The family of the late former Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Kayode Jakande, has planned to celebrate 365 days the elder statesman left the world.
It was Samuel Sutherland in his book, “why revival tarry,” who posited that pastors make the Pulpit famous, while prophets make the prison famous. This is essentially a truism as regards prophets of old because of their penchant for the truth, no matter whose ox is gored.
27 Dec 2021
Plans are underway for the take-off of Lateef Jakande Leadership Academy, The Guardian has learnt. This followed the recent declaration by Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu..
19 Nov 2021
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has disclosed that the infrastructure needs of the state, in the face of rising population and limited geography, exceed $15 billion.
13 Apr 2021
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.
12 Mar 2021
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.
9 Mar 2021
Since I haven’t had the courage to sink my feet into the shark-infested, murky waters of Nigerian politics, I always admire my professional colleagues who are able to do so.
25 Feb 2021
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....
14 Feb 2021
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.
14 Feb 2021
Fellow citizens of Lagos State. On Saturday, July 28, 1979, you elected me by 559,070 votes to 126,805, to be the first Executive Governor of Lagos State. Today, as a result of that election
13 Feb 2021
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.
12 Feb 2021
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…