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The state Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, recently announced that the Academy was in the recruitment stage.

Lagos Creative Academy begins classes 2021

At the ongoing The Entertainment Fair and Festival (TEFFEST), the founder of EbonyLife Films, Mo Abudu, disclosed that the Lagos Creative Academy is scheduled to begin classes next year; first quarter of 2021 specifically.
The Executive Director of the NFVCB, Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, said this in a letter addressed to Osigwe.

NFVCB, Lagos government move to resolve multiple taxation of film makers

The National Films and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Lagos State Government have agreed to resolve the issues of multiple taxation and over-regulation of film makers in the state.
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Lagos lawmakers demand renaming of buildings, streets named after colonial masters

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to direct the Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture to liaise with the Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice to look at the Listed Sites (Prevention) Law, 2015, with a view to removing all vestiges of slave trade and colonialism.
The Commissioner for Home Affairs, Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, said in a statement that medical and administrative screening were done for the intending pilgrims

Lagos completes four arts theatres to groom young talents

Lagos State government on Wednesday took possession of the four arts theatres built in different locations across the state to provide a befitting place for young and upcoming artistes and performers to nurture their talents as well as compete favorably with their global counterparts.
The city of Lagos is set to host the first edition of an annual Food Festival tagged- ‘Amala Festival 2019.’

‘Amala’ festival to hold in Lagos

The festival is aimed at bringing together local food vendors, food cafes, restaurant and fresh food outlets under one umbrella to showcase their art and culinary dexterity.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
President @MBuhari is in Lagos to commission a number of projects. He will be in Maiduguri, Borno State tomorrow.

President Buhari declares Lagos theatre open for public use

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared open the new 500-seater Lagos Theatre in Oregun, Ikeja area of Lagos State for public use.

Lagos economy records N50 billion cash transaction in December

The Lagos State Government Saturday disclosed that its economy recorded an unprecedented boost in the entertainment, hospitality and creative sectors in four weeks of the yuletide season.

Lagos government receives $400,000 Ford foundation grant for proposed museum project

The Lagos State Government yesterday said it had received $400,000 out of the $600,000 grant donated by the Ford Foundation for the proposed Lagos Museum project to be sited at the New Eko Court, Marina.

Governor Ambode: Draw strength from late Fawehinmi’s legacies

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday urged Nigerians to draw strength from the legacies and exemplary life of the late Chief Gani Fawehinmi.

Lagos to unveil new Gani Fawehinmi statue Sunday

The Lagos State Government is set to unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, at the beautiful park in Ojota which is named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate on Sunday.

Lagos set to unveil new statue for Gani Fawehinmi

The Lagos State Government will this Sunday, April 22 2018 unveil a new statue of Chief Gani Fawehinmi, SAN, sited at the beautiful park in Ojota which is named after the late legal luminary and human rights advocate.

Governor Ambode promises to make waterways clean to attract more investments

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Sunday promised to make the state’s waterways cleaner and safer to attract more investments and encourage partnerships in the channelisation of the water routes.

Governor Ambode receives Nigerian world record holder in longest reading marathon

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Wednesday received a Nigerian, Bayode Treasures-Olawunmi, who set a new Guinness World Record in longest reading marathon.

Lagos govt unveils 2018 calendar of arts, culture to attract tourists

Lagos State Government has released the state’s calendar containing over 70 arts and culture programmes for 2018 aimed at to promoting its tourism potential.

Lagos Carnival to discourage vices of past celebrations

The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Sunday said that the ongoing 2017 Lagos State Street Carnival holding in Ikeja, the state capital, was organised to discourage street carnivals by different groups which usually resorted into killings of innocent lives and other criminal activities.

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VP Osinbajo, Aisha Buhari, call for child, vulnerable witnesses’ protection

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), First Lady, Mrs. Aisha, and Supreme Court judge, Mary Peter-Odili, yesterday called for protection of child and vulnerable witnesses in crimes in the country.
The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed the readiness of the Senate and the National Assembly to partner with the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, FBRA, to fight the menace of plastic pollution through recycling.

Senate to partner NBC, food and beverage manufacturers on plastic pollution

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Environment, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, has expressed the readiness of the Senate and the National Assembly to partner with the Nigerian Bottling Company, NBC, and the Food and Beverage Recycling Alliance, FBRA, to fight the menace of plastic pollution through recycling.