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TOWARDS MAXIMIZING LAGOS TOURISM POTENTIALS

  Kehinde Akinfenwa   Within the last two decades, tourism has emerged as a huge global treasure and a symbol of socio-cultural advancement and economic prosperity. It has remained an elegant sector in the global economic index, representing the highest generating revenue for developing countries. Aside the aesthetic appeal, enthusiasm and serenity that are usually associated with it, it has …

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AMBODE’S NEW DEAL FOR LAGOS TEACHERS

Adesegun Ogundeji Without a doubt, teachers are pretty important to the society. They hold the key to the future since they help to mould future leaders. They don’t just teach, they are critical personalities who nurture young folks to mature, to understand the world and to understand themselves. Evidence shows that teachers, their professional knowledge and skills are the most …

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LAGOS TRAFFIC RADIO AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Rasak Musbau Lagos Traffic Radio (96. 1 Fm), which was created about 6 years ago has, no doubt, become a household name among commuters and motorists who mostly depend on it for firsthand information on traffic situation across the metropolis. Rising traffic congestion is an inescapable condition in large and growing metropolitan areas across the world, from Los Angeles to …

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RECRUITMENT OF NEW TEACHERS

Lagos State Government is set to recruit 1,000 Teachers for Primary and 1,200 for Secondary Schools, visit http://jobs.lagosstate.gov.ng  from 12 a.m, Friday, 31st August, to 12 Midnight, Thursday, 6th September, 2018.

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LAGOS, VISIONARY LEADERSHIP AND POLITICAL STABILITY  

Rasak Musbau         Poor performance of political leaders and governments in Nigeria is alarming. Leadership commitment and willpower to accelerate the progress of the country has time and again been blighted by politics without policies. Nigeria’s political landscapes have increasingly been dominated by rhetoric without willpower. This has prompted many to affirm “that our only or biggest problem in Nigeria …

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CODE LAGOS: EXPANDING THE FRONTIERS OF KNOWLEDGE

Kehinde Akinfenwa The incessant invention and prevalent of digital artefacts that are inadvertently subjugating our lives aptly proclaim that there has been prodigious advancement in technology in the last few decades. As its irresistible dexterity continues to break boundaries and hypnotise all human exploration, the world is still in suspense of the nearest technological evolution. In aspiring to become an …

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RE: GARBAGE, GARBAGE, EVERYWHERE

Tayo Ogunbiyi   In a democracy, the government is accountable to the people, to whom it owes its existence. It is on this ground that the Ambode administration renders a quarterly account of its stewardship to the people. Since democracy is primarily about the people, it is imperative that the people be consistently informed about how their mandate is being …

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LAGOS AND THE GAINS OF INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE

Bisi Olufuwa. In-spite of being cosmopolitan in outlook, Lagos has its fair share of rural communities. Approximately 12 percent of people in the State dwell in suburbs, and country sides.  It is; therefore, in an effort to ensure even and accelerated development in all parts of the State that the Ambode administration anchors its development drive on ‘all inclusive governance’.  The …

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LAGOS ‘SAFETY ARENA’ AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Tayo Ogunbiyi   Universally, no one prays for disaster to happen. But then, the reality is that occurrence of natural and man-made disasters is an integral part of our daily living. Nevertheless, in as much as no one can really predict where, when and how tragedy might occur, its containment whenever it does come up could be strategically planned for …

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LAGOS’ BUILDING CODE AND REGULATION  

Rasak Musbau In accordance with the provision of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, one of the fundamental objectives and Directive Principles of State Policy is the security and welfare of the people. This explains why governments enact laws and imposes regulatory control to protect their citizenry on all spheres of human endeavors. One of such is the building …

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