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Sanwo-Olu reinstates General Manager, Lagos State Building Control Agency

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has approved the immediate reinstatement of Gbolahan Oki, the suspended General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA). The suspension took effect from 1 November 2021, following the collapse of a 21-storey high-rise building along Gerrard Road in Ikoyi. A statement signed by the Head Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu mourns Adenrele Adeniran Ogunsanya

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said that the former Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), late Princess Adenrele Adeniran-Ogunsanya, was impactful in the state’s politics. Sanwo-Olu said this in a condolence message signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Tuesday in Lagos. He praised Adeniran-Ogunsanya’s contribution to governance, growth Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu harps on regional integration for socio-economic propserity

Reading Time: 4 minutes Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that unlocking the potential of the Southwest would depend on the commitment of regional governments to stronger alliances and exploration of evidence-driven solutions for sustainable development. Speaking at the two-day Southwest Investment Promotion Agencies Conference (IPAC-1) in Ikeja, the Governor explained that the forum was informed by Read More…

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Lagos acquires 10-car speed trains for Red Line project

Reading Time: 5 minutes Lagos State Government has acquired two 10-car Talgo 330kmph speed trains for its Red Line rail project. The state Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu had on Tuesday completed an acquisition deal of the trains at an event inside the Milwaukee facilities of Spanish train manufacturer, Talgo Incorporated, in the U. S. The trains will be heading for Read More…

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Ahead White Paper: Sanwo-Olu defends integrity of #EndSARS panel, says it carried out its task to best of ability

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image Credits: LASG. Plans peace walk The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has commended the work of the #EndSARS judicial panel of enquiry into acts of police brutality by the now-disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), saying they acted to the best of their ability. He, however, expressed regret about the heightened tension arising from the Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu moves to deliver 50 megawatts/20 hrs of electricity to Lagosians

Reading Time: 2 minutes Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Lagos State Governor, has disclosed plans to deliver 50 MegaWatt of electricity for 20 hours daily to residents through the Lagos State Electricity Policy. The governor made this known in a statement on Saturday signed by Mr Kayode Oyekanmi, Director Public Affairs, Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives (MCIC). Sanwo-Olu said the development Read More…

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Lagos and Kano seek one per cent revenue allocation for megacity status

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Lagospedia, LASG. Lagos and Kano States are collaborating to get an extra one per cent of revenue allocation for their megacity status. This was revealed by the Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Danguje, in a statement issued on Tuesday by his Chief Press Secretary, Abba Anwar. In the statement, Gov Ganduje said that Lagos Read More…