PGF boss to Ayu: Investigate mismanagement of N30bn mobilised for PDP secretariat

November 1, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) has challenged the new leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) under Dr. Iyorchia Ayu, to investigate the mismanagement of N30 billions mobilised for the construction of its national secretariat. The APC chieftain also commended the opposition party for organising a successful Read More

UN trains women on gender equality bill

October 31, 2021 Najib Sani 0

The United Nations Women under an intervention known as the EU-UN joint Spotlight initiative, has conducted a training for women in Film and Television international and Nigerian film/ TV industry professionals on ending violence against women, girls and gender equal opportunities bill. Spotlight Initiative is a multi-year program to eliminate all forms of violence against women and girls and to Read More

PDP Convention: South-west stakeholders endorse Oyinlola, Ologunagba

October 29, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

In a last-ditch effort to secure a united front in the national convention to elect national officers of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), stakeholders of the party from the Southwest zone have concluded negotiations on candidates to adopt as consensus options. Sources at the consultative meeting held in Lagos on Wednesday say that the stakeholders have concluded on former Osun Read More

The new face of Lagos and legislative watch

October 28, 2021 Admin III 0

Lagos is working especially in the present democratic dispensation where the current leadership of the state assembly have complemented the executive arm to deliver dividends of democracy. TEMITOPE MUSOWO reports. The popular saying of an average Lagos state lawmaker who believes he lacks executive power or budgetary allocation is that his job is simply to make laws, represent the constituents Read More

New NIS DG unveils vision for institute

October 28, 2021 Admin III 0

A new dawn beckons at the National Institute for Sports, Surulere, Lagos with newly appointed Director General, Professor Olawale, A. Moronkola, promising fundamental changes at the foremost sports institute. On the recommendation of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, President Muhammadu Buhari had appointed the University of Ibadan Scholar on May 5, 2021 but the academician Read More

Breaking: FC Robo are 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup Champions

October 24, 2021 Admin III 0

FC Robo have just won 2021 edition of Flying Officer’s Cup after beating Edo Queens 1-0 at the final match. Opeyemi Ajakaiye’s goal in the 26th minute was all FC Robo needed to make the needed difference. After all, the Lagos-based team held on to triumph on Sunday in a competition that lasted for two weeks. Details loading…

Listen to Nigerians, declare for presidency now, pressure mounts on Tinubu

October 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former Lagos state governor and a national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has been pressurised again to make public his intention to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari. Thousands of his supporters gathered Saturday in Abuja at the unveiling Asiwaju’s legacies and inauguration of states’ steering committee to reinstate their claims. Although the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has Read More

Breaking: FC Robo, Edo Queens hit 2021 Flying Officer’s Cup final

October 22, 2021 Admin III 0

FC Robo of Lagos state and Edo Queens on Friday booked final place in the ongoing Flying Officer’s Cup 2021 edition after they emerged victorious in the semi-final. While FC Robo defeated Osun Babes 2-0, Edo Queens overcame Confluence Queens of Kogi state 1-0. Both teams will clash in the final on Sunday October 24, 2021 inside the prestigious Old Read More

Meet Bonzlight, new Afrobeats sensation on the rise

October 22, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

There are several champions of Afrobeats but unquestionably, the torchbearers are Davido, Wizkid and Burna Boy with many more following in their footsteps. While there is a long list of Afrobeats upcoming artists, one name seems to have moved up the ladder to the limelight and is none other than Ondo State young man known as Bonzlight, Bonzlight waltzed from Read More

Surveyors seek national mapping policy

October 18, 2021 Admin III 0

Land surveyors under the aegis of Association of Private Practising Surveyors of Nigeria (APPSN) have called for adoption of national mapping policy to curb incessant security challenges in the country. A fellow of Nigeria Institution of Surveyors (NIS), Clement Nwabichie, led the call at the yearly professional development workshop/luncheon of Lagos branch of APPSN. Nwabichie, who spoke on: “ Panacea Read More

NIOB advocates enforcement of regulations to sanitise housing sector

October 18, 2021 Admin III 0

Members of the Nigerian Institute of Building (NIOB) have called for the enforcement of regulations to engender sanity in the housing sector. Also, they implored authorities to double efforts at providing habitable accommodations for people living in the outskirts of the country. The Chairmn, NIOB Lagos chapter, Mr. Sunday Wusu, who spoke to journalists in Lagos over the weekend on Read More

