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Food safety expert calls on Lagos government to intervene over N8.5 million debt

HACCP Academy Nigeria (HAN), a foremost food safety institution based in Lagos, has asked the Lagos State government to intervene on the debt of N8.5million owed by its Ministry of Health being the amount for the two months HACCP training of 17 staff of the ministry at the Academy in September 2020.
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.
The Lagos State Police Command, Monday, rescued a day old boy at Oladejo street, Oko Oba area of the state at about 10.30pm.

Police rescue abandoned day-old baby in Lagos

According to the State Police PRO, CSP Olumuyiwa Adejobi, “A good Lagosian found the baby at Oladejo Street, Oko Oba Lagos on Monday at 10.20pm and informed the police operatives attached to Abattoir Division of the command.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Unity essential to rebuilding Lagos

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday harped on the need for unity among the arms of government to rebuild Lagos.
Aftermath of wanton destruction of lives and properties during #EndSARS protests, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has revealed that Lagos State required a minimum of N1 trillion to reconstruct the wilful extensive damage of properties across the metropolis.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: Why huge chunk of coronavirus vaccines should come to Lagos

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Friday said the lawmakers from Lagos will push “very vigorously” to ensure a huge chunk of the COVID-19 vaccines arriving the country come to the state
The transportation commissioner, Frederick Oladeinde, made this known at the 2020 ministerial press briefing held in Lagos.

Lagos government auctions 83 forfeited vehicles for violating law

The Lagos State Government has auctioned 83 forfeited vehicles for violating the state’s Transport Sector Reform Law 2018.

Lagos TUC urges residents to approach 2021 with hope, enthusiasm

The Lagos State Council of the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has urged Lagosians to approach 2021 with hope and enthusiasm in spite of the gloomy picture of 2020.

Group berates ex-minister over comments on LASU headship

A group, the Concerned Indigenes of Lagos State (CILS) yesterday rebuked a former Minister of Communications, Maj. Gen. Tajudeen Olarenwaju (rtd) over what its members described as “clannish remarks” on the current contest for the headship of the Lagos State University (LASU).
General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Engr. Abiola Kosegbe, disclosed this on Tuesday at a Public Engagement and Enlightenment Programme, tagged: “Prevention of Building Collapse: A Collective Responsibility,” held in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.

LASBCA: 300 distressed buildings to undergo integrity test in Lagos

General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, Engr. Abiola Kosegbe, disclosed this on Tuesday at a Public Engagement and Enlightenment Programme, tagged: “Prevention of Building Collapse: A Collective Responsibility,” held in Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria.
Borno’s covid-19 response team has accepted and approved a recommendation by Governor Babagan Umara Zulum for the statewide lockdown to be relaxed coming Monday and Thursday for citizens to shop for food, Commissioner of Information, Baba kura Abba Jato announced at the briefing.

#EndSARS: Destruction of Lagos assets contrived to hurt residents – Borno governor

Borno State governor, Prof. Babagana Umara Zulum, on Saturday led political leaders from the North-East region of the country on a visit to Lagos aftermath of the hijacked #EndSARS peaceful protest, leading to destruction of public assets by hoodlums, describing the attack as “mind-boggling” and the violence deliberately contrived to hurt Lagosians.
Some South-West governors and ministers, on Sunday, visited the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over the destruction of public and private facilities in the state.

Lagos government lifts curfew

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has lifted the curfew he imposed on the state after the #endsars protest was hijacked by looters and hoodlums.
Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Lagos Hakeem Odumosu, accompanied by Commander RRS Tunji Disu Thursday visited some markets and stores in Lagos 6

CP: Police not cowed, our men back on the road

Commissioner of Police, Lagos State Police Command, CP Hakeem Odumosu, on Tuesday, stated that policemen had returned to their duty posts across the state, allaying Lagosians fears over their disappearance since the attacks on police stations and killing of some policemen by hoodlums who hijacked the EndSARS protest last week.
The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the Coronavirus pandemic had shown Nigerians that there was need for prayers.

