Homegrown Feeding Programme: FG, LASUBEB Meet With Stakeholders on Modalities

To Continue In Lagos Despite School Closure – Presidency As part of efforts to continue the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme (NHGSFP) despite the closure of schools, the Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board (LASUBEB), in conjunction with the Federal Government, on Friday, met some critical stakeholders of public primary schools to explore ways of sustaining the programme using a different approach. Speaking at the … Continue reading Homegrown Feeding Programme: FG, LASUBEB Meet With Stakeholders on Modalities

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

Zenith Bank Records Improved Gross Earnings Of N166.8 Billion In Q1 2020

Zenith Bank Plc has announced its unaudited results for the first quarter ended March 31 2020, with gross earnings rising by 6% from N158.1 billion in March 2019 to N166.8 billion. From the unaudited statement of account which was presented to the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, this top-line growth was driven by the 43% expansion in non-interest income from N32.7 … Continue reading Zenith Bank Records Improved Gross Earnings Of N166.8 Billion In Q1 2020

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}

Fourth Mainland Bridge: LASG Shortlists 10 Firms

The Lagos State Government has shortlisted 10 firms out of the 32 eligible companies that responded to the call for Expression of Interest (EOI) and applied for construction of the Lagos Fourth Mainland Bridge. This disclosure was contained in a joint statement issued on Friday by the Special Adviser to the Governor on Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Aramide Adeyoye and the Director-General, Office of Public-Private … Continue reading Fourth Mainland Bridge: LASG Shortlists 10 Firms

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

There is no Plan to Reopen Schools Now – Lagos State Govt

The Lagos State Government has asserted that all private and public schools will remain closed to protect pupils from the scourge of the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining that rather than reopening schools and endangering the lives of students, efforts will be intensified on the ongoing free teachings on various media, especially radio and television. The Commissioner for Education, Mrs. Folasade Adefisayo, who disclosed the government’s stance … Continue reading There is no Plan to Reopen Schools Now – Lagos State Govt

Lagos Suspends Demolition of Illegal Structures on Drainage Alignments

The Lagos State Government, on Wednesday, announced suspension of the on-going demolition of illegal structures on drainage alignments from Yaya Abatan to Obawole in Ogba area of Lagos State. In a statement issued by the Office of the Honourable Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources in the State, Mr. Tunji Bello, the temporary suspension was in view of the need to effectively curb the … Continue reading Lagos Suspends Demolition of Illegal Structures on Drainage Alignments

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

World Earth Day 2020: LAWMA makes case for cleaner environment

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has appealed to residents in the state to maintain cleaner and livable environment, as the state government puts measures in place to curtail environmental degradation and the spread of the corona virus pandemic. The Managing Director/CEO of LAWMA, Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, made this appeal on Wednesday, in a statement commemorating this year’s World Earth Day in Lagos, a day … Continue reading World Earth Day 2020: LAWMA makes case for cleaner environment

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

Ramadan Edition of Lagos Emergency Neighborhood Food Markets holds April 22

The Ramadan edition of the emergency neighbourhood food markets, instituted to alleviate the effects of the lockdown and promote social distancing in the fight against COVID-19 in Lagos, comes up on Wednesday, 22nd April, 2020. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, disclosed on Monday that the neighbourhood food markets will hold in 27 selected public schools within 14 Local Government Areas of the … Continue reading Ramadan Edition of Lagos Emergency Neighborhood Food Markets holds April 22

Covid-19: Buhari Lauds EU Donation Of N21 Billion

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja commended the European Union for donating the sum of N21 billion (50 million Euros) to support Nigeria’s efforts at controlling the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Receiving the EU delegation to the country, led by Ambassador Ketil Karlsen, President Buhari said the donation would go a long way in supporting Nigeria’s efforts at controlling and containing the virus to … Continue reading Covid-19: Buhari Lauds EU Donation Of N21 Billion