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

October 18, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Witness, a credible Nigerian newspaper in digital and print formats, is set to launch a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, in commemoration of its fourth year anniversary. The event is billed to hold on Sunday, October 24th, 2021, at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos. A statement on Monday by the managing director of the newspaper, Read More

Awo’s legacy lives on

October 17, 2021 Admin III 0

I attended a play recently at Glover Memorial Hall at Broad Street, Lagos. Yes, the old Glover Hall built and named in 1887 in honour of Sir John Hawley Glover who was Governor of Lagos Colony between 1864 and 1872. The hall has undergone a lot of repairs, thanks to the Lagos state government. The title of the play was Read More

You are flouting court order, ALGON tells Alabi-led faction

October 16, 2021 Chamba Simeh 0

The Secretary of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the Association of Local Governments of Nigeria (ALGON), Mohammed Abubakar, has said, the third tier of government has suffered grave set back in its contributions towards cohesive national development.  He said in press statement on Saturday that regardless of its yearly support from the Paris Club with huge donations running into Read More

BASL tasks passengers to plan movements ahead of time

October 13, 2021 Admin III 0

Operator of the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, MMA2, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd, has advised travellers to adequately plan their movements well ahead of time to avoid missing their flight. The advice is coming on the heels of the current traffic situation around the Lagos airport, and by extension within the Lagos metropolis. Notably, traffic situation in Read More

E-call up has reduced Apapa traffic gridlock by 80% – NPA boss

October 12, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

Acting Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Mohammed Bello Koko, says the endemic Apapa-Oshodi vehicular gridlock has reduced by 80 per cent with the incremental deployment of the electronic call-up infrastructure for cargo trucks (known as “Eto”), launched in February this year while the agency keeps reviewing and improving on it. Bello-Koko made the disclosure when he featured Read More

APC crisis: Our com’tt ‘ll do better than Tinubu, Akande’s – Adamu

October 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Former governor of Nasarawa state and Senator representing Nasarawa West, Abdullahi Adamu, has assured that his committee will perform better than previous National Reconciliation Committees headed by former governor of Lagos state, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and that of former governor of Osun state, Chief Bisi Akande. Both Tinubu and Akande were appointed at different times to reconcile various groups and Read More

Domesticating ACJA challenging, work in progress – Ota-Okojie

October 10, 2021 Admin III 0

As part of the on-going justice sector reform across the six geo-political zone in the country, the train of the Presidential Committee christened Federal Justice Sector Reform Coordinating Committee (FJSRCC) berthed in Yola, last week, in continuation of its workshop and interface with stakeholders saddled with the responsibility of implementing the Administration of Criminal Justice Act (ACJA 2015). In this Read More

Lagos names housing estate after Kanu

October 8, 2021 Suleiman Idris 0

The Lagos state government Wednesday named the LagosHoms, Gbagada, after former Lagos state administrator, Ndubuisi Kanu. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu made the pronouncement at `A Day of Tributes in Honour of Rear Admiral Ndubuisi Kanu’, organised by the Lagos state government at Ikeja. Kanu, who died on January 13 at 78, will be buried on October 16 in his home state, Read More

Titan Trust Bank: 2 years of service with power and pride

October 7, 2021 Opeyemi Dabiri 0

On October 4, 2021, one of the fastest growing financial service providers in Nigeria, Titan Trust Bank Limited, celebrated two years of its existence.  Established with a mission to take advantage of the identified gaps in the banking sector and address the unmet needs of the retail mass market, SMEs and corporates, Titan Trust Bank, has continued to provide seamless Read More

Breaking: At last, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper arrives ahead CAR FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 6, 2021 Admin III 0

With barely 24 hours to FIFA World cup qualifier, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, on Wednesday morning arrived the camp of the team in Lagos ahead of Central AIfrica Republic (CAR) clash slated for Thursday. The Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper was the last player to jet into the camp after 22 players resumed training on Tuesday Neither Okoye, nor Super Read More

Breaking: Buhari set to present 2022 budget to NASS

October 5, 2021 Admin III 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is slated to present 2022 fiscal budget to the joint session of the National Assembly. Before then, the Senate Tuesday received revised 2022 – 2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework ( MTEF) / Fiscal Strategy Paper ( FSP) from the President and gave it expeditious consideration by suspending its relevant rules on stage by stage consideration of such Read More

Insecurity: PDP presenting false narrative against Buhari, APC – PGF boss

October 3, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has said opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and others are presenting false narrative to paint President Muhammadu Buhari and the ruling party in bad light. The PGF boss also described as “politically scandalous” for an APC state like Lagos to Read More