A renowned Lagos-based journal, TheLagosTimes has been gathering gadgets in its arsenal to celebrate Lagosians who have contributed to the growth of the city’s economic growth.
The journal will be celebrating individuals from different spheres of life viz: business, politics, fashion, cultural heritage through their achievements via corporate social responsibility, CSR. The 2018 Lagos Global Achievers Awards will witness the state's best and brightest compete in an atmosphere of conviviality for different awards categories in recognition of their contributions to maintaining Lagos' unmatched status as the country's centre of political, economic, social, cultural and sporting excellence. Popular Lagos monarch, Oba Saheed Ademola Elegushi, Super Falcons star, Azeezat Oshoala, wave-making women radio host, Titi Okewale-Sonaiya and prominent businessman, grassroots politician and respected cleric, Cardinal James Odumbaku will lead a stellar cast of eminent dignitaries and corporate bodies already nominated for recognition at the 2018 edition of the TheLagosTimes Achievers Awards. Other prominent names on the honour list include Mr. Hundeyin Adedeji, CEO, Club Phantom, Olawale Olaleye, political editior,Thisday newspaper, Bukola Olopade, Micheal Afolaranmi of 12 Basket Foods, Mike Dada, the CEO of AFRIMA, Dr. Tunde Okewale’s St. Ives’ Hospital, Ms. Kehinde Oyelade of MK Fashions and other prominent names. They will be joined by leading politicians, businessmen, captains of industry and organizations shortlisted for this high-octane event that annually honours those that have contributed to the development of Lagos State in different categories. The Lagos Global Achievers Awards, an initiative of The Lagos Times magazine borne out of a desire to recognize and garland the few upstanding individuals and corporate heroes who have and continue to expend energy and resources in uplifting the state and its communities. In furtherance of this desire to ensure only the most deserving are considered for the awards, the organizers have mandated the carefully selected judges to comb the length and breadth of the Lagos metropolis and hinterlands for uplifting stories of uncommon people doing uncommon things for the good of the state. Hence a stellar and meritorious list of Lagos personalities was drawn up, all united by their outstanding achievements in the past year. The 2018 Lagos Times Achievers Awards will take place in the first week of December this year. It is expected that this year's edition will not only deservedly recognize the meritorious but also serve as a source of encouragement for those in positions of influence, privilege and responsibilities to re-double their efforts towards taking our beloved state to the next level.