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Lagos Assembly threatens to arrest former governor, others

The Lagos State House of Assembly has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest on the former governor of the state, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, and four others who served in his administration as commissioners.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Universal health coverage in Lagos by 2025 – governor

Lagos State has set a six-year target to achieve universal health coverage, with Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu disclosing on Thursday that the government would work assiduously towards achieving the goal and making affordable healthcare accessible for all residents by 2025.

SDGs: Federal government, Lagos strengthen partnership to combat maternal mortality rate

The Federal Government has expressed readiness to always support the Lagos State Government in its efforts at combating the challenge of maternal mortality rate in the state.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

4,500 impounded ‘okadas’ awaiting governor’s directives – Lagos task force

The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Lagos schools resume for 2019/20 academic session

Primary and secondary schools in Lagos State resumed for the first term of the 2019/2020 academic session on Monday.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Adebule has congratulated Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on his victory, saying the governor-elect will take the state to the next level of governance

Lagos governor lists achievements in 100 days

Before a joyous gathering of residents and All Progressives Congress (APC) leaders, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday gave account of his stewardship in the last 100 days as Governor of Lagos State.

Four docked over alleged membership of secret cult

Four persons on Thursday appeared before an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, charged with membership of a secret cult known as “Koko boys” confraternity.
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Lagos Assembly begins probe of former Governor Ambode over N45 billion buses

The Lagos State House Assembly on Tuesday set-up a committee to investigate the purchase of 820 buses by the administration of former governor Akinwunmi Ambode in the state.g

Medical practitioner urges governments to increase access to quality primary health care

A Medical General Practitioner, Dr Olukayode Akinlade, on Tuesday, urged government at all levels to increase and improve access to quality primary health care services across Nigeria.

Two brothers docked over forgery, N1.3 million theft

Two brothers, Olanrewaju Afuwape and Kolawole Afuwape, have been charged before an Igbosere Magistrate’s Court in Lagos, over alleged forgery and stealing of N1.3 million realised from house rent.

Protest as police stray bullet kills trader in Lagos

Pandemonium broke out in Ijegun axis of Alimosho Local Government, Lagos State, yesterday, after the bullet of Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS, killed a 30-year-old trader, Mrs. Busayo Owoodun.
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 governor kicks off free healthcare for children

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, flagged off a free healthcare programme aimed at combating organ impairment and life-threatening ailments in children.

Ministerial nomination: Huge crowd welcomes Aregbesola from overseas

A huge crowd of All Progressives Congress (APC) members, on Wednesday night, welcomed former Osun State governor and ministerial nominee, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, from a short overseas trip.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly issues resolutions to NNPC, Speaker Sanwo-Olu on Ijegun pipeline explosion

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed a resolution, urging Nigerian National Petroleum Cooperation (NNPC) and Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to protect pipelines in order to curtail vandalism and hazards.

DPR, LPG retailers clash over clampdown on cooking gas plants, outlets

The Federal Government’s target to deepen the use of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), popularly called cooking gas suffered a huge setback recently with the recent clampdown on cooking gas plants and other unapproved outlets by the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) over safety concerns.

NGO to educate more Lagos women on cervical cancer prevention

A non-governmental organisation (NGO), known as Sebeccly Cancer Care, has said it is committed to educating more women in Lagos communities on the prevention of cervical cancer.
Olufemi Adebanjo

Lagos Reps member accuses police of guarding vandals

The member representing Alimosho Federal Constituency of Lagos State, Olufemi Adebanjo, has accused the police of protecting the vandals that vandalised the pipelines in Ijegun.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20196

Senate begins probe of Ijegun pipelines explosion

The Senate on Wednesday asked its ad hoc committee probing the recent Rivers State explosion to extend its scope to last week’s pipeline explosion which occurred in Ijegun area of Lagos State.

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Protest rocks Yenagoa as flood sweeps away two siblings

Protest on Sunday rocked Yenagoa, Bayelsa State capital, over the death of two brothers at Agudama area while trying to cross the flooded Epie Creek that stretched from Igbogene to Yenagoa.
Shanghai Shenhua forward. Odion Ighalo, has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Odion Ighalo keeps Shanghai alive in China

Shanghai Shenhua forward Odion Ighalo has scored his first goal in the Chinese Super League since May when he left to represent Nigeria at 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

Some leaders from the Kogi West Senatorial district have declared supporting Governor Yahaya Bello’s second term bid will better position the zone for the governorship position in 2023.

Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.