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Lagos govt, FAO/UNIDO begin survey on coconut value chain

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), have begun a one-month intensive field research and survey on coconut value chain analysis. Ms Abisola Olusanya, the State Commissioner for Agriculture, said in Lagos on Sunday that a survey on coconut was last Read More…

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Lagos State to develop N49bn medical park – Hamzat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Twitter. The Lagos Government says plans are ongoing to develop a Medical Park to attract medical tourists and make the state a medical tourism hub. Dr Obafemi Hamzat, the state Deputy Governor, made this known on Sunday in Lagos at the unveiling of the Duchess Royal Medical Check-Up in collaboration with Lagos Marriott Read More…

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Funding for 2 new varsities in 2022 budget, commissioner reveals

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government said it had included funding for its two newly established universities in the state’s 2022 budget for their effective take-off in September this year. The state Commissioner for Education, Mrs Folasade Adefisayo, disclosed this during a News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) forum in Lagos on Friday. The National Universities Commission (NUC) Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu says Lagos will build a world-class health system

Reading Time: 3 minutes Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says building a world class health system is a priority of his administration. Sanwo-Olu said this on Friday in Lagos during the Y2021 Health Forum with the theme, “The Art of Building a World Class Health System.” The programme was organised by the Lagos State Government in collaboration with the Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu heads off nurses strike

Reading Time: 2 minutes But for a last-minute intervention by the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, nurses in Lagos would have continued with an impending three-day strike starting on Monday. However, they were able to come to an amicable agreement on Sunday evening when the governor held a closed-door meeting with members of the Nigerian Association of Nurses and Read More…

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Lagos Govt may terminate contracts on non-performing jetty operators

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP via Getty Images. Concessioners of non-performing jetties in Lagos are in for a hard time with the Lagos State Government. This is because the government has warned that it will not hesitate to terminate the contract of any ongoing jetty construction project not done to specification or contract duration. The Read More…

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Lagos votes 10% of 2022 budget for education

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS. Lagos State Government has earmarked 10 per cent of its year 2022 Budget to the education sector to adequately groom the youths towards making the desired impact and contributing to the progress and future development of the State. The State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Samuel Egube, disclosed this during Read More…

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Following weeks of dry taps, Lagos Water says they’re sorry

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Lucky Yusuf. For weeks and even months, Lagosians have had nothing flowing through their pipes but trickles of water. In some cases, not even a drop. As a result, most residents have resorted to digging wells or boreholes. In most cases, they enlist the services of mairuwa (water vendors). Sadly, the Lagos Water Read More…

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Lagos State students demand ban on daytime movement of articulated vehicles

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos, Dec. 9, 2021 (NAN) The National Union of Lagos State Students (NULASS) on Thursday appealed to the state government to ban the movement of articulated vehicles during the daytime to curb accidents and continuous loss of lives. This is contained in a statement jointly issued by Mr Shasanya Akinola, President of NULASS and Mr Read More…