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Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos seals three illegal container terminals, 19 additional contravening buildings

The Lagos State Government has sealed three illegal container terminals and two buildings in Amuwo-Odofin area and additional 17 buildings in Oniru Estate, Lekki, due to construction infractions.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos reopens cinemas, spas, gyms

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reopened cinemas, spas and gyms six months after shutting them due to COVID-19 outbreak in Nigeria.Gboyega Akosile
The National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Lagos State has said that the senior secondary school pupils will resume on Monday, August 3, 2020.

Lagos releases 2020/2021 school calendar

The Lagos State Ministry of Education has approved school calendar for 2020/2021 session.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Why we’re supporting small businesses with survival fund

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has explained that the Federal Government is investing in the small businesses sector to sustain the national economy.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo unveils Eko MSMEs fashion hub-1

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will virtually unveil the Eko Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) Fashion Hub-1 on Friday in Ikeja, Lagos.

ASUU: LASU lecturers behind minimum wage protests impostors

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, Lagos zone, has faulted a local strike action in the Lagos State University over the payment of new minimum wage for higher institutions in the state.
The State Government in a statement signed by the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, asked all traders under Bridge including those not affected by the fire incident of last Sunday to move from the present location

Lagos disowns viral video on sale of branded wastebaskets

The Lagos State Government, on Thursday, disowned a viral video where some uniformed impostors were promoting the sale of branded wastebaskets purportedly on behalf of the state.

Pregnant woman killed in Lagos cult violence

A 35-year-old pregnant woman, Risikat Saliman, was shot dead during a bloody clash between suspected cult groups at Aleke community in Ikorodu, Lagos State on Thursday.
Dr Dolapo Fasawe, the General Manager of the agency, made it known that the Agency was reinvigorating its efforts to reposition LASEPA by aligning its mandate with best global practices and this webinar was an avenue towards that realisation.

LASEPA: Lagos enjoyed very good air quality index during lockdowns

The Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), the body tasked with the protection, improvement and regulation of environmental issues in the State held a webinar session on the theme “Clean Air for a Healthy and Sustainable Environment in Lagos (Fantasy or Reality)”. The webinar was held in commemoration of the First International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies on the 7th of September.
The Executive Director of the NFVCB, Alhaji Adedayo Thomas, said this in a letter addressed to Osigwe.

NFVCB, Lagos government move to resolve multiple taxation of film makers

The National Films and Video Censors Board (NFVCB) and the Lagos State Government have agreed to resolve the issues of multiple taxation and over-regulation of film makers in the state.
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.

Lagos virus deaths rise to 205, 389 patients shun treatment

Lagos State Government says the state’s COVID-19 related deaths have increased to 205.
The popular Costain Bus Stop in Lagos State has been relocated temporarily to an open space in front of the National Theatre, Iganmu, newsmen report.

Lagos drivers protest ‘extortion’ by task force

Some commercial drivers plying the Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos State and its environs, on Tuesday, protested alleged harassment and extortion by personnel of the Lagos State Task Force on Environment and Special Offences Unit.

Lagos reads riot act to NURTW, CDAs

The Lagos State Government has read the riot act to transport unions and Community Development Associations, CDAs, within the Lagos Island Business District to adhere strictly to traffic, environmental and physical planning laws or face the music.

Man faces N10.1 million equipment theft charge

A 29-year-old man, Matthew Owolabi, was on Friday brought before an Igbosere Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for allegedly stealing equipment worth N10.1 million from the Lekki Conservation Centre.
The Director-General, Lagos State Pension Commission (LASPEC), Babalola Obilana, made the disclosure during a meeting with the Pension Fund Administrators (PFAs) and insurance companies at Alausa, Ikeja.

Lagos pays over N1 billion to 218 retirees

Lagos State Government says it has paid over N1billion retirement benefit bond into the Retirement Savings Account (RSA) of 218 retirees under the state public service for August.
L-R- Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Alhaji Sabo Nanono, with Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu during the Minister’s courtesy visit to the Governor, at Lagos House, Ikeja, on Thursday, August 27, 2020.

Nigerian government partners Lagos to invest in marine resources to boost agriculture – governor

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it would collaborate with the Federal Government on investment in marine resources, to boost agriculture.
The state Commissioner for Special Duties and Intergovernmental Relations, Mr Tayo Bamgbose-Martins, said the government would review the process of issuing the documents to individuals to ensure due process was followed.

Official: Lagos monarchs selling state of origin letters

The Lagos State Government has warned against the sale of state of origin documents to non-indigenes, saying the practice is criminal and those caught will be sanctioned.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arraign two men for alleged impersonation, forgery

The police in Lagos on Wednesday, arraigned one Mike Ibu, 47 and Orinya Christopher, 37, in an Ogudu Magistrates’ Court, for allegedly impersonating a staff of Divine Ventures Limited.

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