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5 Sep
I would like to step aside from commenting on cluelessness nurtured by mediocrity in high places in Abuja this week so that we can begin some charity from Lagos, the father of Abuja.
28 Jun
Twelve years ago, in his Year 2010 budget presentation to the Lagos State House of Assembly on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, as Governor of Lagos State, Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN...
25 Jun
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government.
18 Apr
Some weeks to his departure from office in 2015, all was set for the inauguration of Akinbayode Street, in Mushin Local Council of Lagos State, by the then governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola. But in the end, the governor never showed up, neither did he send a representative.
8 Mar
Former National Publicity Secretary of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Prince Adelaja Adeoye, has called on the Minister of Works, Babatunde Raji Fashola...
5 Jan
When the year 2020 popped out of the womb of time, nobody knew that it was going to be what Yoruba people call Ogbologbo. Rough and tough. Unpredictable.
6 Dec 2020
The Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu has described the late Chief Imam of the State House, Imam Ismail Adejare Tijani as a dedicated Muslim scholar and passionate religious leader with a gift of the Islamic scripture. The Governor stated this while paying tribute on behalf of his family and the good people…
1 Dec 2020
Once again, the face-off between the Minister of Works and Housing and the Senate Committee on Media highlighted the major challenge of adequate funding and administration of roads in Nigeria.
19 Nov 2020
The Federal Government on Thursday announced the completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of the bridge.
8 Sep 2020
Continued from yesterday The steel mill became a cesspool of corruption for many decades. Each government came, made false promises, pumped dollars and more dollars into the sinking hole, officials pocketed the rest, yet the steel mill, built on 24,000 hectares of land remains uncompleted. The Buhari administration took up the gauntlet. Last year, the…
20 Aug 2020
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.
16 Aug 2020
Residents of Lewu-Odo, Enyira, and Abule-Parapo in Ibeju Lekki Local Government, Lagos, have implored Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to avert impeding bloodbath in the communities


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Steve Bruce has left his position as Newcastle manager by "mutual consent", 13 days after a Saudi-led takeover at St James' Park, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. "Newcastle United can confirm that Steve Bruce has left his position as head coach by mutual consent," said a club statement. "He leaves the Magpies after…
34 mins ago
The English Premier League (EPL) has been home to some of the best players to ever cross the pitch. Few regions have contributed to that image more than Africa. Some incredible African players have left a lasting impression on the domestic game in England. Some of the biggest clubs have had African players play for…
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Facebook plans to rebrand itself with a new name next week in a bid to distance itself from multiple scandals. The social media site - Facebook- may likely retain its moniker, but the parent company, Facebook Inc., which also owns Instagram and Whatsapp, will rebrand. The Verge reports that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to…
48 mins ago
If you wonder who made Winmbledon's Last-16 in June, there's only one answer: Ons Jabeur, the first Arab woman to reach such a high-level achievement. Probably, we will hear about her more often. But for those who didn't follow the last Women's Tennis Association tournament or want to know more about Ons Jabeur and her…
1 hour ago
Nigerian youths held memorial protests in Lagos and Abuja on Wednesday, one year after security forces violently suppressed mass protests against police brutality and bad governance. Under heavy police watch, dozens of protesters rallied in a procession of cars waving green and white national flags from windows at the Lekki tollgate in Lagos, the site…