City Transport Metro

Oladeinde advocates effective urban transport system in Lagos

Reading Time: 2 minutes It is the view of Dr Frederick Oladeinde, Lagos Commissioner for Transportation, that an effective and efficient urban transport system will promote trade and commerce in the state and Africa at large. Oladeinde’s postulation was made at the maiden meeting of the Centre For Applied Research in Supply Chain-Africa (CARISCA) in Lagos on Friday. Represented Read More…

Legal Nigeria Politics Top Story

Atiku, Obi to speak at 2022 NBA Annual General Conference

Reading Time: 2 minutes If all goes as planned the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, and his counterpart, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), Peter Obi, will be speaking at the forthcoming Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) in Lagos this month. The 2022 NBA Annual General Conference, with Read More…

Business Maritime Top Story

Badagry Seaport gets $2.59bn FEC vote for take-off

Reading Time: < 1 minutes The Badagry Deep Seaport project in Lagos State received a boost on Wednesday when the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja approved 2.59 billion dollars for its development. The Minister of Transport, Muazu Sambo made this known while addressing State House correspondents on the outcome of the council meeting with his counterparts from the Read More…

Housing Metro

Lagos govt, experts work to domesticate National Building Code

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Lagos State Government and the Nigerian Energy Support Programme (NESP) are working together to engage stakeholders towards adopting technical committees to domesticate the National Building Code (NBC) in the state. The process is being driven by the Lagos State Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development. At a meeting on Tuesday, the Ministry’s Commissioner, Read More…

Metro Security

LNSA empowers officers across Lagos State with working tools to enhance security

Reading Time: 2 minutes Officers of the Lagos State Neighbourhood Safety Agency (LNSA) in the 20 local government areas and the 37 local council development areas have received essential tools for improved operations and community policing. The General Manager of the agency, Dr Ifalade Oyekan, presented the items at the agency’s headquarters on Wednesday. Oyekan said that the move Read More…

Football Sports

Nigerian-British Solanke signs contract extension at Bournemouth until 2026

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Nigerian-British Bournemouth striker Dominic Solanke will stay at the club until the summer of 2026. The 24-year-old who has just signed a contract extension, hit 29 goals last season to help the Cherries win promotion to the English Premier League (EPL) as Championship runners-up. Solanke, who was capped by England in 2017, joined the south Read More…

Business Corporate Governance Top Story

Nigerians are becoming very conscious of what they eat and drink – CEO, Niyya Foods

Reading Time: 28 minutes Dr. Abdulsalam E. Ogbemudia, is the Chief Executive Officer, Niyya Food and Drinks, manufacturers of the Farm Pride range of natural fruit drinks. A senior management professional with specialisation in Manufacturing Operations and Corporate Governance, Dr. Ogbemudia has been on the top saddle of the company since May 2021, seeing the company through the turbulent Read More…

Chidi Odinkalu Featured Notes

It is time to impeach Muhammadu Buhari and remove him from office

Reading Time: 6 minutes This past week education came to a halt in Abuja, Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT). It began with the order by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, on 25 July to close down all six Federal Government Colleges (better known as Unity Schools) in the FCT while the students were in the middle of their Read More…

Metro Society Top Story

Grooming Centre and Sesor sign N17.841m MoU to support IDPs

Reading Time: 2 minutes Grooming People for Better Livelihood Centre (Grooming Centre), a micro-finance NGO, on 21st July 2022 renewed its partnership with Sesor Empowerment Foundation with the financial support of N17.841m to provide economic empowerment to 200 displaced women in Lagos and Benue states. Dr Godwin Nwabunka, the CEO of Grooming Centre in his statement at the MOU-signing Read More…