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LASG REITERATES COMMITMENT TO PROMOTION OF ARTS, CULTURE

… As Footprints of David Arts Honours Special Adviser with “Arts Icon Award” The Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, has reiterated the commitment of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration to the promotion of Arts and Culture in line with the State Government T.H.E.M.E.S development Agenda aimed at improving the socio-economic outlook of the State. Bonu stated …

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LASG APPOINTS CONCESSIONAIRE FOR GLOVER MEMORIAL HALL

Lagos State Government has engaged Lufodo Productions, a fully-fledged media and entertainment services company as the concessionaire to manage Glover Memorial Hall, Lagos, which was recently refurbished and restored by the administration of Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu. Speaking during the short hand-over ceremony, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said that Lufodo Productions was appointed due …

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LASG, DEL-YORK GRADUATE NEW SET OF FILMMAKERS  

… As 100 Trainees Receive Higher Diploma Certificates The Lagos State Government, in a partnership with Del-York Creative Academy (DCA), has graduated more young filmmakers who received Higher Diploma Certtificates. Speaking at the ceremony held recently at CIG Building, Ligali Ayorinde, Victoria Island, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, said the initiative was to further raise young …

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT CHAIRMEN PROMISE TO SUPPORT COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM 

The Council Chairmen of Ikorodu, Epe, Badagry, Surulere, Eti-Osa and Oshodi-Isolo Local Government Areas, have thrown their weight behind the community-based tourism initiative being championed by the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture.  The six LGAs had earlier been shortlisted by the Ministry to kick start the first phase of its Community-based Tourism initiative.  The Chairmen made the pledge individually when officials of …

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LAGOS THEATRE IGANDO LAUNCHES CREATIVE CLUB

Lagos Theatre Igando has launched a creative club called “Lagos Theatre Igando Creative Club” for residents of Igando, Alimosho and its environs as a way of discovering and nurturing creative talents among youngsters in the areas.  Speaking at the launch of the Club, which also witnessed a funfair, the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf commended the initiative, …

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REMODELED BADAGRY SLAVE MARKET REACHES 95% COMPLETION STAGE 

To Be Completed, Commissioned Soon The rehabilitation, remodelling and equipping of the popular Vlekete Slave Market Museum in Badagry with historical artefacts have now reached over 95 per cent completion stage and would soon be commissioned by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.  This was disclosed recently during an assessment tour of the project by the Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. …

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LASG, EBONYLIFE ACADEMY PRODUCE NEW SET OF FILMMAKERS

Lagos State Government, in partnership with EbonyLife Creative Academy (ELCA), has produced another set of 132 young and vibrant filmmakers to fill the skill gaps of professionals in the film industry. Speaking at the graduation ceremony of the new set of graduates held recently at EbonyLife Place, Victoria Island, Lagos, the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, …

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LASG UNFOLDS PLAN TO INTRODUCE BUSES, FERRIES FOR TOURISM

As part of efforts to offer residents and visitors the opportunity to explore tourism in Lagos, the State will soon introduce buses and ferries services for tourism.  The Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Akinbile-Yusuff spoke about the initiative at the just-concluded 17th edition of Akwaaba African Travel Market in Lagos, saying that various opportunities will be unveiled to enhance tourism activities befitting a megacity. …

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LASG TO CONSTRUCT MONUMENT IN MEMORY OF ALHAJI LATEEF JAKANDE 

… As Government Officials Meet Family on Proposed Project The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has commenced the process of immortalising the first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, with the construction of a monument in memory of the late grassroots politician. He died on February 11, 2021,  As part of the preliminary steps to accomplish the …

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SANWO-OLU CELEBRATES MULTIPLE AWARD-WINNING ACTRESS, ENIOLA BADMUS 

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has joined other well-wishers to celebrate a popular Nollywood actress, brand influencer, producer and content creator, Eniola Badmus for attaining a milestone in her chosen career.  Sanwo-Olu, represented at the event by the Special Adviser on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, acknowledged the impact made by the celebrant in the movie world …

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