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Lagos Television (abbreviated LTV), or Lagos Weekend Television (abbreviated LWT, UHF channel 35, also known as LTV 8) 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. 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.
Under military rule, the lagos state television was moved to UHF channel 35.
In September 1985, a mysterious fire destroyed the station, it studio, library as well as official records was damaged.