On Thursday August 17, Razak Jimoh, an artisan made money available to his wife, Azzezat, for the purchase of dresses for their daughters, ahead of the Muslim festival of Eid-el-Kabir, which recently held.
Clusters of service stations stir safety concerns
Except the Lagos State government moves quickly to curtail the rising number of service stations springing up in residential areas in some parts of the state, these facilities would continue to be a source of worry to residents of such areas.
Operation Cobra: Traffic offenders to pay for psychological test
However, contrary to popular views that the test is limited to commercial vehicle operators, Head of Media Education of FRSC, Bisi Kazeem told The Guardian in Abuja that the contrary was the position.
Keeping safe, avoiding mob actions
Mungo Irohe, a security expert, says at a time like this where mob action is getting increasingly entrenched in the society, there is need for every one to carry identification cards, which he stressed could save one from untimely death via jungle justice.
Demolition: Anguish as bulldozers roar in Rivers
On August 16, 2017, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, supervised the demolition of a building along Trans-Amadi-Elelenwo Road in Port Harcourt, to pave way for the ongoing construction dualisation of the road.
Murtala Muhammed Airport road: Earnestly waiting for Lagos to commence work
Baring any last minute hitches or change of heart, in about five days from today (that is September 1st), the process of wiping away the national shame, which the Murtala Muhammed International Airport Road...
Itun-agan school where desks, qualified teachers are unaffordable luxuries
Pupils of Itun-agan Nursery and Primary School, a government school located in Itun-agan, one of the riverine communities within Amuwo Odofin Local Council of Lagos State...
Indecent dressing: Still dealing with malaise
In spite of campaigns against indecent dressing among youths in the society, the malaise has persisted. It is a common sight to see some young persons practically going naked, all in the name of being ‘trendy,’ but which actually looks like a deliberate exposure of one’s body to the public.
Crumbling inner roads drive Lagosians to despair
Special Adviser to Governor Akinwumi Ambode on Public Works and Drainages, Temidayo Erinle, said the state government is well aware of the challenges being experienced by commuters on Lagos roads, but has also identified...
Eko Meat Van Scheme: Recalcitrant butchers winning the ‘war’?
The introduction of the Eko Meat Refrigerated Van Scheme and customised tricycles by the Lagos State government in 2008 came as a right step in the right direction...
Travails of wrecked, dispersed Otodo-Gbame families
When the Lagos State government on March 17 this year demolished several structures in Otodo Gbame Community, in Lekki, Eti-Osa Local Council, speculations were rife that the hapless residents would gird their loins and stand up against the government...