Monthly Archives: September, 2017

Africa’s Biggest Entrepreneurship Reality TV Show Begins Sunday

Season 2 of the reality TV show of Africa’s Young Entrepreneurs (A.Y.E), the world’s largest entrepreneurship network with over twelve million members, will start airing from this Sunday on key African TV stations and run for 13 weeks. Over 25,000 applicants from all walks of life will pitch their business ideas to an international panel …

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DNA Centre: No More Hiding Place For Wife-Beater, Rapists – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday expressed optimism that the new DNA Forensic Centre of the State Government would go a long way in ensuring that perpetrators of domestic violence and sexual crimes are punished in line with the provision of the law. Ambode, who spoke at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja when …

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3rd Oba Shotobi Independence Day Marathon: 256 Athletes, 53 Schools Set To Compete

Jare Babatunde. A total of 256 young marathoners from 53 private and public secondary schools across Ikorodu division have been cleared to participate in the 3rd edition of the Oba Kabir Shotobi Independence Day Marathon. The 6km race, which holds tomorrow (Sunday, October 1, 2017), will commence by 7am at the Ayangbure Palace located along …

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New Factor Office Sets for Commissioning

Wale Jagun. The Factor Media Limited, publisher of Factor News magazine and owner of the entertainment outfit, The Factor Corridor, has concluded arrangements for the commissioning of its new office located on  Olubi street in Ikorodu Local Government of Lagos State, Southwest Nigeria. Publisher of the foremost community paper, Comrade Japthet Odesanya disclosed this to …

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Legislative Report: Report of House of Representatives Proceedings (September 26 ‪- September 28, 2017)‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬

The following are the summary of activities that happened on the floor of the House of Representatives (September 26 ‪- September 28, 2017)‬ #‎RepsThisWeek‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬‬ I. Message From The President a) Letter of Resumption of office b) Request for the amendment of the fiscal responsibility act by the National Assembly to give effect to the proposed …

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Dr. Akinreti Emerges New Lagos NUJ Chairman

Dr Qasim Olalere Akinreti of the Voice of Nigeria, VON on  Friday emerged the new Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ,  Lagos State Council. Akinreti defeated Mr Leye Ajayi of the News Agency of Nigeria by 288 to 272 votes to emerge winner of the NUJ election held at the Multi-Purpose Hall of …

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Restructuring: Reps Seek Support From Nigerians

The Deputy Speaker of House of Representatives, Rep. Yussuff Lasun, has called on Nigerians to support the National Assembly in ensuring that all political agitations in the country were resolved. Lasun made the call at the inaugural meeting of the House’s 16-member Special Ad Hoc Committee on Political Agitations in the country in Abuja on …

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We’ll Address Security, Other Challenges In UNILAG, LASU- Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday expressed the willingness of his administration to address the security and other challenges facing the students and members of staff of University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the Lagos State University to ensure conducive atmosphere for learning. Speaking at Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja when he received the …

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Hon. Dabiri-Erewa Calls Or Connect Between Africa And Diaspora

Hon. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs and the Diaspora, has called on Africa to connect with its diaspora in order to move the continent forward. Dabiri-Erewa made the call at ‘The Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) and African Students Association Africa Week 2017 at the Columbia …

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Independence Anniversary: Federal Govt Declares Monday Public Holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, 2nd October, 2017 Public Holiday to commemorate the country’s 57th Independence Anniversary. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Abubakar Magaji on Wednesday. He congratulated Nigerians on the anniversary …

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