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WAPA SET TO GRADUATE 7,000 TRAINEES

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has concluded plans to graduate 7,000 trainees from its Skills Acquisition Centres in a graduation ceremony scheduled for Tuesday 28th November 2017 at LTV Blue Roof, Agidingbi, Ikeja from 10:00 am. The Commissioner in the Ministry, Mrs. Lola Akande who disclosed this in an interview in her office, said the graduates …

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AMBODE ASSURES INVESTORS IN WATER TRANSPORTATION OF GOVERNMENT COMMITMENT

… Donates Fiber Boats To Communities In Epe  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has assured existing and potential investors in Water Transportation of the commitment of the present administration to develop the sector to international standards through the construction of modern jetties and terminals as well as channelization of waterways. This assurance was given by the Governor, through the …

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WAPA TRAINS WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY BUSINESS

The Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation in conjunction with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has organized a 2-day sensitization programme to enlighten 150 women in Hospitality Business (Commercial Sex) in the State. The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande, who was represented by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mrs. Abiola Liadi at the …

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2017 MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING

TEXT OF AN ADDRESS DELIVERED BY  HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR WOMEN AFFAIRS & POVERTY ALLEVIATION, HON.(MRS)  LOLA AKANDE AT THE MINISTERIAL PRESS BRIEFING TO MARK THE SECOND YEAR IN OFFICE OF HIS EXCELLENCY,MR. AKINWUNMI  AMBODE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE ON THURSDAY,  20TH  APRIL, 2017 AT THE BAGAUDA  KALTHO PRESS CENTRE , ALAUSA,  IKEJA. VISION & MISSION OF THE MINISTRY Vision: To …

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LAGOS KICK-STARTS 2017 INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WITH SYMPOSIUM

As Nigeria joins the rest of the World to celebrate the International Women’s Day, Lagos State Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Lola Akande has made a clarion call on women to take positive action against Domestic Violence and Gender Discrimination.   The Commissioner made the call at a Symposium organized by the Ministry to kick starts Year2017 International …

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WAPA /DANGOTE FOUNDATION EMPOWER WOMEN IN APAPALG/APAPA IGANMU LCDA

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation has provided the required logistics to empower 2,000 women in Apapa Local Government and Apapa-Iganmu Local Council Development areas of the State at the ongoing Dangote Foundation Economic Empowerment micro grant scheme for women in Lagos State. The Dangote Foundation micro grant programme is an economic empowerment initiative which provides indigent …

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WOMEN AFFAIRS MINISTRY, NGO STRATEGISE ON HOW TO END MENACE OF “OUT-OF-SCHOOL’’ GIRLS IN LAGOS STATE

Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, in conjunction with Action Health Incorporated, an NGO, has commenced moves to end the menace of “Out-of School Girls’’ in Lagos State through a multi-sector strategic approach that will eventually lead to a State-wide launch of the campaign. Declaring open a three-day programme to work out the strategies in Lagos, the …

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EMBRACE HEALTHY, HYGIENIC LIFESTYLE, AMBODE’S WIFE CHARGES PREGNANT WOMEN

…Distributes Delivery Packs, Other Items To 230 Expectant Mothers Wife of Lagos State Governor, Mrs Bolanle Ambode on Wednesday urged pregnant women to complement the efforts of government at achieving zero infant maternal mortality rate by embracing healthy and hygienic lifestyle, just as she urged them to get proper advice and direction on basic ante and post natal care for …

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WOMEN GROUP PROTEST MELAYE’S ATTACK ON TINUBU

…Asks Senator To Apologise Or Risk Criminal Trial Scores of women under the aegis of Concern Group on Monday staged a peaceful protest in Lagos where they condemned in strong terms the verbal attack launched on Senator representing Lagos Central at the upper legislative chamber, Oluremi Tinubu by her colleague from Kogi West Senatorial District, Dino Melaye. The women, drawn …

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LAGOS COMMISSIONER CHARGES STAFF TO ALIGN MINISTERIAL PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES TO SDG

The Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Lola Akande has charged the management and staff of the Ministry to align its programmes and strategies to the United Nations’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) initiative for the total development of women and children in the State. Mrs. Lola Akande, who gave the charge at a Retreat for management and staff …

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