Changing roles of actors in informal transport - Part 2
Customers had informal transport service operators deliver freight from city to city. As this caught on, operators saw an opportunity to improve their incomes and latched onto it.
Three or so years ago, precisely towards the tail-end of 2018, I saw the unquestionably frail man at the beautiful ceremony Vanguard newspaper organized for some great Nigerians who had distinguished themselves.
Life in the beyond
It was not long I drew attention to what I called harvest of deaths in the land. Specifically on 10 December, 2020, I wrote as follows: “Death has stalked the land, raiding villages and towns, and stumping cities....
Jakande: Exit of a quintessential politician, statesman, humanist - Tinubu
Former governor of Lagos State and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has described the late Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande’s as great in life and in death.
Jakande laid to rest in Lagos
The remains of the late elder statesman and first civilian governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, was yesterday interred at the Vaults and Gardens private cemetery, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Lateef Jakande and the beauty of a good name
Death, which legendary playwright, Williams Shakespeare describes as a necessary evil, finally caught up with the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande (LKJ) on Thursday, February 11, 2021. His death has been described as a great loss to Lagos State and indeed the country as a whole. It is, however, gladdening…
Jakande: Politics of a loyal Awoist
Baba kekere. That was how they called him. Although Alhaji Lateef Jakande was his real name, the Baba Kekere nom de guerre was the direct fall out from his close affinity
Legendary Baba Kekere, Lateef Jakande, quits the stage
In life and in death, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande was a man of many firsts. And his footprint, as well as the epithet – the first civilian governor of Lagos State, will endure as long as the state exists.
10 Quick Facts About Former Lagos Governor Lateef Jakande
Former Lagos State Governor Lateef Jakande has died on Thursday. He was governor of Lagos State from 1979 to 1983. Below are some quick facts about him: He was the first civilian governor of Lagos state. He became governor of Lagos State from 1979 to 1983 on the platform of the Unity Party of Nigeria,…