Tuesday, May 18, 2021


Babajide Sanwo-olu

Sanwo-Olu inaugurates classrooms in 20 Lagos LGAs

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday in Lagos, said education remained the most veritable tool for wealth creation.

1,752 benefited from Rent-to-Own housing policy in Lagos – Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said 1,752 families had benefited from its Rent-to-Own policy since the beginning of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Administration.

Lagos Assembly suspends 3 council chairmen

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday suspended three local government council chairmen over alleged disregard for the rules governing their activities.

NBC launches Digital Switch Over in Lagos

The National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, has officially launched the Digital Switch Over, DSO, in Lagos State, to transit from analog to digital transmission and increase television penetration.

Lagos generates 14,000 metric tonnes waste daily — Commissioner

Lagos State generates over 14,000 metric tonnes of refuse on a daily basis, according to its Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello.

Lagos govt ‘releases’ amputee hawker after getting N25m donation

The Lagos State Government says it has handed over the amputee sachet water hawker, Mary Daniel, to leaders of Igala Community in Lagos State.

Sanwo-Olu constructs 51 roads, rehabilitates 632 others in Lagos

The Lagos State government on Tuesday said it built 51 roads within two years of the governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration with 43 more ongoing across the state.

Aregbesola unveils aerial fire-fighting vehicle in Lagos

The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola has commissioned a modern aerial fire-fighting vehicle at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State.

FG finally reopens Third Mainland Bridge to regular traffic

The Federal Government on Saturday reopened the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos which had been under rehabilitation since July 2019, amid jubilation by road...

Cryptocurrency should be regulated, rather than outright ban – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is need to develop a robust regulatory regime that is thoughtful and knowledge-based for cryptocurrency.

Jakande lived a great, exemplary life – Makinde

Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State on Friday said that the late Lateef Jakande, first civilian governor of Lagos State, lived a great and exemplary life.

Lagos Commissioner shuts out ministry workers over lateness to work

There was drama on Friday as the Lagos State Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr Idris Salako had to shut out staff of the ministry over lateness.

Bala Mohammed mourns late Jakande, says ex-Lagos governor, champion of social justice

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State on Friday mourned the death of the first civilian governor of Lagos State, late Lateef Jakande, who died on Thursday at 91.

Lagos govt seals 5 container terminals over illegal operations

The Lagos State Government has sealed five Container Terminals in Kirikiri coast for operating illegally without recourse to the state Urban, Regional Planning and Development Law.

Lagos govt demolishes illegal structures at CBD

The Central Business District Lagos has demolished illegal structures erected within the Central Business District.

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu meets Buhari, says rebuilding of Lagos in progress

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State at the State House, Abuja.

2021: Lagos PDP sets agenda for Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Chapter of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has advised Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to strive hard to provide satisfactory dividends of democracy to residents of the state in 2021.

2021 Budget: Lagos govt earmarks N500m as Disability Fund

The Lagos State Government says it has earmarked N500 million in its 2021 budget as Disability Fund.

Lagos Assembly passes N1.163 trillion budget for 2021

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N1.163 trillion, seven weeks after the budget was presented to...

Embracing Hajj savings scheme, first step at performing pilgrimage – Jaiz MD

The Managing Director, Jaiz Bank Plc., Hassan Usman, has said that commencing savings for Hajj is like starting the journey to the Holy Land for pilgrimage.

Hajj Saving Scheme: NAHCON begins sensitization campaign in South-West

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has begun sensitization campaign on the newly introduced Hajj Savings Scheme in the southwest geo-political zone of the country.

Lagos governor Sanwo-Olu tests positive to COVID-19

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who disclosed this through series...

Lagos landlords accuse govt of withholding compensations, 3 years after demolishing their houses

Some landlords in Lagos State whose houses were demolished at Igbogbo-Baiyeku council area, on Monday protested alleged non-payment of compensation three years after the demolition by the state government.

Clash: Lagos govt vows to deal with errant Okada riders, motorists

The Lagos State Government says the game is over for traffic offenders, especially with the menace and impunity of commercial motorcycle operators in the state.

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