Tag Archives: Babajide Sanwo-Olu

#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Approves Panel To Probe SARS Abuses In Lagos

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has constituted a judicial panel of inquiry to investigate abuses carried out by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the state. This follows the ongoing protests calling for an end to extra-judicial killings by men of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad. Governor Sanwo-Olu announced this on Sunday night through his Twitter handle. He said…

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#EndSARS Protests: Sanwo-Olu Commiserates With Family Of Surulere Stray-Bullet Victim

Lagos governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Satuday visited the widow of Mr. Okechukwu Iloamuazor, the man hit by a stray bullet during last Monday’s EndSARS demonstration that turned violent at the Surulere area of the metropolis. Sanwo-Olu who said he was brought close to clears on Twitter, commiserated with the family over the incident, which he described as…

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Unveils 7-Man Judicial Panel To Probe Cases Of Police Brutality

  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has inaugurated a judicial panel of enquiry and restitution to investigate cases of brutality and human rights violations committed by operatives of the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) in the State. Sanwo-Olu made the announcement on Thursday October 15 while briefing state house correspondents at the Lagos House in Marina. The…

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Lagos’ #EndSARS Protests Enter 7th Day As Falz, Others Resume Demonstrations | #SARSMustEnd

The widespread protests against police brutality and operations of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) continued on Tuesday with Nigerians reiterating their demands. Despite Lagos governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s plea for a break, #EndSARS protesters have laid siege to the Lekki toll gate, along the Lekki-Epe Expressway. The Falz-led protest began as early with many youths calling for the end to…

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Sanwo-Olu Booed By #SARSMustEnd Protesters In Lekki, Assures End To Police Brutality In Lagos

Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu received a poor reception when he arrived the Lekki expressway toll gate to pacify #EndSARS protesters on Monday October 12. The agitation for the dissolution of the now-dissolved Special Anti Robbery (SARS), a notorious tactical police unit continued in different parts of Nigeria on Monday as many youths brought to a halt the…

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Funke Akindele-Bello & Her Husband JJC Skillz Pardoned For COVID-19 Lockdown Violation

Funke Akindele-Bello and Abdulrasheed Bello aka JJC Skill, who were non-custodial convicts for offences related to the disobedience of COVID-19 lockdown regulations, received a full state pardon on Friday from Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Nollywood actress and her husband were alongside 56 other inmates from various correctional centres who received a pardon from Sanwo-Olu, based on the recommendations of the State Advisory…

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Good News As Lagos Promises To Pay Tertiary Institutions Minimum Wage In October

Following the staged protests by academic/non-staff unions on Monday, the Lagos state government has promised to pay the new minimum wage to all tertiary institutions with effect from October. According to Punch, all the executive of the unions met with the Lagos State Government Tuesday while resulted in Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu pledging to commence payment of the new…

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Lagos Tertiary Institutions To Resume September 14 For Only Final-Year Students

The Lagos State Government has revealed that final-year students will resume tertiary institutions across the state before students on other levels as schools prepare to reopen next Monday September 14. Tokunbo Wahab, Special Adviser on Education to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made this known on Thursday September 10 while speaking to Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily. Schools in the country had…

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COVID-19: Lagos State To Reopen Tertiary Institutions On September 14

The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has lifted the lockdown placed on tertiary institutions, ordering them to be reopened from Monday, September 14. Disclosing this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29, Sanwo-Olu also announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from…

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Sanwo-Olu Says Lagos May Lose N240bn Due To Coronavirus Pandemic

According to Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s administration, a revenue decline of N20bn has been envisaged in the state as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, Punch reports. The governor made this known during his Thursday keynote address at the 10th annual public lecture of the Lagos State Public Service Chapter of the Institute of Chartered…

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