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Ignore IPOB rumored attempt to attack Lagos – Ohaneze Ndigbo tells Gov Sanwo-Olu
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Ignore IPOB rumored attempt to attack Lagos – Ohaneze Ndigbo tells Gov Sanwo-Olu

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo has advised Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to ignore the rumour that members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) are plotting to attack Lagos. The President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide, Prof. George Obiozor made the call during a courtesy visit to Gov. Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos House, Marina on Thursday. The…

Lawyers disagree over Sanwo-Olu’s attempt to takeover corruption cases from EFCC
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Lawyers disagree over Sanwo-Olu’s attempt to takeover corruption cases from EFCC

Legal experts have expressed divergent views over a new law signed by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State which mandates agencies like the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), and other anti-graft agencies to hand over corruption cases to the state government.

It will be unfair to scrap ‘Danfo’ buses – Sanwo-Olu
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It will be unfair to scrap ‘Danfo’ buses – Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has said that it will be unfair to scrap the commercial yellow buses popularly known as ‘danfo’. Sanwo-Olu during an interview with Channels TV said the danfo buses will not be scrapped as earlier reported as they have served Lagos residents for a long time. He said the buses…

Nigeria is unstable, needs urgent prayer – Sanwo-Olu
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Nigeria is unstable, needs urgent prayer – Sanwo-Olu

Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, has called on clerics to pray for Nigeria as the nation is seriously shaking. Nigeria, he said, has been brought down by rising insecurity, ethnicity and religious fanaticism. But Sanwo-Olu, on Monday evening, he said Nigeria needed urgent prayer for peace to reign in the midst of insecurity….

Babajide Sanwo-Olu approves release of 4 Lagos inmates
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Babajide Sanwo-Olu approves release of 4 Lagos inmates

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has endorsed the release and committal of the sentences of four prisoners in the correctional centres of the state.According to a statement issued by the Attorney-General of Lagos State, Mr Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN), on Friday, disclosed that Sanwo-Olu gave the approval on the advice of the State…

Sanwo-Olu approves 21-year jail term for cultists
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Sanwo-Olu approves 21-year jail term for cultists

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Monday, signed the bill for the Prohibition of Unlawful Societies and Cultism of 2021 into law, approving 21-year jail term for convicted cultists in the state. Lagos State House of Assembly had in February passed the anti-cultism bill into law. The law also stipulates 15-year jail term…

Lagos state governor, Sanwo-Olu, deputy receive AstraZeneca Covid vaccine
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Lagos state governor, Sanwo-Olu, deputy receive AstraZeneca Covid vaccine

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and his deputy, Dr Kadri Hamzat have received the AstraZeneca Covid vaccines.They were both jabbed, on Friday, at the Infectious Disease Hospital (IDH) Lagos Mainland around 3.00pm. After taking the vaccine, Sanwo-Olu stated that he just received the vaccine and that it was not painful at all. He…

Sanwo-Olu greets Aisha Buhari at 50
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Sanwo-Olu greets Aisha Buhari at 50

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has congratulated the First Lady, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on her 50th birthday celebration. Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, described the First Lady as a courageous and amiable woman, a kindhearted and strong pillar of support for President Muhammadu Buhari. He said…

Sanwo-Olu approves reduction in LASU tuition fees
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Sanwo-Olu approves reduction in LASU tuition fees

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved a reduction in the tuition fee for students of Lagos State University, LASU, Ojo. Special Adviser to the Governor on Education, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, disclosed this on Friday, via his official Twitter handle. The tweet reads, “News Flash: Lagos State government reduces tuition fee for students of…

Sanwo-Olu extends work from home for civil servants
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Sanwo-Olu extends work from home for civil servants

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has extended the work from home order to civil servants in the State. Sanwo-Olu gave the order to curtail the spread of covid-19. Following the second wave of covid-19, the State government had ordered workers from Grade Level 14 and below to work from home. But, workers across most…

Gov Sanwo-Olu’s led Administration clears air on Christmas Celebration in Lagos

Gov Sanwo-Olu’s led Administration clears air on Christmas Celebration in Lagos

The Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu led-Lagos State Government has reacted to rumors that it plans to shut down the entire state during the festive periods, describing it as baseless and untrue. This came following panic buying of foodstuff and other household items by residents as a result of viral rumour of reimposition of lockdown by the…

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into isolation
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COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu goes into isolation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has gone into self-isolation, the state government said on Friday. This was contained in a statement titled ‘Sanwo-Olu goes into self-isolation’ by the Lagos Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi.He said one of the close aides to Sanwo-Olu tested positive for coronavirus, necessitating the governor to isolate. However, Abayomi…

Sanwo-Olu appoints Olaleye as LASPOTECH Rector

Sanwo-Olu appoints Olaleye as LASPOTECH Rector

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu on Monday appointed Dr Oluremi Nurudeen Olaleye as the new Rector of the Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH). The appointment was announced in a statement from the office of the Special Adviser to the Governor on Education and signed by Omolase Yejide, Head Public Affairs Mr. Olaleye was earlier…

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists
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Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists

Mr Adesina Ogunlana, an #EndSARS lawyer has stated that Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the shooting which occurred at Lekki tollgate on October 20. Recounting how the Commander of 81 Military Intelligence Brigade, Victoria Island, Lagos, Brigadier General Ahmed Taiwo alleged that soldiers were deployed after…

Sanwo-Olu to abolish pensions for Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode, others

Sanwo-Olu to abolish pensions for Tinubu, Fashola, Ambode, others

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu will soon present an executive bill to the State House of Assembly abolishing payment of pensions and other entitlements to former governors and their deputies. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this on Monday while presenting the 2021 budget estimates to the State House of Assembly for approval. The abolition of pension will affected…

Sanwo-Olu meets, condoles with shop owners and tenants of Circle Mall Lekki (Video)
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Sanwo-Olu meets, condoles with shop owners and tenants of Circle Mall Lekki (Video)

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has addressed shop owners whose goods and shops were damaged following the hijack of the peaceful #EndSARS protests by hoodlums. Mr. Sanwo-Olu reiterated his desire to help the business owners restore their businesses. Watch the video below: