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Lagos government declares zero tolerance for street trading

Lagos State Government on Thursday declared zero tolerance for street trading and parking of vehicles on the walkways and highways.

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of detainees

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to direct all authorities to publish names of all detainees in their custody and the locations they were being kept.
Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, taking his Oath of Office as the 15th Governor of the State, at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), Lagos, on Wednesday

Why I’m urging federal government to open up Badagry – Lagos governor

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, at the weekend said the reason the state government has been appealing to the federal government to open up Badagry was to boost commerce, businesses and tourism potential of the axis.

Femi Falana threatens to sue NHRC over Nigerian Navy’s ‘illegal’ detention

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) on Thursday threatened to sue the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) if it fails to take appropriate actions against the Nigerian Navy (NN) for alleged illegal detention of 67 persons.

Femi Falana gives NHRC ultimatum to compel Navy for release of detainees or face...

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist, Femi Falana, has given the Executive Secretary, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), seven days ultimatum to compel the Nigerian Navy for the release of detainees in its custody or face legal action.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor urges federal government to open up Badagry for commerce, business, tourism

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday said the reason the State Government has been appealing to the Federal Government to open up Badagry was to boost commerce, businesses and tourism potentials of the axis.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says 11 fertiliser blending plants with a capacity of 2.1 million metric tonnes have been revived across the country.

VP Osinbajo: Federal government revived 11 fertiliser blending plants

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says 11 fertiliser blending plants with a capacity of 2.1 million metric tonnes have been revived across the country.

Primate Okoh tasks government on spate of insecurity

Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, Primate, Church of Nigeria (Anglican Communion) has decried the spate of insecurity in the country.
Lagos State Governor-elect Babajide Sanwo-Olu was at a special reception organised by Kings’s Court Chapel for the Ogun State Govenor-elect Prince Dapo Abiodun on Sunday. 1

Babajide Sanwo-Olu opens BRT graduate employment portal for drivers with N100,000 salary

Governor-Elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said he will reduce reckless driving in BRT by employing graduates as drivers and adding more dignity to the work.

Femi Falana requests President Buhari to order the release of 40 Nigerians from naval...

Activist lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to order the release of 40 Nigerians in the detention of the Nigerian Navy.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode: Our integrated transport system firmly on track

Akinwunmi Ambode, Lagos State governor, on Tuesday commissioned the Bariga Waterfront Jetty, five transport ferries and the Ilaje Road, saying the development shows that the state’s integrated transport management system is firmly on track.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Bariga Waterfront Jetty, Ilaje Road and Ferries during the commissioning at Bariga, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. With him are Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman/C.E.O, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right) and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left).

Governor Ambode: How killings in Ilaje forced me to build World Class Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has narrated how insecurity and killings at Ilaje community in Bariga, Lagos, forced him to build a world class Jetty and road in the area.

Femi Falana writes AGF, demands release of 10 people detained by Nigerian Navy

Human rights activist and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr Femi Falana, has called for the release of 10 civilians detained without trials by the Nigerian Navy.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) in State House on 17th April 2019 4

FEC approves $20 million foreign loan for Lagos

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a loan of $20 million for Lagos State strategic transportation plan.
No fewer than 23 persons were trapped in a three-storey building under construction which collapsed in Ibadan on Friday, witnesses said.

Building collapse: NAPPS urges proprietors to build schools themselves

The Lagos State chapter of National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools (NAPPS) has urged private school owners to endeavour to build their school structures themselves, rather than depend on a leased or developers’ building to operate.
Lagos Akinwunmi Ambode

Governor Ambode calls for peaceful election in Lagos

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has urged residents to conduct themselves peacefully at the polling units and shun any act of violence or misconduct that could threaten peace of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital, for the All Progressives Congress (APC) presidential campaign scheduled to hold today in Borno and Yobe states.

Election: President Buhari arrives in Lagos for campaign

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Lagos, for the continuation of his re-election campaign in the February 16, Presidential Election.
Managing Director of Aero Contractors, Captain Ado Sanusi, yesterday faulted the claims that the disputed Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 jets were stolen at the Lagos airport.

Tight security at Lagos airport as President Buhari visits for campaign

A large number of security operatives were on Saturday deployed to strategic positions at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, ahead of the today’s visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.

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