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The Central Bank of Nigeria was granted permission to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after linking the funds in their account to “suspected” terrorism activities.

Lagos vows to stop planned #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest by rival groups

Lagos State Government has warned those planning to stage #OccupyLekkiTollgate protest on Saturday, either pro or against to shelve the plan and stay away, as every arrangement has been concluded to deal with anyone caught in the act.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday expressed his administration’s readiness to partner and synergise with Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other federal agencies in areas of comparative advantages for the growth and development of the State and Federal Government.

Lagos seeks synergy with NIMASA on waterways, ferry services

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday expressed his administration’s readiness to partner and synergise with Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and other federal agencies in areas of comparative advantages for the growth and development of the State and Federal Government.
A Nigerian police officer holds a bunch of handcuffs in Abuja on October 3, 2020. Sodiq Adelakun-Channels TV

Police arrest 27 ‘criminals’ at hideouts in Lagos

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested 27 suspected criminals in a planned raid of different black spots across the state between February 4 and 5, 2021.
The Central Bank of Nigeria was granted permission to freeze the accounts of 20 #EndSARS campaigners after linking the funds in their account to “suspected” terrorism activities.

#EndSARS: Amnesty alleges Nigeria attempting to cover-up protest killings

Amnesty International on Thursday accused the Nigerian government of attempting to cover up the killing of a dozen citizens during peaceful protests in Lagos last October.
L-R- Flagging Off of the Extended Special Public Works Programme by the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat

Nigerian government flags-off extended special public works programme in Lagos

After a protracted discussion among the stakeholders, the Federal Government today in Lagos finally launched the Extended Special Public Works (SPW) Programme (the 774,000 jobs) aiming at providing employment opportunities for the unemployed Nigerians.
Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered across the state at a cheaper price within the same day.

Cars45, Gokada announce alliance to drive consumer convenience

Nigeria’s leading tech-enabled automotive trading platform, Cars45 and last mile delivery service provider, Gokada, have announced a partnership to provide Lagosians with more options to get their parcels delivered across the state at a cheaper price within the same day.
Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola, has announced the reopening of the State Secretariat, Alausa as well as other government establishments.

Lagos opens wellness centre for employees

He added that the initiative was part of an effort to promote a comprehensive health system and ensured civil servants attained better mental health which underscores the high premium the present administration places on the wellbeing of its workforce in line with its THEMES Agenda, particularly at this present time when everyone was grappling with a global health crisis of Covid-19 Pandemic.
The Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, has released the lists of Primary Six Pupils for placement into public Junior Secondary Schools (JSS).

School resumption: Private schools record low turnout in Lagos

There was low turnout of students in private schools in Lagos State on Monday as academic activities resumed for the second term of 2020/21 session.
The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, said it has obtained a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles arrested for driving against traffic at different parts of the State

Lagos taskforce to auction 88 vehicles impounded for driving against traffic

The Lagos State Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit (Taskforce) Monday, said it has obtained a Court Order authorising it to publicly auction 88 vehicles arrested for driving against traffic at different parts of the State
Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.

Lagos enforces ‘no face mask, no entry’ into Alausa secretariat

Lagos State Government on Wednesday embarked on strict enforcement of COVID-19 safety protocols on staff and visitors at the state’s Secretariat, Alausa, Ikeja, as part of measures to prevent the spread of the virus.
Some Lagos residents, on Saturday, expressed optimism that 2021 would be a better year for them and the nation.

Coronavirus: Lagos sensitizes transport operators

The Lagos State Government, on Friday, advised transport operators to always check the temperature of commuters before carrying them.
Speaking during a media briefing on the Analysis of the Year 2021 Budget at Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, said that the budget size was N1.164 trillion.

Lagos targets N60.31 billion monthly internally generated revenue

Speaking during a media briefing on the Analysis of the Year 2021 Budget at Alausa, Ikeja, the Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, said that the budget size was N1.164 trillion.
The number of coronavirus-associated deaths in Lagos State increased to 181 on Wednesday with four more fatalities, said the state’s Health Commissioner, Prof Akin Abayomi.

Official: 48% coronavirus patients in Lagos are asymptomatic

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has said 48 per cent of COVID-19 patients in the state do not know they are carriers of the virus.

NIS begins issuance of enhanced e-passports

The Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), FESTAC Office, has begun the issuance of new Enhanced e-Passports as part of efforts to enable Nigerians to have expanded avenue to apply for International Passports.
Amid COVID-19 spike and flagrant disregard to safety protocols, a large number of people, mainly youths, stormed the office of National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, in an attempt to register for NIN.

NIN: Crowd storms NIMC office in Lagos as system collapses

Amid COVID-19 spike and flagrant disregard to safety protocols, a large number of people, mainly youths, stormed the office of National Identity Management Commission, NIMC, Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, in an attempt to register for NIN.
Ms Abisola Olusanya, the State’s Commissioner for Agriculture kicked off the exercise at the Awolowo Live Bird Market, Mushin.

Food security: Lagos government urges citizens to embrace agribusiness

Lagos State Government has stressed the need for citizens to engage in agricultural business in order to bridge the food shortage gap and target in the country, particularly in Lagos State as well as ensuring food security for its teeming populace.

Gridlock as fuel tanker catches fire on Otedola bridge

There is heavy traffic at the Berger-Alausa-Magodo axis of Lagos State after a fuel tanker caught fire on Otedola bridge, along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, on Saturday.
Three police officers and a naval rating are part of the offenders whose vehicles were impounded on Friday in an enforcement carried out by the Anti-One way and Other Traffic Offences Squad of the Lagos State Government.

Lagos anti-one way squad impounds 42 vehicles

Three police officers and a naval rating are part of the offenders whose vehicles were impounded on Friday in an enforcement carried out by the Anti-One way and Other Traffic Offences Squad of the Lagos State Government.

PWDs: CCD urges MDAs in Lagos State to fully implement disability laws

Ministries, Departments and Agencies of Lagos State are still struggling to implement the disability law of the state, the Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) says.
The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun has appealed to Lagosians to continue to support the members of the Nigeria Police in order for the officers to discharge their duties effectively.

LSSTF: We must continue to support the police

The Executive Secretary, Lagos State Security Trust Fund (LSSTF), Dr. Abdurrazaq Balogun, has appealed to Lagosians to continue to support the members of the Nigeria Police in order for the officers to discharge their duties effectively.
The Commissioner for Youth and Social Development, Mr. Olusegun Dawodu, disclosed this during a 2-Day Sexuality seminar for youth and adolescent girls held on Tuesday at the Folarin Coker Clinic Conference Room, Alausa, Ikeja.

Lagos committed to girl child, women’s rights

Lagos State Government has assured Lagosians of its commitment in ensuring that no stone is left unturned in its efforts towards protecting the rights and privileges of the girl child and women in the State.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Nigerian government urged to grant Lagos special status

Speaking when representatives of the federal government, including the Interior Minister, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, and his Police Affairs counterpart, Mr Muhammad Dingyadi, visited Lagos, the leaders urged both ministers to facilitate the process of according the state a special place among the states in the country.

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