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.
EU, UNICEF partner Cross River, others to achieve open defecation free status
Towards achieving United Nations (UN) and global targets and milestones such as the Elimination of Open Defecation by 2025 and the Sustainable Development Goal...
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.
More facts emerge about mudslide that killed four siblings
NOT much has been heard about the recent mudslide that hit a bungalow in Orisha area of Isheri-Magodo, Ojodu, Lagos State, sending four children of the same father to their early graves.
FESTAC Town: Oil thieves, security operatives in gun duel
Commercial activities were yesterday partially disrupted at FESTAC Town, Lagos after an early morning gun battle between suspected oil thieves and security operatives sent shivers down the spine of residents. The oil bunkers were escaping from security personnel.
Group seeks stringent law against negligence of school owners
Ahead of the Child Health and Safety Week summit, an advocacy group, the Movement Against Negligence in Schools (MANIS), has called on government at all levels to formulate and implement laws that would ensure the safety of children and reduce cases of ill health, disabilities and deaths in schools.