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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has approved the resumption of all Public Servants on GL 1 -12 with effect from Monday, November 2, 2020.

Lagos dismisses ‘plan’ to lock down state again

Lagos State Government, yesterday, dismissed insinuation of plans to impose a second lockdown on the state, describing it as baseless and untrue.
The contact, as at Wednesday, have spent thirteen days in the isolation center and, according to the State Health Commissioner, Tomi Coker, they will soon be declared free of the virus.

World AIDS Day: Ogun steps up awareness campaign against spread of HIV/AIDS

The Ogun State Government has said that its agency is working assiduously to contain the spread of Human Immuno Deficiency Virus/Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS), against its spread as against the report that it has the highest numbers of the affected persons.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom government raises alarm over virus palliatives fraud

Akwa Ibom State government has raised the alarm over the activities of some individuals going about demanding bank details from members of the public under the guise of sharing COVID-19 palliatives.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom commissioner wants FIDA to intensify enlightenment on societal values

The International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, has been tasked to step up sensitization on societal values as well as undertake indepth research into the psychology of the culprits if the fight against rape must be won.
Lagos State House of Assembly

Lagos Assembly urges governor to probe highway workers protests

The Lagos House of Assembly has urged Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu to investigate the recent protest by street sweepers engaged by Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) over non-payment of their salaries.

Asiwaju Tinubu achievement revisited as Lagos permanent secretary bows out

The progress achieved under Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu-led government was revisited on Monday as Lagos State rolled out the drums to celebrate its Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Strategy, Mr Folarin Adeyemi, who was bowing out from active service.
The Lagos State Government will begin the demolition of structures and shanties under high tension cables in Lekki area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Monday.

Lagos begins demolition of shanties, structures under high tension Monday

The Lagos State Government will begin the demolition of structures and shanties under high tension cables in Lekki area of Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, on Monday.

Former permanent secretary, 39 others graduate from Islamic institute

A 63–year–old retired Permanent Secretary in Ogun State, Abdulfatah Opebiyi, at the weekend alongside 39 others graduated from the Insight Institute for Islamic and Technical Studies in the state.
Gov. Abubakar Sani-Bello of Niger has urged the Muslim Ummah to pray for peace, unity and security for meaningful development in the country.

Governor Sani Bello salutes General Abdulsalami at 77

Niger State Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has congratulated former Military Head of State, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd), on the occasion of his 77th birthday.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government may lay off 769 workers caught on certificate forgery

No fewer than 769 public workers in the service of Osun State Government have been discovered to have gained employment into their service with forged certificates.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government warns PDP not to incite judiciary against Governor Oyetola

Osun State government has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of plots to incite the judiciary against Governor Isiaka Gboyega Oyetola through frivolous allegations.
Gboyega Oyetola

Osun government denies civil service recruitment

The Osun State Government on Wednesday denied the rumour making the round that it has begun recruitment into the state civil service.
Gbenga Oyetola

Elections: Osun declares Friday public holiday

Ahead of Saturday’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the Osun government has declared Friday a public holiday.
One Lagos Fiesta at the Agege Stadium

2018 One Lagos Fiesta begins

The 2018 edition of the ‘One Lagos Fiesta’, OLF, organised by the Lagos State Government commenced in the five divisions of Lagos on Monday, December 24, 2018.

Lagos land use charge and the beauty of democracy

One of such is accountability. Every democratically elected government is accountable to the people, to whom it owes its existence. This is why it has become traditional for the Lagos state government to periodically render periodic account of its stewardship and interact with the people at Town Hall Meetings and other such forums.

Akwa Ibom govt urges youths to exploit employment opportunities

Akwa Ibom State government has challenged unemployed youths in the state to key into the employment opportunities created by the present administration through its industrialization policy.

UNICEF: 19.4% of children in South West stunted

In its bid to control, prevent and overcome stunted growth in children, the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) has revealed that 19.4% of children in South West are stunted, which is only second to what is obtained in the North.

Osun govt to commence payment of pensions next month

Osun State Government, on Thursday, disclosed that a sum of N1 billion had been released to 142 beneficiaries ‎of Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) and N200 million to settle part of the outstanding gratuities of the 2011/2012 retirees.

Governor Ambode reshuffles cabinet, drops three commissioners

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Thursday carried out a major cabinet reshuffle, dropping three commissioners and appointing five new ones

Lagos moves to check drink-driving

The Lagos State Government, in conjunction with Lagos Traffic Radio 96.1FM, on Friday inaugurated an exercise to check incidents of drink-driving and resultant fatalities, especially during end of year festivities.

Our achievement would have been impossible without civil servants – Governor Ambode

“I charge all of you to rededicate yourselves to the tenets of the public service reforms we have embarked on and prove to the rest of the service your justification for the new elevation,” the Governor said.

Partner with Lagos on tourism, hospitality, agriculture – Governor Ambode tells investors

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has invited the business community to partner with government in the tourism, hospitality, recreation, transportation and agro-based sectors to harness the abundant potentials across the State.

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Nigerien president wins $5 million Mo Ibrahim Prize

President of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou, has won the $5 million 2020 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced today.
The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms Abisola Olusanya, said this on Sunday in Lagos.

Lagos begins artisanal fisheries value intervention

Lagos State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya, said the State has begun artisanal fisheries value intervention for artisanal fishing communities in the State through empowerment and capacity building.
Nigeria’s oil and gas industry has lost huge investments due to the non-passage of the Petroleum Industry Bill (PIB), Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said.

Governor Okowa: Take-off of Maritime university, brought peace to Niger Delta

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has said the take-off of the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Warri South-West Local Government Area of the state had brought peace to the Niger Delta region.
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has felicitated with Nigerians on the occasion of Christmas celebration and urged everyone to adhere strictly to COVID-19 protocols.

Northern states tighten security to curb abduction of schoolchildren

No fewer than 11 Northern states have beefed up security around schools to prevent the abduction of pupils by bandits in their states, investigations have revealed.
The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) is to probe alleged payment into the private account of its staff.

LASAA commence campaign on regulation of outdoor adverts

The Lagos State Signage and Advertisement Agency (LASAA) has commenced the first phase of an awareness campaign to sensitise members of the public on the need for compliance with regulations guiding outdoor advertisement in the state.

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China’s new rules governing school disciplinary methods came into force on Monday, banning physical punishment and verbal abuse in primary and secondary schools.

China outlaws corporal punishment, verbal abuse in schools

Educators are prohibited from carrying out disciplinary procedures that would inflict direct physical pain on students, according to the trialed regulations released by the Ministry of Education last December.
Mason Mount hailed a “massive win” for Chelsea over Liverpool as their “brave” approach earned a crucial three points in the race for the top four.

Mason Mount hails ‘brave’ Chelsea after ‘massive win’ at Anfield

Mason Mount hailed a “massive win” for Chelsea over Liverpool as their “brave” approach earned a crucial three points in the race for the top four.

Anambra Assembly expresses worry over spike in criminal activities

The Anambra House of Assembly has expressed worry over the increasing rate of crimes in the state and called for urgent measures to address the menace.

NSCDC to protect schools against mass abductions of students

The federal government has tasked the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps to develop a robust scheme for protecting schools across the country.
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FAO: Global food prices rise for nine straight month in February

Global food prices rose for the ninth conservative month in February, led by sugar and vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations has said.