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AKINWUNMI AMBODE: ONE YEAR AFTER

Tayo Ogunbiyi How time flies! The Akinwunmi Ambode administration in Lagos state will, in a few days’ time, celebrate its first year anniversary. Without a doubt, the administration has positively impacted on the lives of Lagosians through its numerous innovative and people oriented programmes and projects. The Light up Lagos project, conceived to light up major highways and streets in …

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AMBODE, DESTINY, ROUGH ROAD AND A MAGICAL FIGURE

Tayo Ogunbiyi According to Edward Morgan Forster, English novelist and short story writer, “failure and success seem to have been allotted to men by their stars. But they retain the power of wriggling, of fighting with their star or against it, and in the whole universe the only really interesting movement is this wriggle”. The concept of destiny or fate …

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ON LAGOS RENEWED ENTREPRENEURAL DRIVE

Bilkis Bakare- Ogunnubi Nigeria, the most populous Black Country in the world and the second largest economy in Africa with a population of over 150 million, is endowed with diverse and infinite human, material and capital resources. But years of mismanagement, negligence and inconsistent policies have hindered the country’s economic growth. Although unemployment is now a global phenomenon, but due …

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ON LAGOS’ BOOST FOR WEALTH CREATION

BILKIS OGUNNUBI Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa and the second largest economy in the continent with a population of over 150 million is endowed with diverse and infinite human, material and capital resources; but years of corruption, civil war, military rules and mismanagement coupled with years of negligence and adverse policies have hindered economic growth in the country. …

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LAGOS RENEWED SUPPORT FOR THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED

Rasak Musbau At a political rally in January 2015, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode made a solemn pledge to stand by the physically challenged if elected as governor. Today, true to his promise, Ambode has sent out a positive signal that his all-inclusive government has a special place for the physically- challenged. At a recent event at the Lagos …

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AKINWUNMI AMBODE: ONE YEAR AFTER

Tayo Ogunbiyi How time flies! The Akinwunmi Ambode administration in Lagos state will, in a few days’ time, celebrate its first year anniversary. Without a doubt, the administration has positively impacted on the lives of Lagosians through its numerous innovative and people oriented programmes and projects. The Light up Lagos project, conceived to light up major highways and streets in …

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LAGOS CIVIL SERVICE REFORM AND SERVICE EFFICIENCY

By Rasak Musbau The general notion about the Civil Service in Nigeria is that it is wasteful, inefficient, lazy, inflexible, unthinking, evasive, unresponsive and heartless. The litany of criticism concerning the civil service grows by the day. Your former classmate on knowing that you are a civil servant readily sighs and tells you how much easier your job is, compared …

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AMBODE AND LAGOS’ WHEEL OF JUSTICE

Tayo Ogunbiyi A democracy consists of three vital organs of government namely; the executive, legislature and the judiciary. The legislative arm formulates policy and enacts it as law, the executive carries out policy in action while the judiciary applies the law according to rules of procedural justice and resolves disputes. To guarantee freedom, which is the hallmark of democracy, these …

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LAGOS GREENERY AND JOB CREATION

Bilikis Bakare As the wildfire rages and spreads across Canada, so also are the heat waves unbearably high in Nigeria. Worse hit by this unfriendly weather condition are the children, who are made to endure unwanted ‘tattoos’ inscribed by heat rashes all over their bodies. The reason for this harsh weather is fundamentally due to climate change. Over the past …

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THE PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED AND LAGOS’ ALL INCLUSIVE GOVERNANCE

Rasak Musbau At a political rally in January 2015, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode made a solemn vow to stand by the physically challenged if elected as governor. Today, true to his promise, Ambode has sent out a positive signal that his all-inclusive government has a special place for the physically- challenged. The state government is fast adjusting to …

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