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SOURCE- Yemisi Dada The Lagos State Government has allayed the fears of motorists over the planned four-month closure of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to effect repair works. In a statement the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, explained that adequate measures have been put in place by the present administration to effectively manage the […]

A section of the Jibowu Crossing will be closed for thirty days from Wednesday, July 31 to Thursday, August 29, 2019, for the relocation of gas pipes situated close to the perimetres of the rail line. According to a statement from the Lagos State Ministry of Transportation, the closure and relocation work on the gas […]

Mass sensitization and support of stakeholders remain the potent tools to stem the tide of human trafficking in the country. Lagos Zonal Commander of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, NAPTIP, Mr. Dan Atokolo stated this during a sensitization walk in Ikeja to commemorate the World day Against Trafficking in Persons […]

SOURCE- Akinboye Akintola Lagos Assembly constitutes adhoc committee to screen nominees of state executive council. The Speaker of Lagos State Assembly, Chief Mudashiru Obasa has constituted a 16-man ad hoc committee to screen Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s cabinet nominees. The House last week read the list of 25 nominees forwarded by Governor Sanwoolu for appointments as […]

The Lagos State government and the National Waterways Authority, NIWA, has settled their ten years pacts with the signing of an agreement to collaborate and harmonize activities on Lagos waterways. This development may resolve the case in the Supreme court as both parties have agreed to settle out of Court. At the short signing ceremony […]

SOURCE- Chinyere Ogbonna Africa governments and leaders have been challenged to create job opportunities for the teeming unemployed youths in the continent. The President Africa Development Bank, AfDB, Dr. Akinwunmi Adesina gave the advice while speaking as a panelist at the annual Tony Elumelu Foundation Enrepreneural Forum in Abuja. Dr. Adesina opined that the growing […]

Lagos State government and the government of United Arab Emirates, UAE, have expressed readiness to partner in the areas of traffic management and security. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, stated this when he received the Consul-General of the UAE Consulate in Nigeria, Dr Abdulla Al-Mandoos in Alausa at the weekend. Governor Sanwo-Olu noted that Dubai, in the […]

A three-storey building collapsed in the Osasa area of Bariga, Lagos State yesterday night. Radio One gathered that the building collapsed around 9.30pm on Sunday. A resident of the area, Mr Dele Timothy, told newsmen around 10.30pm that six people had been rescued. He noted that some are still trapped in the rubble. Though rescue […]

SOURCE- YEMISI DADA The Lagos State Government has commenced the removal of shanties and illegal structures on the Lagos – Badagry Expressway following the expiration of the 7-day abatement notices served to owners of the shanties and structures. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Dr. Taiwo Salaam, who led the cleanup in the company of […]

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-olu, has named the Igando Garden, after the first Civilian Governor of the State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande as he celebrates his 90th birthday. The Igando Garden is one of the State Housing scheme with about five hundred flats. According to Governor Sanwo-olu, the celebrant, is the founding fathers of […]

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