Monkey Pox: Lagos Alerts Public, Calls For Precautionary Measures

Lagos State Government has again reiterated the need for citizens to ensure and maintain adequate personal and environmental hygiene at all times as part of precautionary measures to prevent the outbreak of infectious diseases such as Monkey pox which was recently reported in the State. Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi who stated this earlier on in the week during the biosecurity update meeting on the situation report of Monkey Pox disease in the State, urged residents to observe the highest possible standards of personal and environmental hygiene especially through…

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Lagos Alerts Residents On Rise In Sea Water Level, Flooding Of Low Line Areas

Lagos State Government has alerted residents on the rise of sea water level resulting in the inability of the lagoon to discharge water into the ocean, thereby causing backflow into the drainage channels. According to the Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tunji Bello, officials of the state are already working on different measures that would allow easy flow of water in the affected areas. He added that the state Government is also in talks with the officials of the Ogun Osun River Basin Authority which is releasing…

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Photo News: IKODASS Walk For Fitness 2019

Olatunji ADEMOLA Otunba Ganiyu Abiru, the Chairman of the Ikorodu-Oga Development Association (IKODASS) on Saturday, October 19, 2019, led other executive members and hundreds of residents on walk for fitness in Ikorodu. The walk which is part of the activities heralding the 2019 annual Ikorodu-Oga Dat Carnival is tagged, “Walk together, keep fit together”.

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Sanwo-Olu Consents To UNILAG Authority’s Request For Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has consented to the request by the authorities of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) , to float a jetty at the school’s waterfront to complement transportation on the campus. The Governor asked the school authorities to write a formal letter of request for immediate approval of the jetty, stating that the Government would help the university to build capacity in water transportation. Sanwo-Olu made the disclosure during his keynote speech at the International Week organised by the school. He said: “I just had a…

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YCee Releases New Single, “Dakun” Off His Debut Album

Award-winning rapper, Oludemilade Martin Alejo, better known by his stage name, “YCee”, has released a brand new song, ‘Dakun’, off his highly anticipated debut album titled, “YCee vs ZAHEER”, sets to be released in November. ‘Dakun’, which is a Yoruba word for ‘please’ , is a pulsating easy-to-learn single which embodies a message to a beautiful lady who is presumed to possess a charming personality laced with high moral standards and values. The enchanted male character in this story pleads with  the lady to allow him a place in her…

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Lagos Sets To Tackle Cybercrime

More difficult times await those involved in internet fraud or cybercrime as the Lagos State Government has shown readiness to tackle the menace which has caused many people across the globe unpleasant pains and also affected the image of the country adversely. The Honourable Commissioner for Science and Technology, Mr. Hakeem Fahm, who made the disclosure at a workshop on Cyber Security Awareness, noted that the internet offered a lot of opportunities and the State government intends to ensure that people derive the utmost benefits from its usage. He revealed…

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Flooding: LASG Begins Clearing Of Canals In Ikorodu

Wale JAGUN -Commissioner charges LG Chairmen to ensure continuous drainage desilting After many years of the neglect of canals which have been causing flooding within and around the Ikorodu township, the Lagos State Government, during the week, begun the clearing of the canals to ensure free-flow of water in them. Our reporter sighted a heavy duty machine, belonging to the Lagos State Public Works, clearing  the canal beside Abel Abu house at Ota-Ona. It was gathered that the desilting of the canals commenced from the Alagbafo river (Odo Alagbafo which…

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Lagos To Acquire 32,000-Fectare farmland For Rice Cultivation

Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the Lagos State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven States. Sanwo-Olu, who disclosed this today in Lagos at the Grand Finale of the World Food Day celebration, listed the States as Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Ekiti, Ondo and Kebbi as well as Lagos. He noted that a key component in the food security programme of the State government is the 32metric tons per hour capacity Integrated Rice Mill in Imota which should…

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Ikorodu Diamond Lions Club Inaugurates 15th President, New Executives

Kunle ADELABU -As Kunle Bada, two other new members inducted Lion Helen Ufuoma Onohwakpor, on Sunday, October 13, 2019, was inaugurated as the 15th President of the Ikorodu Diamond Lions Club, District 404 A1 Nigeria, Lions Club international. She was inaugurated alongside 33 other members of the new executive council of the club at a well-attended event which was also used to raise fund for community project and other programmes of the club. Three new members, Lion (Prince) Adekunle Eniola Bada, Lion Gbemisola Ajose, and Lion Olusola Debo Adewunmi, were…

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Lagos Ready To Pay Above N30, 000 Minimum Wage – Sanwo-Olu

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said Lagos State is ready to pay more than the N30,000 benchmark for the National Minimum Wage. The Governor made these disclosures during a meeting with Organised Labour Unions held at the State House in Alausa while stating that the implementation of the new minimum wage payment would take off when the Federal Government and labour unions conclude their negotiations. The State, he said, was drawing up its finances and creating additional revenue sources that would enable the Government sustain the new minimum wage payment. .…

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