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Lagos mulls plans to acquire farmland in Northern Nigeria

Rice plantation: Lagos plans to boost food supply

The Lagos State Government on Thursday said it has plans to acquire farmlands in some states in the northern part of the country for crop and livestock production. Mr Gbolahan Lawal, Commissioner for Agriculture and Co-operatives, made the disclosure at the 2014 ministerial briefing in Ikeja, adding that the intention of government is to boost […]

Fashola Vows To Tackle Goitre Epidemic

Agoitre patient being screened in Badagry

Lagos State Government has vowed to control the incidence of Goitre attack by taking on the disease frontally through surgical operations and investigations into its root cause. The Governor, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) gave the assurance yesterday when he witnessed the flag off of the Goitre control programme for Badagry patients at the Lagos State University […]

Lagos Denies Attempting To Kill Adegboruwa

Umar Manko: accuses politicians of aiding criminals

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has denied attempting to assassinate Mr. Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, the human rights lawyer who sued the government over the collection of toll on the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. The state government has written to the Lagos Commissioner for Police, Umar Manko, to investigate the claims by Adegboruwa that the government planned […]

Obanikoro Denies Invading Lagos Housing Scheme

Senator Musiliu Obanikoro

Kazeem Ugbodaga & Yisa Jamiu The Minister of State for Defence, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has denied invading the Ilubirin Housing Scheme being developed by the Lagos State Government with soldiers. Governor Babatunde Fashola had at a forum accused Obanikoro of leading soldiers to disrupt work at the Ilubirin Housing Scheme. Obanikoro, however, described the allegation […]

Lagos Begins Surgery On 48 Goitre Patients


Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government will as from Monday begin free surgery on 48 residents of Badagry area of Lagos suffering from goitre, a disease associated with swollen neck that is becoming rampant in the area. At a news conference on Thursday at Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris […]

Still On The Notorious Apapa Gridlock


By Tayo Ogunbiyi Once again, pandemonium has returned to the roads in Apapa. Currently, gaining access to Apapa is fasting turning into a horrendous experience. The recent return of fuel scarcity in various parts of the country, is of course, not helping matters as major roads leading to Apapa have become inaccessible  largely due to […]

Lagos Shuts Illegal Orphanage, Removes 5 Kids

•Children rescued from the illegal orphanage

Kazeem Ugbodaga The Lagos State Government has shut down an illegal orphanage and rescued five children at Agbado area of Lagos, southwest Nigeria. The orphanage, Stream of Mercy and Love for Humanity Centre, located at Ilapo Village, Alagbado, was never registered with the state government before it began operation about two years ago. Officials of […]

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