Sanwo-Olu hails GAC motors, commissions ultra-modern showroom

July 8, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

Lagos state Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, commissioned the ultra-modern GAC Motor showroom on Victoria Island, Lagos. The governor commended the chairman of CIG Motors, the franchise holder of GAC in Nigeria, Chief Diana Chen, for “doing a great job.” Sanwo-Olu also unveiled the newly improved award winning GS4 Crossover SUV, which is a very popular model on Nigerian Read More

Governor Sanwo-Olu, Tony Elumelu launch new Falomo Towers

June 22, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and business leader, Tony Elumelu, led other real estate stakeholders over the weekend in the groundbreaking ceremony for the new Falomo Towers development in Ikoyi, Lagos. The project is being developed by joint venture partners, Afriland Properties Plc, investee company of the Heirs Holdings Group, and the Lagos State Development and Property Corporation (LSDPC). Special Read More

Sanwo-Olu orders total ban on okada in 6 LGAs, 9 LCDAs

May 19, 2022 Suleiman Idris, Lagos 0

The Lagos state government on Wednesday said against the backdrop of growing menace and nuisance constituted by commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, it has imposed a fresh ban to curtail the unruly activities of the riders. The state Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, announced a total ban on Okada on all highways across six Local Government Areas (LGAs) and nine Read More

APC group commends Sanwo-Olu’s commitment to youth inclusion

May 11, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Youth High-Level Working Group on Youth inclusion in the 2023 election set up by the National Youth Leader, Dayo Israel, has commended Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, for his continuous commitment to youth inclusion. The group gave the commendation Tuesday night during their visit to Governor Sanwo-Olu at the Lagos Governor’s Lodge, Asokoro, Abuja. Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Osoba, others applaud as NIJ honours Premier Lotto boss

April 1, 2022 Segun Odunewu 0

Governor Sanwo-Olu of Lagos state and Chief Segun Osoba, a former governor of Ogun state and chairman, Governing Council of the Nigerian Institute of Journalism (NIJ), have commended the chairman of Premier Lotto, Chief Kesington Adebutu, for his philanthropic gestures in the country. They gave the commendation Thursday during NIJ’s Golden Jubilee Special Convocation at the Shell Hall, Muson Centre Read More

Lagos assembly tasks Sanwo-Olu on projects completion

February 15, 2022 Temitope Musowo 0

The speaker of the Lagos state House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, and his colleagues Tuesday commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for his efforts to complete the state’s rail projects. The lawmakers also praised the governor for also expanding transportation through the waterways. They said the completion of the projects would ensure a substantial reduction in gridlocks across the state. Speaker Obasa, Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Popoola to deepen synergy between NGX , Lagos state

February 11, 2022 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

The Executive Governor, Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that Lagos State will explore capital raising through Nigerian Exchange Limited to fund infrastructure projects through Equities, Green, Sukuk, and Blue Bonds. Sanwo-Olu also expressed confidence in the opportunities available in the capital market and indicated an interest in deepening synergies between the State and The Exchange. The Governor stated this Read More

How we are addressing Apapa gridlock challenge – Sanwo-Olu

February 1, 2022 Suleiman Idris 0

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday gave a hint of how his administration is working to put an end to the intractable Apapa gridlock, the congestion along Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, port access roads and Apapa environs. He explained that the completion of the Lekki Port will in no small measure take away the heavy traffic on the Apapa axis. Read More

Sanwo-Olu flags off road project to link Ojota- Opebi bridges

January 26, 2022 Temitope Musowo 0

A traffic solution proposed 20 years ago to ease off perennial gridlocks that usually stretch from Sheraton Link Road into Opebi corridor Wednesday became a reality, as Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu flagged off the construction of a carriageway that will solve major traffic conflicts in Ikeja. The 3.89 kilometre-long road infrastructure will open into Ojota axis in Kosofe, taking Read More

LASG to implement monthly tenancy on property occupancy- Sanwo-Olu

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

The governor of Lagos state, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that the Lagos state government is set to implement the enforcement of a monthly tenancy on property occupancy from next year. He said this Tuesday while commissioning 744 home units at LagosHomes Sangotedo Housing Schem Phase 1in Eti-Osa Local Council Development Area (LCDA) of the state. He said, “As we Read More

