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Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic 'Ponmo'
Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘...

Lagos State Destroys Seized Toxic ‘Ponmo’

The Lagos State Government on Thursday destroyed a truckload of toxic “ponmo” which was seized a few days ago at Ijegun by the Igando/Ikotun Police Command. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Dr. Olayiwole Onasanya, made this known at the Medical Dumpsite, Ewu Elepe, Ikorodu,... read more »

Lagos State Partners Netherlands on Health, Education, Water Transportation
Lagos State Partners Netherlands on Heal...

Lagos State Partners Netherlands on Health, Education, Water Transportation

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to partner with Netherlands on health, Education, technology, trade, tourism and infrastructure. Sanwo-Olu stated this while playing host to the team led by Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade,... read more »

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals
Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, ...

Sanwo-Olu Visits Ijegun Fire Survivors, Warns Pipeline Vandals

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Wednesday visited victims of the recent Ijegun pipeline fire incident who are receiving treatment at the Trauma and Burns Unit of the Gbagada General Hospital. The Governor, in company of his deputy, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, sympathised with families of... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with Sambo as NHIS boss
Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Rep...

Nigeria: Buhari Finally Sacks Yusuf, Replaces Him with Sambo as NHIS boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo to replace Usman Yusuf as the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). A statement from the federal Ministry of Health on Monday night said the president approved the termination of appointment of the... read more »

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Lagos: Relatives of Deceased LGs/SUBEB S...

Lagos: Relatives of Deceased LGs/SUBEB Staff Receive Insurance Benefits in ...

The families of 197 deceased staff of local governments and the State Universal Basic Education Board(SUBEB) received letters of Insurance benefits from Lagos State Government,  The letters which was in conjunction with LASACO preceded the presentation of cheques to the beneficiaries of deceased... read more »

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If

Nigeria: Lawmaker Says Society Can Be Freed From Drug Abuse If…..

A member of Lagos State House of Assembly, Hon. Gbolahan Yishawu representing Eti-Osa constituency 02 has said the country can be freed from drug abuse and illicit trafficking if... read more »

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

Nigeria: Lagos Commences Second Phase of Polio Vaccination Campaign

The Lagos State Government, in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has commenced the second phase of the 2019 Polio Vaccination Campaign which was preceded by a... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Medical Tourism Yearly

Nigeria: Buhari Laments Over the N400 Billion Nigeria Loses to Medical Tourism Yearly

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the huge amount Nigerians spend annually seeking medical care outside the country. The President expressed his concern at the... read more »

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

As FAO Marks World Antibiotic Awareness Week, Farmers Tasked To Boost Farm Hygiene

Boosting farm hygiene is currently an added key task to farmers around the world. As the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), an agency of the United Nations is marking the World... read more »

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into the Premises by Tear Gas Firing Policemen

Breaking News: Suspended NHIS Executive Secretary Escorted into t...

Professor Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary for the National Health Insurance Scheme who was recently suspended was this morning escorted into the premises of the NHIS by almost 50... read more »