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Danfo buses must leave Lagos streets – Ambode

*Reveals new sanitation policy By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has insisted on the plans to remove yellow buses popularly known as Danfo from Lagos roads for a more efficient, well-structured and world class mass transportation system that would facilitate ease of movement within the city. The Governor …

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Kisira urges Christians to work harder for nation’s unity

Kwara State Deputy Governor, Elder Peter Kisira, has urged Christians to continue to play positive roles in sustaining peace and progress of the state and the nation in general. Elder Kisira stated this Sunday in his keynote address delivered at the 50th and 25th anniversary of Emmanuel Baptist Main and …

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African social workers get five regional officers

*To enhance visibility, capacity, cognition *Nigeria’s Fela Bright heads the west African region As part of taking the profession to the grassroots, boosting visibility, expanding capacity and achieving cognition, the vast African continent has been broken into regions with officers to act as the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) …

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FG sets up presidential initiative to deliver solar power to 20,000 homes

L-R: Mr Chiedu Ugbo, Managing Director, NDPHC; Ag President Prof Yemi Osinbajo; Mr Simon Bransfield-Garth, Chief Executive Officer, Azuri Technologies; and Hon Adamu Mustapha Danza, Chairman, Gwagwalada Area Council during the launch of the Solar power home system programme "Beyond the Grid" in Wuna, Gwagwalada

*Nigerians will not need power from national grid again soon  By Sandra Onyekwere Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that most Nigerian homes and offices would soon be dependent on the use of solar power and no longer require electricity from the national grid. Osinbajo said the growing favourable economics …

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Igbomina mobile clinic shut out of Oro-Ago General hospital

*Lack of staff and drugs being reason Project Implementation Committee of Igbomina Mobile Clinic has expressed concern over the unofficial closure of the Kwara state owned Oro-Ago General Hospital in Ifelodun local government area of the state. Reviewing the last weekend activities of its maiden health outreaches for year 2017 …

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Lagos commences implementation of child protection policy

By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Government has commenced implementation of the Executive Order ratified by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on December 16, 2016 which established the Lagos State Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy. The Executive Order highlights the importance and priority which the State Government placed towards protecting the lives …

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Irabon, Owa-Kajola, four other communities enjoy Igbomina mobile clinic

Igbomina Mobile Clinic project will commence on Saturday, 21st January 2017 in the six communities of Ifelodun local government area of the state. The bimonthly health outreaches will cover Ahun, Omugo, Ajegunle, Irabon, Owa-Kajola and Okeoyan. A statement by the Project Secretary, Elder Olaitan Oyin Zubair revealed that three service Centres …

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Food Security: Ambode unveils plans to integrate south West states

*Vows to uphold economic growth, cultural heritage of Yoruba nation *Gov has transformed Lagos -Ooni Ogunwusi By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday unveiled plans by his administration to integrate the six States in the South West region to the food security drive of the …

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Child Protection Network celebrates Family Court in Edo State

*Thanks Chief Judge, UNICEF, stakeholders With Edo state blazing the trail with the inauguration of the Family Court, the Child Protection Network is celebrating the state’s judiciary for responding to the demands of our modern society. A statement issued in Benin-City by Jennifer Ero the coordinator of the Network said, …

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2017: We will not dissapoint Lagosians, Ambode assures

*Says 2017’ll present limitless opportunities, true happiness for residents By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sunday morning expressed optimism that the New Year will present limitless opportunities and true happiness for all residents of his state. Governor Ambode, who addressed a mammoth crowd at the …

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