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15 Jan 2020
Regular commuters in the Ikeja area of Lagos state especially Allen Avenue would no doubt have seen the statue of afro-beat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. But don't be surprised if the next time you pass through Allen Roundabout, the statue is nowhere to be found; this is because the Lagos State government has pulled it down.…
7 Jan 2020
Lagos State government Tuesday revealed that it targets about 73.86 bn monthly Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) to finance the state's 2020 N1.169trn budget. The Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Sam Egube, providing detailed analysis of 2020 budget, said the state government projected IGR for 2020 is N886.041bn. He disclosed that the state government hopes…
4 Jan 2020
The Lagos State Government have signed an agreement with the Joint Labour on the implementation method of the new minimum wage for workers. Present at the signing of the agreement in Alausa, Ikeja was Lagos State head of service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, commissioner for establishments, training and pensions Ajibola Ponnle and the permanent secretary in the…
6 Dec 2019
Lagos State commissioner for justice and attorney-general, Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN, has ordered the release of 11 children held in prison custody in the state. Onigbanjo in a statement by the ministry's spokesman Kayode Oyekanmi said the children's imprisonment was contrary to the provision of Section 207 of the Lagos State Child Rights Law of 2015.…
20 Nov 2019
Lagos State Government on Wednesday blamed the persistent traffic in different parts of the state on the influx of people from different parts of the country. "The daily influx of people from other parts of the country into Lagos has contributed to the big human and vehicular pressure on the roads," Lagos information and strategy…
15 Oct 2019
Some hoodlums around Mile 2 area of Lagos on Tuesday attacked a petrol tanker driver conveying petroleum products. The street boys reportedly hit the tanker multiple times with metal bars to spill the contents on the floor. In a video seen by The Guardian, people have since taken plastic and other vessels to collect petrol…
13 Aug 2019
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu Tuesday submitted the final list of Commissioner-designates to the State House of Assembly for ratification. The governor initially submitted a twenty-five name list of Commissioner-designates to the State House. Sanwo-Olu's spokesman Gboyega Akosile said the twenty-five designates were carefully picked on "their cognate experience in their respective professions." Akosile, however,…
9 Aug 2019
Former governor of Lagos State Akinwunmi Ambode Friday denied being involved in the N9.9bn fraud said to have been discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). "The former Governor was not and will never be involved in any unauthorized use of government property and resources," Ambode's media aide Habib Aruna said in a…
6 Aug 2019
A federal high court in Lagos has ordered the freezing of three bank accounts belonging to the state government over an alleged fraud of N9.9 billion fraud. The court judge, Chuka Obiozor, ordered the suspension of the bank accounts following an ex parte application by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The accounts are…
21 May 2019
Against the backdrop of the recent execution of the Supreme Court decision covering a vast area of 398 Acres of Land as delineated on Survey Plan...
29 Apr 2019
Quietly but steadily, the whitish sand-water mix is churned out of giant underwater pipes as the roaring waves of the Lagoon give way to advancing machines, and the foundations of a new city literally emerge off the shores of Lagos waters. The general outlines of what is apparently one of the most ambitious and comprehensive…
14 Feb 2019
With less than four months to the end of his tenure as the governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode is being accused by some civil servants of deliberately withholding the deductions from their salaries to the accounts of necessary cooperative societies. Over thirty cooperative societies operating within Lagos state ministries, agencies and parastatals were affected…

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