News from States

Ambode set to inject 800 to BRT scheme, assures on ease of commuting in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has launched the Intelligence Transport System (ITS), the e-ticketing for commuters using the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in the state. The launching took place on Thursday when he also performed the official launch of the Ojota Depot of the scheme as well as the new complex for the Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority known as ...

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Ambode sets up committee on oil producing area relations

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has inaugurated a 45-member committee on Oil Producing Areas Community Relations in Badagry area of the state. Ambode said the inauguration of the committee was aimed at preventing face-off between investors and host communities of oil producing areas often experienced in the country. The inauguration comes after the state has officially joined the League ...

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Oyo assembly extends tenure of LG & LCDAs chairmen

The Oyo State House of Assembly has extended tenure of Local Government and Local Council Development Areas in Oyo State for another four months. The extension followed a letter received from the executive arm of government requesting the extension of the tenure of the said Caretaker Chairmen having expired today. The House equally received another letter from the executive for ...

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Ambode lauds Lagos civil servant for service delivery

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has commended civil servants in the state for contributing to the success that have been recorded by his administration in the last two and a half years in office, saying the feats would have been impossible without the support of civil servants. Speaking at the State Executive Chambers in Alausa, Ikeja while swearing-in five ...

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Ambode appoints Adesoye as Lagos new HoS

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has approved the appointment of Mrs. Folasade Sidikatu Adesoye as the 20th Head of Service (HOS) in the State. A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Mr. Habib Aruna, said Adesoye’s appointment, will take effect on November 11, 2017, following the statutory retirement of the outgoing HOS, Mrs. Olabowale Ademola on November 10, 2017. ...

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Kogi youths reply Senate: Stop playing politics with plights of workers

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Kogi chapter, on Thursday accused the Senate of playing politics with the fate of unpaid civil servants in the state. A statement by the NYCN Chairman, Mr Oladele Nihi on Thursday in Lokoja, said the council was deeply concerned over the purported donation of 1, 260 bags of rice to civil servants in ...

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Governors praise women’s virtue as nation builders  at Lagos conference

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode and his counterparts from Akwa Ibom, Udom Emmanuel; Edo, Godwin Obaseki; Bayelsa; Seriaki Dickson and Ekiti, Ayodele Fayoseon Tuesday commended the contributions of women to the society. They were unanimous in their belief that the role of women in nation building cannot be overemphasized. They spoke at the opening ceremony of the 17th National Women ...

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Lagos begins reconstruction works on Oshodi/Airport Road

By Mukaila Akodu, Lagos Lagos State Government has flagged off the reconstruction of a 10-lane Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next 15 months. Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Mr Adebowale Akinsanya, said at the ceremony that took place on Monday that the project was in line with the state government’s commitment to transform ...

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APC Supporters Celebrate Buhari’s Return in Ado-Ekiti

By Racheal Okporu Scores of supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday trooped out to the streets of Ado-Ekiti to celebrate the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after his 105 medical vacations in London. The party members which included artisans and commercial motorcyclists marched from the Oke Iyinmi to the APC secretariat chanting various songs

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Osun free train carry passengers to Osogbo

Indigenes and non-indigenes of Osun boarding the free train ride provided by Governor Aregbesola’s administration for the celebration of Eid-il-Fitr, at Iddo Terminus of railway corporation, Lagos State on Saturday 24-06-2017

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