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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu suspends Lagos building agency boss
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BREAKING: Sanwo-Olu suspends Lagos building agency boss

The General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency, Mr. Gbolahan Oki, has been suspended after the collapse of the Ikoyi 21-storey building on Monday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu who ordered the suspension on Tuesday said the government will find out what went wrong and punish those indicted in the Ikoyi building collapse. The Governor slammed the indefinite suspension on the General Manager of the Lagos State Building Control Agency (LASBCA), Mr. Gbolahan Oki, who is an architect. This was disclosed in a press statement by the Lagos State Commissioner for Information, Gbenga Omotoso.  The statement partly read, “The Lagos State Government is setting up an independent panel to probe the collapse of the 21-storey building on Gerrard Road, Ikoyi. “Members of ...
Sanwo-Olu goes angry, blocks Twitter users as Nigerians pinpoint his double-speak
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Sanwo-Olu goes angry, blocks Twitter users as Nigerians pinpoint his double-speak

Lagos state Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday succeeded in setting an unwanted record for himself after he went on a blocking spree on microblogging app, Twitter. Not less than five persons reported being blocked on Sanwo-Olu’s verified personal handle as soon as they commented on a tweet made by the governor. The development came as a shock to many, who apparently did not expect such an act from a governor that had always tasked youths on leadership and participation in governance. What angered Sanwo-Olu? It all began when Sanwo-Olu heartily congratulated African Fintech firm and payment company, Flutterwave, for hitting an epic milestone in the tech industry. The Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, Olugbenga Agboola had announced the company’s $170m Series C fun...
Sanwo-Olu swears in 18 new Perm Secs
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Sanwo-Olu swears in 18 new Perm Secs

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday swore in 18 Permanent Secretaries, consisting of 10 females and eight males.Speaking during the swearing-in ceremony at the Lagos House, Ikeja, Sanwo-Olu urged them to put their ideas to work, toward achieving a Greater Lagos. He congratulated the 18 new Permanent Secretaries, commending them for the contributions they had made to the progress of Lagos State, especially the delivery of excellent Public Service. According to him, their role as Permanent Secretaries is crucial to the success of the administration. ”You are the drivers of this administration’s T.H.E.M.E.S agenda in our ministries, departments, and agencies, which is why your appointment is purely merit-based. ”With this government’s commitment to excellent...
Donation of 18-Seater Bus: SWAN President Aigbona Lauds Gov. Sanwo-Olu over gesture for state chapter
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Donation of 18-Seater Bus: SWAN President Aigbona Lauds Gov. Sanwo-Olu over gesture for state chapter

The National Secretariat of Sports Writers' Association of Nigeria (SWAN); an affiliate of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), has lauded the kind hearted nature of tos state governor, Babajide Sanwa-Olu for donating a brand new 18-seater executive bus to the state chapter of the Association. The National Secretariat of the Association ( SWAN) states that the gesture as again proved that the Lagos state governor is a promise keeper. In the statement, which was jointly signed by the Association's National President, Comrade Ahmed Aigbona and the Secretary General, Comrade Mike Oboh, and issued on Thursday evening states that the gesture is a show of love for sports, adding that such would further create a robust relationship between the governor and the Association not only in La...