Economy Metro

Sanwo-Olu requests funding from Natural Resources Dev Fund for tourism, agric and solid minerals development

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: LASG. In picture above: Members of the Fiscal Efficiency and Budget Committee of the Revenue Mobilisation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), who were on a verification exercise of the projects executed by the Lagos State Government. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has requested that the State Government should be allowed to draw from Read More…

Infrastructure Metro Policy Top Story

As the Jide Sanwo-Olu-led govt marks 2nd year, #AGreaterLagos looms large, closer than imagined

Reading Time: 4 minutes Image Credits: CRCC, LASG. Lagos SmartCity is smack on course with 3,000 km of fibre-optic cables being laid, 6,000 km when done How far has Governor Babajide Sanwoolu gone on his journey toward A Greater Lagos? This is the main question that will be answered as the administration begins to mark its second year anniversary Read More…

Business CSR

ASR Africa donates N1bn to University of Ibadan as part of its Tertiary Education Grants Scheme

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: BUA Group. …commences project initiation process in collaboration with University In picture above: Acting Vice Chancellor of the University of Ibadan, Prof. Adebola Ekanola (in sky-blue safari suit) flanked by representatives of the ASR Africa Initiative, Dr Aliyu Idi Hong (L), and O’tega Ogra (R) at the presentation ceremony and project initiation process Read More…

Education Metro

King’s College’s decaying facilities worry PTA as it elects new executives

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sunday Ameh, newly-elected Chairman, King’s College, Lagos,  Parent-Teacher Association, has promised to explore a Public/Private Partnership (PPP) in rebranding the foremost unity college to restore its glory. The all-boys college was founded in 1909 under the British Act. Ameh made the promise shortly after election as the PTA chairman. He said that the aim of Read More…

Athletics Sports Top Story

Okagbare powers hard to win gold at USATF grand prix 100m women final

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: TrackTown USA/Twitter, World Athletics. Two Nigerian women sprinters, Blessing Okagbare and Morolake Akinosun pounded the tracks strongly to win at the  USATF Grand Prix in Eugene, a World Athletics Continental Tour event, which took place on Saturday, 24th April 2021. Blessing Okagbare came through strongly in the closing stages of the 100m to Read More…

Metro Top Story

LASIEC Chair Justice Philips advocates inclusion mechanisms for women, vulnerable groups in LG polls

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: QZ. The Chairman of Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, Justice Ayotunde Philips, has advocated for inclusivity mechanisms for women, youths, Persons with Disabilities and other vulnerable population in the political parties’ activities and processes. She stated this at the Commission’s headquarters during a strategic consultation parley with Chairmen and Secretaries of registered Political Read More…