Lagos targets 90% budget performance in 2020

The Lagos State government has said it is targeting a performance level of about 90 per cent in its 2020 budget. The Lagos State Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Samuel Egube, said this during a virtual media roundtable…

*Construction: Lagos State Govt shuts section of Ketu-Mile 12 road (Guardian)*#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu’s aide Igbokwe attacks DJ Switch, deletes post (Punch)

Construction: Lagos State Govt shuts section of Ketu-Mile 12 road (Guardian) The Lagos State Government (LASG) on Wednesday shut down a section of the Ketu-Mile 12 road for 20 days for reconstruction. This follows the completion of the third segment…

Lagos seals 11 petrol stations, 19 others

The Lagos State Government through its Physical Planning Permit Authority says it has sealed some structures including 11 petrol stations. The General Manager LASPPPA, Funmi Osifuye, said it had reinforced its clampdown on illegally sited gas plants and other illegal…

Explosion: NNPC commiserates with Lagos, victims

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has commiserated with the Lagos State Government and victims of the tanker explosion which occurred on the Otedola Bridge in the early hours of Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. The Group Managing Director of the NNPC,…

Lagos vows to seal illegal gas/petrol stations in residential areas

The Lagos State Government has said it would seal off all illegal gas and petrol filling stations in densely populated residential areas across the state, to demonstrate its zero tolerance for such acts. A statement by Mr Mukaila Sanusi, spokesman,…

*Armed thugs attack #EndSARS protesters in Lagos (Guardian)*Lagos denies sponsoring thugs to disrupt #EndSARS protests (Nation)

Armed thugs attack #EndSARS protesters in Lagos (Guardian) Armed thugs attacked protesters in Alausa area of Ikeja in Lagos State. The scene of the attack was close to Lagos Government secretariat, Lagos State House of Assembly, governor’s office and a…

Lagos rejects FG peg, insists fibre-laying firms pay N1,500/km

Lagos State Government has said it will not honour federal government’s appeal that telecoms firms, currently laying fibres round the country, should pay N145 per linear kilometre. It, instead, insists that the firms should pay N1,500 for Right of Way…

Land-grab: Lagos chief seeks govt help

A traditional leader Chief Nojeem Agunbiade Oteshade Eshinlokun has sought the intervention of the Lagos State government in the menace of alleged land-grab in his domain, Oko Addo, in Eti-Osa council area of the state. The Oteshade Eshinlokun family is…

COVID-19: Sanwo-Olu launches N5bn fund for low-cost schools

The Lagos State Government, in partnership with First Bank of Nigeria Ltd, has launched N5bn Post-Coronavirus Recovery Support capital for the education sector to support low-cost private schools across the state in mitigating the negative impact of the pandemic. According…

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