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Fashola Opens West Africa’s Tallest Hotel

•Gov Babatunde Fashola

Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has unveiled the tallest hotel in West Africa, Intercontinental Lagos, built at a cost of N30 billion. The hotel located at Kofo Abayomi Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, southwest Nigeria is a 23-storey building containing 358 rooms and 37 suites and a Presidential suite. The Intercontinental Lagos, a subsidiary of […]

Govs Fayemi, Aregbesola, Others To Unveil Book

The book: Nigeria Is Negotiable

Governors Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State and Rauf Aregbesola of the State of Osun are billed to unveil a new book, Nigeria Is Negotiable, by journalist and author, Chido Onumah. Other governors expected at the event include Rochas Okorocha of Imo State, Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, Rotimi Amaechi of […]

Immortalizing Our Heroes—The Lagos Example


By Rasak Musbau Hannah Arendt, German-born US philosopher and historian, once said that the connection between history and nature is by no means an opposition. History receives into its remembrance those mortals who through deeds and words have proved themselves worthy of nature, and their everlasting fame means that they…may remain in the company of […]

Lekki-Ikoyi Bridge: Consolidating Innovative Governance


By Tayo Ogunbiyi It will be an understatement to state that the Babatunde Fashola administration in Lagos State has clearly distinguished itself as an innovative and passionate government whose major aspiration is to keep breaking new grounds across all sectors. Over the past few years, under the leadership of its reforming governor, the government of […]

6 New Judges Take Oath In Lagos

The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola Tuesday administered the oath of office on six newly appointed judges in the state. The new judges are  Ms Folashade Bankole-Oki, Mr Michael Savage, Mrs Sedotan Ogunsanya, Mr Wasiu Animahun, Mrs Oyindamola Ogala and Mr Ganiyu Safari. Their appointment which has been confirmed by the National Judicial Council, brings […]

The Challenges Of Governance And Dev In Lagos (2)


By Babatunde Fashola Lagos, of course, has chosen a different path. It lives largely on the revenue it raises by itself. 70% of its N499 billion ($3.2 billion) budget for year 2013 and the preceding years have been self-generated. The Federal Government’s monthly allocations only account for 30% of Lagos’ annual resources-to-budget cost. In order […]

I Never Wanted To Join The Police

Bayo Sulaiman, Taskforce

Chief Superintendent of Police and Chairman, Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit, Lagos State, , Bayo Sulaiman speaks with  Senior Staff  Writer, KAZEEM UGBODAGA on the activities of the taskforce, successes, personal life and other issues How have you been able to achieve success in such a short time as Taskforce […]

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