Lagos set for 261-day rainfall, plans weather stations

Lagos State Government, yesterday, said it had concluded preparation to have its own network of weather stations to closely monitor the climate in the state as well as increase its preparedness for weather-related issues. Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr. Tunji Bello, who stated this during a briefing on the year 2021 Seasonal […]

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Sanwo-Olu inaugurates rail ‘red’ line project

Lagos Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has inaugurated the rail mass transit scheme, also known as the Red Line, in Ikeja. Cheques were also presented to persons whose properties were affected by the project. He said about 263 property owners and tenants were compensated. The 37km standard gauge line, with 12 proposed stations, would share tracks with […]

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Photos of Sanwo-Olu visiting Lekki shootings’ victims resurface after US report

Sanwo-Olu with the injured #EndSARS protesters on the night of October 20, 2020. Photo: @jidesanwoolu/Twitter Images of Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, visiting victims of Lekki shootings at different hospitals on Lagos Island on the night of October 20, 2020, have resurfaced online. The photos resurfaced following a report by the US Department of States […]

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LASU VC selection: Sanwo-Olu’s visitation panel calls for memoranda

Following the impasse in the selection of the 9th substantive Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has constituted a special visitation panel to the varsity. The Visitation Panel, in a Punch advert dated March 30, 2021, therefore, called on relevant stakeholders and members of the public to submit their memoranda as it reviews the […]

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Lagos ‘won’t compromise vaccination protocol’

Lagos State will not compromise on the vaccination protocols rolled out by the Federal Government, Commissioner for Health Prof. Akin Abayomi said on Thursday. The National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) had accused the state of malpractices in the exercise. Abayomi, who paid an unscheduled visit to some vaccination centres, said the state has […]

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Fed Govt, Lagos on collision course over vaccination

Agency threatens to stop vaccine supply ‘We are working to resolve all issues’ A huge showdown which will massively disrupt the COVID-19 vaccination programme, unless urgently resolved, has broken out between the Federal Government and the Lagos State government. Lagos, being the epicenter of the virus pandemic in the country, is also the centre of […]

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Sanwo-Olu commissions Pen Cinema flyover

Fuel Tanker Falls On Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, Shuts Down Road Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu yesterday extolled the harmonious relationship that exists between the executive and legislature leading to monumental infrastructural development in the state. They spoke at the official commissioning of the 1.4 km […]

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