Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Tasks Structural Engineers on Professionalism

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday reiterated the commitment of his administration to stem the tide of collapsed buildings in the state, saying that it would not compromise on the safety of lives and property of Lagosians. The Governor who spoke when he received the President of Nigerian Institute of Structural Engineers (NISE), […]

Nigerian Leaders Must Take Tough Decisions And Look Inward To Grow the Economy

In line with engaging all Nigerians in reviving the economy, Vantage Press Limited, the Publishers of The Nation Newspaper, organized its first National Forum on the Economy with the theme: “National Economy, The Way Forward” on Thursday, 7th April 2016. At the epoch making event, which had the Vice President of the Federal Republic of […]

Address Delivered By His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State at The Nation 1st National Forum on The Economy at Lagos Airport Hotel, Ikeja on Thursday 7th April, 2016

I sincerely appreciate this initiative of the Management of The Nation Newspapers in organizing the maiden edition of National Forum on the Economy – with the theme: “National Economy, The Way Forward”. Despite boasting the biggest economy in Africa, Nigeria’s economy remains largely undiversified with crude oil sales accounting for over 90% of total revenue. […]

Fuel Scarcity: Lagos Bans Indiscriminate Queues At Petrol Stations

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it would no longer allow indiscriminate parking of vehicles on the road networks across the state on the basis of queuing up for Premium Motor Spirit otherwise known as  fuel, just as it threatened to sanction any erring filling stations and motorists who flout the directive. Rising from […]

Fuel, Power Shortage: Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Appeals to Lagosians

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has appealed to Lagosians to bear with the government over the lingering shortage of fuel and power across the state. In a statement issued on Wednesday by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the Governor said Lagos State consumes more than 40 per cent of […]

S’west APC Leaders Resolve Differences, Pledge To Move Nigeria Forward

The Leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in South West, Nigeria met in Lagos on Sunday where they restated their commitment to work together to move the country and particularly the region forward. Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who spoke to journalists shortly after the meeting held at the Ikoyi residence of former […]

Deploy Technology to Attain Global Standard, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode Tasks Lagos TV

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday re-launched the Lagos Weekend Television (LWT) to provide 50 hours non-stop telecast, just as he charged the management of Lagos Television (LTV) to tap into technological advancement in the media industry to better serve the public and attain global standard. The Governor, while unveiling the new LWT […]

Lagos State to Partner With Namibian Investors on Livestock Processing

On the back of the recent landmark agricultural agreement with Kebbi State, Lagos State has moved its agricultural alliances outside the country. Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, who was the Special Guest of the Namibian President, Dr. Hage Geingob, met with various investors in Namibia during an official visit to the country. The Lagos State delegation went […]

Lagos Pledges Continious Support To Security Agencies

The Lagos State Government has assured the Nigeria Police and other security agencies of its maximum support towards ensuring the safety of lives and property of residents in the state. Executive Secretary of the Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdulrazaq Balogun gave the assurance at the presentation of a brand new Hilux vehicle […]