Tags: Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Sanwo-Olu Approves Appointment of Prof. Ibiyemi as LASU VC

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University. By her appointment, she becomes the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU and the second female to occupy the exalted post in the State-owned tertiary institution. Professor Olatunji-Bello, who is the wife of…

FIFA, CAF Presidents Grace Aisha Buhari Cup Kick-Off In Lagos

Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, became the cynosure of the global soccer lenses on Wednesday, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was joined by the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, to attend the opening round of the maiden Aisha Buhari Women Cup. Nigeria’s Super Falcons played against Mali’s Les Aiglonnes…

Lagos Govt. Clears Streets of Beggars and Destitute persons

True to its words of ensuring that Lagos is rid of all forms of environmental nuisance, the State Ministry of Youth and Social Development has begun ridding the street of beggars and destitute persons. In an exercise tagged “Rescue Operation” undertaken by a special team of the Rescue and Rehabilitation department of the Ministry, in…

Lagos Trains, Equips 100 Newly Recruited Firefighters

The Lagos State Government has trained and presented necessary work tools, including Personal Protective Clothing to 100 newly employed officers of the Fire Service for effective discharge of their duties. The Director, Lagos State Fire and Rescue Service, Mrs. Adeseye Margaret, speaking at the passing out parade of the new Firefighters after six months of…

I Won’t Interfere In LASU VC Appointment Process – Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday said he would not interfere with the ongoing selection process that would lead to the appointment of the substantive Vice Chancellor of the state-owned Lagos State University (LASU). The Governor said he does not have personal interest in who becomes the next Vice Chancellor of LASU and…

COVID-19: Lagos Records 135 Deaths, Begins Vaccination Wednesday

Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has confirmed the record of 135 fatalities in the current third wave of the pandemic, highlighting the havoc being wreaked by deadly strains of the virus spreading in the country. The Governor during a briefing on Monday at the State house, Ikeja revealed that the State has taken the delivery…

Sanwo-Olu Mourns Gani Fawehinmi’s Son

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. Mohammed died in…

Lagos Assembly Slashes Ex-Governors’ Pension By 50%, Stops Housing Provision

The Lagos State House of Assembly has resolved to slashed the pension benefits of former governors and other affected officials by 50 percent. According to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr. Eromosele Ebhomele, the decision was taken by the House on Thursday at Plenary after adopting the…

Cleaner Lagos: Sanwo-Olu Launches 102 Waste Trucks, Unveils Mobile App

The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has inaugurated 102 units of brand new locally assembled compactor trucks and 100 units of double dino waste bins to the fleet of the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). He said the intervention was part of his administration’s plan to reduce turn-around time in waste evacuation within…