Lagos governor approves full reopening of markets

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the full reopening of markets in the state.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Schools remain shut as Lagos reviews curfew

This was announced on Twitter by Jubril Gawat, Special Assistant to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on New Media.
Lagos State Attorney General, Moyo Onigbanjo (SAN)

#EndSARS: Lagos prosecutes 229 ‘hoodlums’

The Lagos State Government has said it will be prosecuting all suspected hoodlums arrested in connection with the mayhem unleashed on the state between Tuesday and Wednesday in the aftermath of Lekki toll gate shootings by soldiers.
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.

#EndSARS: I didn’t go nowhere, I’m still Jagaban – Senator Tinubu

The All Progressives Congress chieftain, Senator Bola Tinubu, has lamented the invasion and wanton looting of public and private assets in the state of late.

TUC begs Nigerians not to lose faith in labour movement

The Lagos State Council, Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), has urged people not to despair or lose faith in the labour movement over suspension of the much publicised nationwide industrial action.
The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.

Police arrest Nigerian musician, recover ‘charms’

The police in Lagos, on Thursday, arrested a musician, Superwozzy, and his crew around the Ogudu area of the state and allegedly recovered assorted charms and marijuana.
Sequel to the collapse of a school building in Ejigbo in the early hours of Saturday, the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has directed the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development to carry out integrity tests on both public and private schools with buildings of 3 floors and above.

Lagos seeks monthly payment of house rent for residents

The Lagos State Government has called on stakeholders in real estate sector to work out modalities for residents to pay house rents on monthly basis instead of yearly.
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.
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.

1,455 Coronavirus patients run away from admission in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has said that 1,455 Lagosians who tested positive for the deadly Coronavirus pandemic are yet to turn up for admission at the various isolation centres.

Labour Party: Senator Tinubu can’t impose policies on Edo

The candidate of the Labour Party in the September 19 governorship election in Edo state, Isaiah Osifo, said former Governor of Lagos State and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Sen. Bola Ahmed Tinubu, cannot impose his ‘retrogressive’ politics on Edo people.

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Nigeria’s senate president, others bag NIS fellowship award

Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, and the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, were on Wednesday in Abuja presented with the Honourary Fellowship Award of the Nigerian Institution of Surveyors (NIS) alongside a former Minister of Defence, Brig-General Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) and the Emir of Nasarawa, HRH Alh. Ibrahim Usman Jibril, at the institution’s 2021 investiture ceremony.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETfund, Alhaji Kashim Ibrahim-Imam, on Wednesday said he and the Executive Secretary of the Fund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, took the suspension of the Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, UNILAG, Prof. Oluwatoyin Ogundipe, personal when he was suspended by the Governing Council of the institution last August.

Official: TETFund spends N120 billion on academic staff training since 2008

Academic Staff from public institutions across the country have so far accessed over N120 billion for training, within and outside Nigeria, from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) since its inception in 2008.
As children across Nigeria join their world counterparts to celebrate Children’s Day, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has called on parents, community leaders, teachers and all involved in children’s upbringing to take mentoring seriously and provide them with a good leadership example.

Payroll fraud: Gombe approves N1.49 billion for biometric system installation

The Gombe State Government has approved the sum of N1.499 billion for the supply and installation of biometric attendance system to check payroll fraud in the state’s civil service.
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2023: APC disowns viral zoning arrangement

The national caretaker/extraordinary convention planning committee (CECPC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has disowned a zoning arrangement list in circulation on the social media.
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ECOWAS should halt genocidal attacks on unarmed protesters in Benin Republic

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Bayelsa condemns bloody clash over oil pipeline surveillance jobs

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UNIOSUN: Why we prohibit cooking in school hostels

The management of Osun State University has clarified the reason it prohibited cooking in the school hostels across the six campuses.