Author: Moses Adeniyi

The All Progressives Congress has refuted Senator Mohammed Ndume’s claims that President Bola Tinubu has been “caged.” The party criticized Ndume for his remarks, stating that he has platforms like the National Assembly to address national issues. Ndume praised Tinubu’s achievements but expressed frustration over his inability to access the President. The APC spokesperson highlighted President Tinubu’s commitments to economic development, food security, and social welfare initiatives. The party urged Ndume to focus on constructive actions instead of seeking attention through media posturing. As the country strives for national transformation, every individual must contribute positively for the betterment of the…

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The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), is taking steps to eliminate bureaucratic obstacles hindering ease of doing business in the state. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu highlighted the state’s economic growth from N27 trillion to N41 trillion, attributing it to efforts to improve the business environment. Sanwo-Olu emphasized the importance of creating a conducive environment for businesses to thrive, with a focus on simplifying regulatory processes, improving infrastructure, and leveraging technology. The government’s goal is to minimize bureaucratic hurdles and provide a seamless experience for all businesses operating in Lagos. The Lagos Corporate Assembly…

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The Lagos State Government has introduced a 24-hour Customer Service Centre to enhance the operations of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA). This initiative, spearheaded by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa, aims to improve communication between the public and LASTMA, streamline traffic operations, and enhance the overall driving experience in Lagos State. The Customer Service Centre, located at the LASTMA headquarters, offers dedicated toll-free hotlines, a walk-in complaint center, a website, a whistleblower app, and a new department of statistics, research, and data. Motorists can use the toll-free hotlines to report incidents, request assistance,…

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Revamping Real Estate Practices in Nigeria: A Call for Reform The Lagos State Real Estate Regulatory Authority and Female Lawyers in Real Estate Practice recently united to advocate for reforms in statutory provisions to improve the regulatory framework for real estate practices in Nigeria. At the FELIREP conference themed “The Missing Gap,” stakeholders emphasized the need for updated laws and regulations to address critical issues in the industry. Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Housing, Barakat Odunuga-Bakare, highlighted the government’s role in modernizing real estate laws to meet current demands. She stressed the importance of transparency, fairness, and…

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Heavy rains and subsequent flooding have forced schools in White Sand Estate, Isheri-Osun in Lagos State to close, leaving many residents trapped in their flooded homes. The severe flooding in the area has disrupted activities, prompting one school to advise students to stay home for their safety. The Public Relations Officer of the area CDC expressed frustration over the recurring issue, pointing out the lack of adequate drainage systems and maintenance in White Sand Estate. Residents, including John Adewale, have called on the Lagos State Government to urgently address the problem to prevent yearly nightmares of flooded homes. Photos and…

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A former minister of works and housing, Senator Adeseye Ogunlewe, emphasized the need for continued improvement in the education sector in Lagos despite some progress. Speaking at the foundation laying of a 100-student capacity hostel at Lagos State Civil Service Model College, Igbogbo, Ogunlewe highlighted the necessity for the government to provide free textbooks, exercise books, and writing materials to every student. Ogunlewe stressed that basic education should be a governmental responsibility and suggested that distributing essential learning materials would enhance educational standards and decrease the number of out-of-school children. Additionally, he called for the promotion of school farming to…

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Lagos State Government Commitment to Infrastructure Projects The Lagos State Government is dedicated to completing ongoing road and bridge infrastructure projects across the state, ensuring a better future for residents. Cabinet members, including Special Adviser Olufemi Daramola and Commissioner Gbenga Omotoso, reaffirmed this commitment during a recent tour of key projects. Projects visited included the Abiola-Onijemo Link Road, Ikeja Urban Regeneration Project, Opebi Mende-Link Bridge, Arowojobe Link Bridge, Agidi Demurin, and Church Street Network. Officials also inspected progress at Saint Finbarrs Road and Abule Okuta-Soluyi. The officials expressed satisfaction with the quality and pace of work, commending contractors for their…

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