Sanwo-Olu Directs Reopening of Worship Centres as Lagos Records a Decline in COVID-19 Positive Cases

•Gov Directs Re-Opening Secondary Schools For SS3, TECIII •Night Clubs, Cinemas To Remain Closed It’s cheery news in Lagos State. A period of general decrease in confirmed positive cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been recorded in the State for the second week. Following the decline in positive cases, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has relaxed some of the lockdown measures taken by the State Government in … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Directs Reopening of Worship Centres as Lagos Records a Decline in COVID-19 Positive Cases

Covid-19: Lagos Releases Guidelines On Building Construction

Sequel to the gradual and controlled easing of the COVID-19 lockdown in the State, the Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, has released updated guidelines relevant to building construction sites in the State. The guidelines were is listed in a statement issued on Friday by the Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, who said that … Continue reading Covid-19: Lagos Releases Guidelines On Building Construction

COVID 19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Operators of Restaurants, Eateries

…Says Clubs, Bars, Hotels Remain Closed As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to hit the tourism sector with its attendant effects on the operators, the Lagos State Government has issued fresh guidelines on the operations of Restaurants and Eateries. These new set of guidelines, according to the Special Adviser to the Governor on Tourism, Arts and Culture, Mr. Solomon Bonu, are designed to provide basic summary … Continue reading COVID 19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Operators of Restaurants, Eateries

COVID-19: Lebanese Community Donates Food Items, Ambulance worth N82.5 Million to LASG

The Lebanese Community in Lagos today donated eight truck-loads of various food items and an ambulance worth N82.5 million to the Lagos State Government in support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Receiving the items on behalf of the State Government from the Consul-General of Lebanon in Nigeria, Mr. Elias Nicolas, the Honourable Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal expressed profound gratitude of the … Continue reading COVID-19: Lebanese Community Donates Food Items, Ambulance worth N82.5 Million to LASG

World Hand Hygiene Day: LASUTH Don Urges Nigerians to Keep Healthy Lifestyle

As the Lagos State Government joined the rest of the world today, to mark the Year 2020 World Hand Hygiene Day with the theme: “Save Lives: Clean Your Hands”, Dr. Adeyinka Adeniran, a Consultant Public Health Physician at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH) has underscored the need for Nigerians to keep a healthy lifestyle by cultivating the habit of regular handwashing, especially in the … Continue reading World Hand Hygiene Day: LASUTH Don Urges Nigerians to Keep Healthy Lifestyle

Sanwo-Olu Delays Resumption of Civil Servants, as Lockdown Directive Expires

…Markets to open for three days weekly in alternation …Governor releases numbers for whistleblowers to report erring companies The five-week lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State and two other states to combat Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) will be eased on Monday (tomorrow), but Lagos State Government has asked all its civil servants not to resume for work immediately. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Delays Resumption of Civil Servants, as Lockdown Directive Expires

LASWA Seeks Adherence to New Guidelines on Commercial Boat Operations

The Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA) has advised all commercial boat operators and waterways users to strictly adhere to new guidelines for the water transportation sector in the State. A statement issued at the weekend by the General Manager (LASWA), Mr. Oluwadamilola Emmanuel, noted that the new guidelines are aimed at preventing the spread and transmission of the Coronavirus disease in the State. He said … Continue reading LASWA Seeks Adherence to New Guidelines on Commercial Boat Operations

COVID-19: Nigeria Needs Data to Plan for Emergencies – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said data is a very critical component for economic planning and good governance. Sanwo-Olu said the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus pandemic has shown that Nigerian leaders need to place a premium on gathering of data if the couhtry truly desires to move forward socially and economically. Sanwo-Olu said the absence of data on the identities of residents … Continue reading COVID-19: Nigeria Needs Data to Plan for Emergencies – Sanwo-Olu

COVID-19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Reopening Markets

The Lagos State Government has issued new guidelines for the reopening of markets and shopping malls in the State as part of efforts to curb the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, following Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s announcement on the gradual easing of the lockdown in Lagos from next week Monday. Speaking at a stakeholders’ meeting held on Thursday in Alausa, Ikeja, the Honourable Commissioner for Local … Continue reading COVID-19: Lagos Issues Guidelines for Reopening Markets

Sanwo-Olu Suspends Okada Operations across Lagos, Announces New Measures to Ease Lockdown

…Imposes Dusk To Dawn Curfew …Businesses, Markets, Malls Get 6-Hour Operation Time …All Public Transport Vehicles Must Not Carry Above 60 Per Cent Of Full Capacity Ahead of the Monday expiration of the lockdown imposed by the Federal Government on Lagos State, Ogun State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos State Government has introduced strict framework for movement and re-opening of businesses. The set … Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Suspends Okada Operations across Lagos, Announces New Measures to Ease Lockdown

Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, FCT by one week {FULL SPEECH + VIDEO}

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered phased and gradual relaxation of the lockdown order on Lagos, FCT and Ogun to contain the spread of COVID-19. The President, in a broadcast on Monday evening, said the decision was informed by socio-economic impacts of the lockdown on Nigerians. He however said the relaxation of the lockdown will take effect from Monday, May 4. ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, … Continue reading Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, FCT by one week {FULL SPEECH + VIDEO}

Tourist Boat Operators Get LASG Relief Package

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, donated some relief packages to the Association of Tourist Boat Operators and Water Transporters of Nigeria (ATBOWATON), Lagos State Chapter. The food items were presented to the Association through the Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), the regulatory body for water transportation in the State. The gesture according to the General Manager of LASWA, Mr. Damilola Emmanuel, … Continue reading Tourist Boat Operators Get LASG Relief Package

Covid-19: Sanwo-Olu Commissions 70-Bed Eti-Osa Isolation Center

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today, unveiled a 70-bed COVID-19 Isolation and Treatment Centre located within the premises of Landmark Exhibition Centre in Eti-Osa Local Government Area of the State. The 70-bed Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, which was constructed by the Young President Organisation (YPO), Lagos State Chapter, has a dedicated 10-bed intensive care isolation unit, four ventilators, monitors, respirators, mobile x-ray, ultrasound and oxygen … Continue reading Covid-19: Sanwo-Olu Commissions 70-Bed Eti-Osa Isolation Center

Covid-19: Sanwo-Olu Increases Hazard Allowance of Health Officers

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a 400 percent increment in the hazard allowance for all Health Officers in Lagos State from N5,000 (Five Thousand Naira) to N25,000 (Twenty Five Thousand Naira) for the month of April 2020. The announcement of the increment was contained in a circular issued by the Lagos State Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola on Tuesday, 21st of … Continue reading Covid-19: Sanwo-Olu Increases Hazard Allowance of Health Officers

Lagos May Introduce Mandatory use of Face Mask – Sanwo-Olu

…Governor Condemns Stigmatisation Of Patients, Urges Muslims To Obey Restriction Guidelines As Ramadan Begins By next week, the use of face mask may be made mandatory in Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu revealed on Monday during a statewide briefing held at the State House in Marina. The Governor said the rise in the number of confirmed cases of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the State … Continue reading Lagos May Introduce Mandatory use of Face Mask – Sanwo-Olu