Lagos to demolish buildings that fail integrity test

The Lagos state government has warned that the State will pull down any building that falls below building regulatory standards in the Dosumu Market following a fire disaster which affected more than fourteen buildings in Lagos Island. The state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu stated this yesterday while on inspection of the affected street reiterating that the […]

House of Reps summon KFC for discriminating against physically-challenged ex-gov’s son

The House of Representatives Committee on Disabilities has invited the management of a popular food outlet, Kentucky Fried Chicken, over the alleged ill-treatment of Mr Adebola Daniel, son of former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel and a person living with a disability. The committee’s Chairman, Bashiru Ayinla, disclosed this yesterday while briefing House of Representatives […]

Lagos Government to curb the menace of quackery

The Lagos State Government says it is committed to exploring strategies to curb the menace of quackery in the health sector. The Special Adviser to the Governor on Health, Doctor Kemi Ogunyemi, stated this yesterday at a Stakeholders Engagement Meeting organized by the Health Facilities Monitoring and Accreditation Agency, HEFAAMA, held at Alausa Secretariat. Odgunyemi […]

Lagos State Government Plans New Building Code for Model City

The Lagos State Government has announced its intention to introduce a new building code tailored to suit the standards of the model city.  This initiative was revealed by Olajide Babatunde, the Special Adviser on Electronic Geographic Information System and Urban Development, during a clean-up enforcement operation in the Jakande area of Lekki on Sunday. The […]

Lagos Signs MoU with Niger State for supply of Agricultural Commodities

The Lagos state government in collaboration with Niger State, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding in agriculture, to cushion the current economic challenges. During the signing ceremony at the State House in Marina, governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said the aim is to ensure that the common man benefits from the engagement. Similarly, the governor of Nigeria […]

Lagos increases bursary and scholarship amount for state indigenes

 Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced an increase in Bursary Awards for indigenes of the State in Tertiary Institutions to Sixty thousand Naira and Scholarships to Two hundred and Twenty-Five thousand Naira. The Governor stated this at an Interactive session at Alausa, Ikeja with the Theme: “Students as Strategic Partners in the Governance […]

NCS suspends its food disposal initiative

 The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has suspended its food disposal initiative following a stampede that claimed seven lives on February 23, during the distribution of 25Kg bags of rice at its Zonal Headquarters, Yaba, Lagos State The service announced the suspension in a statement by its National Public Relations Officer, Mr Abdullahi Maiwada, noting that […]

Lagos Governor inaugurates eleven members of the State Palliative Committee

Governor Babajide Sanwoolu has inaugurate eleven members of the Lagos State Special Dispensation “Palliative” Advisory Committee. Sanwo-Olu however appealed to the committee members to come up with ideas and suggestions that will make the palliative intervention a success. Insert: Govn Palliative Committee Our correspondent Godfrey Gabriel reports that the Governor, Babajide Sanwoolu is the chairman […]

LASG Warns Against False Domestic and Sexual Violence Allegations

The Lagos State Domestic and Sexual Violence Agency, a sub-department of the state Ministry of Justice, has issued a stern warning against false accusations of domestic and sexual violence by citizens.  This cautionary message was conveyed by the Executive Secretary of the agency, Titilola Vivour-Adeniyi, during an interview on Thursday. Vivour-Adeniyi expressed concern over the […]