Nigeria’s Salvation Lies In Decentralisation Of Federal Powers – Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, says decentralisation of some exclusive functions of the Federal Government, including the provision of security, can provide instant solutions to the security challenges bedevilling Nigeria. He said this on Tuesday while delivering a paper at the Freedom Online third annual lecture with the theme: “Nigeria: Foundation, Fundamentals and... Continue Reading →

Sanwo-Olu Introduces New Mini Buses To Replace ‘Okada’ and ‘Keke Maruwa

The Lagos state government, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu recently accused the Okada and Keke Maruwa of increased crime rate in a city where gridlock slows vehicular movement. This movement made the government causes a lot of questions and anger from the citizen. Although a photo has been circulating on the internet which shows different colors of... Continue Reading →

Fashola Backs Sanwo-Olu On Okada, Marwa Ban

The Minister of Works and Housing and former governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babatunde Fashola (SAN), has advised Lagos residents to support the state government’s renewed enforcement of the restriction on motorcycles in some local government areas in the state. He noted that while the discomfort created by the enforcement could not be dismissed, the... Continue Reading →

Sanwo-Olu Inaugurates Ferries, Says Okada, Marwa Ban Irreversible

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday inaugurated 14 commercial ferries at the Badore Ferry Terminal, Ajah. The boats, according to a statement, can take up to 40 to 60 passengers at a go and will commute to Ikorodu, Ebute Ero, CMS, Badore and Ikoyi areas of the state. While assuring Lagosians... Continue Reading →

“Stop Rejecting Gunshot Victims”- Lagos Govt, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Warns Hospitals

The Lagos State Government has strongly appealed to all health care providers, including public and private health facilities operating in the State to stop the trend of rejecting gunshot victims and other trauma patients on the excuse of requiring a police report or the need to provide evidence of funds before commencing treatment Pulse NG... Continue Reading →

Lagos Assembly Screens Three Commissioner Nominees, Eight Others

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Friday screened three commissioner nominees presented to the House by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The eight-member Ad-hoc Committee of the House also screened eight others nominated for the House of Assembly Service Commission and Lagos State Civil Service Commission PM NEWS reports. The three commissioner nominees screened by the... Continue Reading →

Lagos Civil Servants to Get N35,000 Minimum Wage from November 2019

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has officially approved the payment of N35,000 new minimum wage to workers under Lagos State government’s employment beginning from this month Pulse NG and Punch NG reports. This comes bare days after Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), called on the party’s governors to pay the new wage.... Continue Reading →

Lagos State Highlights Reason For Registration Of Churches, Mosques In 2020

The Lagos State Government says plans are on to register religious houses in 2020, to ensure sanity in the state Punch NG reports. The Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Mrs. Uzamat Akinbile-Yussuf, made this known on Tuesday in Alausa, Ikeja, during a Stakeholders Meeting with the Nigeria Inter-religious Council (NIREC). She said that having a... Continue Reading →

Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu Orders VIOs To Stop Operating In the Morning

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday banned the state’s Vehicle Inspection Officers, VIOs, from operating during the morning period Online Nigeria News reports. The move is to curb traffic gridlock experienced during peak periods. It is believed that VIOs contribute to the gridlock as they normally stop vehicles during peak periods to demand vehicle documents... Continue Reading →

Lagos State Government Shuts Down Oyingbo Market

The Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) has put business activities on hold at the popular Oyingbo Market over sundry environmental infractions Linda Ikegi's Blog reports. Dr. Muyiwa Gbadegesin, the Managing Director of LAWMA, said in a statement on Thursday that the infractions included indiscriminate refuse dumping and refusal to patronize Private Sector Participation (PSP) operators.... Continue Reading →

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