Gradual Easing Of Lockdown In FCT, Lagos, Ogun Begins In May

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE CUMULATIVE LOCKDOWN ORDER OF LAGOS AND OGUN STATES AS WELL AS THE FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ON COVID- 19 PANDEMIC AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA MONDAY, 27th APRIL, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians 2. I will start by commending you all for the resilience and patriotism that you have shown in our collective fight against the biggest health challenge of our generation. 3. As at yesterday, 26th April 2020, some 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been…

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President BuharI: I Thank You All Most Sincerely For The Great Sacrifice

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE EXTENSION OF COVID- 19 PANDEMIC LOCKDOWN AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA ON MONDAY, 13TH APRIL, 2020. 1.   Fellow Nigerians 2.   In my address on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, I asked the residents of Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital Territory to stay at home for an initial period of fourteen days starting from Monday, 30th March 2020. 3.   Many State Governments also introduced similar restrictions. 4.   As your democratically elected leaders, we…

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ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020

1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in the event the disease hits Nigeria. 3. The whole instruments of government are now mobilized to confront what has now become both a health emergency and an economic crisis. 4. Nigeria, unfortunately, confirmed its first case on 27th February 2020. Since then, we have seen the number of confirmed cases rise slowly. 5. By the…

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TEXT OF THE ADDRESS DELIVERED BY THE GOVERNOR, MR. BABAJIDE OLUSOLA SANWO-OLU, AT THE 27TH CONVOCATION CEREMONY OF THE LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKORODU, ON THURSDAY, MARCH 12, 2020

Protocol. I am most delighted to be part of this 27th graduation ceremony of the Lagos State Polytechnic. On a personal note, I consider it a great honour and privilege to be in your midst today, as this is the first time I am participating in this memorable occasion in my capacity as Governor of Lagos State and Moderator of the Polytechnic. Permit me to acknowledge the positive and supportive roles played by the Management of the Polytechnic, under the able leadership of the Rector, Mr. Samuel Sogunro, in sustaining…

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BEING THE TEXT OF THE CONVOCATION LECTURE DELIVERED BY THE MINISTER OF INTERIOR, OGBENI RAUF AREGBESOLA, AT THE 27TH CONVOCATION CEREMONIES OF THE LAGOS STATE POLYTECHNIC, IKORODU, ON TUESDAY MARCH 10, 2020 AT THE SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE

Protocols, TECHNICAL EDUCATION AS A SURE PATH TO FULFILING NIGERIA’S HISTORIC ROLE IN AFRICA It gladdens my heart to be in lkorodu, at the 27th convocation ceremonies of the Lagos State Polytechnic. I must therefore thank most sincerely the rector, staff and students of this great institution for the kind invitation to deliver this year’s convocation lecture. I am overwhelmed by the warm reception accorded me and my team by the staff and students of this great citadel. It has been part of the academic culture from time immemorial to…

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REMARKS BY RT HON. MUDASHIRU AJAYI OBASA, SPEAKER, LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY, DURING THE PRESENTATION OF THE Y2020 BUDGET BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MR BABAJIDE OLUSOLA SANWO-OLU, GOVERNOR, LAGOS STATE, AT THE ASSEMBLY HALLOWED CHAMBER, ON FRIDAY, NOV 8, 2019

PROTOCOL Ladies and Gentlemen,On behalf of my colleagues and our highly dedicated staff, it gives me a great pleasure to heartily welcome you all to this occasion of the formal presentation of the Year 2020 budget by Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the Executive Governor of Lagos State. 2. Before anything at all, we give praise and adoration to the Almighty Allah, the giver and taker of life, the One who reverses the irreversible; for giving us the opportunity to witness this significant budget presentation. 3. Ladies and gentlemen, we have all…

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A RELEASE BY HON. SANAI AGUNBIADE, THE MAJORIY LEADER, LAGOS STATE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY AND REPRESENTATIVE OF IKORODU CONSTITUENCY I ON STATE OF ROADS IN IKORODU TITLED, “RE: CONDITION OF OUR ROADS”

RE: CONDITION OF OUR ROADS By Hon. Sanai Agunbiade Earlier, at different times, I issued two public statements in respect of the unpleasant conditions of some roads in Ikorodu division. I had thought I will need no more statement until the roads are fixed. Alas, some very few individuals and one or two groups, who must have read my statements on social media, for reasons best known to them, while still calling on me to intervene in spite of my explicit explanation of ongoing efforts, have also been painting a…

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“PROFESSIONAL NEWS ORGANISATIONS AND THEIR IMPACT ON SOCIETY: A COMMUNITY MEDIA PERSPECTIVE”, SPEECH BY MR. KEHINDE BAMIGBETAN, PUBLISHER/C.E.O. , ECHONEWS NEWSPAPERS LIMITED; FORMER HONOURABLE COMMISSIONER FOR INFORMATION & STRATEGY, LAGOS STATE AT THE 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE IMPACT NEWSPAPER IN IKORODU ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2019.

PROTOCOLS It is with sincerity that I acknowledge the decision of the publishers of Impact Newspaper to invite me to discuss a subject of critical importance to the craft of news reporting in our country today. By challenging us to review the role of professional news organisations and their impact on society, the publishers of Impact are demonstrating huge discomfort, if not anger at the way and manner journalism, particularly in community and social media, has become what the late Chief Obafemi Awolowo once described as the refuge of the…

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Inaugural Address BY H.E. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, Governor of Lagos State On Wednesday 29th May 29, 2019.

“AWAKENING A GREATER LAGOS” PROTOCOL 1. By the grace of Almighty God and Your votes, I stand before you today as your Governor. (Pause) This day marks the beginning of a new chapter in our journey to greatness. Today, I ask you to join me on this journey to awaken a Greater Lagos. When we speak of a Greater Lagos, we speak not empty words. It is a deep and profound assertion we mean. 2. We intend to make history by making for ourselves and our children a better future.…

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TEXT OF KEYNOTE ADDRESS OF MR STEVE AYORINDE, COMMISSIONER FOR TOURISM, ARTS AND CULTURE AT THE 3RD NIGERIAN TRAVEL AWARDS ORGANISED BY JUMIA TRAVELS ON MONDAY 11TH MARCH, 2019, AT THE JUPITER HALL, FOUR POINTS BY SHERATON, LAGOS

I am delighted to be in your midst today at this auspicious occasion, which is the third edition of the Annual Nigeria Travel Awards organized by Jumia Travel. Before I go further, please permit me to first express my sincere appreciation to the management of Jumia Travel for this privilege to deliver the Keynote Address at this year’s ceremony. It is indeed a great honour to speak to the topic: ‘’Lagos as a model for tourism growth in Nigeria’’. Let me also on behalf of the Lagos State Government and…

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