Naming public monuments after respectable members of the society is not a novel development as such practice predates civilisations. Varying reasons are often responsible for such monumental honours, but of fundamental value is the good deeds of such persons to the society.
Lagos: Urban renewal and associated wastage
This is not the first time such a thing would be happening. When the state government started the Orile-Mile 2 Railroad project, a new block of classrooms, within the Orile School Complex that was completed only months earlier (but yet to be put to use) before the commencement of the railroad project was demolished.
One-year power outage pitches Araromi/Alade community against IBEDEC
Residents of Araromi-Alade Community, via Owode-Ijako, along Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway in Ado-Odo/Ota Local Council of Ogun State are livid with the Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company (IBEDC) for keeping them in darkness for over a year now.
Abaranje residents want bridge to link Egan, Igando
Traffic gridlock is a regular feature of Lagos State, and for the most part, a constant source of worry, and concern for its residents.
Lagosians laud life-saving barriers, want vandals apprehended
Darting across expressways has been one habit that a good number of Lagos residents have cultivated over the years. To show how deeply it has been entrenched in them...
One year after: Remembering lost dreams at Queens College, Lagos
One year after the death of Praise Sodipo, an orphan, who died of gastrointestinal perforation in the health crisis that rocked Queen’s College, Yaba...
Just after one rain suffering continues on Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway
For the fourth consecutive year, provision for the reconstruction of the Lagos-Sango Ota-Abeokuta Dual Carriageway is conspicuously missing from the Federal Government’s yearly priority list.
Filth and hazards of night market
In Ikotun market, where traders sell in the midst of filth, caution is thrown to the wind as they openly display commodities, including loaves of bread (wrapped and unwrapped), vegetables...
Operators, lawmakers differ on proposed Lagos traffic law
Lagos, with its huge population, has a peculiar transportation challenge, which various administrations since 1999 have tried to tackle through enactment of regulatory frameworks.For instance, in 2012, former Governor Babatunde Fashola signed into law the Lagos Road Traffic Law...