Home > Wealth

LSETF, USADF sign $10m partnership to support 15,000 youths in Lagos

In line with its mandate to provide employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for Lagos residents, the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF), on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States African Development Fund (USADF) to support 15,000 youth in the State. Through this MoU, both parties will provide the equal sum

Read More

Computer Village gets Iyaloja, Babaloja as protests continue

The ongoing crisis over the Iyaloja and Babaloja appointments in Ikeja Computer Village may not abate soon as the Iyaloja General of Nigeria, Chief Mrs. Folashade Tinubu-Ojo yesterday, Thursday, May 2, 2019, at her Sunday Adigun office installed Iyaloja and Babaloja for the market. Recall that traders in the market had earlier protested against the move

Read More

Computer Village Crisis: Tinubu-Ojo dares traders, insists ‘Iyaloja, Babaloja’ have come to stay

Following the ongoing crisis among traders in Ikeja Computer Village, the largest ICT accessory market in Africa, the leader of traders in Lagos State and the Iyaloja-General of Nigeria, Mrs Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, has said that some traders in the market who recently protested against the appointment of Iyaloja and Babaloja in the market were ill-informed. Addressing a press briefing on Wednesday,

Read More

Commercial activities grounded in Computer Village as traders protest against installation of ‘Iyaloja’

Traders in the Computer Village, Ikeja, Lagos Mainland, on Tuesday, 30 April, 2019, shut down activities to protest the planned installation of female and male market leaders “Iyaloja” and “Babaloja” respectively in the hub. The traders told a correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) covering the protest that the computer village is an international

Read More

Why we didn’t take any foreign loans in my 4-year tenure – Ambode

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has revealed that his four-year administration took no foreign loans despite the pressure on the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) due to massive infrastructure projects the administration set out to accomplish to cater to the growing needs of the estimated over 21 million residents of the state. According to Ambode,

Read More

Lagos State Governor appoints Teju Abisoye as LSETF’S Acting Executive Secretary

The Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has appointed Mrs. Teju Abisoye as the Acting Executive Secretary (ES) of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) with effect from April 1st, 2019 pending confirmation by the Lagos State House of Assembly. Prior to this appointment, Mrs. Abisoye was Director of Programmes and Coordination at

Read More

Women Are Better Empowered With An Insurance Plan – Old Mutual Marketing Head

As millions across the world commemorates the 2019 International Women’s Day (IWD) - a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women globally, the Marketing and Customer Executive, Old Mutual, Alero Ladipo said that the organisation is committed to promoting gender parity at all level just as it is supportive

Read More