Tag: lagos

Op-Ed EditorMay 25, 2020

Gernot Rohr to continue as Super Eagles coach | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed he has agreed on a new two-and-half-year contract extension with the Nigeria Football ...

Bernard DayoApril 3, 2020

This Lagos ”breaking news” is the kind that will excite you | The @YNaija Cover –

The Lagos state government has announced the discharge of four Coronavirus patients. Meanwhile, 18 patients had earlier been discharged, after ...

Op-ed EditorMarch 26, 2020

COVID-19: Cases may be rising but Lagos is offering us wholesale hope amidst this scourge

To panic is human, yet what is even more so is to hope. Hope is the intoxicating chemical that successfully ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 20, 2020

COVID-19: Presidency bursts the bubble of Nigerians | The #YNaijaCover

The last one week has been a hectic one for Nigerians all over as the COVID-19 pandemic reached a near-alarming ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqMarch 11, 2020

The #YNaijaCover: Lagos shutdown

Wednesday was “hellish” for commuters in the ‘centre of excellence’ as they groaned in unexplainable gridlocks across the city. It ...

Edwin OkoloJanuary 27, 2020

Sanwo-Olu shows he is a true Lagos governor by banning kekes & okadas (again)

When Nigerian governments have a problem they cannot solve by ignoring it, they choose instead to ban it instead. We ...

Nelson C.JJanuary 11, 2020

Somebody help! There’s fire on the mountain and all we see are commiserations

Between January 7 and January 10, 30 fire cases were reported in Osun, and 39 in Lagos state. This is ...

Nelson C.JJanuary 2, 2020

Dear Governor; bad roads and not bad cars are the major causes of Lagos gridlocks

Lagos has a serious and historical problem with traffic congestion and gridlocks that often run for hours and has been ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 11, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 11th of July

Follow the links to read our stories on YNaija:   The Big 5: Don’t carry drugs to holy land, Dabiri-Erewa ...

Isime EseneMay 29, 2019

#HotTakes: Is Babajide Sanwo-Olu ready to do the work?

No matter what side of the divide you are on, it is hard to dispute the sterling performance of Babatunde ...

Bernard DayoApril 24, 2019

The Big 5: Buhari billed to inaugurate five projects in Lagos; Court asked to declare Justice Muhammad unfit, order new selection | Other top stories

Here are the stories that you should be monitoring today: Court asked to declare Justice Muhammad unfit, order new selection ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 7, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 7th of February

tosin adesinaDecember 4, 2018

Two years after, the impact of the Lagos state water hyacinth removal machines is nonexistent

On October 13, 2016, Lagos Governor Akinwunmi Ambode represented by former Commissioner for Environment, Dr Babatunde Adejare commissioned two brand ...

tosin adesinaDecember 3, 2018

Zenera celebrates fifth anniversary with cancer awareness walk

With over 72,000 deaths per annum and over 100,000 new cases annually, Nigeria remains one of the countries with a ...

Jeffrey OkoloNovember 25, 2018

How I went from Lagos to London on a budget

I recently had my first trip to the United Kingdom, and I will like to take you through the entire ...

tosin adesinaOctober 16, 2018

Visionscape: Why Governor Ambode must break his silence

Since he lost his bid to clinch the ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) as its Governorship candidate for ...

Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 5, 2018

The YNaija Cover – the 5th of October

Follow the links to read the stories and analyses on YNaija: BREAKING: Jimi Agbaje emerges as Lagos PDP guber candidate ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 2, 2018

Another tanker explodes in Lagos

Another fuel tanker has exploded along the Lagos Badagry Expressway on Tuesday morning. The Twitter user, Ola Abdulakeem, did not ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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