COVID-19: Lagos to Build 10 Oxygen Tents, Says Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government has taken definite steps to address the wave of the COVID-19 pandemic with the building of 10 oxygen tents across the state for use by affected Lagosians. The state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, who made this disclosure on Thursday while speaking with newsmen after meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari, also announced that... Continue Reading →

Lagos directs civil servants to work from home till January 18

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed all civil servants from Grade Level 14 and below to continue working from home till January 18, 2021. This is an extension of the directive issued by the state which required the civil servants of Grade Level 14 and below to work from home for 14... Continue Reading →

Lagos govt, CAN differ over crossover services

LAGOS State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursrday cancelled the annual crossover services in churches across the state. But, the state CAN said there will be cross-over night service on December 31, in many churches observing it. Traditionally, churches across the world hold crossover services on December 31, every year to usher in the New Year.... Continue Reading →

Sanwo-Olu tests positive for coronavirus

The Lagos state governor,Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has tested positive for coronavirus. This was confirmed in a statement made available to the public on Twitter by the state commissioner for health, Akin Abayomi, Saturday night. He said the governor was confirmed infected on Friday. “Mr Governor is receiving treatment and is being closely monitored at home by... Continue Reading →

End SARS: Protesters ask Sanwo-Olu, Fashola, others to appear before panel

The counsel for the End SARS protesters, Adesina Ogunlana, on Thursday, demanded that the Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry and Restitution for Victims of SARS related abuses summons Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu and 12 others. This was contained in an application to panel chairman, Judge Emeritus Doris Okuwobi. The counsel said the... Continue Reading →

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu gifts slain policemen’s families N60m

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, gave N60m to the families of policemen killed during the #EndSARS protest that rocked the state in October. At a meeting today, the governor presented a cheque of N10m each to the families of the late ASP Yaro Edward, Insp Ayodeji Erinfolami, Insp Aderibigbe Adegbenro, Insp Samsom Ehibor,... Continue Reading →

End SARS: AGF Malami asked to resign over Lekki shooting

A social activist, Jumu’ah Abiodun, has asked the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to resign for “misleading the world” after Lekki shooting during the End SARS protest. Soldiers opened fire the night of October 20 as demonstrators in Lagos called for an end to police brutality. In his reaction, Malami said hoodlums... Continue Reading →

Nigerian Army’s account of its involvement in Lekki shooting is as straight as Bob Risky – Reno Omokri

Reno Omokri, a former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday mocked the Nigerian Army for giving different accounts of its involvement in the October 20 shooting of #EndSARS protesters in the Lekki area of Lagos. The army had given various accounts of its involvement in the incident that sparked global outrage last month. The... Continue Reading →

Army general indicts Buratai over shooting of #EndSARS protesters at Lekki

More revelations have continued to emerge over the events that led to shooting of peaceful #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos on Tuesday October 20, 2020. Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, has fingered the Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, as the person... Continue Reading →

#ENDSARS: we’re not happy Sanwo-Olu denied inviting us, Army tells panel

The Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brig. Gen. Ahmed Taiwo, on Saturday, said the Nigerian Army was not happy that the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, denied inviting the military on October 20, 2020, during the #ENDSARS protest at Lekki Toll Gate The Army commander during his testimony before... Continue Reading →

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