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21 Mar 2018
Facilities based telecommunications firm, Swift Networks, will bring 10, 000 wi-fi hotspots to Lagos between now and the next six months. To achieve this, Swift Network will partner with leading global brands to offer the service, which is going to be free, at designated places in the state. With 500 hotspots already activated, the Chief…
21 Mar 2018
SECUREX West Africa, a reliable security exhibition firm in West Africa has organized a two-day event designed for individuals, corporate organisations, companies and more that are engaged in any form of commercial, homeland and cyber security. The exhibition, according to the organisers would be providing them with a platform to increase sales, showcase their latest…
19 Mar 2018
The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday set up a six-man Ad hoc Committee to review the controversial state Land Use Charge Law, 2018. The Speaker of the House, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, announced the committee at plenary. “As people’s representatives, there is need to address the issues raised by the people,” he said. The…
18 Mar 2018
I took a break from the intercontinental side of life and remembering our Nigerian roots when I went out today looking for a good place to review. This restaurant came highly recommended. Visible on the roads of Lekki Phase 1, at Plot 1 Blk 12, Admiralty Road, Lekki Phase 1, Lasgidi Buka is right beside…
18 Mar 2018
Sterling Bank Plc has taken its financial inclusion drive to the next level with the training of over 20,000 secondary school students nationwide, to mark the 2018 edition of the Financial Literacy Day. The lender also staged a quiz competition among students from 42 schools in Lagos, as winners went home with attractive prizes. The…
18 Mar 2018
Lagos State is very peculiar. In terms of landmass, it is the smallest state in Nigeria, measuring just about 3,345 square kilometers, which is about the size of a local government in Niger State with a landmass of 76,363 square km. But that is where the smallness of Lagos State ends. In every other index…
18 Mar 2018
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plays important roles in poverty reduction and in ensuring prosperity of the community in which a business or an organisation has its operations. CSR is the way organisations support government’s efforts at improving the lives of people and communities. Corporate bodies have adopted this measure to engage the public. Churches are…
18 Mar 2018
Despite facing scathing criticisms over the controversial increment in the land use charge, the Lagos State Commissioner for Finance, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade, told Property & Environment Editor, CHINEDUM UWAEGBULAM, that the purpose of the jerk is to increase internally generated revenue, and to ensure that all economic activities on real estate give returns to the…
18 Mar 2018
As Lagos Theatre Festival (LTF) 2018 drew to a close on Sunday, March 4, in Lagos, Jos Festival of Theatre (JFT), organised by the U.S. Mission in Nigeria, in collaboration with the Dr. Patrick-Jude Oteh-led Jos Repertoire Theatre (JRT), took off the same day in faraway city of Jos, Plateau State capital. The two festivals…
18 Mar 2018
If the Lagos State government expected mere screams or verbal darts fired at it by residents and property owners over the 2018 Land Use Charge Law, which has now been tagged obnoxious, it was clearly mistaken. Not only have the vexed residents and property owners registered their opposition to the reviewed law in diverse ways…
18 Mar 2018
Several decades ago when the great Tai Solarin wanted to establish the nexus between painful sacrifice and breakthroughs, he reached for a famous saying he credited to Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s illustrious first Prime Minister. “You cannot make omelets without breaking eggs,’’ he said, ‘’throughout the world, there is no paean without pain.’’ Simply put according to…
15 Mar 2018
The Lagos State Government on Thursday buckled under pressure, reducing all levies for its new Land Use Charge (LUC) that had attracted public outcry in the state.

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