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Lagos government promises Increase in budgetary allocation to education

Lagos State Government has promised to significantly increase the budgetary allocation to education in the next budget.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos governor calls on insurance practitioners to join in implementing health scheme

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has called on insurance bodies to partner with the state government to ensure the successful implementation of the newly introduced Lagos State Health Insurance Scheme (LSHI).
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Muhammadu Danmadami as a great loss to the country.

Lagos Trade Fair: President Buhari urges Nigerian to patronise locally-made products

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared the 2019 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair open, reiterating that Nigerians should continue to patronise locally-made products and services to grow the nation’s economy.

Governor El-Rufai, Femi Hamzat for Zakat distribution

Kaduna State Governor Malam Nasir El-Rufai, Lagos State Deputy Governor Obafemi Hamzat, Chief Imam of Lagos State Sheikh Sulaimon Abou-Nolla and Home Affairs Commissioner Mrs Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf will lead other personalities to the 15th distribution of the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation (ZSF).
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

Lagos government to launch massive water, rail transport system by 2020 – governor

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday said his administration would soon roll out massive water transport services in order to reduce over-dependence on road transportation.

Creative industry fund: Central bank, Lagos assess National Theatre

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Lagos State Government team on Saturday assessed the National Arts Theatre, Lagos ahead of new investment plan that includes building a Creative Industry Park at the Theatre.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor urges Nigerians to shun violence, build a better nation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has called on Nigerians to shun violence and continue to live in peace and harmony in order to build a better Nigeria.
L-R: Executive Director, Fate Foundation, Adenike Adeyemi; Chairman, Annual Alumni Planning Committee, Toyin Bakare; Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat; CEO, SLOT Systems Limited, Nnamdi Ezeigbo; CEO, Global International College, Bolaji Osime and Head, Growth Support Services, Fatai Olayemi at the 4th Fate Foundation Annual Alumni Conference held in Surulere on Wednesday, 25th September, 2019.

Our administration is committed to funding SMES – Lagos deputy governor

The importance of Small and Medium Scale Enterprises (SMEs) to the growth of the economy was re-emphasized on Wednesday at the 4th FATE Foundation Annual Alumni Conference held in Lagos.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor pledges continued support for judicial reform

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday pledged to ensure successful implementation of the judicial reform initiated by the state’s new Chief Judge, Justice Kazeem Alogba.
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Nigeria has no business with poverty – Lagos deputy governor

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has said Nigeria has no business with poverty if her citizens duly followed the instructions of God by being godly and doing what is right and ideal always.

Federal government urged to increase budgetary allocation to education sector

A former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has called on the Federal Government to scale up its budgetary allocation to the education sector.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has warned officers and men of the force to abstain from unethical conducts capable of tarnishing the image of the force.

Police nab 1,154 suspected kidnappers in 8 months

The Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, says 1,154 suspected kidnappers were arrested across the country between January and August.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos will support ICAN to ensure accountability, transparency – governor

Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has pledged to continue to collaborate with the Nigeria Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria, ICAN, to ensure accountability and transparency in the state’s financial dealings.
Obafemi Hamzat

10,000 farmers to benefit from World Bank $200m fund in Lagos – deputy governor

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, says the state government is directly identifying about 10,000 farmers to benefit from the 200 million dollars World Bank agricultural intervention fund in the state.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor urges lawyers to key into technology for transformation

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Monday advised lawyers to use technology to improve the legal profession with a view to enhancing justice delivery in the country.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu tasks Lagos governor, cabinet to make people’s welfare priority

National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has urged the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, and his team to make welfare of the people the cornerstone of the administration’s social development programmes.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Lagos state commissioners and special advisers — full list

The event, held at Adeyemi Bero Hall of the Lagos State Secretariat, was witnessed by the leaders and members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) from all Local Government Areas and Local Council Development Areas in Lagos.
The Swearing-In of 35 commissioners of Lagos state is ongoing at the Adeyemi Bero hall, Alausa Ikeja. 6

How Lagos exco members can succeed – ex-official

A former Lagos State Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hakeem Abdul Lateef, has advised the newly inaugurated commissioners and special advisers on how to succeed in office.

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NNPC to automate depot, pump station operations

The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.

Ex-AGF Adoke’s arrest in Dubai proof anti-graft war working – Itse Sagay

Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.

Real Madrid squad ‘pleased by Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham Hotspur move’

Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari signs Executive Order 009 on open defecation-free Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
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PACAC endorses Ibrahim Magu’s appointment as substantive EFCC chairman

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.