Month: January 2012
Oluremi Tinubu: Re-defining representative politics
A curious observation of the conduct, demeanor and progressive actions of Senator Oluremi Tinubu, representing the Lagos Central Senatorial District should sufficiently convince any objective mind that the initial resistance to her nomination for the position prior to the general election of April 2011 was either ill –informed or in bad taste.
Senator Tinubu who came to limelight as the First Lady during her husband’s tenure as Governor of Lagos State, is proving skeptics wrong about her understanding of statecraft and dynamics of participatory or representative governance.… Read the rest
Lagosians pray for peaceful 2012
The Lagos State Government yesterday held its annual thanksgiving service at the open field of the Lagos House in Ikeja.
In attendance were Governor Babatunde Fashola; his wife, Dame Abimbola; Senator Oluremi Tinubu; House of Assembly Speaker Adeyemi Ikuforiji and his wife; former Governors Mobolaji Johnson, Ndubuisi Kanu and Lateef Jakande; State Chairman of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) Chief Henry Ajomale and officials of the state government, among others.… Read the rest
Wizkid, Davido Rock LAD Charity Concert
It was a star-studded evening as a recent charity concert organised by Leave a Donation (LAD) berthed at the Civic Centre in Lagos on December 23. The event was another feather in the cap of a non-governmental organisation created by Laolu Adeoyo, Damilola Animashaun and Anjola Amosun, daughter of Ogun State governor. The teenage organisation proved its mettle by ensuring a balance of magnanimity and entertainment.… Read the rest