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Coronavirus: Borno awaits confirmation of index case

The Chairman of Borno High Powered Taskforce on COVID-19, Alhaji Umar Kadafur, says the state’s taskforce is still waiting for results of the first suspected Coronavirus (COVID-19), case in the state.
LAWMA MD, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin and Head of Sales, Mercedez Benz, Mr. Umoh Ekanem at the presentation of the Axor truck to the Lagos State Government

Coronavirus: Mercedez Benz donates truck to Lagos

In the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, Mercedez Benz, a frontline automobile manufacturer, has donated a truck to Lagos State Government to assist the management of waste. The presentation took place earlier today at Lagos House, Marina.
All Progressives Congress (APC) national stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has described as premature, talks about 2023 elections and the successor to President Muhammadu Buhari. To him, those making such calls do not love Nigeria.

Asiwaju Tinubu urges Nigerians to obey safety measures

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Bola Tinubu, has urged residents of Lagos and Nigerians in general to obey government’s directives and measures put in place to curtail the spread of Coronavirus.
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Lagos explosion: Dangote donates N100 million cement to victims for reconstruction

Dangote Cement Plc yesterday donated N100 million worth of cement to the Lagos State government, to support the ongoing reconstruction process at the Abule-Ado area of Amuwo-Odofin Local Government of the state, which was affected by a pipeline explosion last weekend.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.

Coronavirus: No cause for alarm over outbreak – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday allayed the fears of Lagosians over the case of an Italian who tested positive to the deadly Coronavirus in the state.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos House, Ikeja by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami.

FIRS, Lagos to tackle non-payment of taxes

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and the Lagos State Government will collaborate to tackle non-payment of taxes by individuals and companies.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this during a courtesy visit to Lagos House, Ikeja by the Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, (FIRS) Mr. Muhammad Nami.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: No multiple taxation in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has reiterated that there is currently no multiple taxation in Lagos State revenue system.
The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward (left), being presented with a souvenir by the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu during a courtesy visit to the Governor at Lagos House, Alausa, on Wednesday, February 5, 2020.

Prince Edward visits Lagos governor in Alausa

Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex and youngest child of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, paid a courtesy call on Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Alausa Ikeja.
Riders on the platform of Opay and Gokada hailing services staged a peaceful protest on Friday, to protest the ban announced by the Lagos State Government on motorcycle and tricycle taking effect from February 1st.

Okada ban: Gokada, Opay riders protest ahead of February 1st enforcement date

Riders on the platform of Opay and Gokada hailing services staged a peaceful protest on Friday, to protest the ban announced by the Lagos State Government on motorcycle and tricycle taking effect from February 1st.
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Lagos government denounces list of restricted routes for Okada, Tricycles

It re-emphasised that government had not taken a definite action on the operations of commercial motorcycles (Okada) and tricycles, popularly known as Keke Marwa on some routes across the State.
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Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll justify confidence Lagosians reposed in us

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday said his administration will work hard to justify the confidence Lagosians have in his party, the All Progressives Congress (APC) by voting and retaining it as the ruling party in the state.
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.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll continue to make Lagos peaceful for all law-abiding citizens

Lagos State governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday reiterated the resolve of his administration to continue to make Lagos peaceful for all law-abiding citizens in the new year and beyond.
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Adeniran Ogunsanya college to be upgraded to university – Lagos governor

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said the state government owned Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education is to be upgraded to a University of Education.
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.
Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has promised the support of his administration for creative industry with a view to making the sector achieve a sustainable economic status. 4

Lagos governor declares emergency on damaged roads, orders eight contractors to begin work

Lagos State Government has declared a state of emergency on various dilapidated highways and carriages within the state.
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NSCDC arrests kidnap kingpin in Borno

The Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps Command in Borno, says it has arrested a 45 year-old man, Ibrahim Ali-Jobo, suspected to be a kidnap kingpin in Biu Local Government Area of the state.
Troops of 26 Brigade Garrison on patrol and escort duties of civilian merchants and commuters along Wala village and adjoining communities in Borno on Saturday had a fierce encounter with desperate and hungry Boko Haram terrorists’, who had laid an ambush, ready to pounce on food and other essentials.

Nigerian troops neutralise three terrorists in Borno

Troops have neutralised three Boko Haram terrorists during a clearance operation in Kirawa area of Borno State, the Army said on Thursday.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno on Sunday inaugurated Borno State Youth Empowerment Scheme (BOYES), to empower youths and end political thuggery in the state.

Porous border contributing to insurgency – Borno governor

Governor Zulum who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting attributed the continuous attacks on Borno communities by the insurgents to the porous nature of Nigeria borders.

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Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

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Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.