The All Progressives Congress, APC, National leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu on Sunday said the tussle and controversies that trailed the selection of Oba Abdul-Wasiu Omogbolahan Lawal as the Oniru of Iruland must end now.
The Oniru of Iruland, Oba Omogbolahan Lawal Abisogun II, said he will explore strategic partnership opportunities with African Venture Philanthropy Alliance (AVPA) to boost the social economy of Iruland and enhance the living standards of the residents of the kingdom.
Determined to reduce the negative impact of Covid-19 on the residents, the Oniru of Iru Kingdom, Oba AbdulWasiu 'Gbolahan Lawal has commenced distribution of food items to 5,000 residents of the kingdom.
The Lagos State Government has said it begin the second round of distribution of its Emergency Food Response packages to 20 Local Governments Areas (LGAs) and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) to cushion the effect lockdown of the state as a result of Coronavirus.
Sequel to the flagged-off of the emergency neighbourhood food markets for residents of the State essentially to address the problem associated with the restriction and promotion of social distancing in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the State, the Easter edition of the food markets comes up on next Thursday.
Lagos State Government has confirmed that the SMS messages forwarded to residents of the State who are sixty years old and above was part of the measures put in place to reach the aged and vulnerable residents for whom the stimulus food package unveiled by the State Government on Friday 27th March, 2020 is meant for.
The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, disclosed that it has engaged no fewer than 4,000 registered Community Development Associations (CDAs), Non-Governmental Organisations and religious leaders to distribute the economic stimulus package unveiled for the indigent and the most vulnerable in the society.
The Lagos State Government has flagged-off the emergency neighbourhood food markets for residents of communities essentially to address the problem associated with the lockdown and promote social distancing in the fight against the spread of COVID-19 in the State.
The Lagos Agro-Processing, Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Improvement Support (APPEALS) Project has launched a Farm Record Handbook and e-record portal application for collecting, organising and categorising records to enhance good farm management among farmers in the state.
Lagos State Government said it will on Friday begin an eight-week massive deratisation and fumigation of no fewer than 27 model colleges with hostel facilities, abattoirs and slaughter houses, agricultural produce markets as well as regular markets in the State.
Two hundred successful applicants for the Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (L.A.P.) under the State Government Agriculture-based Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-Yes) on Monday resumed for the one-month training programme at the Agricultural Training Institute, Araga, Epe.
Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Federal Ministry of Agriculture, the National Center for Disease Control (NCDC) and African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) over the weekend begun a surveillance tour of livestock and bush meat markets across the State to test animals for components of monkey pox.
Lagos State Government has said that it would upgrade the agricultural supply chain by connecting all the agricultural value chains with their markets with the establishment of the Eko-City Farmers Markets.
Lagos State Government has said that the FADAMA model is worth emulating by various levels of governments across the nation particularly since its policies have been very efficient and productive in improving the agricultural sector in the country.
Lagos State Government on Wednesday empowered 40 youth fish farmers in the sea caging culture system in Afowo Community in Badagry with 40 cages of 1,000 juvenile catfish per cage under the Cage Culture Project, an economical use of open water to develop aquaculture and improve nutrition.
Lagos State Government says it has introduced the Lagos Agripreneurship Programme (L.A.P.) under its Agriculture-based Youth Empowerment Scheme (Agric-Yes) in furtherance of the State Government’s objective of training 15,000 youths and women in the various agricultural value chains by year 2023.
Lagos Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has expressed his administration’s strong belief that a sustainable development of the tourism potentials in aquaculture and its value chain will not only foster economic growth, but also create jobs, reduce poverty and unleash opportunities for entrepreneurship in the state.
The Lagos State Government says it has commenced a 3-week baseline survey for agriculture and participatory appraisal of farm estates and settlements in the State, the State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has disclosed.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has called for more private sector-driven agricultural interventions and the provision of robust market information systems for Agricultural Value Chain actors.
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday began the sales of its popular brand of rice, LAKE Rice, in preparation for the coming Christmas celebration with the formal flagged off of the exercise by the State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal.