Pro-Tinubu group celebrates Colloquium, Arewa House lecture outings

April 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A political group, Tinubu Vanguard, has celebrated the recent outing of its principal and former Lagos state governor Bola  Ahmed Tinubu, at the Arewa House Lecture in Kaduna and the colloquium held in Kano state. The group loyal to the cause of Tinubu said the national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has proven himself as a detribalized Read More

Let’s use economic solution, fiscal wisdom to tackle insecurity – Tinubu

March 29, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Leader of All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has called for economic solutions and fiscal wisdom to address the current security challenges bedeviling Nigeria, noting that use of force alone won’t work. The former Lagos state governor said enhanced security may be the first step, but Nigeria cannot resolve the problem by holding on to one-dimensional answers, thus Read More

Tinubu is a man of excellence, APC celebrates national leader at 69

March 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has described its national leader and former Lagos state governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as a man of “excellence, true Democrat and a great leader.” Tinubu turns 69-year of age on Monday 29th of March 2021.In a statement signed Sunday in Abuja  by the APC’s National Chairman Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC), Mai Mala Buni, Read More

2023: Stop whipping sentiments, Tinubu has what it takes – Akanbi

March 26, 2021 Uko Etim 0

The former Senator representing Oyo South Senatorial District, Sen. Rilwan Adesoji Akanbi, has warned some political elements feeling threatened by the person of Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to desist from whipping sentiments about age. Governor of Ekiti state Kayode Fayemi had on Thursday said 2023 President should not exceed a 60-year-old. But former lawmaker argued that antecedent and capacity should Read More

Tinubu to chair Arewa House lecture in Kaduna

March 25, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of his 69th birthday coming up on Monday, former governor of Lagos state and All Progressives Congress National chieftain, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, is to chair this year’s Arewa House lecture holding on Saturday in Kaduna. The lecture, which is the 11th edition of the annual Arewa House lecture, will take place at the Arewa House Banquet Hall, Kaduna. Read More

South-west leads as Nigeria’s domestic debt hits N4.18trn

March 24, 2021 Segun Odunewu 0

The South-West region has the highest foreign and domestic debt stock among all the six geopolitical zones of Nigeria as the thirty-six states currently have a total domestic debt of N4.18 trillion as at 31st December 2020. The South-West alone has a domestic debt burden of N1.52 trillion, accounting for 25.2 per cent of the country’s total subnational domestic debt. Read More

ALGON IMC disassociates self from Abuja ‘illegal meeting’

March 24, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Local Government of Nigeria (ALGON) has disassociated itself from a meeting purportedly convened by unauthorized persons in Abuja on Wednesday. The association described the meeting as “illegal and should be disregarded by its members nationwide and the members of the public.” A faction of the association led by one Kolade Alabi, chairman of Bariga LCDA, Lagos state, Read More

Emulate Jakande’s life, Politics, Tambuwal tells leaders

March 24, 2021 Editor 0

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has called on leaders in the country to emulate the life and times of late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, former Minister and Governor of Lagos state, who passed on more than a month ago. A press statement by Muhammad Bello, the special adviser on media and publicity to the governor revealed that Tambuwal Read More

Lagos threatens to prosecute govt’s land encroachers

March 22, 2021 Tope Sunday 0

The Lagos State authorities have threatened to prosecute trespassers, who encroach on government land or violate building control laws.The General Manager of the state’s Building Control Agency, Gbolahan Oki, said this during the removal and demolition of illegal constructions at Oluwole Urban Mall land in Lagos Island at the weekend. Oki said government would not hesitate to remove structures built Read More

Revealed! How Armed Forces Commission caused commotion in Senate 

March 22, 2021 Editorial IV 0

Amid commotion over a bill seeking for the establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC), the Senate in avoiding division, hurriedly went into closed door session last week Wednesday. TAIYE  ODEWALE reports . The hope of the Senate Minority Leader, Enyinnaya Abaribe ( PDP Abia South ), to get his bill seeking for establishment of Armed Forces Service Commission (AFSC) pass for Read More

