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24 Apr 2022
Leading citizens of Nigeria particularly from her South-West geo-political zone were always oriented outwards, first towards Lagos and later in pursuit of the golden fleece,
11 Jun 2021
It was harrowing experience for some Lagosians following the restriction of movement imposed on certain areas of the metropolis as a result of President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Lagos.
4 Dec 2019
We gather today to pay tribute to an icon of Lagos State. We converge to honour a man of integrity who made history as the first military administrator, and later, governor of our beloved state.
3 Dec 2019
The Lagos State Government on Tuesday renamed Onikan Stadium after Late Brig. Gen. Mobolaji Johnson (Rtd) in recognition of his illustrious service as the first military administrator of Lagos.
3 Dec 2019
We gather here today not to mourn but to celebrate a distinguished life, the life of Brigadier-General Mobolaji Johnson, a great patriot, an accomplished administrator, one of the makers of modern Lagos who, sadly, will never share this physical space with us again. In whatever role we knew him, the first and longest serving military administrator…
1 Nov 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu and Alhaji Lateef Jakande yesterday mourned the passage of the first military governor of Lagos State, Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson (rtd) who died at 83 years.
25 Jan 2019
A few weeks ago, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former minister of finance in both the Obasanjo and the Jonathan administrations, spoke of the need for federal and state governments to pay some urgent attention to the development of the rural areas. Matters are getting worse there and for the country as a whole, obviously. Did anyone…
14 Dec 2017
Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode yesterday paid glowing tributes to three former governors of Lagos State, Mobolaji Johnson, Lateef Jakande and Bola Tinubu, for laying a solid foundation for the state.


Pakistan's former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has died in Dubai aged 79 after a long illness, the army said Sunday.
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The poor mobile service network at the Lagos International Trade Fair Complex that houses three markets in Lagos, on Saturday stalled commerce, as traders complained of inability to transfer cash online.
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A socio-political think-tank, the Abuja School of Social and Political Thoughts (ASSPT), has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for his decision not to interfere with the electoral process.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday commissioned the National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) to the Agricultural Machinery and Equipment Development Institute (AMEDI), Lafia.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Communication Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) to collaborate with the aviation sector in the 54 African countries towards a successful implementation of the Satellite Based Augmentation System (SBAS) in Africa.