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Police arrests Waka Queen’s blackmailer

Reading Time: 2 minutes Smiles can now creep back to the face of Waka Queen, Salawa Abeni, as the Lagos State Police Command on Sunday announced that it had arrested a certain man who had been blackmailing her. A statement from the police read: “Our Decoy team have arrested a man who tried blackmailing the popular fuji artiste, Salawa Read More…

Top Story TV & Film

Lagos govt hosts drive-in concert to reinvigorate entertainment sector

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government said it hosted a premier and innovative drive-in concert to reinvigorate the entertainment sector in the state. Dr Dolapo Fasawe, General Manager, Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), said in a statement on Sunday that the agency supervised the drive-in concert to ensure compliance with COVID-19 safety guidelines. The innovative drive-in Read More…

Health Top Story

Grim figures from Lagos as it records 378 fresh COVID19 cases, highest ever

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos recorded its bleakest day in the fight against the COVID19 novel coronavirus as it recorded its highest number of fresh cases yet at 378. This high figure lends to the fear that there are indeed more COVID19 novel coronavirus cases among the population than reported. The large figure from Lagos coincides with the record Read More…

Infrastructure Top Story

Sanwo-Olu flags off construction of Regional Road in Eti-Osa

Reading Time: 3 minutes Picture above: L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu; Deputy Governor, Dr Obafemi Hamzat and Special Adviser on Works and Infrastructure, Mrs Aramide Adeyoye, during the unveiling of the plaque to flag-off the Lekki Regional Road as part of activities to commemorate the First Year in Office of the Sanwo-Olu administration, at Eti-Osa Local Government, Read More…

Agriculture Business Top Story

LCCI seeks regional collaboration on agriculture

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) says collaboration by South-West states, with a renewed focus at unveiling viable and sustainable investment opportunities in the agribusiness value chain, is critical to national economic diversification and self-reliance. The LCCI President, Mrs Toki Mabogunje, stated this on Saturday at a webinar, organised to unveil viable agribusiness Read More…

Health Top Story

COVID-19 mortality rises to 50 in Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says three another COVID-19 related deaths were recorded, increasing the infection mortality in the state to 50. Abayomi made the disclosure through his Twitter account on Saturday evening. He, however, did not give additional information about the sex, age, nationality or medical conditions of the deceased. Read More…

Environment Tragedy

Experts call for inclusive slums upgrade in Lagos,other cities

Reading Time: 3 minutes Some experts on Saturday called  for the upgrade  of slums in Nigeria through sustained efforts to build resilient cities that would enhance good health and welfare of  the residents. The experts who made the calls  at a zoom meeting organised by the Lagos State Chapter of the Nigerian Institute of Town Planners (NITP), also said Read More…

Policy Top Story

Sanwo-Olu dedicates first anniversary to frontline health workers in Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday,  dedicated his administration’s first anniversary in office to frontline health workers in the state. Sanwo-Olu, said this at the State House, Marina, during a simple ceremony to mark his administration’s first year  in office. He said the frontline health and emergency workers had paid great sacrifices in Read More…

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On first anniversary, Sanwo-Olu inaugurates 18 projects across Lagos virtually

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Friday inaugurated 18 projects in commemoration of his first year in office. The inauguration was held virtually in line with the demands of COVID-19 in which the state remained the epicentre in the country. The projects inaugurated included a concrete jetty with shoreline protection at Ikorodu, rehabilitation, upgrading Read More…