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Govt, Lagos to address infrastructural decline in Festac Town

Festac Town

The Federal Government and the Lagos State Government have resolved to address the degeneration of infrastructure in Festac Town – a federal housing estate situated in Amuwo-Odofin area of the state. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State (right), with the Managing Director of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA), Sen Gbenga Ashafa The resolution followed a meeting held on Wednesday, September ...

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Lagos powers 172 schools, 11 health centres with solar energy

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Electricity Board (LSEB), says it is providing solar power to 172 public secondary schools and 11 public health centres (PHCS). Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State General Manager of LSEB, Mr Mukhtaar Tijani, made this known during a news briefing on Tuesday, September 9, 2020 in Ikeja, the state capital. Tijani said ...

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Lagos receives 50 noise pollution complaints in a week

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency (LASEPA), said it received over 50 noise pollution complaints within a week. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State General Manager of LASEPA, Dr Dolapo Fasawe, in a statement on Friday, September 4, 2020,  decried the upsurge in noise pollution across the state and the resultant environmental violations. Fasawe said that ...

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Shomolu, Ikorodu residents in Lagos want govt to address water concerns

Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA)

Communities in Shomolu and Ikorodu have urged the Lagos State Government to urgently address the dire water situation in their localities that has made life unbearable for them. Officials of Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) with residents of one of the communities visited The communities also want the state government to rehabilitate and make the waterworks in their ...

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Lagos Health Commissioner recovers from COVID-19

Prof. Akinola Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, has recovered from COVID-19 infection, a week after contracting the virus. Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akinola Abayomi Mr Gbenga Omotoso, the state Commissioner for Information and Strategy, made this known in a statement issued on Monday, August 31, 2020 in Lagos. “It is with gratitude to God that I announce ...

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I’m responding positively to COVID-19 treatment, says Lagos Health Commissioner

Prof. Akin Abayomi

The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, says he’s responding positively to treatment after testing positive to COVID-19 virus, and remains committed to discharging my duties. Prof. Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commissioner for Health Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotoso, had in a statement on Monday, August 24, 2020 disclosed Abayomi’s COVID-19 status. Abayomi, in a ...

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Lagos reduces Land Use Charge by 48%, waives N5.8bn penalties

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 announced the reduction of the Land Use Charge (LUC) to the pre-2018 charges, hence, indicating a reduction of 48 per cent. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Dr Rabiu Olowo, made this known at a news briefing on the 2020 New Land Use Charge Law in Alausa, Ikeja. ...

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Lagos farmer laments over difficulties in disposal of poultry waste

Poultry

A poultry farmer, Mr Joel Oduware, has lamented over the challenges faced by local farmers in Lagos State in the disposal of poultry waste. Poultry farming Oduware, who made the complaint in an interview in Lagos on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, said that several poultry farmers in the state were closing shop owing to inadequate poultry waste disposal. “The disposal ...

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COVID-19: Lagos closes Eti-Osa Isolation Centre, Agidingbi to follow

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State says the Eti-Osa Isolation Centre has been closed down, with effect from the night of Friday, July 31, 2020. Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State, addressing Lagosians on gradual easing of COVID-19 lockdown, at Lagos House, Marina, on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 Sanwo-Olu announced the closure at Lagos House, Marina, during the 17th update ...

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COVID-19 pandemic and access to public water in Lagos

Water

The global response to the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that originated from Wuhan, a city in China in December 2019, has virtually created a new world order. The virus has put medical professionals, public health experts and virtually all of us on our toes and we are now in a race against time as research bodies intensify efforts at developing ...

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