Lagos Television

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LTV, LWT
Ikeja, Lagos
Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria
City Lagos
Branding LTV Channel 35 UHF
Slogan The Power of Television × 2 [1]
Channels Digital: 35 (UHF)
Owner Lagos State
Founded 1980
Transmitter power 30 kilowatts
Transmitter coordinates 4°49′46″N7°4′31″E / 4.82944°N 7.07528°E / 4.82944; 7.07528 Coordinates: 4°49′46″N7°4′31″E / 4.82944°N 7.07528°E / 4.82944; 7.07528
Website www.lagostelevision.com

Lagos Television (abbreviated LTV), or Lagos Weekend Television (abbreviated LWT, UHF channel 35, also known as LTV 8) [2] is a state owned television station in Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria. Lagos State Television was established in October, 1980 and was the first Television station in Nigeria to operate on two frequencies / bands VHF and UHF but now on UHF channel 35 and the first state owned Television station on cable satellite DSTV channel 256 and later on Startimes channel 104.

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