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Lagos Aids Farmers to Boost Food Production

Lagos Aids Farmers to Boost Food Production

Agriculture, Business, Corporate Stories, Innovation
The Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, has reiterated the State Governments’ commitment to sustaining the support to farmers as part of efforts to boost food production in Lagos State. Ms. Olusanya spoke at the quarterly sensitisation programme for farmers in Epe Division of the State, adding that over the years the Lagos State Agricultural Inputs Supply Authority (LAISA) has been at the forefront of supplying farmers with high-quality inputs such as farm implements, agrochemicals and seedlings at affordable prices. The Commissioner, represented at the event by the General Manager of LAISA, Mr. Bolaji Balogun, said the present administration has established eight farm service centres in different divisions of the State to give farmers access to quality ag...
US Consulate Donates Broadcast Equipment to Radio Lagos/EKO FM

US Consulate Donates Broadcast Equipment to Radio Lagos/EKO FM

Business, Economy, Innovation
·        Sponsors Training on Identifying Fake News The United States Consulate General in Lagos has presented a set of broadcast equipment to Radio Lagos/Eko FM to promote media literacy, ensure fact-checking and counter misinformation in News and Programmes' productions. Speaking at the opening of the two-day training titled “Project Fact Check Nigeria”, organised by the West Africa Broadcast and Media Academy (WABMA) and supported by the United States Consulate General, Lagos, its Public Affairs Officer, Mr. Stephen Ibelli, said the initiative was to promote media literacy and help radio stations to conduct a full-fledged fact-checking in order to fight fake news in Nigeria. Ibelli&n...
LASG Holds Workshop on Business Policies to Promote MSMEs

LASG Holds Workshop on Business Policies to Promote MSMEs

Business, Economy, Innovation
As part of the commitment to promote sustainable and globally-competitive enterprises, the Lagos State Office of Sustainable Development Goals and Investment has organised a workshop to conduct the mapping and analysis of laws, policies and instructions for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) development and employment promotion in Lagos State. The initiative, which is a collaborative effort with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), was designed to identify areas of policy deficiencies and encumbrances in the operation of MSMEs in Lagos State. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Sustainable Development Goals and Investment, Mrs. Solape Hammond, disclosed that ‪the potentials in the MSMEs sector in terms of wealth creation and employment generatio...
LASG Unfolds Plan to Introduce Buses, Ferries For Tourism

LASG Unfolds Plan to Introduce Buses, Ferries For Tourism

Business, Economy, Innovation
As part of efforts to offer residents and visitors the opportunity to explore tourism in Lagos, the State will soon introduce buses and ferries services for tourism.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Akinbile-Yusuff spoke about the initiative at the just-concluded 17th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos, saying that various opportunities will be unveiled to enhance tourism activities befitting a megacity. She said the new tour buses and ferry services would offer opportunities to interested individuals and groups who want to tour Lagos and savour its sights and sounds.  "When operational, visitors and residents are expected to buy a day travel card from any of the dedicated bus and ferry stations for this purpose and are free to e...
LASG Trains State Counsels on Efficient Service Delivery

LASG Trains State Counsels on Efficient Service Delivery

Economy, Innovation
The Lagos State Ministry of Justice, in collaboration with the Institute of Paralegal Services, has trained its State Counsels.Speaking at the commencement of the training held at the Adeyemi-Bero Auditorium, Secretariat, Alausa, the Honourable Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr. Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), said the programme was geared towards ensuring effective and efficient service delivery in the administration of justice in the State. Onigbanjo, represented by the Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Ms.Titilayo Shitta-Bey, appreciated the Institute of Paralegal Services for the laudable initiative, stating that the training would broaden the knowledge of the State Counsels as well as enhance their productivity. He, however, charged the S...
Sanwo-Olu Reaffirms Commitment to Retirees

Sanwo-Olu Reaffirms Commitment to Retirees

Business, Economy, Innovation
… Pays N1.5 Billion into Savings Accounts of 421 Pensioners The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has reaffirmed his commitment to continuously support and assist all retirees of the State Public Service. The Governor spoke at the 90th Mega Bond presentation ceremony held recently at Radio Lagos Marquee, Agidingbi, Ikeja, noting that the gesture will ensure retirees live a comfortable life after meritorious service to the State.  His words: “The State Government will continue to ensure that Public Service retirees do not only get what is statutorily due to them but will also continue to receive additional support and assistance that will add value to their lives in retirement. I will continue to run an open government of inclusion that will...
Women Benefit Free Nutrition Packs From LASG

Women Benefit Free Nutrition Packs From LASG

Corporate Stories, Innovation
No fewer than 1,000 vulnerable and indigent women residents will benefit from the Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation's Advocacy on healthy nutrition across the three Senatorial Districts of the State.  Speaking at the flag-off of the nutrition advocacy programme held at the Lagos City Centre, Sura, on Thursday, the Honourable Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), Mrs. Cecilia Bolaji Dada, disclosed that healthy nutrition is essential for mothers across the metropolis. She said: "The focus of this programme is to improve the nutritional status, reduce wastage, curb stunted growth, manage obesity or micronutrient deficiencies, as well as regulate indicators on health issues such as anthropometric status or biochemical indicators ...
Fight Against SGBV: Lagos First Lady Commends Judiciary

Fight Against SGBV: Lagos First Lady Commends Judiciary

Economy, Innovation
The wife of the Lagos State Governor, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, has commended Lagos State Judiciary for supporting the fight against Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), especially on the conviction of those found guilty in a bid to send a clear message to would-be perpetrators in society. Dr. Sanwo-Olu gave the commendation during an advocacy visit to the Office of the Lagos State Chief Judge, Hon. Justice Kazeem Alogba, at the Lagos High Court in Ikeja. She said the visit was part of her contribution to the ongoing global 16 Days of Activism against SGBV designed to eliminate violence against women and girls. The Governor's wife acknowledged the efforts of the leadership of the Judiciary, particularly Justice Alogba, in ensuring that the administration of justice has continued...
Days of Activism: Lagos Organizes Debate on Domestic, Sexual Violence Among Boys

Days of Activism: Lagos Organizes Debate on Domestic, Sexual Violence Among Boys

Economy, Innovation, News
In commemoration of the 16 Days of Activism for the elimination of violence against women and girls, the Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency (DSVA), in collaboration with the Kings Club Project, has organised a debate among male students on domestic and sexual violence at Oregun Junior and Senior High School, Kudirat Abiola Way, Oregun.In her opening remarks at the event which had in attendance Counsellors, Teachers and Students drawn from Education Districts II, IV, V and Lagos Mainland Primary School, the Executive Secretary of DSVA, Mrs. Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi highlighted the importance of engaging boys as a means of preventing domestic and sexual violence. She reiterated that the topic of the debate: “Domestic and Sexual Violence: Who is to Blame? The Perpetrator or th...
Lagos Celebrates International Volunteers Day

Lagos Celebrates International Volunteers Day

Business, Economy, Innovation
… Rewards 50 Outstanding Lagos State Volunteer Corps Members In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the International Day of Volunteers, the Lagos State Government has rewarded 50 outstanding members of the Lagos State Volunteer Corps (LSVC) with cash gifts for their remarkable services towards the attainment of Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Speaking at a retreat organised by the Office of Sustainable Development Goals and Investment, in conjunction with UN Volunteers in Nigeria, to mark 50 years of UN Volunteers activities across the globe, the Special Adviser to the Governor on SDG, Mrs. Solape Hammond said that the State government was inspired by the profound contributions of the volunteers towards building a better future. Speaking about the initiative, the Speci...

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