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Lagos Television Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagos_Television

LTV, LWT
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Lagos Television (LTV)
CityLagos
Channels
BrandingLTV Channel 35 UHF
Ownership
OwnerLagos State
History
Founded1980
Technical information
ERP30 kilowatts
Transmitter coordinates4°49′46″N 7°4′31″E / 4.82944°N 7.07528°E / 4.82944; 7.07528Coordinates: 4°49′46″N 7°4′31″E / 4.82944°N 7.07528°E / 4.82944; 7.07528
Links
Websitewww.lagostelevision.com

Lagos Television (abbreviated LTV), or Lagos Weekend Television (abbreviated LWT, UHF channel 35, also known as LTV 8)[1] is a state owned television station in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos State Television was established In October, 1980 under the administration of Alhaji Lateef Jankande to disseminate information to the populace. where it became the first television station to be founded by a state government.[2] It began broadcasting on November 9th of that year and was the first Television station in Nigeria to operate on two frequencies / bands VHF and UHF. Now on UHF channel 35, it was the first state owned Television station on cable satellite DSTV channel 256 and later on Startimes channel 104.[3]

The objective of Lagos Television was to allow the state administration to disseminate information to the general public.[4]

Under military rule, the lagos state television was moved to UHF channel 35.[5]

In September 1985, a mysterious fire destroyed the station, it studio, library as well as official records was damaged. [6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fashola orders environmental Sanitation at LTV 8". Encomium. Retrieved 17 September 2014.
  2. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  3. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  4. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 17 March 2022.
  5. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 23 April 2022.
  6. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 23 April 2022.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "About". Lagos Television. Lagos News. Politics. Entertainment. Events. Retrieved 23 April 2022.