Lagos to announce stricter measures to stop Okada riders
Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu said stricter measures will be announced to stop the operations of commercial motorcyclists known as Okada riders in the state. Sanwo-Olu, who spoke at security stakeholders meeting in Ikeja, said Okada riders pose a threat to security in Lagos State - the same reason the government barred Okada operation in…
Insecurity: Lagos to demolish shanties, takeover abandoned buildings
Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday said that the government would continue to demolish shanties across the state.
Yoruba youths warn IPOB against attacking Lagos, southwest
Yoruba youths under the aegis of Yoruba Youth Socio-cultural Association (YYSA) Worldwide, have warned Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) over the plan to attack soft targets in Lagos State. The warning was contained in a statement signed by its National President, Olalekan Hammed. Hammed said Lagos is not part of Biafra, hence, the state should…
Sanwo-Olu restates commitment to workers’ welfare
The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has commissioned the permanent secretariat of members of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria (ASCSN), Lagos State chapter, reinstating his commitment to workers’ welfare.
Baba Ijesha risks life imprisonment over sexual assault, says Lagos government
The Lagos State Government has recommended a five-case charge be brought against Nollywood actor, Olanrewaju James Omiyinka, popularly known as Baba Ijesha for sexually assaulting a minor. One of the sexual assault charge the state government listed is punishable by life imprisonment. "Whilst the State would ensure that Mr Olanrewaju James's rights case enshrined in…
Tinubu’s presidency in 2023 means prosperity for Nigeria—APC Chieftain
An All Progressives Congress’ (APC) Chieftain in Lagos State, Olusegun Idowu has said Nigeria will be better for it, if the party’s national leader, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu becomes the next president in 2023.
Lagos to commission 500-bed capacity psychiatric hospital
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, has said that government plans to commission a modern 500-bed capacity mental healthcare facility for admission and rehabilitation of psychiatric patients. Abayomi made the disclosure on Wednesday while speaking at the Eko Wellness Fair. The event will hold from Saturday, May 1 to Friday, May 7 virtually. He…
Lagos debunks claims amputee sachet water hawker provided false information
*Says Police brought in to protect her during handover to kinsmen Lagos State Government has handed over Mary Daniel, the amputee sachet water hawker, to the leader of the Igala (Kogi State) community in the state, disclosing that the police were brought in during the hand-over event to protect Daniel. The government denied the claims…
Sanwo-Olu tasks heads of agencies on succession, quality service
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tasked the head of agencies and companies with the need to groom their successors as well as deliver quality service as they work on their agencies’ mandate.
Lagos pledges to bridge huge infrastructure gap in health sector
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said that despite the huge gap between infrastructure and resources in the health sector, the administration will raise standard and quality in the healthcare system.