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Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Lagos set to reopen economy

The Lagos State Government would soon embark on the ‘Register-to-Open Initiative’ toward the gradual reopening of the economy in the state.
Scientists around the world are building up their knowledge about the coronavirus, as they frantically search for a cure and vaccine.

Lagos discharges 21 more coronavirus patients

The Lagos State Government has announced the recovery and discharge of 21 more coronavirus patients, who tested negative twice to the virus.
The Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, Dr. Chikwe Ihekweazu, has reacted to claims making the rounds that COVID-19 and Malaria are similar.

NCDC announces 378 new coronavirus cases in Lagos

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control on Saturday announced 378 new coronavirus cases in Lagos State.

Lagos to decamp pipeline explosion victims from relief camp

Dr Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, the Director-General of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Lagos on Saturday.

Lagos, LCCI task stakeholders on agribusiness opportunities

The Lagos State Government and the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) have charged farmers and all stakeholders in the agricultural sector on the need to explore the numerous opportunities that abound in agribusiness.

Lagos attracts $250 million investment for new industrial-residential development

Lagos State government said it has attracted investment worth US250m for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos announces plan to replace okada, tricycle by July

Lagos State government has announced plans to replace banned Okada and tricycle with First Mile and Last Mile (FMLM) mobility solution.
Speaking during the extensive exercise, the Commissioner for Transportation. Dr. Fredric Oladeinde, expressed the government’s determination to ensure sanity on Lagos roads, assuring that the enforcement activities will be sustained until success is achieved.

Lagos issues 479,028 number plates, driver’s licence in one year

The Lagos State government has disclosed the issuance of over 479,028 vehicle number plates and driver’s licence in the state in the last one year.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during an inter-ministerial media update on COVID-19 on Thursday in Ikeja.

Lagos conducts assessment to revitalise 329 primary healthcare

As part of efforts geared towards the revitalisation of Primary Healthcare, the Lagos State Government has carried out a comprehensive assessment of no fewer than 329 Primary healthcare centres in the State.
Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, Special Adviser to Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Works and Infrastructure, says his administration will make the Lagos 4th Mainland Bridge a reality.

Lagos to deliver Pen Cinema Bridge November

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said it will complete and deliver the Pen Cinema Bridge by November, 2020.
Lagos State Commissioner for Waterfront Infrastructure Development, Ahmed Kabiru Abdullahi

Lagos to create more Islands to curb land scarcity

To further increase land availability for housing and infrastructure development, the Lagos State Government has expressed the desire to continue to create more man-made islands at its waterfront across the State.
The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, discharged 26 more coronavirus patients.

Lagos discharges 87 coronavirus patients in massive recovery

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday announced the discharge of 87 Coronavirus patients who recovered from the pandemic.

Lagos pulls down distressed storey-building

The Lagos State government on Tuesday demolished a two-storey building located on Western Avenue.
Ayodele Subair

Lagos extends tax returns deadline again

The extension, the Executive Chairman, Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS), Mr. Ayodele Subair, said is in the government’s continuous effort to provide the much needed relief to taxpayers and mitigate the economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic.
The Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, said in a statement on Saturday, that the programmes would ensure that students were engaged during the period of school closure.

Lagos, federal governments working out guidelines for re-opening of schools

strong indications emerged, yesterday, that officials of the Federal and Lagos State governments are working out guidelines for re-opening of schools, which closure was precipitated by the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic.
Lagos State Government Coronavirus (Covid-19) Isolation Centre

Lagos records one more coronavirus death

Lagos State government on Monday said that it has recorded one COVID-19 related death bringing the number of persons who have died from the infection in the State to 47.
Lagos State Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo has warned parents against allowing their wards to patronize private tutorial centres during the period of schools closure.

Lagos sets to employ 2,000 primary school teachers

The Lagos State Government has concluded plans to employ no fewer than 2,000 more teachers in its public primary schools.
The Lagos State Government has announced plans to partially shut the Marine Beach Bridge by Total Gas, inwards Apapa for five months, effective from Wednesday, May 27 to Wednesday, October 21, 2020, for an emergency repair works.

Lagos set to shut Marine bridge partially for repairs

The Lagos State Government has announced plans to partially shut the Marine Beach Bridge by Total Gas, inwards Apapa for five months, effective from Wednesday, May 27 to Wednesday, October 21, 2020, for an emergency repair works.

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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.