‘FESTAC policemen who extorted Dubai-based Nigerian to face trial’
Lagos State Police Command has said it will put a team of officers in FESTAC division who extorted N200,000 from a Dubai-based Nigerian through a Point-of-Sale (POS) machine on trial.
Ijeododo residents lament demolition scare over road project
Affected residents of the Ijegun-Abule Ado 16km-road project have expressed dilemma ahead of a stakeholders’ meeting today with the Ministry of Physical Planning, Lagos
Tribute to my worthy daughter, Nneoma Rebecca Tiriko (nee egbe)
Nne Daddy, Ada Ugo, Ada Ogada, Ada Eze, Ada du Uwa nma, it was not that I did not expect you to die, but not at the time you passed on. I lack words to pay tribute to you, which in human thoughts ought to be the other way around. As a child, you accepted,…
Residents, traders express shock over demolition of FESTAC Town market
Some Festac Town residents and traders in Lagos State on Tuesday expressed shock and anger over the demolition of the Oyinlola Market popularly called ”23 Road Market” by government.
Ideas, think tanks, intellectuals in nation building - Part 2
The Ibo is seen as extraordinarily good in business. He has long transport routes (now reduced by armed robbers), he is good at electronics, spare parts, and building luxury houses in Lekki
Festac residents laud police handling of post-EndSARS protests
Rising from a reconciliatory meeting of community leaders and the police yesterday, apex leaders/Amuwo Odofin stakeholders have lauded the Area Commander of Area E, Festac, ACP Muayiwah Halilu, for his handling of security since the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest.
Festac residents groan over police barricade of major road
Residents of Festac Town and road users are lamenting over the pain they go through as a result of the total barricade of 2nd avenue, a major gateway to the town
Mini-banks, high charges to the rescue
A walk through my neighbourhood here in FESTAC Town, Lagos, reveals a large number of mini-banks that have recently been set up along the streets, and in one corner or the other, of the neighbourhood. I believe that this is also currently the situation in many other parts of the country. Many umbrellas and kiosks…
Racism – Nigeria needs to take the lead again in Africa
Several years ago, my team, IICC Shooting Stars FC, went to play a continental club match in Malawi. On the day we arrived, a few of us decided to watch a movie
Philanthropist invests in human capital, awards scholarship to 11-year-old girl
A business magnate and philanthropist, High Chief Stanley Chukwudi Obodoagwu has awarded a scholarship to an 11-year-old, Miss. Praise Ayomide Okoh from Ondo State