Tag: Lagos

I Allowed my emotions to rue me, Desmond Elliot apologizes to Nigerians Desmond Elliot. Photo Credit Twitter
Governance, Leadership, Politics

I Allowed my emotions to rue me, Desmond Elliot apologizes to Nigerians

Nigerian Actor, Movie Director and politician, Desmond Elliot faced heavy criticism from Nigerians online over his comment in the House of Assembly where he called for a change in narrative as regards the way some unruly behavior is displayed on social media. After facing the heated critics from famous Nigerian Celebrities online, the State House […]

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Just in: Angry Mob Burnt Down Filling Station in Lagos
News

Just in: Angry Mob Burnt Down Filling Station in Lagos

An angry mob has on Thursday morning, burnt down another filling station belonging to the Nigeria Police Force on fire in Lagos. The inferno at the Nigeria Police properties located at Ojodu Berger axis of Lagos State has been reported to have destroyed properties worth millions of Naira. A report by Guardian disclosed that dozens […]

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Anticipate Curfew Ease on Friday – Sanwo-olu
Security

Anticipate Curfew Ease on Friday – Sanwo-olu

The 72-hour curfew declared on Lagos state by Governor ‘Jide Sanwo-olu which was a product of the awry protests in the state may now be eased on Friday. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement on Thursday, said the residents of the state should anticipate an ease on the curfew on Friday provided the street is cleared and […]

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Just in: Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-olu joins #EndSARS protest Photo of Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu (In Blue) at the protest ground. Photo Credit: Twitter/JideSanwoolu
News, Security

Just in: Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-olu joins #EndSARS protest

The governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has taken the bold step of joining the movement that calls for an end to the Special Anti-Robbery Squad, SARS in Lagos state. Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday, joined the protesters in Alausa area of the state where he received their letter of demand, the governor disclosed in a tweet. […]

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Popular Nigerian Actress Funke Akindele ‘Jennifer’, Hubby, 56 Others Receives State Pardon Popular Nigerian Actress Funke Akindele 'Jennifer', Hubby, 56 OTHERS Receives State Pardon
Entertainment, News

Popular Nigerian Actress Funke Akindele ‘Jennifer’, Hubby, 56 Others Receives State Pardon

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo Olu, on Friday, granted state pardon to actress Funke Akindele and her husband, Abdurasheed Bello who were earlier convicted by the Court for violating the State’s COVID-19 Regulations. Recall that Funke, a star actress in the popular TV series: Jennifer’s Diary, was charged alongside her Husband, in April 2020, […]

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Gas explosion kills 5, destroys buildings in Lagos The explosion scene, Credit to Premium Times
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Gas explosion kills 5, destroys buildings in Lagos

– Gas explosion kills 5, destroys buildings in Lagos – Governor Sanwo-Olu sympathizes with victims family The Thursday gas explosion has cut short the lives of no fewer than five persons, destroying several building, vehicles and shops in Lagos state. Premium Times reported that the terrible incident occurred at 5:40am of Thursday’s morning at Baruwa, […]

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Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Recovery Fund for Private Schools File Photo of Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu of Lagos state
COVID-19, Economy

Sanwo-Olu Launches N5bn COVID-19 Recovery Fund for Private Schools

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has launched a N5 billion COVID-19 recovery fund project for private schools in the state. The governor disclosed the commencement of this project in a tweet made available on his Twitter handle on Friday. According to Governor Sanwo-Olu, the project is to relief the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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COVID-19 is not an excuse; Sanwo-olu charges cabinet for good governance Governor Babajide Sanwo-olu giving the opening address at the 2-day Ministerial Performance Review Retreat. Photo Credit: Twitter
Governance

COVID-19 is not an excuse; Sanwo-olu charges cabinet for good governance

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-olu has charged cabinet members and senior officials for good governance in the state. The governor made this call while giving the opening speech at the 2-day Ministerial Performance Review Retreat on Monday. Governor Sanwo-olu stated that COVID-19 is not an excuse for non-performance as the people of the […]

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