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26 Jul 2018
About five persons were feared dead when a boat capsized in Lagos on Wednesday evening. An eyewitness told The Guardian that the boat was travelling from CMS to Ikorodu. Bodies of the victim were brought to the jetty at Ipakodo in Ikorodu outskirts of Lagos. The Lagos State police spokesman, Chike Oti, a Chief Superintendent…
26 Jul 2018
In a large city like Lagos where there seems to be crazy traffic congestion there are very serious short, medium and long term consequences and implications on the Economy, Environment, Businesses, People and entire Ecosystem. HERE ARE SOME OF SUCH IMPLICATIONS: Lagos is the 3rd Most STRESSFUL city in the world after Afghanistan and Syria…
26 Jul 2018
On July 2, 2018, an Ikeja Domestic Violence and Sexual Offences Court, Lagos sentenced a 48-year-old man, Adelaja Olaide, to 60 years imprisonment for defiling a seven-year-old primary two pupil. Justice Sybil Nwaka, who convicted the paedophile, described him as an ‘animal.’ The convict, Olaide, a driver who resides at 17, Itun Oluwo Street, Ketu,…
26 Jul 2018
The finals of the third VGC Basketball competition has been scheduled to run from August 4 to 5 at the Victoria Garden City Estate in Lagos, the host of the event, Siji Sowonuola has revealed.   In a statement yesterday, Sowonuola said this year’s edition was built on the successes of the past two events,…
26 Jul 2018
Twenty-one exotic cars, including a 2016 Mercedes Benz G-Wagon (G-500), with duty paid value (DPV) of N484.4 million have been seized by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone ‘A’ Ikeja. Controller of the unit, Mohammed Uba, who paraded the seized items in Lagos yesterday, said the vehicles were seized for non-payment…
24 Jul 2018
Over 700 residents of Okunola community in Alimosho Local Government Area of Lagos have received free medical screening, consultation and drugs. They were screened for diabetes, hypertension, blood sugar, malaria and typhoid at a free medical outreach tagged: ‘Project Smile’, which was organised by Junior Chambers International (JCI) Lagos City. According to the president, Toyin…
24 Jul 2018
To ensure that sanity returns to the Apapa-Oshodi expressway, the Lagos State Government has suspended approval for new tank farms in Apapa area of the city. It also extended the work of the joint task force by one month and issued 30-day ultimatum to tank farms without adequate loading bay. Rising from a closed door…
24 Jul 2018
The decision of a few yesterday’s men is today jeopardizing the future of over 9,000 children of school age when the plots of land allocated for the siting of public primary and secondary schools were sold off in two Lagos communities. This is today swelling the 11.4 million out-of-school children population in the country. UJUNWA…
21 Jul 2018
After several months in his cocoon, stylish Lagos big boy, Hakeem Muri-Okunola better known as HMO, has hugged social life again. He was spotted at a social gathering recently in Lagos, and seen having the best of times at a party with Oba Saheed Elegushi and a few other notable Lagos biggies and babes.  It…
21 Jul 2018
Popular Lagos female politician, Fateema Aduke Muhammed, has been honoured again.  Fatee, as she is fondly addressed, was conferred with the ‘Grassroots Mobilizer of The Year’ award in a grand ceremony graced by other personalities in the society. Muhammed was honoured with  the award by Veronique Magazine for her selfless service to the society in…
21 Jul 2018
It was pandemonium yesterday morning following a crash involving a tricycle (Keke Napep), a commercial bus (danfo) and a train, which left two people dead and several others badly injured at the railway crossing, linking Iju Road, NITEL bus stop, Pen Cinema, Agege Lagos. Speaking with The Guardian, General Manager, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency…
21 Jul 2018
World Friendship Day, also known as International Day of Friendship, takes place on July 30 every year. The original idea for a day of friendship came from Hallmark cards in the 1930’s. Then celebrated on August 2, the day was largely viewed cynically by the public as a money making exercise, sales of friendship day…

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