Why Lake Rice disappeared from Lagos
Barely four years after the launch of the Lagos-Kebbi Rice christened LAKE Rice, an initiative borne out of the collaboration between Lagos and Kebbi State Governments
Ambode’s former commissioner resigns from APC
Mr Akinwunmi Ambode’s former Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr AbdulHakeem AbdulLateef, has announcement his resignation from the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abdul-lateef made the announcement in an independence day message to newsmen in Lagos on Thursday. The former commissioner said his decision to resign was due to the rejection of his movement by some “close…
Lagos and the litany of forced evictions
From recent reports by development practitioners, sustainable development and the related notion of sustainability are becoming increasingly important policy objectives for government at different levels as well as in the private sector.
Save us from land grabbers, Epe chieftaincy family urges Sanwo-Olu
The Iposu family chieftaincy in Epe area of Lagos State has decried persistent threat from alleged land grabbers, calling on the Lagos State government to intervene.
Edo, Ondo guber primaries: APC in state of uncertainty
The recent shuttle diplomacy by some state governors elected on the platform of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) to a former Lagos State governor, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu...
Ambode loses bid to stop probe by lawmakers over purchase of 820 buses
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja yesterday held that former Governor Akinwunmi Ambode could not stop his probe by the state’s House of Assembly over purchase of 820 buses for Bus Reform Project.
Court okays Lagos Assembly probe of Ambode
A Lagos State High Court has dismissed a suit by former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, seeking an injunction to restrain the State House of Assembly from probing him over the purchase of 820 buses. The judge, Justice Yetunde Adesanya, held that the court lacked the jurisdiction to stop the lawmakers from going ahead with the…
9th Senate and the Lagos question
It is no longer news that a bill seeking for an Act to make special provision for Federal grants to Lagos State in recognition of its strategic socio-economic significance and other connected purposes was rejected by the 8th Senate. The bill, which was then sponsored by Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central), purportedly sparked huge uproars…
Breath of freedom from the judiciary for ex-governor Ambode
It is a kind of melodrama. And it has been building up for a while. There is however nothing to suggest that the script factored in the interest of residents and stakeholders of the nation’s commercial nerve centre, Lagos.