Governor Ambode Woos Investors At Water Transport Roundtable

…Says Sector Remains Critical To Solving Traffic Congestion …As Lagos Seals Partnership With Multi-National Consortium To Clean-Up Waterways   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday expressed the commitment of his administration to provide critical infrastructure and enabling environment for investors to participate in the ongoing efforts to rev up water transportation, saying the […]

We’ll Begin Transformation Of Maracana Stadium, Ajegunle To Multi-Purpose Sports Centre Soon

…Says New Facility’ll Have Volleyball, Tennis Courts, Swimming Pool, Others …Moves To Rehabilitate Roads, Drainage Channel To Address Flooding   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening visited the popular Maracana football stadium in Ajegunle, assuring that the plan to transform the facility to a world class multi-purpose sports complex, that would help […]

Reconstruction Of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway Begins In Two Weeks

…As LASG Shuts Down Illegal Terminal In Ajegunle …Directs Removal Of Trucks From Area Within 24 Hours …VP, Gov Meet Stakeholders, Resolve To Find Permanent Solution To Gridlock   Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday assured that the anticipated reconstruction of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks as part […]

Community Policing, Strong Intelligence Way To Solve Nigeria’s Security Challenges

…Says Nigeria Stands To Benefit From Lagos Model Of Fighting Crime …Delivers Lecture At Institute For Security Studies In Abuja   Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday said the fight against crime and all forms of criminality in Nigeria can only be better enhanced if concerted efforts are geared toward embracing community policing […]

“Cultural Values, National Security And Challenges Of Contemporary Governance: Perspectives From Lagos State Experience” – A Lecture Delivered By His Excellency, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, At The The Institute For Security Studies

Let me begin by commending the State Security Service (“SSS”) for its notable and distinguished history of promoting, ensuring and maintaining the security of Nigeria through the gathering of domestic intelligence and the offering of invaluable security advisory support for governments at both the Federal and State levels. Indeed, since its establishment in June, 1986 […]

Apapa Gridlock: Lagos Suspends Approval For Development Of Tank Farms

…Issues 30-Day Ultimatum To Tank Farms Without Adequate Loading Bay …DPR To Ensure Compliance By Owners Of Tank Farms …As Joint Security Task Force Extend Work By One Month To Restore Sanity The Lagos State Government on Monday announced the suspension of approval for development of tank farms in Apapa as part of its renewed […]

Airport Road: Contractor Speeds Up Work, Acquires New Recycler Machine

…As Ambode Inspects Oshodi-Abule-Egba BRT Corridor, Ojokoro Road Network … Appeals For Residents’ Patience, Support For Ongoing Projects Across State   The contractor handling the construction of 10-lane Oshodi-Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road, Messrs Hi-tech Construction Company has acquired a new Wirtgen WR 250 Recycler machine to speed up work on the construction work, with […]

Governor Ambode Hosts 11-Year-Old Hyperrealist Artist, Promises Him Educational Support

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode hosted an 11-year-old hyperrealist artist, Kareem Waris Olamilekan, who drew a stunning portrait of French President, Emmanuel Macron in just two hours on the spot during the President’s visit to the new Afrika Shrine in Lagos. Governor Ambode, who hosted the artist alongside his parents, teachers and instructor, promised […]