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Lagos Inaugurates Social Protection Steering Committee

Lagos State Government has inaugurated a 26-member Social Protection Steering Committee in ensuring that the State’s effort to improve the lives of the poor and vulnerable with the utilization of the Single Social Register is achieved. The committee, inaugurated at the Conference room of the Ministry of Economic Planning and Budget, which would be chaired by the Ministry’s Commissioner, Mr. ...

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National Media Complaints Commission Receives Complaint From FG Against Daily Trust Newspaper

The National Media Complaints Commission (NMCC), otherwise known as the Ombudsman, has received a formal complaint from the Federal Government against the Daily Trust newspaper, which it alleged published an article on July 4, 2024 “containing false and misleading information that severely threatens national security”. In the complaint, dated July 8, 2024, and signed by Dr. Ngozi Onwudiwe, Permanent Secretary ...

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Why Lagos May Reinstate Monthly Environmental Sanitation

• Governor Sanwo-Olu commemorates Global Tree Planting Day, kicks off weekly sanitation effort to save the environment Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has dropped a hint at the possibility of the return of monthly environmental sanitation to Lagos State, following what he described as “appalling state” of uncleanliness observed in communities across the State. The Governor, on Sunday, kicked off a community ...

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Court Orders Lai Mohammed To Disclose Details Of Agreement Between FG And X, Formerly Twitter

The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, in a landmark judgment, has ordered Alhaji Lai Mohammed, former Minister of Information and Culture, and the ministry of information to disclose the details of the agreement between the Federal Government and X, formerly Twitter, to assess whether the agreement complies with the exercise of Nigerians’ human rights online. The judgment was delivered ...

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Sanwo-Olu Congratulates Former Punch Chairman, Ajibola Ogunsola At 80

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated former Chairman of PUNCH Newspaper, Chief Ajibola Ogunsola, on his 80th birthday, describing him as an astute media administrator and reformer. Governor Sanwo-Olu said Ogunsola, a former President of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), who turns 80 on Sunday, July 14, is a seasoned technocrat and good manager of human ...

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Soyinka At 90: Sanwo-Olu Describes Nobel Laureate As Patriot, Africa’s Pride

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has congratulated literary giant and Nobel Laureate, Prof. Oluwole Soyinka, on the occasion of his 90th birthday, describing him as a patriot and Nigeria’s and Africa’s pride. Prof. Soyinka, the recipient of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Literature and the first sub-Saharan African to be honoured in that category, will clock 90 on Saturday, ...

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Sanwo-Olu Presents Official Vehicles To Directors In Public Service

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu, has presented official vehicles to Directors in the Lagos State Public Service. The presentation is part of the government’s efforts to increase productivity, motivate staff and ensure that Lagosians get better service delivery in all areas. Speaking during the presentation on Thursday at the State Secretariat, Alausa, Governor Sanwo-Olu said the occasion marked ...

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