Tag: lagos island

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 18th of March

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:     Just In: 4 rescued, others reportedly trapped as another ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 18, 2019

Just In: 4 rescued, others reportedly trapped as another 3-storey building collapse on Lagos Island

Less than one week after a three-storeyed building collapsed at Ita Faaji area of Lagos Island leading to the death ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 15, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 15th of March

Follow the links to read the stories on YNaija:         New Zealand faces its darkest day as ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 13, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 13th of March

Follow the link to read the stories on YNaija:     The Late 5: Children feared dead, others trapped in ...

Valentine IwennwaneAugust 5, 2018

Dredging towns: Lagos’ mega city dreams is killing its coastal communities (Part 2)

Fighting to eke a living But for Segun Alufoge, 52-year-old fisherman and father of six, it’s a different story entirely; ...

Valentine IwennwaneAugust 4, 2018

Dredging towns: Lagos’ mega city dreams is killing its coastal communities (Part 1)

As fine sand is taken from the Lagos coastlines to provide housing for urban dwellers, the business generates great profits ...

Edwin OkoloAugust 3, 2018

Editors Note: Lagos is dredging its way to megacity status, but who is paying the price?

You see them every day, as you cross between mainland and island or even travel out to the outskirts of ...

Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IV: Lagos Island, Black Brazilians – The history is there; don’t change the story

The story of Lagos is incomplete without a thoughtful reference to Lagos Island – formerly known as Isale Eko. Walking ...

EditorSeptember 21, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Ignorance would not end the killings in Lagos island, this would

The recurrent clash on Lagos island, that has been a part of the area for years is taking a dramatic ...

EditorSeptember 21, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Like Badoo, Edgal Imohimi must crush this too

For more than a year, the ‘Badoo’ killings was the talk of the town in Ikorodu, Lagos. It started from ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 21, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] When will the government check the unending crisis in Lagos Island?

Lagos Island also known as Isale Eko is the principal and central local government area in Lagos. It was initially ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 26, 2017

8 dead, 15 rescued in collapsed building in Lagos

Eight dead bodies were recovered while 15 occupants were rescued after almost 24 hours of a rescue operation at the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 25, 2017

7 people rescued in collapsed building in Lagos

Seven people have been reportedly rescued in the Lagos Island building collapse of Tuesday afternoon while many others are still trapped. ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 25, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: LASG gives owners of illegal structures in Obalende 48 hours to pull them down

The Lagos State Government today served another 48 hours Abatement Notice, from Tuesday, 25th to Thursday to 27th of July ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 19, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos partners private inistitution on transforming Onikan to Africa’s tourism hub 

The Lagos State Government has sealed a major partnership with world’s second largest private foundation, Ford Foundation on the total ...

RoqeebahJuly 9, 2017

The simple reason why these floods must not return next year

By Stephanie Busari One half of Lagos is submerged under water after torrential downpour during the height of the rainy ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 9, 2017

Lagos flood: NTA shuts Lagos network centre

The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) network centre on Ahmadu Bello way in Victoria Island, Lagos, has been shut as a ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 1, 2017

Gunmen in a public shootout in Lagos Island (WATCH)

A video has emerged of a public shootout that took place in Lagos Island today. The Twitter user, @chxta, who ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 23, 2016

BRT vehicle in flames in Lagos Island (PHOTOS)

A Bus Rapid Transport (BRT) vehicle on Friday went up in flames at Adeniji bus stop in Lagos Island. There ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 16, 2015

Fire razes ‘Berlin market’ in Lagos Island (PHOTOS)

by Damilola Jagun A fire broke out in the wee hours of this morning at about 4am on Market street, ...

Op-Ed EditorOctober 14, 2014

Toni Kan writes on YNaija: In Nigeria, we gun for office

by Toni Kan In Igbo language, there is no word for politics. What you have is a phrase, a clause ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 3, 2014

Okada riders are making a gradual return to the roads of Lagos

by Isi Esene The ban on the movement of commercial motorcycles, popularly known as Okada, seems to have been relaxed ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 29, 2014

Two men arraigned for N8.4million ‘Bureau de Change’ scam

by Azubuike Azikiwe   Two men have been arraigned before a Magistrates Court, sitting in Igbosere, Lagos on Monday, 29 ...

March 31, 2014

How I made my first millions from comedy – Alibaba opens up

by Akan Ido Ace comedian, Alibaba is simply the godfather of comedy in Nigeria. His contribution to the growth of ...

February 27, 2014

Have you bought your tickets? SEE 4 plays, fringe shows and exhibitions at the Lagos Theatre Festival [DETAILS]

by Oge Okonkwo This Weekend ( February 28 – March 2) Queen of the Night ( 3.15 p.m & 6.15 ...

February 22, 2014

Meet Omawumi & Seun Kuti today! Enough is Enough Nigeria celebrates freedom of speech with concert at Freedom Park

by Oge Okonkwo “The man dies in all who keep silent in the face of tyranny” – Wole Soyinka Enough ...

January 17, 2014

‘He stripped naked & beat the officer’: Driver arrested for assaulting FRSC commander

by ‘Jola Sotubo A bus driver in Lagos has been arrested and charged to court for reckless driving and assault. ...

January 8, 2014

Friends engage in bloody fight over girlfriend in Lagos (PHOTOS)

by Oge Okonkwo Two friends, Saheed Hamza and Christopher Ugbeni engaged each other in a bloody street fight over a girl at Tafawa ...

October 23, 2013

Surulere, Apapa, Oshodi affected as cholera outbreak kills 3 people in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Cholera in the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide ...

September 26, 2013

Tragic news: 2 people die, others injured in multiple building collapse on Lagos Island

by Oge Okonkwo Two residential buildings, a three storey building and a bungalow,  located in the Lagos Island area of ...

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