Friday, 21st January 2022
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30 Nov
There was wailing yesterday, following Sunday’s demolition of houses worth several billions of Naira at FESTAC Town, Lagos, by the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
13 Nov
A non-governmental organisation, Adonai Empowerment Foundation (AEF) will on Saturday, November 20, 2021, give N2.5 million worth of business grants to 50 women as well as distribute
14 Jun 2021
The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) has begun the demolition of car dealer shops and shanties located in Festac Town, Lagos State. FHA in early June served the occupants a 7-day quit notice. The notice expired last Wednesday. FHA managing director Senator Gbenga Ashafa was in Festac Town in 2020 inspected the estate and pledged the…
26 Jan 2021
For residents of FESTAC Town in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State, thuggery, bad roads, indiscriminate parking of container-laden trucks, among other vices, have become a daily phenomenon.
3 Jan 2021
Before now, residents of Festac Town walked and drove to the section of 23 Road housing the Oyinlola Market to shop. But that luxury of shopping in the neighbourhood has been lost, even if temporary...
23 Mar 2020
There was a fire outbreak in Agboju area of Lagos State yesterday, close to FESTAC Town in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, exactly a week after no fewer than 23 people died in an explosion at Soba, Abule Ado area of FESTAC Town.
30 Oct 2019
The environmental task force of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area, Lagos, has arrested two persons suspected of stealing manhole covers in the area. The suspects were apprehended...
22 Sep 2019
After Nigeria hosted the second Festival of Arts and Culture in 1977, the 5, 000-unit sprawling housing estate- FESTAC Town, which housed festival attendees, took up a life of its own.
12 Aug 2019
Determined to reduce the nation’s housing deficit, two real estate firms have provided the platform to empower citizens to become house owners with less stress.
16 Jul 2019
The oil pipeline fire disaster that devastated parts of Ijegun in Lagos State in the early hours of July 4, once again, shows the level of negligence and low safety standards applied in the operation of the oil industry in the country.
18 May 2019
The Rotary Club, Festac Town, Lagos, has given out some equipment worth millions of naira to some unemployed youths and single mothers in Festac community as a way of encouraging them to start up small businesses and be employers of labour. The equipment include four sewing machines, five grinding and three popcorn making machines.  …
5 Nov 2018
Stakeholders are worried about the poor state of facilities in federal government/state owned housing estates in the country, which are suffering from negligence and lack of maintenance.


11 mins ago
Defending champion Naomi Osaka was stunned Friday by unseeded Amanda Anisimova in the Australian Open, the American setting up a fourth-round clash with world number one Ashleigh Barty.
15 mins ago
The Nigeria Football Federation is considering the possibility of appointing Augustine Eguavoen the permanent coach of the Super Eagles. Former Nigeria international Eguavoen was named to the post last month in an interim capacity after the NFF sacked former coach Gernot Rohr. The NFF later appointed Portuguese Jose Peseiro as the new head coach of…
31 mins ago
Italian seventh seed Matteo Berrettini fought off exciting Spanish youngster Carlos Alcaraz and the effects of a heavy tumble to win a fifth-set tiebreaker and advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open on Friday.
58 mins ago
Over 18,000 cases of COVID-19 have been recorded from inbound travellers to Nigeria as of 16th January 2022. Director-General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) Dr Ifedayo Adetifa who disclosed this yesterday in a statement entitled, "Update in the use of Nigerian International Travel Portal" explained that the decision to make repeat tests…
1 hour ago
The Head of Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Nigeria, Yann Bonzon has extolled the support of the Nigerian Army towards the attainment of its humanitarian efforts. Bonzon gave the commendation today 20 January 2022 when he led a high-power delegation of the organisation on a courtesy visit to the Chief of…