Coronavirus: There is no confirm case in Lagos, Abuja was only a prank

Coronavirus: There is no confirm case in Lagos, Abuja was only a prank

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos State Government has cleared the air about the authenticity of the coronavirus case in Lagos. According to the Commissioner of Health in Lagos, Professor Akin Abayomi, the suspected virus case is still under investigation while the person is under self-quarantine. This position was made public via Twitter handle of the commissioner. He stated that the person just returned from a visit to Shanghai, China and he went directly to check if he had…

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Flood: residents complain over bad road

Flood: residents complain over bad road

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar In most areas of Lagos, residents have experienced a heavy downpour of rain in four days within January 20th to January 30th, 2019. And the heavy downpour has raised commotion within metropolis. Speaking with our correspondent in the meantime, was a resident at Ijagemo, in the Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos. The resident who claimed to be a graduate narrates how Ijagemo has always experienced flood in every rainy season of the…

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LASU to become the first university to hold an interactive session with governorship candidates in Nigeria

LASU to become the first university to hold an interactive session with governorship candidates in Nigeria

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lagos State University is set to host gubernatorial candidates in Lagos state with its maiden edition of the new governance and policy initiative known as “The LASU Governance Discourse”. According to information released by the university, this initiative is to provide leading gubernatorial candidates in Lagos state an opportunity to interact with the students of all tertiary institutions in the state. “The inaugural edition of the initiative will witness an interactive discourse among the leading…

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Guber candidates debate in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu and Agbaje absent

Guber candidates debate in Lagos, Sanwo-Olu and Agbaje absent

Reading Time: 2 minutes Habeeb Akorede Candidates of several political parties running for the governorship position in Lagos state met for a gubernatorial debate on Wednesday 9th January, 2019. The debate which was organized by the Young African Leaders Initiative, YALI Lagos network has the theme, Good Governance: What Next. According to the organizers, not less than 13 candidates were invited including candidates of the All Progressive Congress (APC) and the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) but only 10 of…

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Two Army Cantonment Girls teachers disregard government’s directives on hijab

Two Army Cantonment Girls teachers disregard government’s directives on hijab

Reading Time: < 1 minute Two teachers of Army Cantonment Girls Junior Secondary school, Ojo – Mrs Ogunyemi and Mrs Okpara, forcefully removed hijab of a student on Tuesday, November 13. This action is a disregard for a directive that was purportedly issued on the same day by the state government via the Tutor-Generals/Permanent Secretaries of Lagos State Ministry of Education. The new directive allows students to wear hijab that matches the skirt of their uniform. Also, principals and teachers…

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June 12: Lagos State Government Declare Public Holiday

June 12: Lagos State Government Declare Public Holiday

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos State Government on Saturday declared June 12, 2018 as public holiday to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the annulled 1993 Presidential elections, adjudged to be have won by the late MKO Abiola. The State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello said the significance of June 12, 1993 elections, adjudged as the freest and fairest in the history of Nigeria, would always…

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Lagos to Commence embedded power supply Project by July 2018

Lagos to Commence embedded power supply Project by July 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The lagos State Government is now set for the commencement of the Embedded Power Supply Project by July 2018. It is targeted towards generating 3,000MW electricity for the State within the next three to five years. According to the Commissioner for Energy, Mr. Olawale Oluwo, the project when it takes off will start the journey to deregulate Nigeria’s power sector from lagos State and ultimately achieve energy security for the State. “Our Power Reform Programme…

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Union Promises to Disrupt Flight Operation

Union Promises to Disrupt Flight Operation

Reading Time: 2 minutes Aviation labour organisations, the Air Transport Services Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (ATSSSAN) and the National Union of Air Transport Employees (NUATE), have threatened to disrupt operations at the Nigeria’s busiest domestic terminal, the Murtala Muhammed Airport Termina Two (MMA2), lagos, following the termination of services of some members of staff. The unions gave the company one -week ultimatum, which expires today, to recall the 20 workers, alleging that they were sacked because of the…

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Winners emerge in 15th Lagos Qur’an Competition

Winners emerge in 15th Lagos Qur’an Competition

Reading Time: < 1 minute Winners have emerged in the 15th edition of the Lagos Qur’an Competition organised for youths in Lagos State as a means to promote spirituality, morality and memorization skill. The grand finale of the competition held on Sunday in Lagos, saw 18 reciters emerge as winners in the various categories of the competition. In the keenly contested competition, the reciters were tested on memorisation, pronunciation, voice sonority, composition and dressing.   When the winners were announced,…

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Lagos State Government has achieved 95% completion of the blue Line rail

Lagos State Government has achieved 95%  completion of the blue Line rail

Reading Time: < 1 minute Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Mr Ladi Lawanson. says the state government has achieved 95 per cent completion of the ongoing Blue Line rail construction spanning Mile 2 on the mainland to Marina on the island. According to the Vanguard Newspaper, Lawanson said this on Tuesday at a media briefing to mark the three years in office of Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode. He said construction had been focused on National Theatre-Marina segment which had attained 65…

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Government will take over and fix the ABAT truck terminal Apapa highway- AMBODE promise

Government will take over and fix the ABAT truck terminal Apapa highway- AMBODE promise

Reading Time: 2 minutes Lagos State Governemet promisies to immediately take over the ABAT truck terminal in the state and commence immediate repairs, as part of permanent solution to the traffic challenges in Apapa axis. This statement which was released by Governor Ambode  during the 11th series of  town hall meeting with the people of the area. Ambode who also disclose his feelings on the gridlock that do occur at the Apapa road, promise to make it a thing…

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