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Clearing 15 years of infrastructural mess

By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsur Olowopejo Governor Babatunde Fashola of     Lagos recently marked his 800th day in the saddle of leadership and affirmed that the responsibility of his administration and the present generation is simply to provide the platform and environment that will unleash the power and potential of the Lagos, especially the Nigerian youth.
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From Dubai with a big dream

THEY went and could not help but marvel at what they saw; so impressed were they that they felt it would not be a bad idea to replicate same at home . The team of Lagos State Government officials which travelled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirate (UAE) and Singapore have since returned to the country after their two-week sojourn and now seem to be in a hurry to bring their experience to bear in transforming Lagos into another Dubai in terms of infrastructural development.

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Airport Road of agony and despair

By Lamidi Bamidele Recently, there was a lot of outcry over the deplorable state of the Apapa-Oshodi expressway that leads to  the major seaports in Apapa and Tin-Can Island. The outcry heightened  especially during the peak of the current rainy season when several sections of the road collapsed on account of flooding, consequently creating traffic
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N12.50 a day keeps kids off the streets

Telling the story of Sheriff, she said: “One of the children who was reunited with his family – Sherif, left home in 2004 in search of his mother who he thought his father was keeping away from him. His quest took him from his home in Badagry where the father is a tailor to Seme, Oshodi, Obalende, Ojuelegba and finally to Kuramo Beach where he was discovered by the Haven”.

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Kernel Recreation Park reunites residents of Surulere

Fashola who added that more women and children-friendly programmes will be completed for the benefit of the people, expressed his gratitude to Asiwaju Bola Tinubu who was instrumental in recovering the parcel of land, pointing out that those who were familiar with it will recollect that the place which was earmarked in the LEDB master plan for Surulere as a recreation park for the residents was heavily encroached on and abused.

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