Lagos plans cattle ranches- Agric commissioner Olusanya

By Muhaimin Olowoporoku Lagos State, the largest consumer of red meat in the country, is planning to establish cattle ranches, to tap into a market it estimates at N328 billion. Commissioner for Agriculture Abisola Olusanya, gave the indication today, while speaking on Channels TV Sunrise Daily Programme. She said the state would be rolling out […]

Sanwo-Olu receives notes Jakande left for him before his death

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Three days after the passing of Alhaji Lateef Jakande, the late first Civilian Governor of Lagos State, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday received two notes left for him by Jakande before his death. Sanwo-Olu led a delegation of top government functionaries in the State to the Fidau (Islamic funeral prayer) held for […]

Lagos 2nd Republic governor, Lateef Jakande, the man who laid State’s foundation, is dead

By Taiwo Okanlawon Second Republic governor of Lagos state, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande is dead. He was 91. Jakande, a former newspaper editor and publisher was governor between 1979 and 1983. He died at about 8am today, of old age. Burial arrangements are being discussed by the family, his son Deji, a former member of […]

Former Lagos State governor, Lateef Jakande, Dies

(NNP) Former Lagos State governor, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, has died. Jakande was the first civilian governor of Nigeria’s smallest (landmass) state at the return to democratic rule in 1979. He was in office until 1983.  He later became minister of works in Abacha’s regime. Jakande was a prolific journalist and author. His book titled “The […]

Sanwo-Olu swears in 18 new permanent secretaries

By Lukman Olabiyi Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday sworn in 18 new permanent secretaries. The governor who charged the appointees on professionalism, held that their role as permanent secretaries is crucial to the success of his administration. He said: “you are the drivers of this administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda in our ministries, departments, and agencies, which […]

BrandCo launches Adidas Franchise in Nigeria

BrandCo Nigeria Limited, a fashion retailer that sells relevant high street brands to urban African customers through retail expression called bCODE, the company recently acquired and launched Adidas in Lagos and Abuja. bCODE is a wellness fashion and lifestyle multi-brand retailer that sells apparels, accessories and footwear by Adidas, Skechers and Havaianas. The company’s CEO, […]

Lagos raises alarm as many civil servants test positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has raised the alarm over increasing rate at which civil servants test positive for COVID-19. Head of Service, Hakeem Muri-Okunola, in a statement said the government was concerned at the increasing rate of COVID-19 positivity among civil servants. The memo addressed to all Accounting Officers, said they should […]

COVID-19 : Sanwo-Olu delays civil servants’ resumption

By Lukman Olabiyi  Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered for the postponement of civil servants on Grade Levels 14 and below resumption to Monday, January 18, as part of the measure to check spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the state. According to Sanwo-Olu,  the move was taken to stem the tide of second […]

Lagos party attendants stab guest to death for collecting food several times

A child christening party on Ojuwoye Street in the Mushin area of Lagos State has turned bloody after some attendants stabbed a guest to death on the claim that he collected food more than three times. The Lagos State Police Command, which confirmed the incident, said it had launched a manhunt for the killers and […]

Lagos State Governor, Sanwo-Olu, tests positive for COVID-19

By Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has tested positive for the deadly COVID-19. The governor had gone into self-isolation after one of his close aides tested positive for the virus on Thursday. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, in a statement on Saturday, confirmed the development, saying that following Sanwo-Olu’s exposure to a […]

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