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23 Mar
Lagos State Government, yesterday, urged women to embrace technology and its digital tools for personal growth and business development. The state’s Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Co-operatives, Dr. Lola Akande, gave the charge at an event.....
25 Jan
The academic and fiction writer, Lola Akande, has released a new novel titled, The Truth about Sadia.
31 Oct
Lagos State Government has said it is committed to providing conducive environment and support for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME). According to a statement, yesterday, the Commissioner for Commerce, Industry and Cooperatives, Dr. Lola Akande, disclosed this during a press briefing to announce the partnership between the state government and Lagos Island Connect (LIC)…
23 Jan 2022
Lagos State Government has charged the State Council on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) to create and drive programmes that would enhance the capacities of MSMEs to deliver on their mandate.
2 Oct 2020
In keeping with his promise to lift many people out of poverty at the grass-roots level, Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday empowered another set of 2,000 indigent citizens.
29 May 2020
Lagos State government yesterday said that it had attracted investment worth $250 million for its new industrial cum residential development aimed at boosting economic activities and jobs.
6 May 2020
There's inescapably mixed emotions one takes away after reading Lola Akande’s latest short stories, Suitors Are Scarce in Lagos (Tunmike Pages, Lagos; 2020), a collection that boasts of a mixture of narrative
14 Aug 2019
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu yesterday released and transmitted the final list of his commissioner-nominees to the state House of Assembly with former Commissioner for Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation....
5 Oct 2018
The President of Nasrul-lahi-li Fathi Society of Nigeria (NASFAT), Kamil Yomi Bolarinwa, has charged women to spend quality time with their children in order to raise responsible children. He said by spending quality time with them, they would be able to shun vices plaguing the youths in the country. This call was made at the…
21 Apr 2018
Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), yesterday, said over 6000 youths and women in Lagos went through its skill acquisition-training programme within the last one year.
15 Apr 2018
Barely a year after her first novel, What It Takes, was released, University of Lagos don, Dr. Lola Akande of Department of English, has launched her latest work entitled...
21 Feb 2018
Author of acclaimed campus-focused novel, What It Takes and University of Lagos don, Dr. Lola Akande, has released another novel titled Where Are You From? It is about citizenship...


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