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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos – official

Mr Suru Avoseh, a member, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, says no fewer than 50, 000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in 2019.

Lagos empowers 40 youths fish farmers

Lagos State Government on Wednesday empowered 40 youth fish farmers in the sea caging culture system in Afowo Community in Badagry with 40 cages of 1,000 juvenile catfish per cage under the Cage Culture Project, an economical use of open water to develop aquaculture and improve nutrition.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu declares open completed section of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday, declared open for public use the newly constructed section of Lagos-Badagry Highway, fulfilling the promise made at the inception of his administration.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

2020: Lagos governor assures unprecedented development

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday promised unprecedented development in the state as Lagosians ushered in 2020 as a New Year and Decade.
The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) says all boats operating on the state’s waterways are due for inspection in December. The General Manager of the LASWA, Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos.

LASWA withdraws 5 boats, confiscates 55 life jackets over safety concerns

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) said Tuesday that it had withdrawn and confiscated five boats and 55 life jackets from the waterways, following its just-concluded bi-annual safety inspection.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, said the legacies of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, should continue to inspire African leaders on the need to make sacrifices for the good of their countries.

Minister: President Buhari’s government has embarked on the most massive infrastructural renewal

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has praised the Muhammadu Buhari administration for embarking on what he called a massive in massive infrastructural renewal.

Babatunde Gbadamosi: Why Governor Sanwo-Olu needs to wake-up and find his spine

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) Governorship candidate in the 2019 Lagos State Gubernatorial Election, Mr Babatunde Gbadamosi, has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to “wake up” to the challenges of delivering dividends of democracy to Lagosians after 200 days in office.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos commissioner lists governor’s achievements, speaks on fourth mainland bridge

The Lagos State Government on Sunday gave an account of the progress recorded in the last 200 days of the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration.
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Monday condoled with the former Minister of State for Defence, Sen. Musiliu Obanikoro, over the death of his mother, Alhaja Wosilat Obanikoro.

Senator Obanikoro commends Prince Ogungbe over link bridge project

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has commended Prince Yommy Ogungbe, Chairman PRINOCC Group of Companies, for constructing a link bridge to ease the suffering of residents in Oke-Ogbere community of Ejigbo LCDA, Lagos State.
The border closure has affected goods from other West African countries. Wikimedia Commons

Nigeria border closure causes economic shock

In October, Nigeria closed its borders to the movement of goods. The move, aimed at curbing smuggling, has led to price rises, while critics claim that it threatens free trade across the region.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Border closure: Former President Obasanjo chides Benin, supports Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday in Addis Ababa backed President Muhammadu Buhari’s stance on border closure, urging Benin Republic to change its ways for a harmonious bilateral relationship with Nigeria.
Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.

Lagos council chairman promises equitable distribution of projects

Mr Olusegun Onilude, Chairman, Badagry Local Government Area of Lagos State, has expressed commitment toward equitable distribution of developmental projects across the 10 wards in the council.
Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal has urged franchisees operating in the red meat value chain in the State to put in place necessary protocols in order to ensure that their meat is wholesome and fit for human consumption.

Lagos to revive agriculture youth scheme

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture Prince Gbolahan Lawal has expressed the readiness and determination of the government to complete abandoned projects in the agricultural sector.

Nigerian Navy hands over smuggled rice, vegetable oil to Customs

The Nigerian Navy on Friday in Lagos handed over 35 bags of foreign rice and five gallons of vegetable oil allegedly smuggled into the country through the Badagry watere ways to the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos teachers urge governor to harmonise pay

Some primary schools teachers in Badagry, Lagos State, under the auspices of Concerned Assistant Executive Officers, on Thursday appealed to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu over harmonisation of their salaries.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army releases promotion of Major-Generals, Brigadier Generals

The Nigerian Army has announced the promotion of senior officers to the ranks of Major-Generals and Brigadier-Generals in its latest promotion exercise.
Retired Col. Hameed Ali, Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), on Thursday said the closure of Nigeria’s borders by Federal Government was undertaken to strengthen the nation’s security and protect its economic interests.

Federal government suspends fuel supply to border stations

In what may be described as a final offensive in its fight against smuggling, the federal government through the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Hameed Ali, on Thursday announced the suspension of diesel and petrol supply to filling stations within 20 kilometres radius to all Nigerian borders.
The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the slow pace of work on the Agbara – Seme section of the Lagos – Badagry expressway, describing the condition of the road as “pathetic”.

CAN decries slow pace of work on Badagry expressway

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has decried the slow pace of work on the Agbara – Seme section of the Lagos – Badagry expressway, describing the condition of the road as “pathetic”.

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