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Kayode Lateef Jakande, second republic governor of Lagos State Photo

Lagos State Loses the “Action Governor”

Lagos State Loses the “Action Governor”

Kayode Lateef Jakande, second republic governor of Lagos State is Dead. He died at the age of 91. Jakande, fondly called LKJ, being initials of his name or Baba Kekere, the alias given him owing to his performance as governor during which he endeared himself to many people. He was thus rated as being next

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School Reopening: Lagos State Receives Commendation and Appeal

It was jubilation galore for students in Lagos State as Babajide Sanwo-Olu, governor of Lagos State announced that schools would reopen in Lagos State from September 14.Students across the state have welcome the announcement by the state government.Last Saturday, Sanwo-Olu announced that tertiary institutions would be allowed to open from September 14th, 2020, while primary

Babajide Sanwo-Olu Photo

Lagos State Government Threaten Fresh Lockdown as Cases Hit 23,298

The Lagos state governments have threatened fresh lockdowns amid increasing COVID-19 cases in the states and the country. Fresh 684 COVID-19 cases were recorded in 18 states and the Federal Capital Territory on Friday by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, bringing the total number of cases to 23,298. While 8,253 discharged patients had recovered,

NNPC in Ogba

Fire Gut NNPC Petrol Station in Lagos

A fire outbreak has reportedly occurred at a petrol station owned by the NNPC in Ogba area of Lagos state. As at the time of filing the report, the cause of the fire is yet to be ascertained as 6 buildings have been affected by the fire outbreak. However, firefighters are said to be having difficulties in

COVID-19 Patients

COVID-19 Test is Free, Says Lagos State Government

Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has  said that  COVID-19 tests in all approved testing centres in Lagos State are carried out  free of charge.Reacting to alleged reports of patients paying N30,000 for COVID-19 tests at the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, approved centres in Lagos; Abayomi said no designated testing centre

Babajide Sanwo-Olu sworn-in Jaji, Tayo Ayinde, and Gboyega Soyannwo Photo

Sanwo-Olu Swears in SSG, Chief of Staff

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has sworn-in Folasade Jaji as Secretary to the State Government as well as Tayo Ayinde as Chief of Staff. Also sworn in was Gboyega Soyannwo as Deputy Chief of Staff. The governor charged the appointees to hit the ground running to justify the trust reposed in them. He reminded them

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