Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Picture Story: First Class Foundation School holds first inter-house sporting events

Reading Time: 2 minutes The First Class Foundation School held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, her first inter-house sporting events. The event in attendance dignitaries from the community as well as parents and students of the school. The highly entertaining competitions of the day which featured four houses represented by 4 colours jostled for the coveted trophies available for the various games. The green house (Folorunsho ) came first, while the Pink(Ayokson ) and yellow( Ibn Salam) houses tied…

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#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

#Okadaban: Crisis in Iyana Ipaja as Okada riders fight police

Reading Time: < 1 minute There is pandemonium in Iyana Ipaja, Alimosho area of Lagos state as commercial motorcycle riders engage in free for all fight with the Police and members of the state task force. According to an eye witness account, one police was reported to have been killed and Lagos State Transport Management Agency (LASTMA) Zonal Office in the area burnt down. More details coming soon.  

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APC Lagos: Igbos in Lagos endorse Sanwo-Olu

APC Lagos: Igbos in Lagos endorse Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Lagos branch of Igbo apex socio-cultural group, Ohaneze Ndigbo, has endorsed the governorship candidate of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, as their preferred candidate in the March 9 Gubernatorial election. This proclamation was made during an emergency session of the socio-cultural group held on Sunday, March 4, at the MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos. The event was presided over by the President of the Lagos chapter, Chief Solomon Ogbonna, and had in attendance market…

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Buhari is coming to Lagos, and these are the routes you should avoid on February 11

Buhari is coming to Lagos, and these are the routes you should avoid on February 11

Reading Time: < 1 minute President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election campaign rally will find itself in Lagos on Monday, February 11 and some routes have been mapped out for the campaign. Due to heavy security details and traffic diversions involve in the visit of the President to the commercial city, here are some parts of the state that would be affected by the All Progressive Congress (APC) Presidential rally.   Places like Surulere, Lagos Island, Marina, Ikorodu road and other heavy…

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Train derails in Ikeja, Lagos

Train derails in Ikeja, Lagos

Reading Time: < 1 minute Nabilah AbdulGafar Just in: According to the Republican Newspaper, many people have been reported injured at Mongoro Ashade area of Ikeja, Lagos haven been involved in a train accident. It was reported that one of the train coach fell off the rail, causing another coach to derail. At present, no death casualty has been recorded. More details later.

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Ambode: How political rivalry is affecting 2019 budget of Lagos and we all don’t care

Ambode: How political rivalry is affecting 2019 budget of Lagos and we all don’t care

Reading Time: 3 minutes Since 2007, Lagos State government has maintained a practice of presenting a succeeding year’s budget before the end of the current one. This practice was adjudged to be in tune with the state’s status as the fifth biggest economy in Africa and the commercial hub of West Africa. Things seem to be different this year. Governor Ambode seems not to be ready to present the last budget of his administration to Lagos State House of…

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Lagos is not a mega-city, but it will be in 2030 – says report

Lagos is not a mega-city, but it will be in 2030 – says report

Reading Time: 2 minutes A new report by the Euromonitor International has shown that Lagos will become a megacity by 2030. The report also confirms that Lagos will be the fastest growing city in Nigeria between 2017 -2030. According to the report, rapid urbanization and population growth Lagos will make the city to join other African cities – Cairo, Luanda and Dar Es Salaam, on the megacity list in the world. After analysing the megacity landscape, the world’s leading market research…

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Lagos Police thwart kidnap attempt in Iba LCDA, arrests 48 suspected cultists

Lagos Police thwart kidnap attempt in Iba LCDA, arrests 48 suspected cultists

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Lagos Command of Nigeria Police Force has thwarted kidnap attempt of some notable persons at Iba LCDA, Ojo and arrested 47 suspected cultists at various hideouts in the environment. Mr Imohimi Edgal; the commissioner of police in Lagos, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on the command’s activity in the last two weeks on Tuesday, November 11. He said that the arrest was made possible by intelligence reports received on December 10 by the police on…

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