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Lagos To Close Eko Bridge For 10 Weeks

The Lagos State Government has announced the closure of the Costain to Alaka section of Eko Bridge effective from Friday, June 4 to Friday, August 13, 2021, for the commencement of emergency repairs by the Federal Government. According to a statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, the repair became necessary to…

Lagos Seals Off Chinese Firm Over Teenage Worker’s Death

The Lagos State Government has sealed the Mingy Trading Company Limited, located at No 11, Ila Orangun Street, Ijegun-Egba, Satellite Town, for violating the State’s safety rules. According to the Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola, the action was as a result of the death of a teenage factory worker who was reportedly…

Lagos to Replace Burnt Igbosere High Court with New Ikoyi Court

The Lagos state government has revealed that property at Osborne Foreshore Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos, for the relocation of Igbosere High Court, will be ready by end of May 2021. This was disclosed by the state’s Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice Moyosore Onigbanjo, SAN at the Ministry’s Ministerial Press Briefing tagged ‘Our journey between April 2020…

Lagos Commences Mass Deworming Of School-Age Children

Lagos State Government, through the Ministry of Health and in partnership with a non-governmental Organisation, Evidence Action, on Tuesday, commenced mass deworming for the treatment and prevention of Soil-Transmitted Helminths (STH) in 10 Local Government Areas of the State. Speaking during the official flag-off of the exercise held at St. Peters Anglican Primary School, Alausa,…

COVID-19: Lagos Concludes First Phase of Vaccination Exercise

The Lagos State government on Wednesday revealed that it has concluded the first half of phase one COVID-19 vaccination campaign in line with the directive of the federal government with over 250,000 persons vaccinated in the state. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, stated that the conclusion of the first…

Food Security: Lagos To Launch Five-Year Agricultural Development Roadmap

The Lagos State Government is set to launch a Five-Year Agricultural Development Roadmap on Thursday, 22nd April, 2021, in line with its T.H.E.M.E.S developmental agenda. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Ms. Abisola Olusanya who made this known in Lagos yesterday, explained that the Roadmap would help the State achieve its goal of making Lagos a…

Lagos to Divert Traffic On Adegbola Street In Ikeja For 15 Months

The Lagos State Government is set to divert the traffic on Adegbola Street, Ikeja for 15 months, commencing from Sunday 11th April, 2021, in readiness for the construction of Ikeja Overpass, Lagos Rail Mass Transit Red Line Project. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, said the diversion is in continuation…

Lagos Produces First Forensic Dentist In West Africa

Lagos State Government’s massive investment in human capital development of the workforce is now yielding dividends as the State Public Service has produced the first Forensic Dentist in the whole of West Africa. The State Commissioner for Establishments, Training and Pensions, Mrs. Ajibola Ponnle, disclosed this while introducing Dr. Victor Adekunle, who just completed a…

Lagos To Close Marine Bridge For Three Month

The Lagos State Government is set to partially close the Marine Bridge from Tuesday, 9th March to Monday, 21st June, 2021 for emergency repair works on the Apapa outward section of the bridge. A statement signed by the Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde stated that the partial closure was necessary to maintain the bridge…

Residents, Motorists Excited As Apapa Gridlock Eases Off

It is fresh breath of relief for residents and motorists plying the Apapa corridor, with the take-off of electronic call-up system in the Lagos seaports, last weekend. According to a statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary of the Lagos State Government, Gboyega Akosile, major access roads into the Apapa corridor are now substantially free…