Sanwo-Olu to abolish pension payment to Tinubu, Fashola, others
Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday announced plans to repeal the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for payment of pension and other entitlements to former governors and their deputies. Sanwo-Olu made the announcement while presenting the 2021 budget to the Lagos State House of Assembly. “Mr. Speaker and Honourable…
Lagos Assembly seeks standard operation procedures for road contract
Lagos State House of Assembly has urged the Ministry of Works and Infrastructure, through the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works, to prepare regulations outlining Standards Operation Procedures (SOP) for road contract administration in the state.
Lagos Assembly commences probe of incessant gas explosions
Worried by the incessant rate of gas explosions in the state, the Lagos State House of Assembly has directed its Committee on Special Duties, to invite concerned stakeholders and agencies with a view to finding a lasting solution to the menace.
Lagos Assembly holds emergency session over #EndSARS protest
Lagos State Assembly on Friday held emergency plenary to address the ongoing #EndSARS protest in the state. The protest which started on Wednesday with youths seeking the dissolution of the SARS unit of the Nigeria Police Force over cases of harassment and extortion by its personnel. The Nigerian youth in continuation of their protest on…
Lagos Assembly set to criminalise encroachment on LASU lands
Lagos State House of Assembly has directed the management of the Lagos State University (LASU) to come up with a legislation that will criminalise anybody or a group of people that encroaches on the land of the institution.
Lagos Assembly appoints Onafeko as Acting Clerk
The Lagos State House of Assembly has appointed Mr Olalekan Onafeko as the Acting Clerk of the House.The Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, made this known before the commencement of the day’s plenary
Public procurement: Lagos assembly set to increase mobilisation fee to 40%
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Wednesday said it would increase the mobilisation fee of contractors to 40 per cent in the ongoing amendment of the state’s Public Procurement Agency Bill, 2020.
Lagos Assembly proposes stiffer law for drug abuse, demands whereabouts of LSSTF helicopters
On April 10, 1985 during the miltary regime of Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd), three drug pushers: Bartholomew Owoh (26), Bernard Ogedegbe (29), and Alhaji Akani Lawal (29) were tried, found guilty for drug-related offences under Decree Number 20 of l984, convicted and eventually put to death by firing squad. The execution of the ‘three youth’ rankled many…