Breaking News

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”.

Read More

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.

Read More

Kerosene saga: House wives turn to firewood

Another house wives who lives at Ijede (Ikorodu area) said the product is being sold at N120 per litre. “My neighbour sells kerosene but it is usually N120 per litre while the filling station sells at N80, but I would need to spend N200 on a bike. It is better for car owners because they will always buy on their way home but for somebody like us, it is tough O,” said Ayilara Abeni.

Read More

Return of the bulldozers…As over 1,000 illegal structures, including POWA building, give way in Agege

By Olasunkanmi Akoni After a temporary lull amounting to a cessation of hostilities in military parlance, the Lagos State Government last weekend resumed its offensive against shanties in the state when its bulldozers roared once again leaving in their wake several illegal structures that were reduced to rubbles. This fresh demolition exercise which was as
Read More

A death trap called Ipaja-Ayobo Road

By Bose Adebayo Command Road in Mosan-Okunola Local Council Development Area used to be a no-go-area to many commuters and motorists owing to its deplorable condition. In those days, the journey from Ipaja to Command Secondary School usually takes about one hour before the road was completed. But residents of the community soon got their
Read More