Clad in a white agbada with a pair of black shoes and a blue cap to match, Chief Abdul-Ganiyu Oyesola Fawehinmiâ€™s corpse laid in a transparent glass casket as the ash colour car left the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, (LASUTH) Ikeja, Mortuary for his ultra- modern five storey Gallery and Library situated in the Business District of Agidingbi, Ikeja.Read More
The time was exactly 12:05 pm at the arrival hall of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport Lagos.Read More
THE popular belief is that only the very determined motor owners can brave the recklessness on display on Lagos roads everyday. Those considered as faint-hearted had long since given up any attempt to be part of the mad rush that passes as driving in the metropolis.Read More
By Owei Lakemfa IF a colossus walked through a peopleâ€™s socio-economic and political life, leaving giant prints in the sands of history and touching positively the lives of the ordinary people, it will be difficult to capture his life in a single piece. If a man of demonstrable courage and commitmentÂ who wielded enormous moral
By Bose Adebayo She is a mother of three, a widow and a food seller at the popular Oke-Odo market in Agbado-Oke-odo Local Council Development Area. In spite of her hard work, Madam Kofo, as fondly called by her friends, could not make ends meet and her three children were withdrawn from a private school.
By Olasunkanmi Akoni, Gbenga Ashamu & Monsur Olowopejo BARUWA,Â a suburb of Lagos is not an oil-producing community just as Lagos is not classified as an oil-producing state. So, ordinarily there is no reason why the community should suffer the ravages of oil pollution or be embroiled in oil-related crisis. Indeed before 1994, life in
MANY innocent lives have been lost to recurring incidents of building collapse in Lagos. The most recent one took place last Sunday at No121 Ladipo Road, MushinRead More
Our challenges are numerous as an association that sees to the welfare of persons with disability, especially the spinal cord injured onesRead More
If you have visited the Ikeja General Hospital lately, you would have noticed a blocked drainage that could only have been a breeding place for mosquitoesRead More
***As Fashola flags off Bus Franchise Scheme for Iyana-Ipaja-Maryland By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsur Olowopejo For long they bore their suffering in silence,Â as they daily contended with most of the badÂ roads across the Lagos metropolis which had become increasingly dangerous and unsafe over the years. But now they no longer think that silence
By Lamidi Bamidele ONEÂ of the common features of the road construction and rehabilitation efforts of the present Lagos State government is the introduction of road signs, including zebra crossings to aid the flow of both vehicular and human traffics.
They are 40 in number, all girls, and recruited from varying backgrounds and they include orphans, street girls and exploited females from various places.Read More
By Fredrick Okopie ITÂ was a journey that was estimated to last 30 minutes, all things being equal. But as far as travelling from the ancient town of Badagry to the bus terminal at Mile 2 is concerned things can never be equal in that context. That is why no one raises an eyebrow these
By Bose Adebayo If you have an appointment and would want to be punctual in keeping it, then it is important you give Oshodi a wide berth no matter what short-cut option it offers you. Reason? The area is fast returning to its better forgotten notoriety as an enclave of confusion in Lagos. The free
By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsur Olowopejo Governor Babatunde Fashola ofÂ Â Â Â 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.