Commuters To Pay More For BRT, Lagbus By March 1
The Lagos State Government said on Monday that it had approved fare increase ranging from 20 per cent to 50 per cent on different routes plied by the buses. Commuters using the LAGBUS and Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) buses in Lagos will pay more from March 1, following the Lagos State Government’s approval of upward review in their fares.
Buhari’s Feeding Program: About 1 Million Pupils To Be Fed
The Presidency on Monday disclosed that over 1m school pupils will be fed this week while 11,775 cooks have been engaged under its Homegrown School Feeding Programme across the nation. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Laolu Akande made the disclosure on Monday during a media update on the Social Investment Programme.
Dangote To Inaugurate 25,000 Hectares Of Rice Outgrower Scheme In Sokoto
In an inaugration to be performed by the Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwa, Dangote Rice, a subsidiary of Dangote Group is set to launch a 25,000 hectares of rice outgrower scheme with a prospect of creating employment opportunities for rural communities in Sokoto.
FTAN Praise Ambode For Boosting Tourism Potential
The Federation of Tourism Association of Nigerian (FTAN), on Monday has commended Gov. Akinwumi Ambode for his interest in the development of tourism and culture. The group said the governor has exhibited this interest with his recent meeting with the Nollywood members coupled with ongoing restructuring in the Lagos State ministry.
Mutual Benefits Promises Innovation in 2017
The Chairman of Mutual Benefits Assurance Plc, Akin Ogunbiyi has promised its customers to be the fastest growing insurance company through innovative product this year. According to him, “At the company level, 2017 is the first year of our new five year strategic roadmap. The board and management have spent the last six months working with the firm of KPMG in crafting this five year vision for the organisation.”