Monthly Archives: January, 2018

Tears, Tribute As Deji Tinubu Makes Final Journey Home

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, his counterpart in Ogun, Senator Ibikunle Amosun and wife of Nigeria’s Vice President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo on Tuesday led thousands of friends, family members, colleagues and well wishers‎ to pay last respect to late Deji Tinubu who passed on last Thursday, January 25, 2018.   At a well attended lying in …

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Lagos Assembly Passes Land Use Charge, Embedded Power Supply Bills

  The Lagos State House of Assembly on Monday passed two bills on Land Use Charge and Embedded Power Supply to further enhance the economy of the state. The House passed the bills after the Speaker, Mr Mudashiru Obasa, conducted voice votes on the two bills. The Speaker then directed the Clerk of the House, …

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Lagos East Senatorial Unity Cup: Victory FC Wallop Ladegboye In Week 3 Match

By Oluwatobiloba Alake & Ameenat Olanrewaju In the first match of the week 3 of the Lagos East Senatorial Unity Cup (Osinowo Cup), played on Monday, January 29, 2018, at the Police Barracks Playing Ground, Ladegboye FC lost to Victory One FC by 1goal to 4.

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10th Bolowotan Memorial Gold Cup: A.A.C.C Held By Ayomiposi As Ken FC Walkover Achievers

Wale Jagun with Oluwatobiloba Alake & Ameenat Olanrewaju   The A.A.C.C Football Club of Ikorodu on Monday, January 29, 2018, played a 2-2 draw  with Ayomiposi Football club also of Ikorodu in the Match week 4 of  ongoing 10th Bolowoatn Memorial Gold Cup match. The match, played at the Police Barracks Playing Ground in Ikorodu …

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Police Barracks Playing Ground In Ikorodu: A Football Pitch Or ‘Death’ Trap?

  Kunle ADELABU Attention: Mr Akinwunmi Ambode, Governor of Lagos State, Lagos  State; Commissioner for Sports & Chairman, Lagos State Sports Commission; Mr. Agboola Dabiri, Ministry of Youth and Social Development; Prince Rotimi Ogunleye, Commissioner for Physical Planning & Urban Development; Mr Lasisi, Special Adviser on Revenue & Taxation; Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, the Majority Leader, …

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Live with Habeeb@RELE:Young Contemporaries Exhibition 2018

Kunle ADELABU Art lovers in Lagos State and across the country were given the opportunity of watching one of the young contemporary artists in Nigeria, Habeeb Andu painted live on Sunday, January 28, 2018.   The venue was the RELE: Young Contemporaries Art Exhibition 2018, which is going on at 5, Military Street, Onikan, Lagos. …

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Lagos, One Of The Most Recognised Sub National Economies In The World – CPC

Director General of the Consumer Protection Council (CPC) Mr. Babatunde Irukera on Monday said that the Lagos State economy has emerged as not only one of the largest sub national economies in Africa but also one of the most recognised sub national economies in the world.   Irukera made the submission when he led a …

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Constraints Prevent Power Sector from Generating Fresh 3,299MW

Nigeria’s power sector on Friday could not generate fresh 3,299 megawatts (MW) of electricity for distribution to homes and offices in the country because it was restricted by a couple of operational constraints, records from the office of the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, have disclosed. According to the records provided yesterday in Abuja …

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Grammy Awards 2018: Complete List of Winners

It was Bruno Mars and Kendrick Lamar that stole the show at the 60th Grammy Awards last night, but Bruno recorded the biggest upset, winning ‘Album of the Year’, against the expectations of most critics that assumed it would go to Lamar’s rap tour de force, Damn. Bruno also picked the ‘Record of the Year’ …

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Fraud: FG Investigates Over 200 Whistleblowing Tips On Tax Officials, Taxpayers

The Federal Government has begun investigation into over 200 whistleblowing tips on tax officials and taxpayers which involves under declaration of taxes as well as demand by taxpayers and receipt of gratifications by tax officials. The Government through the Federal Ministry of Finance has also commenced the process of sanitising the tax administration and revenue collection …

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