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  • BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu inaugurates 11-man committee on palliative distribution

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday inaugurated an eleven man committee for proper implementation of the interventions that were in place to cushion the economic hardship faced by Lagosians. The Committee tagged ‘Lagos State Special Dispensation Palliative Advisory Committee’ was inaugurated at Lagos House in Marina, Lagos Island. Sanwo-Olu said the committee would…

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  • Abiru distributes 150 bags of rice to constituents affected by 2023 flood

    In fulfilment of his promise to provide succour to residents of Kosofe, Ikosi-Isheri and Agboyi-Ketu whose communities were ravaged by flood in 20223, the Senator representing Lagos East Senatorial District, Senator Tokunbo Abiru, has distributed 150 bags of 50kg rice to the affected constituents.  The affected communities where the rice were shared include: Odo-Ogun, Ajegunle, Owode-Elede, Osho-Ogun, Agboyi-town, all under…

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  • Tinubu appoints ex-lagos lawmaker ED Galaxy BackBone Ltd

    President Bola Tinubu has appointed former Lagos lawmaker, Hon. Olusegun Olulade as Executive Director, Customer Centricity and Marketing at Galaxy BackBone Limited. Olulade who represented Epe constituency 2 in the Lagos state House of Assembly from 2011 to 2019, was the immediate past National Secretary, Social and Humanitarian Directorate of 2023 APC Tinubu/Shettima’s Presidential Campaign Council. During his tenure, Olulade…

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  • Sanwo-Olu never let masses down since subsidy was removed from fuel- Olorunrinu

    A former Lagos lawmaker, Hon. Dipo Olorunrinu, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has not let residents of the state down with his latest interventions to mitigate economic hardship. Olorunrinu, who represented Amuwo-Odofin Constituency I at the Lagos State House of Assembly between 2015 and 2019, made this remark in an interview with newsmen on Thursday. Sanwo-Olu has at different times…

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  • Stakeholders agree on elevator safety standards

    By Adeola Ogunrinde Stakeholders have resolved that elevator safety standards must be strictly followed in order to avert a negative occurrence in the built industry. This was part of the agreement reached at the end of a stakeholders’ meeting between the Lagos State Safety Commission and Lifts and Vertical Transportation Association, Lagos State Chapter. The equipment safety workshop for Y2024…

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  • If State Police is approved now, I’ve 5000 personnel recruited already- Sanwo-Olu

    The governor of Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said if the State Police security model is approved, he had 5000 officers already recruited for it.  Sanwo-Olu said this in a live media chat with journalists in Lagos. He added that he is an advocate of State Police and that the Lagos Neighbourhood Agency is synonymous to it. The…

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  • UPDATED: Sanwo-Olu reduces BRT fares by 25 percent

    By Adeola Ogunrinde The governor of Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday announced a 25 percent reduction in fares on the Bus Rapid Transit and train services as part of measures to help residents cope with the harsh economy. WesternPost reports that Sanwo-Olu had initially announced 50 percent cut in fares of BRT when subsidy was removed from fuel…

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  • LASG arrests 11 miscreants for extorting motorists

    By Adeola Ogunrinde Lagos State Government on Wednesday declared zero tolerance on illegal extortion of residents by miscreants parading themselves as enforcement officers. Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transportation, Olawale Musa gave this warning while addressing Journalists after the arrest of eleven fake enforcement officers who daily extort money from unsuspecting Motorists at Ibeju-Lekki junction and Akodo area of the State.…

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  • Economic Hardship: Lagos Assembly charges Sanwo-Olu on stakeholders meeting

    Members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have called on Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to urgently summon a stakeholders’ meeting to address the current hardship experienced by residents of the state. The lawmakers said the meeting was neccessary in order for the government to adopt sustainable solutions beyond palliatives. They noted that though the current economic situation pervades the entire…

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  • Sanwo-Olu inspects Ijora, Obalende underbridge, asks illegal occupants to leave

    Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, alongside his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, among other state officials, on Sunday, inspected the ongoing cleanup at Obalende under-bridge and Ijora Causeway under-bridge. The Special Assistant to the Governor on New Media, Jubril Gawat, disclosed this in posts on his X handle on Sunday. He wrote, “Governor of Lagos State, Mr #jidesanwoolu, today at the…

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