Lagos State Government Approves N15.5 Million For Varsity Entrepreneurs

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the sum of N15.5million as seed funding and grants for final year students enrolled in the Ready.Set.Work (RSW) program. Ready.Set.Work is an entrepreneurship and employability training program for final year students of tertiary institutions in Lagos State, aimed at preparing them for economic productivity as value-creating employees […]

Lagos State Is Ready To Propagate Brand Awareness

The Lagos State Government has announced its readiness to publicise “Brand Lagos” as the State continues to record successes in infrastructural development, investment drive and promotion of Arts and Culture. Consequently, the State will expand on its promotion of the State’s tourism brand next weekend with a three-day programme tagged “Love Lagos Weekend” holding between […]

Intelligence Sharing Is Critical In Tackling Kidnapping And Other Crimes

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday harped on the need for all security agencies in the country to scale up intelligence gathering and information sharing to ensure effective protection of lives and property. Governor Ambode also called for synergy in analysing opportunities and threats to national security, as well as the most effective […]

Lagos State, FG Partner on Affordable Housing for Federal and State Civil Servants

The Lagos State Government and the Office of the Head of Service of the Federation on Thursday commenced talks on partnership for the massive provision of affordable housing for Federal and State civil servants to address housing deficit especially for workers in the State. Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, who disclosed […]

Tree Planting, Most Reliable Means To Combat Global Warming, Flooding-Governor Akinwunmi Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday cautioned residents of the State to desist from indiscriminate and uncontrolled felling of trees, just as he harped on the benefits of tree planting to healthy environment. Speaking at the 2016 Annual Tree Planting Day organized by the Lagos State Parks and Gardens Agency (LASPARK) at Ikosi […]

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 […]

Address Delivered by The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on the Occasion of the Signing of Memorandum of Understanding Between Lagos and Kebbi States on the Development of Commodity Value Chains Held On 23rd March, 2016

We are gathered here today to formalize an agreement between Lagos State and Kebbi state to enter into a partnership for food processing, production and distribution. Both states are embarking on a Joint Venture to feed our people, establish commercial enterprises, create employment and wealth distribution for the benefit of both states and the nation […]

Lagos State Government Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Kebbi State on Rice Cultivation

On Wednesday 23rd of March 2016, the Lagos State government signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kebbi State on the development of commodity value chains. The commodities include Rice, Wheat, Groundnut, Onions, Maize, Sorghum and beef. At the signing of the MoU, which was well attended by top government officials from both states, including royal […]