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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Lagos, EIC partner to fund tech-driven startups

Eko Innovation Centre (EIC), a hub that seeks to finance technology-driven startups, in collaboration with the Lagos State government, has reiterated its readiness to finance business ideas that have the capacity to impact at least 10 million people.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ll build innovation, technology centres to create jobs

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday said his administration would build innovation and technology centres across the state to address the problem of youths unemployment .
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu: Why we’ll build innovation, technology centres

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday said his administration would build innovation and technology centres across the state to address the problem of youths unemployment.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.

Speaker Gbajabiamila: We will perform better than eighth House

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, on Sunday, said Nigerians should expect better service delivery from the ninth National Assembly.
The Lagos State Deputy Governor-elect, Dr Obafemi Hamzat has lost his father, Oba Mufutau Olatunji Hamzat.

Femi Hamzat: How my father’s counsel has helped me

The Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat, on Saturday said he was a beneficiary of his late father’s goodwill.

Lagos parades two LASTMA officers for alleged extortion

The Lagos State Government has paraded two officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, who allegedly received gratification from a traffic offender.

Lagos sacks 34 LASTMA officers, as deputy governor issues warning

The Lagos State Government on Friday said it has sacked 34 officers of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, over cases of extortion and others.
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Polio: Lagos to issue executive order compelling private schools to allow access to officers

The Lagos State Government has disclosed that it would soon give an Executive Order that will compel operators of private primary schools in the state to give unrestricted access to polio eradication officers to enter their premises and administer anti-polio vaccines on their wards so as to protect them against the killer disease.
Obafemi Hamzat

Femi Hamzat: Lagos to become tech talent hub

The Lagos State Government on Saturday said it was positioning the state as a technology talent hub for the world through training and job placement.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Governor Sanwo-Olu wants young Nigerians to be educated on significance of June 12

Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Lagos State governor, has advised that young Nigerians should be educated on the significance of the June 12 anniversary.
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June 12: MKO Abiola’s daughter urges President Buhari to tackle insecurity

Daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election, Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do his best to address security challenges in the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

APC chieftain backs Governor Sanwo-Olu’s zero tolerance on waste, traffic

A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Ayobo Ipaja LCDA, Lagos, Otunba Ladi Oluwaloni Olo, has commended the operation zero tolerance initiative of the governor of Lagos State, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, on waste and traffic management in the state.

June 12: Why President Buhari must restructure Nigeria – General Akinrinade

Former Chief of Army Staff, Rtd General Alani Akinrinade on Wednesday said it is imperative for President Muhammadu Buhari to visit the vexed issue of restructuring for the good of the country.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

June 12: Elected officers must be accountable – Governor Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Wednesday said the philosophy behind June 12 must continually be celebrated by ensuring that elected officers were accountable and every Nigerian treated equally.
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

Governor Sanwo-Olu, others hail President Buhari for honouring MKO Abiola, June 12

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, praised President Muhammadu Buhari for honouring the hero of June 12, the late MKO Abiola and making the day a national public holiday.

NYSC chief urges states to upgrade orientation camps facilities

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Brig.-Gen. Shuaibu Ibrahim, has said the corps will not deploy corps members to states with security challenges.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat Congratulating the newly elected Speaker of the 9th assembly of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Mudashiru Obasa at the Legislative Chamber of the House of Assembly Complex Alausa, Ikeja.

Governor Sanwo-Olu assures legislators of harmonious relationship

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has assured legislators of a harmonious working relationship to ensure the state remains the most prosperous in the nation.
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

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We will be fair to all

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Monday restated the commitment of his administration to serve the people and be fair to all, irrespective of their religion, tribe or party affiliation.

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Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

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No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

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