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3 Mar 2018
Lagos State Government has dissociated itself from fake advertorials making the rounds on the internet about admission into the state School of Nursing.    The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Modele Osunkiyesi, yesterday, through a signed disclaimer notice to the public, stated that the attention of the Ministry of Health has been drawn to the…
3 Mar 2018
The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Nigeria will today host the second edition of its ‘Study in Holland Fair’ at the Federal Palace Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos by 10am. The fair according to a statement from the embassy is designed for Nigerians seeking undergraduate, postgraduate and/or professional education in Netherlands. It provides…
28 Feb 2018
Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has praised the General Superintendent and members of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry for its contributions toward community development and improvement of the quality of life of the people of the state. Ambode, who spoke yesterday at the commissioning of multiple projects executed by the church in the Gbagada area…
28 Feb 2018
Several days ago, on a trip from the Lagos mainland to the Lekki peninsula, I saw a sprawling heap of trash by the Obalende junction. It seems absurd to call garbage ‘unkempt,’ but this one did look neglected. It was even more surprising that the waste oozed, spilled and piled around and out of several…
28 Feb 2018
To survive in this era of technological advancement, businesses must innovate and disrupt their environments. This, formed part of the submissions at the second day of the ongoing 2018 Social Media Week (SMW) in Lagos, yesterday. Panellists’ at the Digital Transformation session with the theme: ‘Does your business have what it takes to survive in…
25 Feb 2018
The Lagos State government through its Coconut Development Authority (LASCODA) has distributed coconut-processing equipment to processors in 12 Local Councils and Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs), as part of its empowerment programme in the coconut value chain. Special Adviser to the Governor on Food Security, Mr. Okanlawon Sanni who distributed the processing equipment to beneficiaries…
25 Feb 2018
Towards ensuring that all operations in Lagos State abattoir meet international standard, the state ministry of agriculture held a one-day stakeholders’ workshop for butchers at the Oko-Oba abattoir, to put a permanent end to illegal slaughtering activities at the abattoir.   The Commissioner for Agriculture, Mr. Oluwatoyin Suarau, who addressed the participants, reiterated the resolve…
25 Feb 2018
Air Peace airlines has taken delivery of its newly acquired Boeing 777-200 aircraft, becoming the first local carrier to procure and register such state-of-the-art airliner in the country.   The 274-capacity aircraft touched down at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, on Friday. It's the first of three B777 airliners Air Peace has lately acquired…
25 Feb 2018
The Lagos State government has reiterated its commitment to ensuring markets in the state are cleaner and safer, warning against street trading and indiscriminate dumping of refuse.   Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Muslim Folami, stated this during a meeting with traders at the commencement of a sensitisation tour of major markets in…
25 Feb 2018
Recently, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, recorded yet another first when he signed seven vital bills into law. Perhaps, the most noticeable of the lots is the Yoruba Language Preservation and Promotion of Law, which represents a cognizant reflection of the position which Lagos State, prides Yoruba language as the cultural vehicle for articulate…
25 Feb 2018
Sir: It is pretty obvious now, that there is a deliberate massive infrastructure renewal drive across Lagos. What may not be so obvious are the deeper implications of this drive, which we will try to highlight with a few examples. But more importantly, we will shed some light on the imperative of government becoming more…
22 Feb 2018
The rains are coming early this year, a frightening development that may spell doom for residents of the coastal city. It is not enough for Lagosians to prepare for an unprecedented flooding.

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