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

ICSAN harps on importance of AfCFTA, honours Sanwo-Olu

September 20, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

Discussants at the 45th annual conference of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrations of Nigeria (ICSAN) have harped on the importance of harnessing the potentials of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) by African countries. The objective of the agreement signed by African countries in Kigali, Rwanda in March, 2018 but came into effect in January 2021 is Read More

FMDQ Group, FSD sign MoU with Lagos to facilitate maiden Green Bond Issuance

September 16, 2021 Amaka Ifeakandu 0

Nigerian Green Bond market development Programme, financial Sector Deepening (FSD) Africa has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to facilitate the issuance of the maiden N25 billion Lagos State Green Bond and other sustainability-linked debt securities towards achieving the global Sustainable Development Goals (“SDGs”). Speaking at the signing ceremony, the Executive Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, said, “I Read More

Sen. Durojaiye was a passionate leader, seasoned administrator -Sanwo-Olu

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Lagos state Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has mourned the passage of the chieftain of the National Democratic Coalition (NADECO) and former distinguished Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye. Governor Sanwo-Olu described Senator Durojaiye as a passionate leader who served his country meritoriously as a public servant, human rights activist, politician and seasoned administrator. Senator Durojaiye, the immediate past chairman of Nigerian Communications Commission Read More

NANS gives Sanwo-Olu 3 days to meet demands over killing of ex-LASU activist

August 24, 2021 Blueprint 0

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has issued a three-day ultimatum to Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to meet a five-point demand which includes setting up a panel of inquiry to probe the death of Nurudeen Alowonle, popularly known as Omomeewa, the student activist at the Lagos State University, Ojo, who was killed last week. The five-point demand was contained in Read More

LASG tasks NAICOM on insurance products for MSMEs

August 13, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Lagos state Government has urged underwriting companies in the country to consider providing special cover for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, made the call at a sensitisation workshop on insurance for MSMEs organised by the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) in the state. The governor, who was represented by the Commissioner for Finance, Dr. Rabiu Olowo, Read More

Buhari visits Tinubu in London

August 13, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday evening visited former governor of Lagos state Ahmed Tinubu in London, United Kingdom. One of the media aides to the President Bashir Ahmad confirmed the development via social media where he shared pictures of the visit. Tinubu has been in London for weeks and is reportedly sick. However, incumbent Lagos state governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu visited Read More

Mohammed Fawehinmi was a passionate activist – Sanwo-Olu

August 12, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has mourned the passing of Mohammed Fawehinmi, eldest son of the late legal luminary and human rights lawyer, Chief Gani Fawehinmi. The governor also commiserated with family and friends of the deceased, describing his death as a colossal loss to the civil society movement in Nigeria. Governor Sanwo-Olu in a statement signed by Read More

Tinubu hale and hearty – Sanwo-Olu

August 5, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Wednesday said the national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, is hale and hearty. Speaking to journalists at the Lagos House, Ikeja, on his visit to APC national leader in London, the United Kingdom Tuesday, Governor Sanwo-Olu stated that his meeting and the picture he took with Asiwaju Tinubu Read More