Thursday, 30th November 2023

Lateef Jakande

24 Oct
The Press is regarded as the unofficial fourth arm of government. The press has always been the reflection of society.
20 Aug
It was a day of tributes for media legend, late Alh. Lateef Jakande at the maiden edition of the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) memorial lecture as journalists, editors and media professionals across generations and from all over the country turned up for the event, which would subsequently be held annually on his birthday.
8 Aug
Sanwo-Olu, Osoba, Nwachukwu, Bonuola, others extol ex-gov’s virtues at memorial lecture The son of former Lagos State Governor Lateef Jakande, Seyi, has urged the state to reconsider immortalising his father by renaming Lagos State University (LASU), which he founded, after him. Seyi stated this, yesterday, during the maiden edition of Alhaji Lateef Jakande yearly memorial…
13 Dec 2022
Abesan Estate, one of the foremost among the 14 estates built by former civilian governor of Lagos State, late Alhaji Lateef Jakande, is 40 years old.


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Super Falcons of Nigeria thrash Cape Verde 5-0 in the 2024 WAFCON second round, first leg qualifier at the MKO Abiola stadium, Abuja on Thursday.
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The UN climate conference opened Thursday with nations urged to make faster cuts to planet-warming emissions and phase out fossil fuels as scepticism swirls over the oil-rich United Arab Emirates hosting the talks. The two-week-long negotiations in a vast exhibition venue in Dubai come at a pivotal moment, with emissions still climbing and the UN…
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Israel and Hamas extended their truce by another day on Thursday as Washington's top diplomat arrived to urge a more lasting break in the devastating conflict. The warring parties have agreed a pause in fighting to allow time for the militant group to release Israeli hostages in exchange for Palestinian prisoners. But international pressure is…
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The Hon. Minister of Works, Engr Dave Umahi, has disclosed that his ministry has received express approval from the presidency to commence federal roads construction/rehabilitation in Kogi State. He also outlined the modalities being explored to expedite the works without delay. Umahi spoke during a visit to him by the Kogi State Governor, His Excellency…
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China on Thursday hailed the late Henry Kissinger as an "old friend", paying tribute to a diplomat central to establishing ties between Beijing and Washington. Kissinger, a former US secretary of state whose unapologetic promotion of raw American power helped shape the post-World War II world, died Wednesday, his consulting firm said. The diplomat, who…
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The Delta State Police Command confirmed on Thursday the arrest of eight suspected kidnappers after its operatives foiled a planned kidnapping by the gang.
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The Lagos State Government took enforcement action on Thursday against street hawkers and handcart pushers in different areas of the state.