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3 Dec 2018
[FILE PHOTO]  The three accused men and a woman are – Silifatu Abisile, 60; Jimoh Abisile, 52; Gbade Bakare, 56; and Isaiah Bakare, 45.Four tenants, who allegedly exhumed the corpse of their landlord before selling his property were on Monday brought in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court in Lagos. The three accused men and a…
26 Nov 2018
As scarcity of land in urban centres continues to increase, swampy locations are becoming the delight of property developers. But experts advise that soil investigation should be carried out before development. When Dr. Mike Okonkwo, the Presiding Bishop of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission (TREM) sited the expansive church in the swampy land in Anthony Village,…
15 Nov 2018
Old students of Methodist Girls’ High School, Yaba, Lagos, under the aegis of Old Girls Methodist Girls (OGMG 1978-1983) recently held a one-day mentoring and counselling programme for students of the school, as part of activities to celebrate 35 years of leaving their alma mater. The programme, themed “Girls giving back,” saw business mogul, Mrs.…
4 Nov 2018
Experts say one of the biggest challenges facing mental health in the country is stigmatisation, low level of knowledge and awareness regarding mental health. President, Resident Doctors’ Association at Neuro-Psychiatric Hospital, Yaba, Dr. Raliat Akerele in this chat with GERALDINE AKUTU, enlightens on mental health, treatment of mental disorders and how families can help their…
16 Oct 2018
In line with its vision to inspire healthy living, So Fresh Neighborhood Market, an indigenous brand that provides healthy meal options, recently opened a new outlet in Yaba, Lagos. Founded in 2010 by a couple as Fruitivegies Limited, So Fresh has become the prime destination for people to make clean, safe, delicious and healthy food…
7 Oct 2018
A non-governmental organisation (NGO), Eagles Wings Development Centre, has organised free medical screening for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, human immunodeficiency virus and acquired immune deficiency syndrome (HIV/AIDS), for residents of Iwaya Community in Yaba Local Council Development Area of Lagos State. Speaking at the event to mark Iwaya Community Day 2018, founder of the group, Olubunmi…
6 Sep 2018
Lagosians were yesterday spared another round of agony as a truck carrying wheat skidded off the road near the Abalti Barracks, causing the truck to spill its contents and hit a commercial vehicle.    The incident occurred in the early hours of yesterday, leading to traffic congestion for commuters going towards Yaba and Mushin. As…
18 Jul 2018
The second edition of the Lagos State Traditional Games is ongoing at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Centre, Rowe Park, Yaba and will end tomorrow. The championship features games as Ayo, Abula, Kokowa and Langa for under-15 students in both the junior and senior secondary schools. Twenty schools were picked across the educational districts in the…
16 May 2018
By November 2019, Sabo Industrial Estate in Yaba, is expected to have been transformed into a technology hub by the Lagos State Government.    The Commissioner for Science and Technology, Hakeem Fahm, who hinted on this, said the project is part of the on-going transformation plan of the state. He added: “the state is targeting…
6 Mar 2018
Methodist Girls High School, Lagos, has won the maiden edition of Maritime Quiz Competition for Secondary Schools. Quiz moderator, Mrs. Violet Williams, said at the end of the competition that Mind Builders emerged as first runner up while Regency School became second runner up. Ten secondary schools participated. She explained that the rationale behind the…
31 Mar 2015
THE situation was akin to the regular light traffic that Lagos State is known for during public holidays and festive seasons when many people would have travelled to their respective home-towns and villages during festive seasons. Usually a welcome relief for permanent residents, however, the similar scenario that many early risers experienced yesterday did not evoke such emotion.

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