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Lagos to roll out new commercial buses in six months, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has said that the first set of 5000 brand new buses under the Bus Reform Initiative would be flagged off within the next six months. Ambode, who spoke when students of Harvard Kennedy School of Government, United States of America, paid him a courtesy on Thursday said that his administration was working round the clock to ...

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Empowerment, key to economic prosperity in Lagos, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has his administration has successfully empowered over 4000 small and medium scale businesses in the last two years as a means to boost the economy of the state. Ambode, who spoke when he received a delegation from Legatum Center for Development and Entrepreneurship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on a courtesy visit at the ...

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Our 3000mw power generation on course, says Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that his administration has embarked on power reform aimed at generating 3000MW of power within the next few years. Speaking in Lagos on Monday, the governor added that the initiative, which is on course, would go a long way in scaling up the State’s economy and make life more comfortable for the ...

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I am amazed at Osun’s development under Aregbesola, says Ambode

The governor of Lagos, Mr Akinwumi Ambode, on Thursday said he was amazed at the pace of development taking place in Osun despite its very meagre resources. He said his administration would do everything possible to support Governor Rauf Aregbesola of Osun at ensuring the success of his government. This was even as the two governors renewed the calls for ...

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I am committed to making pipe-borne water available in Lagos, says Ambode

By Maxwell Adeleye Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said his administration remains committed to bridging the daily deficit of potable water in the State without inflicting tax burden on the people, just as he revealed that huge investments have been made in the sector in the last 23 months.

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Lagos needs $30b for infrastructure development in five years, says Ambode

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that the state would require at least $30billion to adequately deliver on 30 most impactful infrastructural projects over the next five years.

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We’ll use arts, entertainment to boost Lagos economy, says Ambode

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has stated that his administration will continue to harness the massive potentials and creativity in arts and entertainment sector to boost the it’s economy but also to lead the drive to get the nation out of recession.

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Lagos needs 187, 500 new houses to reduce deficit, says Ambode

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday said there was the need for additional 187, 500 new houses in the next five years to reduce the housing deficit estimated at 2.5 million in the state. Ambode, who was represented by his Deputy, Dr Idiat Adebule, gave the figure at the 2016 World Habitat Day organised ...

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No room for domestic violence acts in Lagos, says Ambode

By Olaolu Oladipo, Lagos   Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has vowed that his administration would leave no stone unturned to ensure that all perpetrators of domestic violence are made to face the wrath of the law.   The governor made the vow on Thursday when he led a walk on tagged ‘All Male Walk against Sexual and Gender ...

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LASG will only get N60b of the N500b bond in 2016, says Ambode

By Joshua Olalekan, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has clarified that of the N500bn Bond approved by the State House of Assembly, only N60b would be accessed by the state this year. Reacting to comments generated by the move, the governor added that the bond was a pool fund that would span over a period of time and ...

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