Tag: Lagos State

Lagos Gets 68 Seater, Passenger Train Coaches, Two Air-Conditioned Diesel Multiple Units At Iddo Railway Terminal [Photos]

The Federal Government of Nigeria, led by Vice President Nnamadi Sambo has commissioned the Iddo Lagos Railway Terminal to ease access transportation. http://instagram.com/p/pDjzrSQIRt/ The ongoing Transformation by the Ministry of Transport, according tp Reuben Abati is happening nationwide in states like Lagos, Kano, Abuja, Kaduna, PH, Offa, Ajaokuta, Maiduguri western and eastern[Read More…]

Opinion: Christian Successor, Fashola Was Half-Right

Some years ago, someone told me a private experience he had on the admixture of religion and politics. A “Christian” had just won a governorship election in a state. The election was tainted with such a blatant rigging that he and some fellow politicians vowed they would resist the winner[Read More…]

“Redeploy Ambode To Alpha Beta” Group Dismisses Akiolu’s Endorsement Of Lagos Guber Candidate

The Visioners For New Lagos,VFNL, have dismissed the endorsement of an All Progressive Congress, APC, governorship aspirant in Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode by the Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu as a non-issue. A statement by Leader of the group, Mr. Bambo Akin-Johnson, said VFNL had no problem with[Read More…]

Opinion: Lagos Power Show, Fashola Vs Obanikoro

By Farouk Martins Aresa What Fashola and Obanikoro are trying to prove can only work to the detriment of the good people of Lagos State. This writer has to disclose his bias against Obanikoro up front. He gave the Yar’Adua Administration an excuse, not the reason, to ditch Bode Augusto[Read More…]

APC: Christian Governor May Emerge For Lagos State 2015 Governorship Election

There are strong indications that the All Progressives Congress will present a Christian candidate for the 2015 governorship election in Lagos State. SUNDAY PUNCH learnt that a national leader of the APC and former Lagos State Governor, Bola Tinubu, may be backing a governorship aspirant in the state. Tinubu was[Read More…]

Lagos Revenue Service Shuts 7 Firms Over Non-remittance Of N58.7m tax

The Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) has shut down seven companies for failing to remit about N58.8 million personal income taxes of workers to government. Mrs Folasade Coker-Afolayan, Head of the Distrain Unit of the LIRS, announced this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on[Read More…]

Senate Approves $200m Loan For Lagos State

NAN The Senate on Wednesday approved the inclusion of Lagos State Development Policy Operation II (DPO) into the proposed pipeline projects under the 2012-2014 external borrowing plan. This allows the Lagos State Government to borrow the second tranche of 200 million dollars from the World Bank. The senate took the decision after[Read More…]