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Don’t pay JSS 3 exam fees, LASG tells parents

The Lagos State Government on Thursday cautioned parents not to pay any fee or levy for the Junior Secondary School (JSS3) Basic Education Certificate Examination for students in the state. Mrs Adebunmi Adekanye, Permanent Secretary, Lagos State Ministry of Education, said this on Thursday in Alausa while reacting to alleged extortion from parents whose children […]
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LASG intensifies efforts, pulls down distressed buildings

Lagos State government on Sunday intensified demolition of distressed buildings in the state, pulling down a total of five on the Island, where a 3- storey building collapsed last Wednesday, living 20 people, majorly school pupils killed, while several others were injured. The state government had in the last three days pulled down a total […]
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LAGOS budget: Blame Assembly over delay — LASG

FOLLOWING the controversy that had trailed presentation of Lagos State 2019 proposed budget, the State Government, yesterday, said the activities at the State House of Assembly was responsible for the delay in presentation of 2019 Appropriation Bill.
The state Government also disclosed that the 2019 appropriation bill forwarded to the House was N852.317billion, a size lesser than N1.04 trillion approved for 2018 by N193.683 billion.
This came barely two days after Vanguard had published that the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, allegedly ended the tradition that had trailed budget presentation in the state.
In a statement, Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Olusegun Banjo, said that the Governor had perfected every steps to sustain the tradition on budget presentation but his efforts were rejected by the lawmakers who claimed they could not form a quorum for the activities to hold.
According to him, the 2019 Budget was already before the State House of Assembly and was intended to be read before the house on December 24, 2018.
Banjo explained that the Governor had sent verbal information to present the budget on eve of Christmas after the State Executive Council approval on December 19, 2018, but the ceremony was postponed as the House was on recess and thereby could not form a quorum.
The commissioner noted that to meet the traditional presentation, a formal letter was sent to the House on Friday, December 28, 2018, forwarding the contents of the budget.
“It is expected that when the House reconvenes, the Speaker would inform members of the content of the…

LASG integrates rail, road, water transport to ease traffic – Commissioner

The Lagos State Government says work is in progress to integrate the rail, road and water transport systems to address the persistent gridlocks in the state. The state’s Commissioner for Transport, Mr Ladi Lawanson, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Sunday. “In order to get everything right, the state […] …

Third Mainland Bridge to undergo test from August 23 To 26

The Lagos State Government has said that the Third Mainland Bridge will be temporarily shut down for from midnight of August 23 to midnight of August 26, 2018 for Investigative Maintenance Test to be carried out. The State’s Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Mr Ade Akinsanya,in a statement on Sunday appealed for the cooperation, support […] …