Sep 12, 2014 - Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, SAN, Friday expressed the commitment of his administration to the establishment of more malls and shopping complexes across the State saying it will create a major demand pool for the supply of goods by manufacturing companies which would in turn create more jobs for the unemployed.
Governor Fashola, who spoke at the Lagos House, Ikeja, while hosting the Global Chief Executive Officer of Unilever, Mr. Paul Polman, said the malls and shopping complexes represent the reawakening of the retail end of the Unilever business which flourished in the State and Nigeria in the 1970s. The Governor, who stated that the story of Unilever was the story of Nigeria, recalled that all of... Read More
The Lagos State Government Wednesday distributed compensation cheques to property owners whose properties were affected by the planned expansion of the Lagos – Badagry Expressway.
The compensation which is coming as work is about to commence on the first phase of the contract was made to ten claimants comprising both individuals and organizations who, according to the Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Oyekan, constitute the first segment of the claimants to be compensated by the Government. They include Messrs Paache Steel Limited, Chief V.O. Aro, Engineer... Read More
Aug 20 - Today, we gather to commemorate history. A history that started 65 years and 25 days ago. On that day, July 26, Ayotunde Adeyoola, a little girl, came into the world. 3 (Three) years later, she was followed by Funmilayo, both of them gifts of God to Mr. James Oladipo Williams, who later became Hon. Justice James Oladipo Williams. In February 1994, Ayo became... More Speeches
Sep 11 - Global acknowledgement of the sterling leadership shown by the Lagos State Government and Governor Babatunde Fashola, SAN in the contain-ment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) in the country came from no less a body than the World Health Organi-sation (WHO) on Thursday. Speaking during a courtesy call on the... Read More
Sep 14 - Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, Sunday joined other eminent Nigerians to mourn the passage of Civil War hero, Brigadier-General Benjamin Adekunle, describing him as a true patriot who stood up to be counted for the unity of the country. Brig-Gen. Adekunle, a.k.a. "Black Scorpion", who played a prominent role in Nigeria's 30-month... Read More