Governance

FG Declares Friday and Monday Public Holidays _Ada Nkong

Friday, April 2nd, and Monday 5th April 2021 have been declared public holidays by the federal government to celebrate Easter. A statement on behalf of the Federal Government on Tuesday by Minister of interior, Rauf Aregbesola made this known . He called on Christians to emulate the attributes of forbearance, forgiveness, kindness, humility, love, peace,… Continue reading FG Declares Friday and Monday Public Holidays _Ada Nkong

Governance

Covid-19: Lagos State Government Extends Work From Home Order for Level 14 and Below_Ada Nkong

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has extended the work from home directive to all State Public Servants on Grade Levels 14 and below from Monday, 1st February to Friday, 26th February, 2021. A statement signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola noted with concern that pockets of Coronavirus infections had been observed among… Continue reading Covid-19: Lagos State Government Extends Work From Home Order for Level 14 and Below_Ada Nkong

Governance

Lagos State Government Bans Gatherings Above 50 Persons_Ada Nkong

The Lagos State Government has banned the gathering of more than 50 persons in an enclosed space as the state continues to battle a second wave of the pandemic. This was contained in a statement by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu. However, religious services were exempted from the directive, if the gathering does not exceed 50% capacity… Continue reading Lagos State Government Bans Gatherings Above 50 Persons_Ada Nkong

Governance

Sanwo-Olu Approves Appointment of 17 Permanent Secretaries_Ada Nkong

Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of 17 Permanent Secretaries in the Lagos State Public Service. The appointments take effect immediately, according to a statement by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola. The appointees are: S/No. NAME PREVIOUS DEPLOYMENT 1. Dr. MUSTAFA, Ibrahim Akinwunmi Consultant Special, Lagos State University Teaching… Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Approves Appointment of 17 Permanent Secretaries_Ada Nkong

Governance

LASG Extends Stay at Home Order For GL 14 Downwards Public Servants_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has approved a further extension of the work-from-home order to all State Public Servants on Grade Levels 14 and below from Monday, 18th January 2021, to Monday, 1st February 2021, to curtail the spread of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement signed by the… Continue reading LASG Extends Stay at Home Order For GL 14 Downwards Public Servants_Femi Ehiabhi

ECONOMY · Governance

BUDGET 2021 Highlights: LAGOS TO COMPLETE ONGOING PROJECTS_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Government has promised to complete all the ongoing projects captured in the year 2020 budget as well as others that were started earlier. The Honourable Commissioner for Budget and Economic Planning, Mr. Sam Egube, disclosed this yesterday during a Press briefing on how the State's Budget of N1.16TR for the Year 2021… Continue reading BUDGET 2021 Highlights: LAGOS TO COMPLETE ONGOING PROJECTS_Femi Ehiabhi

Governance

Sanwo-Olu Extends Stay at Home Order For Public Servants From GL14 Downwards_Femi Ehiabhi

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has extended the stay-at- home order for all State Public Servants on Grade Levels 14 and below to Monday, 18th January, 2021 to stem the tide of the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement signed by the Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola noted that… Continue reading Sanwo-Olu Extends Stay at Home Order For Public Servants From GL14 Downwards_Femi Ehiabhi

Governance

Full Text President Buhari’s New Year Speech_Ada Nkong

NEW YEAR SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA 1ST JANUARY 2021 My fellow countrymen and women, First, I would like to thank and praise the Almighty who saw us through the year 2020 and has given us the opportunity to witness the start of another new year. We… Continue reading Full Text President Buhari’s New Year Speech_Ada Nkong

Governance · HEALTH

Covid-19: Wike threaten another lockdown as cases surge_Femi Ehiabhii

The Executive Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike has threatened to re-impose lockdown beginning from January as the number of coronavirus cases surge in the state. This was contained in a statement released by Kelvin Ebiri, the Special Assistant on Media to the Rivers state governor. According to the media aide, the governor gave the… Continue reading Covid-19: Wike threaten another lockdown as cases surge_Femi Ehiabhii