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The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut 430 event centres and night clubs across the state for violating COVID-19 protocols.

Lagos: 430 event centres, clubs shut for violating coronavirus protocols

The Lagos State Safety Commission has shut 430 event centres and night clubs across the state for violating COVID-19 protocols.
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, unveiled plans for the launch of body-worn cameras for the state’s security personnel outfits in the management of traffic enforcement in the state.

Traffic: Lagos governor unveils body-worn camera for law enforcement officers

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday, unveiled plans for the launch of body-worn cameras for the state’s security personnel outfits in the management of traffic enforcement in the state.

Ikeja Electric: Why metering of customers is slow

Ikeja Electric (IE) Plc said that it had metered only some 24,000 customers under the National Mass Metering Programme (NNMP) of the Federal Government flagged off in October 2020.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos launches LMS e-portal for workers’ training

Lagos State Government has launched the Learning Management System (LMS), an e-portal for the training of civil servants for effective service delivery.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign teenager over unlawful possession of firearms

A 20-year-old teenager, Ibrahim Adeyemi, on Wednesday appeared before an Ikeja Chief Magistrates’ Court for allegedly being in possession of firearms.
Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo has emerged the second position on the “Time Higher Education 2021 Emerging Economies University Ranking”.

LASU visitation panel calls for memoranda

The special visitation panel constituted to resolve the impasse in the selection of a substantive Vice-Chancellor for the Lagos State University (LASU) has called for memoranda.
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.

Coronavirus: Lagos vaccinates 127,885 resident – official

The Lagos State Government says 127,885 persons have so far received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.
The National President of the Christian Council of Nigeria, CCN, Most Rev. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has called on Christian and Muslim leaders in Kaduna State to chart a course towards restoring peace in Kaduna.

Christian Council: There is hunger in the land

President of the Christian Council of Nigeria (CCN), Most Rev. Dr. Benebo Fubara-Manuel, has lamented that there is an alarming hunger in the land, saying Nigeria needs courageous leaders to battle the situation.
4. The One-Day Governor of Lagos State, Miss Eniola Ajala, on Friday appealed to Gov. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu to provide more infrastructure in the state’s public schools.

One-day Lagos governor seeks infrastructure improvement in Lagos schools

The One-Day Governor of Lagos State, Miss Eniola Ajala, on Friday appealed to Gov. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu to provide more infrastructure in the state’s public schools.
Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor, says there is a plan to position Ibadan airport as an alternative to the local airport in Lagos.

Oyo governor: Ibadan airport will become alternative to Lagos domestic terminal

Seyi Makinde, Oyo state governor, says there is a plan to position Ibadan airport as an alternative to the local airport in Lagos.
The Chief Missioner of the Ansarudeen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulrahman Ahmad, has warned that elders and political leaders in Yoruba land would be held accountable if the growing agitation for an Oduduwa Republic led to interethnic warfare.

Cleric: Political leaders should be held responsible for secession agitation

An Islamic Cleric and Chief Missioner of the Ansarudeen Society of Nigeria, Sheikh Abdulrahman Ahmad, has warned that elders and political leaders in Yoruba land would be held accountable if the growing agitation for an Oduduwa Republic led to interethnic warfare.
1. Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is ready to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Lagos governor: We are ready to domesticate AfCFTA agreement

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says the state is ready to domesticate the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement.

Lagos IRS gives tax evaders March 31 deadline for payment

The Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has warned tax evaders in the state, saying that the Service would wield the stick on defaulters who insist on shortchanging the State Government.
Prosecutors failed to attend Tuesday’s hearing at the federal high court in Lagos, having previously failed to present some of their witnesses in a case that had been adjourned on several occasions.

‘Murder’: Lagos government rejects chef’s plea bargain

The prosecution team of the has rejected the plea bargain agreement proposed by Joshua Usulor, a 21-year-old chef, who allegedly killed a lawyer at the Citiheights Hotel, Opebi, .
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Olusegun Odumosu

CP: 234 robbers, 343 cultists arrested in Lagos

The Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, on Monday disclosed that 234 suspected robbers have been arrested in Lagos between January and March 2021.
The Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Hakeem Odumosu, made the declaration on Thursday while deliberating on the strategies put in place with the election monitoring officers deployed from the Force Headquarters, Abuja, to assist and monitor the elections in Lagos State.

Lagos police recover corpse of abandoned day-old baby

The police operatives attached to Ikeja Division of the Lagos State Police Command Sunday recovered the body of a day-old baby lying beside Ayinke Hospital by Airport Road, Ikeja area of the state.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu (born June 25, 1965) is a Nigerian politician and the current Governor of Lagos State.

Lagos governor inaugurates 450 metres Ira-Muwo bridge

The Lagos State Government on Saturday inaugurated the 450meters Ariyo (Mile 10)-Ira-Muwo-Tedi-Abule Oshun Road alignment in Ojo Local Government Area of the state.
Justice Oluwatoyin Ipaye of an Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Friday discharged and acquitted one Niyi Oyelami charged with defiling a nine-year-old daughter of his neighbour.

Student jailed after pleading guilty to internet fraud

An Ikeja Special Offences Court has sentenced a student, Glory Pelumi, to six months imprisonment following his guilty plea to two counts of cheating and possession of fraudulent documents.
The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed his intention to adopt an abandoned baby rescued by the police in the state.

Lagos police boss to adopt rescued baby

The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu, has disclosed his intention to adopt an abandoned baby rescued by the police in the state.
Lagos Red Line Rail will become operational latest by the fourth quarter of 2022, the managing director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Abimbola Akinajo, said.

Lagos Red Line Rail begins operation late 2022

Lagos Red Line Rail will become operational latest by the fourth quarter of 2022, the managing director of Lagos Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (LAMATA), Abimbola Akinajo, said.
3. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said he felt no side effects three days after taking the COVID-19 vaccine injection.

Lagos governor: How I felt after taking coronavirus vaccine jab

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said he felt no side effects three days after taking the COVID-19 vaccine injection.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos official: You may still contract coronavirus after vaccination

The Lagos State Government has warned its residents not to jettison observance of COVID-19 guidelines, saying they might still contract the deadly virus after vaccination.

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