17 Sep 2019
Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun has assured that his administration would uphold the rule of law and co-operate with other arms of government in moving the state forward. The governor also promised the state judiciary that its new complex along Kobape Road, Abeokuta, would soon be completed.
29 Aug 2019
Across the world, domestic violence is clearly making the headlines. Whilst women, men, boys and girls can be victims of domestic violence, women and girls are disproportionally affected. Common forms of violence in the home are perpetrated by males who are in positions of trust, intimacy and power over the female partners, like husbands, boyfriends,…
26 Jun 2019
Lagos, the nation’s 'Center of Excellence', is unique in many perspectives. It is the most populous State in Nigeria as well as the leading non-oil sector contributor to the country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). It contributes over 30% of the nation’s GDP, consumes more than 60% of its energy, pays 65% of its value Added…
9 Apr 2019
Last month, at least 20 people - including school children - died when a building collapsed in Ita Faji, Lagos Island. We of course now know that the building had been marked for demolition before it finally gave way.
23 Aug 2018
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the maintenance work on the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The Third Mainland Bridge is a major route that links the mainland to the island. The repairs on Africa’s longest Bridge will take off from Thursday midnight to Sunday night. However, there are fears of major gridlock occurring…
25 Dec 2017
This may be obvious, but it is still ignored by most drinkers. It can be helpful to have a large glass of water before starting on the alcohol, a glass between each alcoholic drink, and at least one large glass before going to bed.
13 Jul 2017
Towards achieving United Nations (UN) and global targets and milestones such as the Elimination of Open Defecation by 2025 and the Sustainable Development Goal...
27 Jun 2016
Infrastructure development is critical to achieving human capital development in any society.
20 Nov 2015
The effort of Lagos Island Local Government to fight unemployment through imparting entrepreneurial skills on jobless youths yielded result with not less than 178 beneficiaries graduating from the council’s vocational institute recently. At the graduation ceremony that took place at the centre in Lagos, youths who acquired skills in courses such as fashion design, computer,…
20 Nov 2015
Widows and residents in Egbeda community, a Lagos suburb, have expressed gratitude to The Ajoke Ayisat Afolabi Foundation (AAAF), for empowering them with free medical care. Mrs. Olabisi Sanya, a widow and mother of four, who benefited from the programme, eulogized the foundation for training her children from primary school to university level. She disclosed…
20 Nov 2015
Michael Afeso was full of live until some weeks back when his lifeless body was found in an hotel room in Jonaith Hotel, Ajah. Since then, efforts by Michael’s family to unravel what caused the death of this 24 years old man, who is a computer engineer, have not been successful. When the hotel management…
19 Nov 2015
WHEN in 1983, about 324 residents were allocated houses in Zone 27 Jakande Estate, Oke -Afa, Ejigbo, Lagos, under the state’s Low Cost Housing Estate scheme, they were happy that their accommodation problems were over.
19 Nov 2015
MANY Lagosians, who had waited for immediate relief over the lingering fuel crisis in the state and other major cities in the country, yesterday expressed disappointments over the recurring fuel crisis in the country despite assurances by agencies of government.