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Lagos State Government

23 Nov
Lagos State government has called the attention of stakeholders, policy makers to the benefits and threats of synthetic biology and emerging biotechnologies. Commissioner for Health, Lagos State, Prof. Akin Abayomi, on Monday, at the ninth African Conference on One Health and Biosecurity, alongside esteemed partners from the Global Emerging Pathogens Treatment (GET) Consortium, said the…
8 Nov
To check flooding, the Lagos State government, yesterday, disclosed plans to construct and upgrade secondary drainages in six local councils. The state also sought cooperation with experts in the drainage sector for inputs in the development of a Secondary Drainage Master plan for selected local governments, as parts of its efforts to reduce flooding issues. Commissioner…
27 Oct
The Lagos State government yesterday resumed the demolition of illegal structures built on canals and drainage setbacks at the Ikota drainage channel in Lekki.
26 Oct
Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana, SAN, yesterday, charged Lagos State Government to publish, urgently, reports of investigative panels on building collapse in the state .
16 Oct
• Group hails closure of markets Lagos State Government, yesterday, issued a seven-day ‘vacation order’ to motorists/commercial bus drivers operating on top of bridges across the State. The Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Transportation, Sola Giwa issued the order citing the need to remove every infraction impeding free flow of traffic on…
25 Sep
Lagos State Government has said it will announce a new date for the introduction of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) campaign, which was scheduled to begin today for logistics reasons as informed by the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH). This was announced by the Commissioner for Health in Lagos, Prof. Akin Abayomi over the weekend.…
9 Sep
Following weeks of mediation by Lagos State government, the National Committee and the Lagos State Chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) have reconciled with a resolution for a peaceful co-existence. Speaking during a courtesy visit to the Ministry of Transportation by the union leaders, on Friday the Permanent Secretary, Engr. Abdulhafiz…
15 Aug
As another example, it was reported in the media that at the Supreme Court, Abuja, in the year 2002, The Lagos state government through the then Lagos state Commissioner for Justice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, immediate past Vice President of Nigeria, accepted responsibility for demolishing Maroko community and promised the evictees 1,000 housing units every year, till the whole former house-owners of Maroko are fully resettled.
14 Aug
It was in the news recently that residents of Oworonshoki area in Lagos State on Wednesday August 2, 2023, protested the ongoing demolition in their area by the Lagos State Task Force which has seen many residents lose their belongings and homes, left several women and children homeless, and forced many to seek shelter in churches and uncompleted buildings in other areas.
26 May
It was a moment of joy for Lagos residents as the state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, embarked on simultaneous commissioning of new 126 blocks of classrooms across the six educational districts in the state.
10 May
A high Court of Lagos State has adjourned hearing of an application seeking an order for a probe into alleged diversion of N1.5 billion compensation paid by Lagos State Government to demolition victims.
15 Apr
Lagos State government, yesterday, announced that one body has been recovered from the rubble of the collapsed building at 1st Avenue, Banana Island, Ikoyi.


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