Tag: lagos

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Chinedu OkaforAugust 4, 2021

The Future Project Africa launches Local Government Performance Report (LGPR) …assess the delivery of public goods by Local Governments in Lagos.

The Future Project Africa has launched the Local Government Performance Report – a report aimed at assessing the delivery of ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 16, 2021

2021 Heroes Award: Indomie Kick-off Nationwide Search for Extraordinary Children

–          To institute other award categories In line with its corporate social responsibility initiative to honour heroic Nigerian children, Dufil ...

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Chinedu OkaforMay 21, 2021

#YNaijaMusic50: Don Jazzy, Davido, Ozedikus, Sunday Are, Simi…Here are the 50 Most Influential Nigerians in Music

For a country with numerous social issues, music is the one thing that manages to keep us sane. Every year, ...

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Ado AminuFebruary 23, 2021

3 young Nigerians reveal shocking takes on climate change

If you hear the names Vanessa Nakate or Greta Thunberg, does it ring a bell? If yes, congratulations you are ...

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Uroupa KiakubuDecember 7, 2020

#EndSARS: Yahaya Bello is out and about again or maybe tensed up too

From all indications, tension seems to be mounting among the political class as young Nigerians mobilise for a second phase ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 27, 2020

Policemen in Nigeria seem to be back to their old ways as they open fire on a crowd of market women

The year 2020 has been one big convoluted story with so many life changing twists and turns that would no ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 23, 2020

All you should know about the heinous abuses going on in Oyigbo

While Nigerians are still reeling from the grisly events of October 20 2020, where unarmed protesters were shot at and ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

FG, CBN disregard the law in attempt to stifle the #EndSARS influence because why not?

Every time you think there is a ray of hope for a truly democratic Nigeria, the government pulls a trick ...

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Chinedu OkaforNovember 11, 2020

Pension for ex-governors may soon become a thing of the past in Lagos and it’s commendable

Pensions in Nigeria are a dreaded topic when they arise, especially as there’s mostly a hassle when it comes time ...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: Lagos lawmaker implies that protesters deserved to have been shot at

For Nigerians all over the world, particularly the ones resident in the country, the past three weeks have been nothing ...

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Uroupa KiakubuOctober 29, 2020

#YNaijaEndSARSupdates: How the reported absence of LASTMA officials is affecting Lagosians

In the aftermath of the #EndSARS protest, there has been a noticeable absence of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) on the roads, according to reports. The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), and the police were also reported to have deserted...

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 21, 2020

DJ Switch spread the #LekkiMassacre story to the world, and it’s not the first time she is fighting to #EndBadGovernanceInNigeria

Since the protest to end police brutality in Nigeria began, protesters have demanded that the movement remain leaderless. That way, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2020

800k in Lagos or 150k in Abuja? All the reasons why you should think well before making a decision

Social media has become a haven for debates that cause actual changes in mindsets. You could learn how not to ...

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Michael IsaacJuly 27, 2020

Funsho Williams: 14 years after, conversation on unearthing murderers of Lagos politician resurfaces

Anthony Olufunsho Williams was an influential Lagos politician and former Commissioner under Colonel Olagunsoye Oyinlola‘s Military Administration in Lagos. Murdered ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 18, 2020

Lagos Floods: Lekki residents are the brunt of the joke again

In what has gradually become an expected pattern to see videos and pictures of flooded streets in Lagos anytime the ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 18, 2020

#BBNaija star Diane Russet is about to make her Nollywood debut | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Big Brother Naija star Diane Russet is about to make her Nollywood debut in a movie titled Storm. The reality ...

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Toluwanimi OnakoyaJune 12, 2020

345 in Lagos; Nigerians express shock at latest Coronavirus cases

by Toluwanimi Onakoya The first case of Coronavirus in the country was recorded in February. The patient, an Italian who predominantly ...

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Michael IsaacJune 6, 2020

Is it possible to live and survive, earning 30K in Lagos?

A few years ago (Many few years ago, in fact), 30,000 Naira may have sounded like a big deal and ...

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Op-Ed EditorJune 1, 2020

Dino Melaye lands first Nollwood movie role in ”The Bean Shaped Superhero” | 5 Things that Should Matter Today

Dino Melaye has landed his first Nollywood movie in The Bean Shaped Superhero, and he would be playing the lead ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Temidayo 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 ...

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Temidayo 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Temidayo 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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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