Lagos Begins Health Insurance Scheme For Workforce

The Lagos State Government, in its commitment towards ensuring that all its workforce have access to good, quality and affordable healthcare, has commenced the Lagos State Health Scheme (LSHS) for its employees with effect from 1st June, 2020. Acting General Manager, Lagos State Health Management Agency (LASHMA), Dr. Emmanuella Zamba, who made this known at Alausa, Ikeja, said that with the take-off of the Lagos State Health Scheme for the Staff, Public Servants would have access to medical care in any of their chosen facilities among over 200 hospitals under…

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Imota Rice Mill 80% Completed – LASG

Lagos State Government has said that the multi-billion Naira, 32 Metric-Ton-per hour Rice Mill at Imota will be delivered on or before the end of this year. The State Commissioner for Agriculture, Prince Gbolahan Lawal, disclosed this recently at the 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing organised to commemorate the one year anniversary of the State Government. He explained that the Rice Mill has attained 80% completion level compared to 35% when the administration came in May last year. The Commissioner explained that the Mill, when operational, would ensure a steady supply…

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Lagos Set To Reopen Economy, Commences Register-To-Open Initiative

The Director-General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr. Lanre Mojola has disclosed that the Commission is set to begin the Register-To-Open initiative of the State Government. Mojola declared that in line with the directives of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the guidelines towards reopening of the economy, especially Religious and Social centres have been developed and consultations are ongoing with all Stakeholders in partnership with the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. In a statement on Sunday, he noted that upon registration, a verification process will be carried…

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Lagos Set For Smart City Transformation Through Reliable Transportation System – Commissioner

The Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde has assured that the present administration will transform the State into a Smart City that is safe, secure, functional and productive, through the establishment of a reliable inter-modal transportation system. Disclosing this at the year 2020 Ministerial Press Briefing in commemoration of the One-Year Anniversary of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s assumption of office, held at the J.J.T Park, Alausa Ikeja, the Commissioner declared that the State Government’s commitment to public transportation is anchored on an integrated system to harness the transport sector…

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Sanwo –Olu Dedicates First Anniversary To Frontline Workers In Lagos

Wale Jagun Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday honoured frontline health and emergency officers by dedicating his administration’s first anniversary in office to them for their roles in containing the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in Lagos State. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu honoured leaders of various medical teams deployed to all isolation facilities across the State, presenting them with plaques of honour in appreciation of their resolve to lay down their lives in the battle against the pandemic. The 10 health workers received the plaques at a ceremony held at the…

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Sanwo-Olu Completes 37 Roads, Repairs 354 Roads In One Year

Jare Olukotun The Lagos state government, under the able leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has completed and commissioned 37 roads and also repaired and carried out sectional rehabilitation of more than 354 roads in various parts of the state in the last one year. Residents of the state were also assured of the completion of the ongoing projects in Agege-Pen Cinema as well as the Agric-Ishawo Road and the Lagos-Badagry Expressway, all of which would soon be added to the list of completed projects by the Sanwo-Olu administration. Engr. Aramide…

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One Year In Office: Sanwo-Olu To Give Account of Stewardship, Commission Projects

Jare Olukotun The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo – Olu is planning to give residents of the state his account of stewardship in the last one year in office when his administration clocks a year come May 29. Several projects have also been lined up for commissioning in commemoration of the anniversary. According to the release by the Commissioner for Information & Strategy, Mr Gbenga Omotosho, the anniversary commemorative events will be low-key to reflect the realities and challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “This is not a…

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COVID – 19: Lagos Set To Restart Economy

Lagos State Government has set the process of re-opening its economy in motion, with the rollout of Register-to-Open guidelines. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu in a release said that the State Government daily battles the reality of balancing reactivation of economic activities and the continuation of the State’s response to contain the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. He said the battle to stop the ravaging virus in Lagos had subjected the State to a delicate situation of having to manage hunger resulting from weeks of slowdown in economic activities and also the movement of…

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Lagos Inaugurates COVID-19 Review Committee for Tourism, Entertainment Industry

The Lagos State Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture has inaugurated members of the Lagos State COVID-19 Pandemic Review Committee. The six-man committee chaired by Mrs. Joke Silva, MFR, is expected to draw out suggestions and recommendations on how to re-activate the State creative industry, which has remained dormant as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic currently ravaging the world. The Honourable Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Pharm. (Mrs) Uzamat Akinbile-Yusuf, while inaugurating the Committee at Alausa, on Thursday, explained that the members are expected to make recommendations to…

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Lagos Reduces 2020 Budget Figures by 21 Percent

The Lagos State Government has embarked on a downward review of the year 2020 budget, precipitated by the negative economic and social effects of the Coronavirus disease on the global economy. Making the disclosure, the Honourable Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Sam Egube said the process, which was approved by the State Executive Council, aims to reduce the N1,168.6billion budget approved by the Lagos State House of Assembly to N920.5billion. Egube recalled that the N1.169trn for Y2020 contained a capital expenditure of N711billion and N457billion recurrent budget, showing…

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