A former Nigerian Ambassador to Brazil, Dr. Patrick Dele-Cole, on Saturday insisted that Lagos State deserves special status as a state that held the country together for 50 years.
Dele-Cole made the assertion in Lagos at the 5th Festival Colloquium with the theme: “Lagos 1861: Matters Arising (Reflection on recent Parliamentary debate on prospect of granting Lagos a Special Status).”
The former envoy urged all and sundry to prevail on the National Assembly to grant the state the special status.
“We have to […]
According to reports, the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the state deserves an airport and called on the Federal Government to support the state government in that regard.
The governor, who spoke in Ado-Ekiti during the seventh convocation of the Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti on Friday, urged the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), who was Special Guest of Honour on the occasion, to help convey the message to the federal authorities.
In a statement by the Chief Press Secretary […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Government has insisted that the state deserves special status in view of its importance to the country.
The government said this on Thursday, a day after a bill sponsored by the Senator representing Lagos Central, Mrs. Oluremi Tinubu, for the state to be recognised and rewarded with a special status and federal grants was rejected by the Senate.
It commended Tinubu for sponsoring the bill saying history would remember her kindly “for her thoughtfulness and courage […]
According to reports, the Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday said the State has all it takes to have as many world class Deep Sea Ports as possible, expressing the readiness of his administration to partner with investors to develop the maritime sector.
Governor Ambode spoke at the Lagos House, Ikeja when he met with the International Management of Dubai Port World, led by its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.
He said the State is open for […]
The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for introducing `Change Begins With Me’ campaign in Nigeria.
“The president deserves commendation for making this bold move christened, The Change begins With me,’’ he said.
Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Monday when, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, paid him the traditional Sallah homage.
Abubakar said: “the campaign cannot come at a better time than now when Nigeria is in dire need of change.
“Change is, however, very unpalatable and pretty difficult as […]
Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, says the country boasts of numerous sites with special cultural, physical attributes to qualify them for listing as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The minister spoke on Saturday at the third festival colloquium of the 50th anniversary of Lagos State with the theme: “Tourism Potential in Yorubaland: Landmarks, Culture and History’’.
Mohammed said that due to lack of proper inventory and vision to exploit their resources for economic and tourism gains, only two of […]
“Everybody deserves a second shot at getting it right” writes Daniel Ademonikan as he shares lovely pic with Stella Damasus
Filmmaker Daniel Ademonikan shared a lovely photo of himself with his beau, actress Stella Damasus “Just because we are human…we make mistakes and fail. Why? Because we are human! Everybody deserves a second shot at getting it right.” he wrote
Filmmaker Daniel Ademonikan shared a lovely photo of himself with his beau, actress Stella Damasus “Just because we are human…we make mistakes and fail. Why? Because we are human! Everybody deserves a second shot at getting it right.” he