Penultimate week was that of horror in Edo State, with gruesome killings and violent kidnappings, which could adversely affect the business climate, as well as the psyche of the average resident of the state.
VIO to track traffic offenders with technology
When news filtered out that Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, has ordered Vehicle Inspection Officers (VIOs) off Lagos State roads, many residents received the news with mixed feelings, depending on how they have been impacted by the activities of the VIOs.
Lagos DNA centre: Opening up on parternity, criminal investigations
A Lagos High Court recently threw out a criminal case involving the rape of a three-year-old girl, for not being able to substantiate the strong and compelling evidence linking the man to the alleged rape.
Lagos plans silicon valley from ashes of Sabo Industrial Estate
In January this year, the governor visited the facility and promised to transform it into the country is Nigeriaís Silicon Valley, a place it on the same platform with its United States counterpart.
Osoegbulam’s knack to fly his craft nears fruition
Sadly, the end of his academic sojourn came too early, as he had to drop out of school to learn a trade, due to critical financial situation at home. His ouster, however, paved the way for his younger siblings to continue.
Rumuekini: Residents cry out as flood sacks families
If they ever took for granted, the small spaces they call home, no matter how spartan they were, over 200 residents of Rumodu, in Rumuekini Community of Obio/Akpor Local Council, would definitely have a rethink whenever the flood water that has taken them captive for days ebbs.
Abule-Egba/Oshodi BRT construction work: Commuters, motorists endure traffic snarl
Those that hoped the completion of the Abule-Egba Jubilee Flyover would ease the perennial gridlock on the Lagos/Abeokuta Expressway, may have to wait for the next 12 months for their dreams to be actualised.
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.