Lagos Assembly committee commends council chairmen’s resilience

March 21, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. AdbulSobur Olawale has commended the Executive Chairman of Ajeromi Local Government, LG, Mr. Fatai Ayoola, management and Staff members for the resilience to rebuild the Secretariat that was destroyed during the aftermath of the ENDSARS protest. Olawale, who is also the Chairman, House Committee on Local Government and Community Relations, disclosed Read More

Within 48 hours, over 12, 700 take COVID-19 vaccine in Lagos

March 18, 2021 Editorial IV 0

The Lagos State Government says it has vaccinated 12,720 people with the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine 48 hours after the vaccination exercise commenced in the state. The state Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, made this known through his verified Twitter account @ProfAkinAbayomi, on Thursday while giving the state’s COVID-19 Vaccination update for March 16. He said that from the 12, 720 people Read More

Lagos assembly tasks LGs on severance allowance

March 17, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

Chairman, Lagos State House of Assembly Committee on Local Government and Community Affairs, Abdulsobur Olawale Olayiwola, has reiterated the importance of prompt payment of severance allowance to political office holders by council chairmen. The lawmaker, who led the committee in continuation of their oversight function across the 57 local governments and local council development areas stated the need for proper Read More

Breaking: 88 COVID-19 vaccination centres open in Lagos… see full list

March 16, 2021 Editor 0

A total of 88 health facilities have been selected as centres for vaccination across the 20 local government areas of Lagos state.  The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, who revealed this via a press statement said vaccination can only be obtained at any of the 88 accredited facilities listed including military and police hospitals. The commissioner said the vaccination would Read More

Lagos begins Covid-19 vaccination, sets up 88 centres

March 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

The Lagos state government has commenced its Covid-19 AstraZeneca vaccination programme, while setting up 88 centres for administration of the vaccine to enhance the immunity and health of its citizens. The Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, disclosed this during a media briefing on the Official Rollout, Distribution and Administration of Covid-19 vaccines in Lagos on Friday. Abayomi said the Read More

Breaking: Lagos Police CP descends on DPO, senior officers… see why

March 8, 2021 Editor 0

Lagos state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, has moved DPO incharge of Ajao Estate Division and his senior officers for allowing night clubbing at Garbana Club on Sunday. The Lagos Police Public Relations Officer Adejobi Olumuyiwa disclosed this on Monday. The Lagos State Government on Saturday and Sunday had also sealed 11 facilities including Event Centres, Lounges and Night Clubs Read More

@64, Osinbajo exemplifies best traits of a public servant – Tinubu

March 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has celebrated the Nation’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as he clocks 64 years on Monday. Tinubu said the VP has not only exemplified the best traits of a public servant but shown great character, intellect, and professional knowledge in serving Nigeria and in supporting President Buhari and his agenda. In a statement made Read More

To make Lagos greater, elected officers must unite – Obasa

February 26, 2021 Temitope Musowo 0

The speaker, Lagos state House of Assembly, Dr. Mudashiru Obasa, on Friday urged all elected and appointed officials of the state to unite for Lagos to be greater. Obasa made the call at the on-going 16th executive-legislative parley holding in the state with the theme: A Consensus Agenda for Rebuilding Lagos. “You will all agree with me that the necessity Read More

Keystone Bank trainees donate street sweepers’ uniforms to LAWMA

February 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Keystone Bank Limited’s new intakes who recently graduated from the bank’s training school – The Keystone Bank Learning Academy Lagos, have donated 60 units of street sweepers’ uniforms to the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA). A statement by the lender said the gesture, which is part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) drive is to support the government’s environmental Read More

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Farmers/herders crisis: Okechukwu backs Malami’s proposal for pastoral commission

February 21, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of Voice of Nigeria (VON)  and chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Osita Okechukwu, has endorsed the proposal by the Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami SAN, for the establishment of a pastoral commission as a solution to the farmers-herders crisis in the country. Speaking with newsmen Sunday in Abuja on the Read More