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Assembly will pass 2021 Lagos budget December 31 – Speaker

The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, says the 2021 Appropriation Bill currently before the house will be passed before Dec. 31. Obasa gave the assurance during plenary in Lagos on Monday. He urged all standing committees of the house that served as sub-committees for the Budget and Economic Planning

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LASUBEB inducts over 2000 primary school teachers

The Executive Chairman of Lagos State Universal Basic Education Board, LASUBEB, Mr Wahab Alawiye-King has advised the 2000 newly recruited primary school teachers to familiarise themselves with all necessary public service documents that would aid the discharge of their duties to the State Government. Speaking at an induction ceremony organised for

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Nigerians should be proud we are importing petrol from Niger – FG

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says Nigerians should be proud that the Federal government is importing refined petrol from neighboring Niger Republic. Niger is one of the poorest nations in the world but has succeeded in developing its refinery to produce at a greater capacity than its

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Buhari blames economic recession on COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has blamed the country's current state of recession on the COVID-19 pandemic. The President said this while declaring open the 26th Nigerian Economic Summit with the theme: “Building Partnerships for Resilience’’. Buhari who was represented by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, said the decline in the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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Nigeria set to start importing petrol from the Niger Republic

Following bilateral agreements between Nigeria and Niger Republic initiated by President Muhammadu Buhari and President Mahamadou Issoufou, both countries have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for petroleum products transportation and storage. It was gathered that talks have been on-going between the two countries for over four months through the Nigerian

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LSETF Unveils N5bn Post-COVID-19 Economic Recovery Support for MSMEs

In a bid to help businesses in Lagos recover, save and create more jobs in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the State Government through the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) on Wednesday, November 18, 2020, unveiled a 5 Billion Naira "Lagos Economic Acceleration Programme (LSETF-LEAP)". The LSETF-LEAP is a

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Here are what Lagosians should expect from Sanwo-Olu’s 2021 budget

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday, presented the 2021 budget appropriation of N1.155 trillion at the Lagos House of Assembly. Presenting the appropriation, christened “Budget of Rekindled Hope,” Mr Sanwo-Olu said that it reflected the state’s determination to rise above the challenges that had affected its development indices in

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