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11 Jun
It was harrowing experience for some Lagosians following the restriction of movement imposed on certain areas of the metropolis as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos.
4 Dec 2019
We gather today to pay tribute to an icon of Lagos State. We converge to honour a man of integrity who made history as the first military administrator, and later, governor of our beloved state.
3 Dec 2019
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday renamed Onikan Stadium after Late Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Johnson (Rtd) in recognition of his illustrious service as the first military administrator of Lagos.
3 Dec 2019
We gather here today not to mourn but to celebrate a distinguished life, the life of Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson, a great patriot, an accomplished administrator, one of the makers of modern Lagos who, sadly, will never share this physical space with us again. In whatever role we knew him, the first and longest serving military administrator…
1 Nov 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Alhaji Lateef Jakande yesterday mourned the passage of the first military governor of Lagos State, Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson (rtd) who died at 83 years.
25 Jan 2019
A few weeks ago, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance in both the Obasanjo and the Jonathan administrations, spoke of the need for federal and state governments to pay some urgent attention to the development of the rural areas. Matters are getting worse there and for the country as a whole, obviously. Did anyone…
14 Dec 2017
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday paid glowing tributes to three former governors of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson, Lateef Jakande and Bola Tinubu, for laying a solid foundation for the state.


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