Category Archives: Column/Opinion

My Random Thoughts: On Lagos, and Accelerating Development Across Nigeria

By Akinwunmi Ambode I am sharing my thoughts in this article, not necessarily as the governor of Lagos State but as a Nigerian; a Nigerian who wants to see progress and sustainable growth in our country. I am lucky to be administering a State that has been put on the right track by my two …

Continue reading

At Two, Ambode’s Lagos Dream Unravels

By Idowu Ajanaku. His defining moment came when he was sworn in as the 4th democratically elected governor of Nigeria’s Centre of Excellence and Africa’s ever ebullient commercial hub, Lagos State. That was precisely on May 29, 2015 after the two-horse, riveting race between him, the gubernatorial flag bearer of the All Progressives Congress(APC) and …

Continue reading

RECENT ABNORMALITY IN MY HOMETOWN.

By Aderoju Ladega Having read and seen different expressions due to the maladministration in the political setting of my town and following the recent demolition of Sabo Market by some supposedly unknown persons is an eyesore and major concern. Where on earth is the Sole Administrator of Ikorodu Local Government? I am sure his nonchalant …

Continue reading

BEYOND BOAT REGATTA IN IKORODU DIVISION.

  Much has been said and read about Ikorodu Division and the Government’s agenda to mark the 50th anniversary of Lagos State. Some have criticized the agenda and bluntly alleged marginalization, others have criticized as well as threw up suggestions on the way forward, while a host of others have just pointed out our lapses …

Continue reading

Mile 12 Relocation: Governor Ambode Is Expanding The Frontiers of Lagos Mega City

By Kunle Adelabu Imota and Ikorodu Division economy in general will never be the same again even long after Governor Akinwunmi Ambode who took the bold decision in relocating the Lagos State Commodities Market from its present location at Mile 12, Lagos-Ikorodu to Adagun, along Imota-Itoikin Road, Imota, might have completed its tenure. In what …

Continue reading

Welcoming Ikorodu United, A Thought For Our Darling Bolowotan F.C.

By Kunle Adelabu Sports, especially football aside promoting cultural values is also a means of economic and social development which is why countries even bribe their ways in FIFA to host world cup. Its economic implications are better understood if one has good understanding of how many people have been turned into multi-millionaires in European …

Continue reading