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LAGOS TO BOOST INVESTMENT IN THEATRE ARTS

The Lagos State Acting Commissioner and Special Adviser for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola has reiterated the commitment of the State Government to the upliftment of theatre arts in Lagos, saying a clear demonstration of this resolve is the proposed establishment of six theatre-arts centres to be operated and managed by the private sector. Mrs. Akinsola stated this …

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LAGOS SET TO COMPLETE TOURISM DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS IN BADAGRY

  The Lagos State Government is set to complete all ongoing tourism development projects in the Badagry division of the State including the reconstruction and a facelift of the 154-year-old Heritage Museum and other slave trade monuments. The State Acting Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, disclosed this during an assessment visit to all tourism project sites …

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LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION AUTHORITY, PARENTS APPRECIATE HON. ADEBIMPE

The Ag. Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture Hon. Adebimpe Akinsola’s efforts towards the up liftment of public schools in Igbogbo and Ikorodu area of the State has continued to receive commendation from the stakeholders in the community. The recent being a letter of appreciation from parents, staff and pupils of Salvation Army Primary School, Agunfoye, Igbogbo, Ikorodu for the …

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LAGOS REOPENS TINUBU SQUARE FOUNTAIN

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has revealed that the decision to renovate the Tinubu Square fountain was informed by the need to upgrade all historical monuments to status befitting the state in terms of physical features, values and aesthetical appeal for tourists. Speaking at the reopening of the newly renovated Tinubu Square fountain located on Broad Street in the …

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LAGOS UNVEILS STATUE OF FIRST KING AND PRINCE OLOFIN

Lagos State Government has demonstrated commitment towards the promotion and development of cultural tourism in the State with the unveiling of statues of the first crown king of Lagos, King Ado and the legendary Prince Olofin Atekoye, referred to as the first migrant from Ile- Ife the cradle of Yorubas to settle in Lagos. The statues were unveiled today at Ijora …

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LAGOS NOW CORNERSTONE FOR DRIVING AFRICAN ARTS, CULTURE – AMBODE

…Accepts Hosting Right Of 2016 AFRIMA …Assures Of Continuous Support For Nigerian Talents, Heritage Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said the winning of the hosting right of the 2016 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) by the State has further confirmed the fact that Lagos is now the cornerstone for driving African arts and culture, just as he …

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TOURISM: LAGOS TO TAKE CENTRE STAGE AT TORONTO INT’L FILM FESTIVAL

… Eight Nigerians Films To Feature In Festival Lagos State Government on Monday said that the State’s tourism and entertainment potentials will take the centre stage at this year’s edition of the City to City Toronto Film Festival, saying that eight films produced in the State would be selected to feature at the festival. The State’s Commissioner for Information and …

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Work Towards Nation’s Unity, Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode Urges Nigerians

…Advocates Support For Buhari’s Developmental Agenda Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday urged Nigerians to support the sincere efforts of President Muhammadu Buhari to develop the country on all fronts, just as he said that no meaningful development can take place without unity and cohesion. Governor Ambode, who spoke shortly after performing the laying of wreath ceremony as …

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Lagos Flags Off Construction of 114 Roads in 57 LGAs

…Mobilizes Contractors With 30 Percent Payment …Project to be Completed In Six Months The Lagos State Government on Tuesday announced the flagging off of 114 roads to be constructed in the 57 Local Government Areas (LGAs) and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) in the State, just as it assured that more roads will be accommodated in the next phase of …

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