FG declares Monday Independence Day holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 3rd October as a public holiday to mark the nation’s 62nd Independence Anniversary Celebration. In announcing the Independence Day holiday, the Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola congratulated all Nigerians on the celebration and assured of the government’s commitment to tackling all the challenges facing the nation and bringing READ MORE

Lagos NIPR Leadership Lecture: PR practitioners set agenda for nation-building

The annual Leadership Lecture organized by the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), Lagos Chapter, held recently addressed the need for the country to embrace proper planning and strategic communication in the drive for nation building. Themed: Navigating the Future: Communication and Nation Building, the lecture held at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs (NIIA) READ MORE

Gov Sanwo-Olu promises to reform transportation, as Lagos marks car-free day

MINA Blog- As part of efforts to mitigate the effects of climate change, the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has expressed his commitment to reform the state’s transportation infrastructure in accordance with the Non-Motorised Transportation Plan. The governor, who was represented by the state Commissioner for Transportation, Dr Frederic Oladeinde, stated this on Sunday during READ MORE

Nigeria’s President BuharI hails Jing Sunny Ade at 76

President Muhammadu Buhari joins the entertainment industry in celebrating juju music maestro and multi-instrumentalist, Chief Sunday Adeniyi Adegeye, better known as King Sunny Ade, who turns 76 on September 22, 2022. President Buhari rejoices with the internationally renowned artiste, who is the first Nigerian to be nominated for Grammy in the 80’s, playing a significant READ MORE

LASG Diverts Traffic At Maryland Over Link Bridge Construction

Lagos State Government has announced plans to divert traffic at Maryland/Mende Underpass from Tuesday, September 20. The Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Frederic Oladeinde, who disclosed this in a statement on Sunday, said the move is to ensure the construction of the Opebi/Ojota link bridge is not affected. “In continuation of the Opebi/Ojota link bridge construction, READ MORE

LASG makes case for plastic waste recycling

MINA Blog- The Lagos State Government on Monday said that to prevent environmental hazards, the skills involved in plastic waste recycling should be explored by everyone, including retirees. The state Head of Service, Mr Hakeem Muri-Okunola, stated this during the start of a five-day plastic recycling training programme organised for public service retirees at Alausa, READ MORE

Lagos govt, AFD collaborate on regeneration of blighted communities

The Lagos State Government and the Agence Francaise De Development (AFD) have resolved to collaborate on the regeneration of blighted communities in the State. The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako, spoke during a meeting with the French Development Agency in Alausa, expressing the State Government’s willingness to explore a collaborative READ MORE

Sen. Mamora charges FIIRO to commence prompt commercialisation of new products

MINA Blog- Nigeria’s Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Sen. Olorunnimbe Mamora has urged the Federal Institute of Industrial Research (FIIRO), Lagos to improve on the commercialisation of innovations and new products by the institute. The minister made the appeal at his maiden visit to FIIRO on Thursday in Lagos. Mamora said that FIIRO had READ MORE

Sanwo-olu commissions ‘vlekete’ slave market museum in Badagry

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, today commissioned the refurbished ancient Slave Market Museum ‘Vlekete’ in Badagry. Speaking at the commissioning, the Governor said the Museum project was executed by his administration to promote tourism in the State, just as it was well thought out to actualise the objectives of the Entertainment and Tourism READ MORE

NCC Boss addresses 9th LaPRSC, says Nigeria and Nigerians must explore opportunities in the Digital Economy to eradicate poverty

MINA Blog- The Executive Vice Chairman/ CEO, Nigerian Communications Commission, Professor Umar Garba Danbatta on Thursday addressed the 9th Lagos Public Relations Stakeholders’ Conference on Leadership and Poverty Eradication.   The EVC, represented by Mrs Nnena Ukoha, Head, Corporate Communications, called on Nigerians to explore opportunities in the Digital Economy to eradicate poverty in the READ MORE