Lagos asks local councils to set up disability desks

Members of LASODA and Senior Officials in Local Government Administration during a workshop on Lagos State Special People’s Law and inclusive governance. Photo: Jesutomi Akomolafe The General Manager, Lagos State Office for Disability Affairs (LASODA), Mr. Ogundairo Oluwadamilare, has called on local government authorities in the state to set up a disability desk that would […]

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2023 is time to reject godfather in Lagos politics – Adeniran

says Lagos has had one governor since 1999 Dr. Abdul-Azeez Olajide Adeniran (Jandor), is the Convener of Lagos4Lagos Movement, within the Lagos State chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with Seye Olumide, he disclosed that the 2023 APC governorship candidate would be independent of any godfather’s endorsement. • ­­­Lagos can be truly […]

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New law: Lagos may take over Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode’s cases from EFCC

ICPC, others barred from investigating Lagos anti-graft cases State has powers to make such law, says Ozekhome A new law signed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State mandates agencies like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, and other anti-graft agencies to hand over corruption cases […]

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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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