2018 Budget Speech: Budget Of Consolidation

 Delivered by:   His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Tuesday, 7TH of November 2017 PROTOCOLS I am here to present 2018 Budget Proposals. Before presenting the Budget, let me thank all of you Distinguished and Honourable Members of the National Assembly, and […]

Capital Market scam: Okumagba absent as Case adjourned to January 25

  Chief Magistrate Chinyere  Elewe Nwecheonwu of Chief Magistrate Court Zone 6, Abuja on Monday adjourned till January 25, 2018, further hearing on the matter between the Federal Government and the BGL Group and its officials, this is even as Managing Director of the Company, Albert Okumagba was again absent in court.   The adjournment became […]

Mrs. Jumoke Anifowoshe delivering her paper at the event

2019 Elections: IPC Advances Women Participation Ahead Electoral Process

Lagos-based media NGO, the International Press Centre (IPC) recently held a one-day Stakeholders’ forum on Advancing Women Participation Ahead the 2019 Electoral Process in Lagos. The event, in furtherance of a series of citizens engagement programmes which began in 2014 drew participants among community members from 18 communities across six Local Government Areas in Lagos […]

Lagos Island

Lagos Lacks Capacity To Handle Effects Of Adverse Weather Condition -Environmentalist

An environmentalist, Adetokunbo Ladega has said that despite generating highest internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in Nigeria, Lagos State still lacks the capacity to handle effects of adverse weather condition. Ladega made the submission at a workshop bothering on preservation of the environment titled ‘Integrating ICT in Urban Transitions: Transforming Lagos To A Smart City.’ The […]

Cutting the 70th anniversary cake

Yabatech Alumni Marks Institution’s 70th Anniversary With National Workshop

Nominee Chairman of the Federal Road Maintenance Agency (FERMA), Dr. Tunde Lemo has advised Nigerians to take their destinies in their hands and mind the process producing leaders in the country. Lemo, former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) gave this charge at the 70th anniversary of Nigeria’s foremost tertiary institution; the […]

The Fela Anikulapo-Kuti Statue titled - the Liberation, at Allen Roundabout, Ikeja, unveiled by the Lagos State Government on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Ambode Unveils Fela’s Statue, Pays Tribute To Late Afrobeat Maestro

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos on Sunday extoled the virtues of the late Afrobeat legend and freedom fighter, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, describing him as an enigmatic artiste who used the platform of his art to agitate for social and human rights by challenging government and people to explore development through social and economic activities rooted in […]

World Food Day: Govts, Donors Failing Women Farmers– Oxfam

Women farmers are not getting the resources they need to be able to feed their families and communities as well as adapt to climate change, Oxfam said its analysis of policies and public investments in six countries has shown. This shortfall, the international humanitarian agency said, “exposes a sham in the rhetoric and commitments by […]


In the race to 1983 presidential election, Chief Obafemi Awolowo of UPN and Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe of NPP made frantic efforts to present a consensus candidate through an alliance that crumbled at the eleventh hour. It was indeed the best time for Chief Awolowo to ascend the leadership of Nigeria and replicate at the federal […]