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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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Photos: Gov. Ambode Commissions First State-Owned Helipad For Medical Emergency In Nigeria

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday commissioned the first state-owned Helipad for medical emergencies in Nigeria at the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital (LASUTH),Ikeja, adding that the upgrading of the 247-bed and five Theatre Suits for pregnant women, popularly called Ayinke House, would be ready for use by 2017. Governor Ambode, who…

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LASG Announces Closure Of Marine Bridge/Apapa Road For Repairs, Lists Alternative Routes

  The Lagos state government has announced the closure of the Marine Bridge Road (Inward Ijora) in preparation for the commencement of repair by the Federal Ministry of Works. Motorists were also advice on alternative route to plow during the road repairs. Below is the press release from the state government: “The Lagos State Government…

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Lagos Goes Tough On Street Trading, Hawking | To Jail Offenders

L-R: Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle), with Anchor, Your View Talk Show, Morayo Afolabi Brown; Co-presenters – Osayuwameh Peace-Saleh; Tope Mark Odigie and Olajumoke Olaode-James  T he Lagos State Government on Friday said that from July 1, 2016, it would commence a total enforcement against street trading and street hawkers, saying that the…

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Lagos To Take Centre Stage At Toronto International Film Festival – Commissioner

The Lagos State Government on Monday said that the state’s tourism and entertainment potential would be showcased at the 2016 Edition of Toronto International Film Festival. The state’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Mr Steve Ayorinde said this at a news conference in Ikeja. He addressed newsmen alongside his counterpart in Tourism, Arts and Culture,…

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Mile 12 Traders Kick Against Market Relocation, Say They Were Forced By LASG To Agree Earlier

    The Mile 12 Traders Association, has pleaded with the Lagos State Government to upgrade the market instead of relocating it to Imota as announced days back. Read here if you missed. According to Vanguard, the Secretary, Shukurah Yam Market, Mr Collins Obichukwu and the Chairman, Provision and Electronics Section, Chief Sunday Ossai made the…

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LASG Provides Access To State Laws With Launch Of Online Platform

  Lagosians and residents, you can now access all the laws of Lagos state.  Following Governor Ambode’s request that the state’s Ministry of Justice and the Law Reforms Commission make available online, the laws of the state, the Lagos State Government yesterday announced the launch of an online platform where lawyers, investors and the public…

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Lagos State Government Website Hacked Over Army/Shi’ite Clash

The official website of the Lagos State Government was in the early hours of today, hacked by an unknown group in protest of what it termed maltreatment of Muslims in Nigeria and across the world, especially Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Shi’ite Muslim sect in Nigeria. On visiting the state’s webpage, the following text appeared…

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