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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: We will make Fourth Mainland Bridge reality

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.
Four coronavirus patients have recovered and will soon be allowed to go home to their families. This was revealed on Friday 3 April 2020 by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos.

Lagos compensates explosion victims with N2.5 million each

The Lagos State Government, yesterday, presented a cheque of N2.5 million to each of the eight families of the deceased, who died in the pipeline explosion of Sunday, March 15, 2020, at Abule Ado-Soba, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of the state, as financial assistance.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagos gives update on closed Alaka/Eko Bridge portion, repair

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Sunday, said that the components for the repair of Alaka Bridge linking Eko Bridge were being assembled.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagos to engage youths through programmes, policies

The Lagos State Government says it will do all within its power to accommodate Nigerians, especially youths through programmes and policies that will help to develop them.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagosians urged not to dump waste in drainages

Lagos State deputy governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, on Sunday enjoined Lagosians to desist from dumping their wastes into the drainage channels in order to avoid flooding as rain commences.
The patient had complained about the state of the isolation centre, our source said.

Coronavirus patient attempts to escape Lagos isolation centre

Following the detection of the first case of novel Coronavirus disease in Nigeria, and the placing in quarantine of the patient, identified as a 44-year-old Italian, at the Mainland Hospital, Yaba, Lagos (formerly, Infectious Diseases Hospital), a health worker at the hospital said on Friday that the patient was angry and had attempted to escape.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagos inducts 1,000 secondary school teachers

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday inducted 1,000 newly employed secondary school teachers to boost education standards in the state.
L-R: Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Alhaji Umar Nnamadi and representative of Lagos State Governor, Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat; Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Dr. Mahmoud Isa-Dutse and Lagos Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Rabiu Olowo during the Federal Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) retreat, at the Eko Hotel and Suites, Victoria Island, on Monday, February 17, 2020.

Lagos calls for new revenue sources, sharing formula

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has called for the creation and boosting of new sources of export in Nigeria’s bid to meet the yearning and aspiration of Nigerians just as he demanded a fair and just revenue sharing formula.
The Lagos State Task Force on Sunday said that it had impounded 4,500 motorcycles (Okada) from riders who had defaulted the states traffic law.

Okada Ban: Accidents reducing in Lagos – deputy governor

The Lagos State Government has reaffirmed its decision to ban commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) on major roads in Lagos metropolis.

Lagos: No going back on okada, tricycle ban

The Lagos State Government has said it will not yield to pressure to reverse the restriction it placed on operation of commercial motorcycles (okada) and tricycles (keke) in some parts of the state.

Bank rewards customers, harps on youth empowerment

Fidelity Bank Plc on Saturday said there was need for youth empowerment to curb crime and unemployment in the country.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor visits explosion victims

The Lagos State Government will be meeting with the management of Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to discuss on issues of compensation for victims of the January 19 pipeline fire in Abule Egba, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said on Saturday.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagos deputy governor charges religious leaders on moral values

Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths.
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.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Only eHealth innovation can solve healthcare challenges in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Tuesday said for the state to be able to overcome its healthcare challenges and offer a quality care to the residents, it must be dependent on technology.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges to leverage technology for improved healthcare services

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said his government would deploy technology to deliver precision, faster and smarter healthcare services in all healthcare facilities in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu flanked by his deputy Dr. Obafemi Hamzat (right) and Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs. Cecilia Bolaji Dada; Chairman Committee on Women Affairs, Hon. Mojisola Meranda (5th left); Permanent Secretary, Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation, Mrs Oluyemi Kalesanwo (4th left); Secretary to the State Government, Mrs. Folashade Jaji and beneficiaries of Y2019 Mega Empowerment Programme during at the Blue Roof, LTV Complex, Agidingbi, Ikeja, on Tuesday, January 7, 2020.

1,050 women, artisans empowered in Lagos

The Governor, who promised to uplift the living standards of the citizens at the inception of his administration kept part of the promise through the Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation.
Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Agege Pen Cinema flyover to be ready by June or July

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured residents and motorists that the Agege Pen Cinema flyover bridge will be completed and commissioned for use by June ending or early July 2020.
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Lagos deputy governor apprehends commercial drivers for driving against traffic

Dr Obafemi Hamzat, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, on Saturday apprehended two commercial drivers and their buses for driving against traffic.

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