Time: 2 minutes In continuation of efforts to finding a solution to the maritime sector activities that have plagued Apapa and its environs with daily traffic gridlock, the Lagos State Government, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Nigeria Police Force (NPF), and Truck Transit Park (TTP) have reached a resolution on the strategy to be adopted for the new e-call Read More…

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Lagos partners Ebony Life to host “Eko Culture Series”

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture, in collaboration with Ebony Life Place, has started a monthly series on Tourism, Arts, Creativity, Hospitality and Cultural events, tagged “EKO CULTURE SERIES”, as a way of promoting the rich diversity of what Lagos represents to both local and international communities as well as tourists. The Read More…

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LASG urges residents to obey traffic rules and regulations

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has urged citizens of the state to obey traffic rules and regulations in 2021 for efficient traffic management and transportation. The Special Adviser to the governor of Lagos State on Transportation, Hon. Oluwatoyin Fayinka, said this in a statement in Lagos on Wednesday. Fayinka stated that the challenges encountered in the Read More…