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Ondo South blackout: Residents await BEDC’s December promise

Weeks after a parley between the Ondo State Government and the Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC)​, there is palpable concern in the Ondo South Senatorial district that the promise extracted from the ​company for the reconnection of Ode-Aye by the end of December 2017 may not be realized. Following prolonged darkness, Governor Rotimi Akeredolu​, ​had directed the Special Adviser on...

Oyo NSE Suggests Sustainable Infrastructural Development Roadmap For Makinde

IN line with his manifesto on infrastructure, agricultural mechanisation and overall technological emancipation of the state, the Nigerian Society of Engineers, Oyo State, comprising Ibadan branch, Ogbomoso branch, Oluyole and Oyo branch, has suggested ideas for the state governor-elect, Seyi Makinde, towards the roadmap for sustainable infrastructural development of the state. In its submission presented to the governor-elect when members...

FULL SPEECH ON LAGOS PLAN: ‘BRIDGING THE INFRASTRUCTURE GAP, THE LAGOS WE KNOW’ BY DR OBAFEMI HAMZAT

DELIVERED BY DR. OBAFEMI HAMZAT, LAGOS STATE DEPUTY GOVERNORSHIP CANDIDATE OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS (APC) ON THE OCCASION OF THE ANNUAL  AWARD NIGHT, ORGANISED BY THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTION OF CIVIL ENGINEERS, LAGOS CHAPTER, HELD AT DIGITAL CENTRE, LAGOS STATE SECRETARIAT, ALAUSA. Protocols I am very happy and honoured to be here today as the guest speaker on this very important...

Professor Ayodele Awojobi, The Self-Advocate By Olusina Akeredolu

Professor Ayodele Awojobi, the tall, handsome, brilliant and light complexioned Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Lagos was always in the Court in the early 80s. He was so obsessed with agitations and his good intention of seeing Nigeria moved into greatness. He was always his own advocate preparing and filing his case in the Court himself....

Nasarawa Governor-elect Assures Of Robust Develoment

Nasarawa State governor-elect, Engr Abdullahi Alhaji Sule, has promised to explore the potentials that abound in the state to enhance the socio-economic development of the state. Engr Sule, stated this when he received Eggon Stakeholders and the Nigeria Society of Engineers in his office at the Presidential Lodge Lafia, yesterday. He said he would welcome advices and contributions from intellectuals and...

PRESS RELEASE: SANWO-OLU TRANSMITS 25 NAMES OF COMMISSIONERS, SPECIAL ADVISERS TO STATE ASSEMBLY FOR SCREENING

PRESS RELEASE SANWO-OLU TRANSMITS 25 NAMES OF COMMISSIONERS, SPECIAL ADVISERS TO STATE ASSEMBLY FOR SCREENING In fulfilment of his election promise to accelerate his administration’s development agenda, Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Sunday, transmitted a list of Commissioner-designates to the House of Assembly for ratification. The list contained twenty five names, who are to assume duty as Commissioners and Special Advisers...

Executive Order 5 Will Restructure Nigerian Economy – Onu

The minister of science and technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has revealed that Executive Order 5 was designed to provide jobs, create conducive environment for foreign direct investment (FDI) and restructure the economy. To this end, he challenged engineers to monitor the implementation of Executive Order 5 to ensure that public office holders complied with the provisions of the law. He disclosed...

Sanwo-Olu Launches Eko Innovation Centre

The incoming Governor of Lagos, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday unveiled the Eko Innovation Centre, a tech hub that is private sector-driven. The initiative was developed to strategically increase entrepreneurial and technological capacity across the state. Speaking during the launch of the centre located at Ikoyi, Sanwo-Olu, who would be sworn-in today as Governor of Lagos State, said the location of the...

Engineers in Politics: Engr. Seyi Makinde, Oyo State Governor Elect

He was born into a humble but proud family of a teacher, Pa Olatunbosun Makinde and Mrs Abigail Makinde of Agnofola Compound, Oj'aba, in Ibadan on December 25, 1967. He had his Primary education at St. Paul Primary School and St. Michael Primary school both in Yemetu, Ibadan. While he has his secondary school education at the Bishop Philips Academy,...

Gov Seyi Makinde fulfilled a campaign promise ; declares N48bn assets

Oyo State Governor Engr. Seyi Makinde on Monday made public his campaign promise to declare his assets openly. The current value of Makinde’s companies stand at N48,150,736,889 with 33,730,000 units of shares as at May 28, 2019. The details showed that the governor’s cash at hand and in the bank is worth N234,742,296.01, as at May 28, 2019. The governor, who visited...