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Lagos Donates Lake Rice To Security Agencies
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Lagos Donates Lake Rice To Security Agencies

In the spirit of the yuletide season, the Lagos State Government, yesterday, donated trailer-loads of Lake Rice to the Armed Forces, the police and other security agencies in the state. A statement by the Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve Ayorinde, said the latest donation to security agencies was part of the token to appreciate law enforcement agents for their commitment and sacrifice in ensuring security of lives and property in the state.  The Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had, while launching the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem on December 20, 2017, equally donated N25m to the Nigerian Legion, as well as a trailer-load of rice to aid welfare of the families of fallen heroes.
Governor Ambode Drafts Retired Soldiers To Secure Lagos Schools
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Governor Ambode Drafts Retired Soldiers To Secure Lagos Schools

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday directed Legionnaires to take charge of security in public schools in the state so as to forestall all forms of crime in schools. Governor Ambode, who spoke while launching the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Emblem at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, said his administration remains totally committed to ensuring safety of pupils across all schools in the State. He said: “What is important is that we have taken as a matter of fact to take care of our public schools which will henceforth be secured by the Nigerian Legion. We promise to give surveillance vehicles to them to enhance security and keep the safety and security of our children in their hands.” Launching the emblem, the governor said the event has continually served a...
Eld-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sale Of LAKE Rice Thursday
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Eld-el-Kabir: Lagos Begins Sale Of LAKE Rice Thursday

In preparation for the forthcoming Eid-El-Kabir celebration and to ensure food security in Lagos State, the state government says it would on Thursday, August 24 commence the sale of LAKE Rice in various centres across the state. The Commissioner for Agriculture in the state, Oluwatoyin Suarau, who made this known in his office in Alausa – Ikeja, stated that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has approved some centres for the distribution and sales of the commodity. He listed the centres to include the 57 Local Government and Local Council Development Areas; the Agricultural Development Area Complex, Oko-oba, Agege; LTV Blue Roof Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, and other designated spots across the state. Suarau stated that the Ambode administration has since inception embarked on agricultural ...
Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice
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Sallah: Lagos Govt Resumes Sales Of LAKE Rice

The Lagos State Government said it would resume the sales of LAKE Rice at approved retail outlets across the state from Monday, June 19, ahead of the Eid-el-fitr. The state’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr Oluwatoyin Suarau, said this on Sunday while reviewing the modalities for the distribution of the rice across the state. Suarau said that the sales would be part of the state government’s commitment to ensure food security and help residents sail through the current economic recession. According to him, the rice which has been subsidised to ensure affordability is fresh and safe for consumption. “The selling of the rice is auspicious, especially, with regards to the forthcoming Eid-el-fitr. “The ministry will ensure a fair distribution of the rice across the state and en...
Igbo Would Have Been President If They Understood Nigerian Politics – Igbokwe
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Igbo Would Have Been President If They Understood Nigerian Politics – Igbokwe

Igbo would have been President if they understood Nigerian politics – Igbokwe •Asks Obasanjo not to complicate S-East presidential bid Joe Igbokwe is the Publicity Secretary of All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State. In this interview, Igbokwe speaks on the clamour for Igbo presidency in 2019, among other issues of national importance. What is your assessment of the APC FG-led administration in the last two years? We have recorded monumental achievements. Though, people want to see achievements in terms of money or food on their table, we have embarked on laying a very important foundation to transform Nigeria from a corrupt nation to a progressive one. If one does not have the third eye, he or she may not see it. We all know that corruption is a hydra-headed monster ...
Crowd Waiting To Buy Lake Rice At Ikorodu (Pictures)
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Crowd Waiting To Buy Lake Rice At Ikorodu (Pictures)

A massive crowd besieged Odogunyan Farm Service Centre in Ikorodu, Lagos -to buy the much-anticipated LAKE RICE, with vast majority of the people lauding the initiative of government to introduce the commodity at a critical time of the Yuletide season. LAKE RICE, which is locally produced, came into being following a partnership between Lagos State and Kebbi State, and was aimed at ensuring food security as well as to showcase the ability of Nigeria to become a producing nation.
Governor Ambode Flags Off Rice Sales Tomorrow
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Governor Ambode Flags Off Rice Sales Tomorrow

As the Christmas celebration draws close, the Lagos state government yesterday said it will commence the sales of the much awaited Lake Rice tomorrow. The sale, earlier scheduled for December 15 at a cost at N13, 000 per 50 kg has been re-scheduled to commence tomorrow at some specific locations across the state. It was however gathered the late arrival of the rice was due to unexpected delay in production. However, a state official who preferred anonymity, told Vanguard that the price of the 50 kilogram bag of the rice has been reduced to N12, 000, against the earlier speculated N13, 000. The new sales points are said to super cede the previous ones earlier announced by the Special Adviser to the state Governor on Food Security, Mr. Sanni Okanlawan, who said the commodity will be ...

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