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Authority Stealing

By Kayode Akinrimisi II   Authority stealing, authority stealing a song popularised by Fela Anikulapo Kuti is the root cause of the #ENDSARS project rocking Nigeria at the moment. It is a situation where education sub sector is taking N40bn in the national budget and National Assembly is taking N120bn, this is not tenable. Some […]


NEPC Strategises To Mainstream Cross Border Traders To Formal Export Business

Worried by the increasing volume of non-oil export in the informal sector, the Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC), Mr. Olusegun Awolowo has enjoined players in the informal export trade to embrace formal export which would be beneficial to the national economy and bring development to border communities. Awolowo, made this […]

We must embrace Awolowo’s leadership principles – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwumi Ambode, on Tuesday stressed the need for new generation of Nigerian leaders to embrace the ideals and principle of late Chief Obafemi Awolowo. Ambode made the remark while unveiling the new statue of the late sage in Ikeja. The event was attended by prominent members of the Awolowo family including […]

Awolowo Statue

Awolowo Statue Returns To Lagos

The Lagos State Government has said it will on September 26, 2017, unveil a new statue of the late sage, Chief Obafemi Awolowo. The bust to be unveiled on Obafemi Awolowo Way by the Lagos Television (Ltv) junction in Ikeja will replace the old Awolowo statue removed from the Allen Avenue round-about in Ikeja. The […]

NEPC trains 64 in Industrial Garment Manufacturing

Dayo Emmanuel Human Capital Development Centre (HCDC), a project of the Nigerian Export Promotion Council (NEPC) has graduated 64 students from its garment manufacturing and pattern drafting training program in Lagos. Speaking at the event, Chief Executive Officer of the NEPC, Mr. Olusegun Awolowo said, “HCDC furthers our mission to boost Nigeria’s non-oil exports, which […]

2017 Obafemi Awolowo Memorial Lecture…Pix

From Left: Chairman, Nigerian Export Authority, Segun Awolowo; Convener, The Obafemi Awolowo (OAF) Foundation, Tokunbo Dosunmu-Awolowo; Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola; former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon (rtd), former Ogun State Governor/All Progressive Congress Chieftain, Aremo Olusegun Osoba; former Secretary General, Commonwealth/Board of Trustee Chairman,OAF, Chief Emeka Anyaoku and Guest Lecturer, Senator Banji […]

Aregbesola to Chair ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems presentation

Aregbesola to Chair ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems presentation Osun State Governor, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola will on 17th September in Lagos, be the guest of honour and Chairman at the presentation of ‘Shadows of a Whisper’ a collection of poems by Barrister Ladi Soyode. The presentation/launching of the poems which is another deep […]