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.
The new face of campaign against domestic violence in Lagos State
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,…
For a greater Lagos
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…
Alternative routes as 3rd mainland bridge undergoes maintenance
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…
Eight hangover cures just in time for festive party season
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.
Lagos and the prospect of 4th Mainland Bridge
Infrastructure development is critical to achieving human capital development in any society.
178 pass out from council’s vocational institute
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,…
Group empowers widows
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…
Father of boy found dead in hotel room wants IG’s intervention
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…
Save our buildings from imminent collapse
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.
Lagosians groan as fuel scarcity lingers
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.