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Lagos State Unveils Statue In Honour Of Fela

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a statue – Liberation Statue – in honour of late afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. The Liberation Statue has been erected at Allen Avenue round-about, Ikeja. Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, speaking at the event, described Fela as one who fought for the liberation of his people. Fela is rooted in the evolution of…

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Lagos State Unveils 20 Feet Statue Of Obafemi Awolowo

The Lagos State Government has unveiled a 20-foot-tall statue of former Premier of Western Region Obafemi Awolowo in Ikeja. Speaking at the event, the Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said the state is in support of the All Progressives Congress‘s (APC) position in the restructuring and devolution of powers in Nigeria. He said Awolowo, during his time, had charged leaders to embrace true…

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LASG Declares Two-Night Restriction Of Vehicular Movement On Ikorodu Road

Lagos State Government through the Permanent Secretary, Works and Infrastructure, Olujimi Hotonu announced a two-night restriction of vehicular movement on Ikorodu road to enable works on the dilapidated steel footbridge at Fadeyi Bus Stop. The restrictions will be active on September 23 between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m and September 24 between 11 p.m. and 4 a.m.…

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Eid-el-Kabir: Lagos to Begin Sale of Lake Rice Today

In preparation for the Eid-El-Kabir, the Lagos State government will begin sale of Lake Rice today at designated centres. Commissioner for Agriculture Oluwatoyin Suarau, who announced this yesterday at Alausa in Ikeja, said Governor Akinwumi Ambode approved some centres for distribution and sale of the rice. The centres, he said, include the 57 local government…

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FG Hands Over Presidential Lodge In Marina To LASG

The Federal Government has handed over the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State Government in fulfilment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s promise to entrust the edifice to the State for tourism development. This was confirmed on Thursday during a brief ceremony held at the main conference room of the Lodge, where the Federal and Lagos State…

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Homosexuality: Lagos Charges 28 Adults, 12 Minors To Court

28 adults and 12 minors arrested for allegedly engaging in gay sex have been arraigned by the Lagos state government on Thursday. The adults were arraigned before the Yaba Magistrate Court and the minors the before the Ebute-Metta Magistrate Court. The defendants who are all males, were arrested on Saturday by the police officers from the Owode Onirin Division of…

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Lagos State To Restrict Movement For 6-hours Next Weekend For Local Government Elections

Lagos State Government has announced restriction of vehicular movement in the State on Saturday July 22, 2017 in view of the elections that will hold across the 20 Local Government and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs) across the State. In a statement released on Sunday by the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr. Steve…

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Lagos Flood! Remain Calm & Vigilant – Lagos State Government to Residents

The Lagos State Government, on Sunday, urged residents to remain calm and vigilant in the wake of the torrential rain experienced in the State in the last few days. The State’s commissioner for the Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare, who spoke after inspecting areas affected by the flood in the State, allayed fears of residents, assuring that…

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Lagos Sacks 42 Health Workers, Seals 160 Facilities Over Negligence

Lagos State government said it has sacked no fewer than 42 health workers over negligence of duty, even as it sealed 160 hospitals and illegal pharmacies within the year under review. Meanwhile, the government yesterday disclosed that plans have been concluded to review the Mental Health Law of the state, to conform with current trends.…

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