Tag: lagos

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 22, 2018

Ambode wants Lagos roads repaired in 4 weeks but it’s a facade

The governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode has directed the state Public Works Corporation to repair all the potholes on major ...

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Wilfred OkicheSeptember 18, 2018

Profile: Akinwunmi Ambode has declared ambition for a second term; will he get one?

Political watchers with inside knowledge of state and party politics insist that despite his incumbent status, Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi ...

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tosin adesinaSeptember 12, 2018

Let’s talk about “Killer Parents” on Lagos Roads

One evening in July 2018, I almost lost my life. I was riding in a tricycle (keke napep) somewhere along ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 31, 2018

Fisayo Soyombo holds master class on Investigative Journalism in Lagos

Fisayo Soyombo, Editor, Sahara Reporters and Aljazeera contributor yesterday August, 29 2018 held a master class on Investigative Journalism for ...

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tosin adesinaAugust 14, 2018

Why has the Lagos light rail been delayed for another two years?

When this present government was elected into power, Lagosians voted them on the premise that they would continue and complete ...

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tosin adesinaJuly 22, 2018

Ambode lost the battle to keep Lagos clean and now he is losing the battle to keep our road traffic free

This is not the best of time for Lagos Governor Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode. The famed “itesiwaju eko” man is definitely ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 1, 2018

The Late 5: Lagos govt. bans fuel tankers from non-trailer routes, 32 Boko Haram terrorists surrender to troops in Borno and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Lagos Government has announced a restriction of the movement of ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2018

Tanker explodes in Lagos, 50 vehicles reportedly burnt

An explosion has occured along the Otedola Bridge axis of Berger in Lagos after a petrol-laden tanker exploded with the blaze ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 13, 2018

The Big 5: Soyinka urges Buhari to stop admiring Abacha, Buhari holds closed-door meeting with APC Governors and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: Nobel laureate and activist during the June 12,1993 struggle, Professor Wole ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 11, 2018

The Big 5: Wike accuses FG of plot to frame him, Police Officers dismissed over use of tear gas and other stories

These are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike, said he has uncovered a plot ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 9, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari leaves for Morocco on Sunday, Lagos, Ogun and Osun declares public holiday on June 12 and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, embark a two-day working visit ...

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Alexander OnukwueJune 7, 2018

Opening up a growing Mega-city: Why Lagos needs Open Contracting

(in partnership with Patrick Enaholo) Grey clouds had begun to gather over the Lagos business district Alausa as Nahimah alighted ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 4, 2018

The Late 5: 210 inmates escape from Minna Prison, Police make U-turn on Saraki invitation and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: 210 inmates on Sunday night escaped from the Minna Maximum Prisons, ...

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tosin adesinaMay 30, 2018

Governor Ambode is a Chartered Accountant but frivolous with Lagos funds

The letters (attached below) were written in April and May this year. Its contents which were leaked online a few ...

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EditorMay 12, 2018

Kelechi Udegbe visits Makoko community in second episode of documentary series, #KelechisQuest

Kelechi Udegbe continues his search for affordable accommodation in Lagos as he explores the Makoko slum community. Actor, Kelechi Udegbe is not ...

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tosin adesinaMay 10, 2018

Almajiris will soon overrun Lagos if no action is taken

The Almajiri system that has contributed to the highest rate of out of school children in Northern Nigeria is gradually ...

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Olusola OduleyeApril 18, 2018

Housing Challenge: understand the process of buying property in Lagos State

Nigerians abroad and those living in the country have been scammed several times trying to purchase a property. This can ...

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tosin adesinaApril 3, 2018

Martin Luther King, Lagos Visit and a government of misplaced priorities

On Tuesday, 27 March 2018, the media was flooded with pictures from the Presidency showing President Muhammadu Buhari receiving a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 29, 2018

[In case you’re wondering] This is how much Ambode’s Lagos might lose as President Buhari visits

As reported earlier, President Muhammadu Buhari will be in Lagos on a two-day official visit starting today, Thursday, March 29 through Friday, March ...

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tosin adesinaMarch 24, 2018

The Lagos state Government has not shown enough concern to residents of Olusosun

Last week, the entire Lagos was held to a standstill. Lagosians were unable to move from the mainland to the ...

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Kansi UdochukwuFebruary 28, 2018

Opinion: If we want an even better Lagos, then we have to become more ecofriendly

Lagos has a population of 20 million people, and it is one of the ten most populous cities in the ...

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tosin adesinaFebruary 5, 2018

[The Injustice Blog] LASG has increased the Lekki toll rates with no concern for its residents

Just when you think the Lagos state government is finally going to care about its citizens or even make decisions ...

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AzeezJanuary 22, 2018

The Big 5: Long fuel queues return, Herdsmen attack in Adamawa, and other top stories

These are the top five stories from Nigeria, that you should be monitoring today. After the holiday, long queues of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaDecember 27, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 27th of December

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: Atiku denies having a ‘cold relationship’ with PDP governors, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 27, 2017

We can’t continue to leave Lagos in this dirty state | Judge frowns at the filth in the state

Justice Taofiquat Oyekan-Abdullahi, of a Lagos High Court, has directed the State Ministry of Environment and the Incorporated Trustees of ...

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AzeezDecember 18, 2017

Thiery Henry crowned ‘Igwe of football’ in Lagos (PHOTOS)

Football legend, Thiery Henry was on Sunday crowned the ‘Igwe of football’ at an event in Victoria Island, Lagos. Henry arrived ...

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SponsorNovember 23, 2017

Lights, Camera No Dialogue: a Hotel Called Memory Premieres In Lagos

Tons of movie lovers gathered at C, Lagos on Sunday 19th November 2017 where Temple productions treated our curious and ...

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AzeezNovember 19, 2017

Lagos conductors to start wearing uniforms from January 1

The Bus Conductors Association of Nigeria (BCAN) has said its members in Lagos will start wearing uniforms from January 1, 2018. National ...

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AzeezNovember 4, 2017

Lagos govt orders LCC to halt proposed toll gate tariff hike

The Lagos State Government has directed Lekki Concession Company (LCC) to halt the proposed tariff hike on Lekki-Epe Expressway and Lekki-Ikoyi link bridge. ...

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AzeezNovember 3, 2017

Nine escape death as multiple accidents occur in Lagos

Nine persons have been rescued after multiple accidents occurred on Friday at Palm Grove Bus Stop along Ikorodu road. According ...

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