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Presidents Buhari, Hollande, Biya, Issoufou, Déby, Talon to attend second Regional Security Summit in Abuja; Representatives of U.S, UK govts, EU, ECOWAS, others expected

In furtherance of ongoing efforts by his administration to enhance the security of lives, properties and investments in Nigeria and neighbouring countries, President Muhammadu Buhari will host the second Regional Security Summit in Abuja, Saturday, May 14, 2016. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President …

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Chief Bode George’s mother dies at 91

The mother of Chief Olabode George, Mrs. Violet Oluremilekun Phillips-George has passed on at the ripe age of 91 years. A devoted Christian and doting mother, Mrs. Phillips-George trained as a certified nurse in the 1930’s. She spent several decades at the Lagos Island Maternity Hospital where she distinguished herself …

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Lagos rakes in N101.69bn in First Quarter of 2016 …Declares N4.85bn surplus revenue …Partners Japanese agency on N300bn Marina-Ikoyi-Lekki monorail project

The Lagos State Government generated a total revenue of N101.69bn in the first quarter of 2016 out of which a surplus of N4.85bn was realized as against an expected N29.92bn deficit, the State’s Commissioner for Economic Planning and Budget, Mr. Akinyemi Ashade said on Monday. Speaking at the ongoing Ministerial …

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Airtel unveils flagship Expo Centre in Lagos

Leading telecommunications services provider, Airtel Nigeria, has commissioned its Expo Centre, a fully automated service hub located at 47, Adeola Odeku Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, in a strategic drive to empower telecoms consumers. The one-stop touch-point, which was declared open recently, is the flagship service centre of the Telecommunications Company …

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Lagos govt issues N1.08bn pension bonds to 260 retirees; releases N1.6bn for Lekki Free Zone

Lagos State Government has confirmed the issuance of retirement benefit bond certificates valued at N1.08bn to 260 retirees of the state civil service. A statement said the beneficiaries were from local governments, the State Universal Basic Education Board, Teachers’ Establishment and Pension Office and parastatals of government, under the Contributory …

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Commonwealth appoints Ambode VP of Enterprise and Investment Council

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has been appointed as the Vice President of Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC), an interest group established to promote trade and investment by facilitating engagement between Government and the private sector throughout the Commonwealth. Chief Executive Officer of CWEIC, Oliver Everett, who stated …

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Christians in danger in Nigeria — Intersociety raises alarm; Calls for urgent action to avoid disaster

The International Society for Civil Liberties & the Rule of Law (Intersociety) has raised alarm over the fate of Nigerian Christians and other secular populations which the group claims ‘are steadily going the Lebanon way by facing steady and unprovoked attacks, hostilities and targeted decimation in the hands of northern …

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