Lagos govt reiterates commitment to flood-free state

The Lagos State Government has reiterated its commitment to a flood-free state. The Commissioner for the Environment and Water Resources, Mr Tokunbo Wahab, stated this on Sunday at the end of an extensive inspection tour to various contravention sites and drainages across the state. Wahab said that the government would continue to enforce the law, READ MORE

AfDB appoints Nigerian Chioma Onukogu as Director of Board Affairs and Proceedings

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has appointed Nigeria’s Chioma Angela Onukogu as the Director of Board Affairs and Proceedings in the Office of the Secretary General and the General Secretariat, effective 16th April 2024. According to a statement, Onukogu brings over 25 years of expertise in corporate governance and international development cooperation. Her extensive experience READ MORE

FirstBank Nigeria partners Proparco to integrate climate initiatives into operations

First Bank of Nigeria Ltd has said that it has begun mainstreaming climate initiatives into business operations and strategy through partnership with Proparco, a development finance institution. Ms Folake Ani-Mumuney, Group Head, Marketing and Corporate Communications, First Bank said this in a statement that the partnership was aimed at achieving a holistic integration of climate READ MORE

Gov Obaseki identifies local manufacturing, exports key as to tackling forex crisis

The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Tuesday said the Federal Government can tackle the current foreign exchange crisis by advancing fiscal policies to encourage manufacturers to boost local production and access necessary credit to boost exports of Nigeria-made products. The governor said this when he received the National President of the Manufacturers’ Association of READ MORE

Lagos Chamber reacts to MPR hike, calls for fiscal intervention to tackle supply-side deficiencies of inflation

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has called on the monetary and fiscal authorities to focus on factors driving inflation rates, by tackling supply-side deficiencies rather than the demand-side management. Dr Chinyere Almona, Director General, LCCI, gave the advice on Wednesday in Lagos in reaction to the decision by the Central Bank of READ MORE

Lagos govt reiterates commitment to effective transport management, say it is key to economic growth

The Lagos State Government has charged the personnel of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority to take their jobs seriously, stressing that efficient traffic management is to the state’s economic growth. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s Special Adviser on Transportation, Sola Giwa, spoke during the ongoing training of 250 LASTMA officials. According to him, “To whom much READ MORE