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Sanwo-Olu wants Fiscal Federalism, Special Status for Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: LASG. …Urges South-West To Embrace Zonal Public Hearing Opportunities In picture above: L-R: Senator Olamilekan Solomon; Senator Oluremi Tinubu; Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Senator Ibikunle Amosun during the opening of the senate committee zonal public hearing on the review of the 1999 constitution at the Lagos Marriott Hotel, Ikeja, on Read More…

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As the Jide Sanwo-Olu-led govt marks 2nd year, #AGreaterLagos looms large, closer than imagined

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: CRCC, LASG. Lagos SmartCity is smack on course with 3,000 km of fibre-optic cables being laid, 6,000 km when done How far has Governor Babajide Sanwoolu gone on his journey toward A Greater Lagos? This is the main question that will be answered as the administration begins to mark its second year anniversary Read More…

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Lagos provides relief for vulnerable residents in #SanwooluListens initiative

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, brought smiles on the faces of yet another group of vulnerable Lagosians as he presented cheques to beneficiaries at the 2nd edition of ‘Sanwo-Olu Listens’ initiative. The scheme, which was designed to provide long-term financial assistance to vulnerable citizens in the State, is one of several Read More…

COVID19 Health Metro Policy Top Story

Consider malaria-like symptoms as COVID-19 illness until proven otherwise – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 4 minutes Following the increase in number of recorded cases of coronavirus in Nigeria, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday said that any malaria-like symptoms should henceforth be considered as COVID-19 virus infection unless and until proven not to be one. He therefore advised that anyone with such symptoms should proceed to any of the Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu, Gbajabiamila, mourn Lagos ex-administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed sadness over the death of the former Military Administrator of Lagos State, Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu (rtd). Kanu, a retired Naval Officer and former Military Governor of Imo State between 1976 and 1977, died at a hospital in Lagos on Wednesday morning at the age of 77 Read More…

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Lagos Assembly passes N1.163trn 2021 budget

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Akintunde Akinleye/Reuters. The Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday passed the 2021 Appropriation Bill of N1.163 trillion, seven weeks after the budget was presented to the Assembly by Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The House passed the budget after the report of the appropriation was presented during plenary by the Chairman, Joint Committee on Read More…

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Lagos Assembly passes Public Complaints, Anti-Corruption Commission bill

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: Temilade Adelaja/Reuters. The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill to establish the Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission and for connected purposes. The house passed the bill on Tuesday  after the third reading and a consequent voice vote conducted by the Speaker, Mudashiru Obasa. Obasa then directed the Clerk, Read More…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu signs executive order to rebuild Lagos

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN photo, NAN Photo. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday signed an executive order establishing the “Lagos State Rebuild Trust Fund´´ toward rebuilding the state. Signing the executive order at the Lagos House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu said that rebuilding the state was necessary, due to the huge destruction witnessed during the mayhem that Read More…

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Lagos approves daily opening of markets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Image Credits: Ventures Africa, artsandculture.google.com. The Lagos State Government on Tuesday approved full resumption of trading at all markets in the state. The Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr Wale Ahmed, said in a statement that Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had given approval that the markets should now open daily. Ahmed said that the Read More…

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Lagos Govt says restriction time now 8.00p.m to 6.00a.m

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Government says restriction time in the state is now from 8.00p.m to 6.00a.m. The State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, made this known in a statement on Sunday in Lagos. Omotoso advised residents to plan their movement within the time. “Curfew in Lagos State has been reviewed. Restriction time Read More…