Traffic Robbers Take Over Lagos Highways
IT is no longer news that motorists and road users in the ever-busy centre of excellence are going through a very difficult spell. Asides the soul-sucking, unending traffic snarls that have overtaken most of the highways and inner roads and left traffic controllers bewildered, traffic robbers and robbery have been added to the unfortunate scenario.
Insecurity: What Becomes Of Abuja’s N76bn CCTV Contract?
FIRST, it was the misleading address given on the website of ZTE Communications, the digital company that was awarded a $470million (N76bn) contract to install Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and environs in order to check security breach.
Apapa: Sad Tales Of A Lost Paradise
PORT cities across the world are revered as centres of magnificence. From ancient Florence in Italy to Southampton in England to Los Angeles in the United States to Lagos
Let’s Have Truth First, Before Change!
THE way and manner we, the innocents, holy, and righteous ones of this country are debating whether to give death penalty or jail sentence to treasury looters after recovering all they have looted, makes it look as if we have found a never heard and never seen before technique of belling the cat and ending corruption.
Why People Are Deserting Enugu’s Best Food Canteen
WHEN Enugu State nursed the idea of building its Government House (Lion Building), part of the plan was to have a canteen.
LAWMA Snores Backseat, As Ladipo Drives Rubbish
A MOUNTAIN of rubbish has taken over one of the entrance roads into Ladipo International Spare Parts Market, Mushin, Lagos State. This heap has been emitting an offensive odour, sparking complaints from some traders and taxi operators in the area. One of the traders, Ifeanyi Nwachukwu, blamed the problem on failure of the Lagos State…
Lagos Parks Are Falling Down, Falling Down...
LANDSCAPING and beautification make an environment come to life, enhancing relaxation spots and tourism. The tenure of former Lagos State governor, Babatunde Raji Fashola, witnessed significant environmental transformation evident in the beautification of sidewalks, creation of parks and gardens, adornment of spaces beneath bridges, and at roundabouts. A drive around Lagos today would testify to…
Residents Flay Tactics Of Security Operatives
Bemoan ‘Unnecessary’ Disruption To Daily Life THE only thing Kuje and Nyanyan satellite towns have in common is the fact that majority of those on the payroll of the federal government resides there. Private business owners whose enterprises are located in Abuja city centre and those working with the private sector also reside in the areas. With…
What We Want From Lagos Govt, By Alimosho Residents
RESIDENTS of Alimosho, Lagos State’s largest council area, last week, met Governor Akinwunmi Ambode during a town hall meeting at Abesan Estate Mini Stadium in Ipaja town, where they reeled out many of their demands.
Bring Back Our Patience!
NIGERIAN politricians are chameleonic, especially when mired in inescapable crossfires. Thus, those who port to another party would condemn the former party vehemently and praise the new vociferously. During the campaigns, APC had no patience with patience. Everything was fast-fast, now-now.