Thursday, April 22, 2021


Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

We’ll contribute towards rebuilding Lagos – Gbajabiamila

Members of the National Assembly from Lagos State will continue to contribute their quota towards the development of the state, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said.

Sanwo-Olu names new Lagos housing units after Fashola

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday named the 132 housing units at Iponri after the former Governor, Babatunde Fashola.

Sanwo-Olu approves reopening of Lagos markets

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday approved full resumption of trading at all markets in the state.

EndSARS protest: Lagos govt imposes 24-hour curfew

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday imposed a 24-hour curfew on all parts of the state from 4pm Tuesday, as the peaceful #EndSARS protest turned violent.

COVID-19: Lagos govt cancels Independence Day Parade

The Lagos State Government has cancelled the planned Nigeria 60th Independence Day Parade due to COVID-19 pandemic.

Sanwo-Olu increases pension for Lagos retirees

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it has approved a 33 percent increase for all state pensioners under the Defined Benefits Scheme.

Disregard school resumption timetable, Lagos govt warns

The Lagos State Ministry of Education, Office of Education Quality Assurance, OEQA, has warned residents to disregard a purported resumption timetable circulating on the social media.

COVID-19: Lagos health commissioner Abayomi tests positive

The Lagos State Commissioner of Health and state Deputy Incident Commander for COVID-19 responses, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for the virus.

Sanwo-Olu pays N1.16bn accrued pension to 368 Lagos retirees

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the release of N1.157 billion for the payment of Accrued Pension Rights to 368 public service retirees for the month of May.

Sanwo-Olu to commission blocks of 113 classrooms in Lagos

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday said blocks of 113 classrooms in seven schools in the state were ready for commissioning.

COVID-19: Lagos govt begins registration of religious, social centres

In furtherance of the Register-to-Open initiative, the Lagos State Safety Commission has opened a register for religious and social centres, in preparation for their full reopening.

Mask-up Lagos: LCDAs to begin free distribution of 20,000 face masks to residents

The authorities in Ayobo Ipaja and Agabado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, of  Lagos State, say they would begin the distribution of 10,000 face masks respectively in their communities under the ‘Mask Up Campaign’ to curb the spread of Coronavirus, COVID -19.

Lagos Assembly to Sanwo-Olu: You must account for all COVID-19 donations

The Lagos House of Assembly on Thursday asked Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to account for expenses incurred from donations received in support of the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

COVID-19: Engage in production of face masks, NGO urges Lagos women

The President, Women of Inestimable Values, WIVs, Blessing Okojie, has tasked women in Lagos State to engage in production of locally-made face masks, now that government has made its wearing compulsory for people of the state.

COVID-19: All impounded vehicles will be released after lockdown – LASTMA

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, on Thursday said it would release impounded vehicles for minor offences after the lockdown as directed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

Abule-Ado Explosion: Dangote donates N100m cement to victims

Abule-Ado Explosion: Dangote donates N100m cement to victims

FEC meeting: Buhari orders one minute silence for Lagos explosion victims

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, where a minute silence was observed in honour of victims of Sunday’s Lagos explosion.

Nigerian govt urges states to adopt IGR as major instrument of funding

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Monday in Lagos called on states to consider Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, as a critical instrument of funding.

IGP, South-West governors in closed-door meeting over community policing

A crucial meeting of state governors in the South-West, state police commissioners and the Inspector-General of Police on community policing took place on Thursday at Lagos House, Ikeja.

Lagos residents hail Sanwo-Olu over ‘Okada’ ban

Some residents of Lagos on Tuesday commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s courage in banning commercial motorcycles, Okada, and tricycles, Keke, in some local governments, highways and bridges in the state.

Lagos courts to go digital in 2020 — AG

As part of measures to ensure speedy dispensation of justice in Lagos, the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu is to oversee a digital reform of courtrooms in the state.

Sanwo-Olu presents N1.17trn 2020 budget proposal to Lagos Assembly

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Friday presented the year 2020 proposed Budget of N1.168 trillion to the State House of Assembly.

Minimum Wage: Sanwo-Olu promises to pay above N30,000

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured that the state is ‘technically’ ready to pay the N30,000 minimum wage, reiterating his promise to pay above N30,000 to Lagos workers because of the special status of the state.

APC says Sanwo-Olu’s victory at tribunal, re-affirmation of people’s mandate

The All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos State has described the victory of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Governorship Election Petitions Tribunal as a re-affirmation of the people’s mandate in the March 9 elections.

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