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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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National Kids Cup Competition: Anambra commences grassroots sports development

As part of preparatios for the National Kids Cup Competition, Anambra state has started development of sports from the grassroots, with primary school pupils. According to a statement by Dr. Mrs. Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Youth Entrepreneurship and Sports Development and Prof Kate Omenugha, Commissioner for Education, “Grassroot Sports Development …

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President Buhari to seek greater international cooperation against corrupt public officials at London Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari will Tuesday, May 10, 2016 travel to London to participate in the international Anti-Corruption Summit which will be held in the British capital on Thursday, May 12, 2016. As an internationally recognised leader in the global fight against corruption, President Buhari will play a prominent part in …

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