Recognition of Lagos as a special State: Senator Oluremi Tinubu to lead second reading on bill

Senator Oluremi Tinubu (Lagos Central) will today on the floor of the Senate, lead the second reading of a bill for an act to establish a “Lagos State Special Economic Assistance Programme.”

The bill which is being sponsored alongside Senators Ganiyu Solomon (Lagos West)and Olugbenga Ashafa (Lagos East), primarily seeks to grant a special status to Lagos State in recognition of its importance as the former Federal Capital of Nigeria and its commercial nerve centre.… Read the rest

Unemployment: Nigeria is a nation at war – Tinubu

Former First Lady of Lagos state, and senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has stated that Nigeria is currently at war due to the rate of unemployment in the country. Mrs Tinubu said that eminent Nigerians must create opportunities for jobless youth to earn a living.

The senator, who was a Special Guest, spoke on Saturday during a programme aimed at boosting small-scale businesses in order to alleviate poverty in Ikeja Constituency II.… Read the rest

Our legislative agenda is on course –Remi Tinubu

Senator Oluremi Tinubu is representing Lagos Central Senatorial District at the Senate on the platform of the Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN). At the sixth edition of her Town Hall meeting themed, “Rekindling Hope,” recently, she told journalists that APC is a broad coalition of progressives on rescue mission. RAZAQ BAMIDELE, brings the excerpts: the rest

May Day Message from Senator Oluremi Tinubu, OON. Vice Chairman of Senate Committee on Employment, Labour and Productivity

Today, May 1 2013, workers in Nigeria are joining their counterparts in some eighty other countries of the world in commemorating a tradition that began in 1886.  After the May 1886 workers’ struggles, we have seen a trajectory of the  triumph of oppressive forces over repressive ones.

I agree with those who assert that growing the national economy for job creation and peoples’ welfare, and appropriately addressing the nation’s monumental development challenges are required to empower the workers and create anb egalitarian society.… Read the rest