LandLotto Unveils Tobi Bakre as Brand Ambassador

Landlotto, a lottery platform in Nigeria, has  announced Tobi Bakre as their new brand ambassador. Tobi Bakre is a popular actor, influencer and reality TV star mostly known for being a finalist on Big Brother Nigeria season 3. This newly announced partnership with LandLotto consolidates the company’s position as a trusted platform offering Nigerians a…

Sanwo-Olu Approves Appointment of Prof. Ibiyemi as LASU VC

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved the appointment of Professor Ibiyemi Olatunji-Bello as the new Vice Chancellor of the Lagos State University. By her appointment, she becomes the ninth Vice Chancellor of LASU and the second female to occupy the exalted post in the State-owned tertiary institution. Professor Olatunji-Bello, who is the wife of…

Abiodun Seeks N83.5b Loan to Improve Agriculture, Tourism, Others

Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun state has sought the speedy approval of the N83.5 billion loan requested from the 1.68 percent Development of Natural Resources Fund (DNRF) from the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission, (RAMFAC). The loan, if approved according to the governor, will be used by the state to boost agriculture, tourism and…

FIFA, CAF Presidents Grace Aisha Buhari Cup Kick-Off In Lagos

Lagos State, Nigeria’s commercial nerve centre, became the cynosure of the global soccer lenses on Wednesday, as Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu was joined by the President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, to attend the opening round of the maiden Aisha Buhari Women Cup. Nigeria’s Super Falcons played against Mali’s Les Aiglonnes…

Customs Raises Alarm Over Patronage of Smuggled Vehicles by Some MDAs

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) on Tuesday, told members of the House of Representatives that many escort vehicles used by ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs) are from smugglers. This is according to Aliyu Saidu, NCS Assistant Comptroller-General (ACG) in charge of ICT/modernization. He said, “Unfortunately today the big men in Nigeria, I didn’t say National…

Senate Receives Buhari’s Fresh Request to Borrow $4.054bn, €710m, $125m

The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to consider and approve an external loan to fund projects captured under the 2018-2021 borrowing plan. The letter dated 24th August, 2021 was read during plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Buhari in the letter explained that the projects listed in the 2018-2021…

FG, Ogun Begins Palliative Works on Sango-Ota-Idiroko, Lagos-Abeokuta Roads

The Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in collaboration with the Ogun state Ministry of Works and Infrastructure have finalised plans to embark on palliative work on critical sections on Sango-Ota-Idiroko Road, starting from Sango under Bridge to Ojuore. The Chief Press Secretary to the state government, Kunle Somorin, said this in a statement on…

Lagos, Energy Firms Releases 20,000 free prepaid meters to Alimosho Residents

Lagos State Government, through its Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, on Tuesday signed a Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) with Ikeja Electric and Sahara Power Group to increase power supply and provide uninterrupted power to residents of the State. The agreement between Lagos State Government and the energy firms signed will also include distribution of…

I Have No Plan to Unseat Sanwo-Olu, He Is Doing Well – Gbajabiamila

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has won an endorsement for the way he has positioned Lagos State on the path of growth, despite the State being hit by inadvertent crises in the past year. The validation came from the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, who extolled the competence and leadership style of the…