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...
Save us from lead poisoning, Ogun GRA residents cry out
Those that take up residence in Government Reserved Areas (GRAs), do so with the intention of enjoying some serenity, and a breathe of fresh air away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Freed school boys: Winning them from trauma
They were kidnapped in their school in Epe and later transported by water to Ondo State through Delta, three states and hundreds of kilometers away from their natural habitat.
Enugu: The past and the present
There is every need to appreciate the untiring efforts of the present administration in Enugu State towards addressing the basic needs of the people, as well as maintaining the state’s infrastructure, especially those built by the past governments. This is in spite of the prevailing economic challenges in the country. It is common knowledge that…
Lagos retools to wage war against flood
Since some parts of Lagos State, including highbrow areas like Victoria Island, Ikoyi, Banana Island and Lekki among others, were held hostage by last week’s floods, which started building on Wednesday, July 5...
Jubilee Bridge claims three lives in one month
As good as the Abule-Egba Jubilee Bridge initiative was, it has now become a serious threat to pedestrians and other road users around that neigbourhood. The tremendous transformation the area has witnessed since it was commissioned, and the permanent solution to the perennial traffic...
Lagos: Residents want state-wide ban of NURTW activities
Many Lagos State residents have applauded the state government for banning the activities of transport unions around the Oshodi area of the state. The state government early in June, suspended transport unionism at the seven branches of the National Union of Road Transport Workers.