Finance bill: More taxes coming 2022, FG proposes

  With the 2021 Finance Amendment Bill currently before the National Assembly, Nigerians and business owners may be in for payment of additional taxes if the proposal sails through. This is one of the major highlights of the bill which President Muhammadu Buhari transmitted in a letter to the National Assembly December 7. Among others, President Buhari, in the letter, said the Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu suspends planned peace walk in Lagos

December 9, 2021 Editor 0

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has put off proposed Lagos peace walk scheduled for December 2021. The governor cited the spread of Omicron COVID-19 as the reason for the latest decision. Governor Sanwo-Olu who spoke via a statement he signed on Thursday, November 9, 2021, said he is “constrained to stand down all preparations for the Walk for Peace” so Read More

#EndSARS report opened deep wound – Sanwo-Olu

November 30, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

  Lagos state deserves true healing after the disturbances that trailed last year’s protests against police brutality, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said. The governor, who called for harmonious relationship among all Lagosians to guarantee the realisation of aspirations of all residents, also said the leakage of the EndSARS report had opened old wound Governor Sanwo-Olu spoke Tuesday in a live broadcast Read More

Breaking: Sanwo-Olu keeps to promise, releases white paper on #EndSARS report in Lagos

November 30, 2021 Editor 0

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has kept his word with the release of White Paper on the Lagos Judicial Panel of Inquiry report regarding Lekki Toll Gate incident and #EndSARS issues. Commissioner for Information and Strategy Mr. Gbenga Omotoso who disclosed this on Tuesday night said the full document would be made available very soon. Details loading…

Obasa tasks Sanwo-Olu on N1.3trn 2022 Lagos budget

November 25, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Speaker of Lagos state House of Assembly has urged Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to work more on policies to bring more dividends of democracy to the people. Obasa gave the advice when the governor visited the assembly Wednesday to present the 2022 Budget of Consolidation put at N1, 388, 285,459,990.51. Speaking after the presentation by the governor, Obasa who passed a Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

[email protected]: Celebration amidst pomp and pageantry

October 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

From left: Maj. Gen. Temidayo Olukoju (rtd) representative of first Osun MILAD, Maj. Gen. Leo Ajiborisha (rtd); former Osun MILAD, Navy Capt. Anthony Udofia (rtd); former Osun MILAD, Col. Theophilus Bamigboye (rtd); former Governor Bisi Akande; former Governor Olagunsoye Oyinlola and Governor Adegboyega Oyetola during the event. Photo: Govt House Osogbo

Domesticating ACJA challenging, work in progress – Ota-Okojie

October 10, 2021 Editorial IV 0

As part of the on-going justice sector reform across the six geo-political zone in the country, the train of the Presidential Committee christened Federal Justice Sector Reform Coordinating Committee (FJSRCC) berthed in Yola, last week, in continuation of its workshop and interface with stakeholders saddled with the responsibility of implementing the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA 2015). In this Read More

Lagos names housing estate after Kanu

October 8, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Lagos state government Wednesday named the LagosHoms, Gbagada, after former Lagos state administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the pronouncement at `A Day of Tributes in Honour of Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu’, organised by the Lagos state government at Ikeja. Kanu, who died on January 13 at 78, will be buried on October 16 in his home state, Read More

The VAT combat is a protest

October 7, 2021 Eric Teniola 0

The actions of Chief Nyesom Wike (57) governor of Rivers state and Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu (56) governor of Lagos, have made us to take another look on the issue of taxation in Nigeria. Specifically the actions of these governors and their states of Assembly and the southern governors that met recently, have reawakened our thoughts on the issue of the Read More

LASAA boss urges big investments in OOH advertising

September 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The managing director, Lagos State Signage and Advertising Agency (LASAA), Prince Adedamola Docemo, has called on practitioners in the advertising industry to embrace collaborations and consider huge investments for outdoors in a bid to play big in the strategic outdoor advertising environment that the agency “is envisioning.” Docemo made the call in Lagos Friday while addressing participants at the on-going Read More