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Don’t compromise on quality materials – LASG warns developers

by Leslie jacks The General Manager, Lagos State Materials Testing Laboratory (LSMTL), Mr. Olalekan Ajani, has urged stakeholders in the building sector not to compromise safety standards. Speaking at a meeting with officials of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Ajani said that the Agency, as a regulatory body, would ensure a better

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Beware of Coronavirus, LASG tells Mainlanders

by Leslie jacks The Lagos State Government says no cases of the novel Coronavirus (nCoV) have been identified in Lagos or Nigeria. It said it has increased preparedness against the virus. Commenting, the Lagos State Health Commissioner, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said the state was ramping up its level of preparedness, considering the large commercial trading traffic between Nigeria,

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Lagos begins recruitment in health sector

by Leslie jacks The government, through the Lagos Health Service Commission (LHSC), said the recruitment was meant to address deficit in manpower requirement in the public health sector. The Permanent Secretary of the commission, Dr. Ademuyiwa Eniayewun, in a statement obtained by InsideMainland said the administration of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was keen to fulfill its

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LASG goes tough on crossing of highways

by Whitney Omoh  The Lagos State Environmental Sanitation Corps (LAGESC) has decided against pedestrians crossing the highway indiscriminately as the agency has stepped up its operation by arresting anyone who doesn’t use the bridge. According to the LAGESC team, the development is to ensure free movements of vehicles in the state which has always been

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Sanwo-Olu approves shelter for 300 displaced persons

by Paul Agada In the aftermath of the Abule Egba inferno as a result of pipeline vandalism, the Lagos State Government is set to provide shelter at the Igando Relief Camp for over 300 persons displaced from their homes. This comes after Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu approved the request of the Chairman of the Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council

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How Sanwo-Olu is using technology to improve healthcare in Lagos

by Leslie Jacks The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said for the state to be able to overcome its healthcare challenges and offer quality care to the residents, it must be dependent on technology. Sanwo-Olu disclosed this at the opening ceremony of a three-day Technical Conference on e-Health by the state geared towards strengthening the

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#AbuleEgbaExplosion: Vandals will be shown no mercy- Sanwo-Olu

by Leslie Jacks In the aftermath of the pipeline explosion that rocked Abule Egba community, Lagos Mainland, yesterday, Sunday, January 19, 2020, the Lagos State Governor, Mr. Jide Sanwo-Olu has said that his administration won’t show mercy to any pipeline vandals caught in the illegal act. Reacting to the incident which occurred at Ekoro, Abule Egba, Sanwo-Olu  who sympathized with the

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LASG plans review of Police prosecution powers

by Leslie Jacks The Lagos State Government has set up an advisory committee to review the laws empowering Police prosecutions in Magistrates’ Courts. The eight-man committee has a former Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary of the state Mr. Fola Arthur-Worrey as its Chairman. Other members of the committee are: Solicitor-General and Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Justice, Ms. Titilayo Shitta-Bey; Director,

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