Tag Archives: Lagos State Government

Otodo Gbame Residents Protest Forced Evictions Around Third Mainland Bridge

Residents of Otodo Gbame waterfront community who were forced out of their homes by the Lagos State Government were seen on Tuesday protesting. They took to the lagoon around the Third Mainland Bridge in boats to protest their eviction from their homes. The protesters are mourning the over 13 lives lost during the evictions See…

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Lagos State Declares Thursday, March 29th Work-Free Day

Lagos State Government has officially declared Thursday, March 29 as a Work-Free day. A statement released on Lagos state official Twitter page disclosed that this will enable Lagosians to come out to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari who is on a historic two-day visit to Lagos State. The statement urged residents to adhere to the security guidance earlier announced to…

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Olusosun Fire: Lagos Government Asks Residents To Relocate

The Lagos State Government has asked that residents of Olusosun, Ojota, relocate to avoid health hazards, Punch reports. The order is in relation to the Olusosun dump which went up in flames last Wednesday, and has been on fire since then. Director-General, Lagos State Safety’s Commission, Hakeem Dickson, said this during a press conference on ‘Vision Zero’ in Ikeja.…

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Retaliation! Davido Threatens To Publish The Names Of His Debtors

Days after being accused of evading tax, popular musician Davido threatens to publish names of his debtors, as he calls for the release of his imprisoned aide Kayode. The Singer who has been in loggerheads with Lagos State Government bodies lately disclosed that some government officials are part of those owning him. Davido through snapchat…

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Tax Evasion! Lagos State Government Files Lawsuit Against Davido & AY Makun

The Lagos State Government has reportedly filed a lawsuit against two Nigerian entertainers, singer Davido and Comedian AY Makun for tax invasion. According to Punch, the two entertainers have had a long-running battle with the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) over alleged tax evasion. Davido was reportedly charged before a Lagos High Court in July…

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Lagos State Unveils Statue In Honour Of Fela

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a statue – Liberation Statue – in honour of late afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The Liberation Statue has been erected at Allen Avenue round-about, Ikeja. Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, speaking at the event, described Fela as one who fought for the liberation of his people. Fela is rooted in the evolution of…

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Lagos State Unveils 20 Feet Statue Of Obafemi Awolowo

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a 20-foot-tall statue of former Premier of Western Region Obafemi Awolowo in Ikeja. Speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the state is in support of the All Progressives Congress‘s (APC) position in the restructuring and devolution of powers in Nigeria. He said Awolowo, during his time, had charged leaders to embrace true…

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LASG Declares Two-Night Restriction Of Vehicular Movement On Ikorodu Road

Lagos State Government through the Permanent Secretary, Works and Infrastructure, Olujimi Hotonu announced a two-night restriction of vehicular movement on Ikorodu road to enable works on the dilapidated steel footbridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop. The restrictions will be active on September 23 between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m and September 24 between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m.…

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Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos to Begin Sale of Lake Rice Today

In preparation for the Eid-El-Kabir, the Lagos State government will begin sale of Lake Rice today at designated centres. Commissioner for Agriculture Oluwatoyin Suarau, who announced this yesterday at Alausa in Ikeja, said Governor Akinwumi Ambode approved some centres for distribution and sale of the rice. The centres, he said, include the 57 local government…

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