Tag: Lagos State

Lagos Health Commissioner tests positive for COVID-19

Abdul Jimoh- August 24, 2020

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has tested positive for COVID-19. The state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made ... Read More

Lagos Govt includes 7 private laboratories for COVID-19 tests

inno.korie- June 26, 2020

Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health, says seven private laboratories have been included to enhance COVID-19 sample testing in the state. Abayomi made the ... Read More

COVID-19: Lagos State Discharges 11 More Patients

Henry Solomon- April 2, 2020

The Lagos state government has announced the release of 11 COVID-19 patients after they have fully recovered. The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu made this ... Read More

Lekki/Ikoyi link Bridge to be Fully Electronic by October – Sanwo-Olu

Henry Solomon- July 10, 2019

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge is expected to become fully electronic by October, in order to cut off the ... Read More

Woman who wanted $1m fake notes defrauded N700,000

admin- June 17, 2019

A 28-year-old woman,  Titilayo Shittu, on  Monday appeared before an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos State, for allegedly obtaining  N700,000 under false pretences of printing ... Read More

Husband, wife, son die in Ikorodu apartment

admin- May 25, 2019

Residents of Aga community in Ikorodu, near Lagos were on Friday greeted with shock when the corpses of a father, wife and their child were ... Read More

NEPZA calls for investigation into murder incident at Lagos free zone

admin- April 19, 2019

The Nigeria Export Processing Zone Authority (NEPZA), has assured investors, local and foreign operating under the Free Zone Scheme in Nigeria of adequate security of ... Read More

Ambode inaugurates Transition Committee

admin- April 9, 2019

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday inaugurated a 20-man Transition Committee. The governor was represented by the Secretary to the State Government, Tunji Bello. ... Read More

Buhari hosts Sanwo-Olu, Hamzat

admin- March 19, 2019

President Buhari with Sanwo-Olu (L) and Hamzat (R) The Governor-Elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu; and his deputy-elect, Obafemi Hamzat, have visited President Muhammadu Buhari. Read More

Gridlocks dominate governorship debate

admin- January 14, 2019

The governorship candidates’ debate organised by the The Platform in Lagos was dominated by the traffic menace with each candidate focusing on how to tackle. ... Read More

Ambode swears in Muri-Okunola Lagos youngest Head of Service

admin- December 31, 2018

Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Monday swore in Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola as the 21st Head of Service (HOS) in the state. He also ... Read More

Yuletide: Commuters angry over high transport fares in Lagos

Arowobusoye Samuel- December 22, 2018

A cross section of commuters in Lagos State are angry over high transport fares, blaming drivers for not being considerate as the yuletide draws near. ... Read More

Once Again, Jimi Agbaje to Bear The PDP Flag in Lagos 2019 Governorship Race

Henry Solomon- October 5, 2018

Mr Jimi Agbaje was on Friday declared winner of the governorship primary of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State. Agbaje, who was the ... Read More

Independence: Transport Unions Commend FG, Seek Completion Of Orile-Bagary Road

Abdul Jimoh- October 1, 2018

Two transport unions in Lagos State have commended the Federal Government on its achievements as the country celebrates its 58th independence anniversary. Alhaji Muhammed Musa, ... Read More

NIS Deports 414 Irregular Immigrants

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Seme Command, said it repatriated 414 irregular immigrants in the first six months of the year. The command`s spokesman, Mr. ... Read More

Vigilance Group Appeals to Buhari to Assent to VGN Bill

Henry Solomon- July 25, 2018

The Vigilance Group of Nigeria (VGN) in Lagos on Wednesday appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to its bill that was passed by the ... Read More

Security agencies resolve to end rivalry

admin- July 20, 2018

Security agencies meet on unhealthy rivalry By Henry Oladele Nigerian security agencies have resolved to forge a common front to tackle intolerance, rivalry, bickering and ... Read More

Students Display of Rare Skills Indicates Bright Future for Traditional Games in Lagos

Henry Solomon- July 20, 2018

The participants at Lagos State Secondary School Traditional Games have displayed rare skills at the just-concluded Games, signifying a bright future for the games. The ... Read More

Third Mainland Bridge to be ShutDown July 27

Henry Solomon- July 11, 2018

The Federal Controller of  Works, Lagos, Mr. Adedamola Kuti, on Wednesday in Lagos said that the emergency rehabilitation/maintenance of the Third Mainland Bridge project would ... Read More

Macron urges Nigerian youths to join politics

admin- July 4, 2018

By Folasade Adeniran and Lucy Osuizigbo French President, Emmanuel Macron, has urged Nigerian youths to get involved with politics to change the narrative of the ... Read More