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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.

Lagos governor urges corps members to be open minded

Corps members posted to Lagos State have been told to make their service year a learning period by being open minded.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor inaugurates committee on rehabilitation of public schools

A major emergency in the educational set up that will bring about an overhaul of the entire educational system in Lagos state has been declared by the state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right), congratulates the Acting Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Kazeem Alogba during his swearing-in at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Lagos Assembly confirms Justice Kazeem Alogba as substantive chief judge

Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly, yesterday, confirmed the appointment of Justice Kazeem Olarewaju Alogba as substantive Chief Judge of the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (right), congratulates the Acting Chief Judge of the State, Hon. Justice Kazeem Alogba during his swearing-in at the Lagos House, Alausa, Ikeja on Thursday, June 13, 2019.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Lagos will partner federal government, judiciary to decongest prisons

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said the executive would work with the state’s judiciary and the Federal Government to find a lasting solution to prison congestion, stressing that the issue had become a major challenge to the state’s justice system.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.

Governor Sanwo-Olu appoints Justice Alogba as acting Lagos CJ

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, appointed Justice Kazeem Alogba as the acting Chief Judge of Lagos State.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos CJ Opeyemi Oke bows out of office Thursday

The Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, will on Thursday retire from service, four days before attaining the statutory 65 years retirement age.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Hard times confront us

The new Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised to move the state forward despite hard times confronting residents.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana: Magistrates visit police cells to check human rights abuse

Following the persistent complaints from the human rights community against police brutality and abuses perpetrated by men of the Nigerian Police against persons detained in police cells, the Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Olufunmilayo Opeyemi Oke, has mandated some magistrates to visit police stations and interview people detained by the police.
Owolabi Salis

AD files petition to stop Jide Sanwo-Olu’s swearing-in

The Alliance for Democracy (AD) governorship candidate, Chief Owolabi Salis, has filed a petition in the Lagos State Governorship Electoral Tribunal to stop the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as the Executive Governor on May 29.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos judges to begin Easter vacation April 17

The Lagos State Chief Judiciary has slated April 17 to 29, 2019 as Easter holiday for all Judges of the State High Court.
Opeyemi Oke

Reactions trail new Lagos high court rules

Reactions have continued to trail the launch of the High Court of Lagos Civil Procedure Rules 2019, with some lawyers hailing the development and others showing resentment.
Opeyemi Oke

Lagos chief judge swears-in new customary court presidents, members

In a bid to maintain high standard of professionalism, competence and integrity in Lagos State Judiciary, Justice Opeyemi Oke, the Chief Judge of Lagos, on Monday, sworn-in new presidents and members of the Customary Court.

Court releases two suspects after 14 months awaiting trial

Two suspects allegedly nabbed with stolen NITEL cables have been discharged from the Ikoyi prisons after spending 14 months awaiting trial.

Femi Falana: Nigeria Police effective at international engagements, weak at home

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public q sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.

Public sitting on SARS reform opens in Lagos

The Presidential Hearing on the Reform of SARS held its public sitting in Lagos on Tuesday with stakeholders calling on Federal Government to equip and improve the welfare of the police.

Akinwunmi Ambode: NYSC keeps founding fathers’ dreams alive

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Thursday said that the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) had kept alive its founding fathers’ dream of sustained unity and social integration.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (3rd right); with Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke (3rd left); Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Bode Rhodes Vivour (2nd left); Justice Kudirat Kekere-Ekun (left); Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu I (2nd right) and Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabiru Shotobi (right) during the cutting of the cake at the 2018/2019 Legal Year Dinner at City Hall, Lagos Island on Friday.

Akinwunmi Ambode: Judicial sector reforms already improving Lagos GDP

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, on Friday evening commended judicial officers in the State for their integrity and dedication to duty, saying it was gratifying to note that the reforms carried out in the judicial sector were already improving on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the State.

Lagos NYSC members advised to be security conscious

The National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) has again advised corp members to be security conscious during the service year.

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Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

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