Tag Archives: Lagos

Lagos CP Dismisses Bomb Explosion Rumour At Kairo Market Fire, Oshodi

Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Hakeem Odumosu, has dismissed rumours making the rounds that the Kairo market in Oshodi, which was gutted by fire on Thursday, was caused by a bomb explosion. While on-the-spot assessment of the damages at the market on Friday, Odumosu said people should desist from making inflammatory statements which could set the country on fire. ...

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Fire Razes Oshodi Market In Lagos

Kairo market at the Oshodi area of Lagos has gone up in flames, as night fire which engulfed the market has destroyed goods and property worth million of naira. Witnesses said the fire started about 7 pm at the center of the market, and spread quickly to other shops, destroying property and goods, mostly belonging to traders selling clothes and ...

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Lagos Connects 100 Schools To Broadband Internet

…as Sanwo-Olu  commissions 66-classroom blocks in four Lagos schools   Four magnificent newly completed school buildings were unveiled on Thursday by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu across three Local Government Areas (LGA) in Lagos State. The multi-level ultra-modern buildings are part of the infrastructure projects completed by the Ministry of Education under the Lagos Metropolitan Development and Governance Project (LMDGP), which is covering ...

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Lagos’ll Stand Toe-To-Toe With Other Cities In The World, Says Sanwo-Olu

…says he has delivered on THEMES agenda, seeks partnership with citizens for development  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday urged all Lagosians to partner with his administration as he continues to deliver good governance and dividends of democracy for the good of the State. The Governor said his administration in the last two years has delivered substantial parts ...

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Lagos Proud Of Online Comedy Group, ‘Ikorodu Bois’

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration is committed to developing the creative industry in Lagos in order to remain the number one destination for art, music and other talents. Governor Sanwo-Olu made the statement on Monday evening while receiving the Nigerian online comedy group, known as ‘Ikorodu Bois’ at the Lagos House, Marina. He said Lagos ...

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‘Why Sanwo-Olu Is Pursuing Smart City Project’

•‘Governor’s N250 Million Innovation Seed Capital Yielding Results’ The plan by the Babajide Sanwo-Olu administration to fully transform Lagos State into a smart city and make the State’s economy 21st century compliant is on course, Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm, said on Tuesday. The Commissioner said the on-going laying of 3,000 km fibre metro network cables ...

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Sanwo-Olu Commends Journalists On World Press Freedom Day

….says the press is the bastion of development Governor of Lagos State Mr Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has congratulated journalists on the occasion of this year’s World  Press  Freedom Day, with the  theme “Information as a public good”. The governor commended the role of the media in the development of the society. The press, he noted, mirrors the society, exposes ills, ...

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Sanwo-Olu Approves 10 Hectares For Workers’ Housing Scheme

•Governor Donates Official Vehicles, Secretariat On the occasion of International Workers’ Day commemoration, Lagos workers, on Saturday, reaped a bumper harvest of welfare packages – thanks to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. The Governor approved 10 hectares of land in Idera, Ibeju Lekki, and Badagry for workers housing schemes. Sanwo-Olu handed over the title documents to  chairmen of Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) ...

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Girls Education Critical To Progressive Society, Says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has reiterated his administration’s commitment to quality education and promotion of equal opportunities for the girl child.    Speaking after a close-door meeting with the United Kingdom (UK) Minister for Africa, Mr. James Duddridge; Prime Minister’s Trade Envoy to Nigeria and Special Envoy for Girls Education, Helen Grant and British Deputy High Commissioner, Mr. ...

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