Tag: lagos

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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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EditorNovember 1, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Lest Lagos falls into an avoidable health crisis

The Governor of Lagos, Akinwunmi Ambode government has invested a lot of funds into infrastructural development in the twenty local ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 28, 2017

Nigerian Army arrest 399 suspects during “Operation Crocodile Smile 2”

The Nigerian Army on Saturday said about 399 suspects were arrested for various offences during the exercise – “Crocodile Smile ...

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Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2017

Opinion: Danfo is a culture

by Onochie Esiobu Yellow and black, such a unique colour combination. Danfo buses, such a blessing and a curse. The ...

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AzeezOctober 25, 2017

“I was certain I didn’t blink” | Nigerian lady narrates how she was scammed of $4000

When Ada (not real name) set out for her bank transactions on that fateful Friday, October 13, she was oblivious ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

“33” Export brings back exciting Friendship Party to Ibadan and Lagos

The “33” Export Friendship Party returned to the South west last weekend as friends and consumers of the brand were ...

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ToluOctober 24, 2017

Jidenna arrives Nigeria ahead of Heineken Live Your Music parties in Lagos and Abuja (PHOTOS)

Nigerian-born American artiste, Jidenna arrived Lagos today ahead of the Heineken Live Your Music parties. He is expected to perform ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos XI: The Mayor of Lagos and the ‘city with bared fangs’

Blood flowing through open wounds of broken human body parts and a nation, beaten by ethnoreligious violence, forced Toni Kan ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos X: Badagry – a town of many firsts held prisoner by history

Badagry sits on one end of Lagos like an ignored elderly woman, whose hands raised nations but time and circumstances ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos IX: Oshodi, Festac, Okota, and the undertones of ethnic tensions

It is nearly noon on a bright Saturday and Alhaja (Mrs.) Gilani looks like her day is in slow motion. ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 21, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VIII: Confronting Nigeria’s disappearing history in Yaba with faith from Makoko

Nearly 6:30pm and Sogunro, Makoko, is alive with human activity; a cool evening breeze bouncing off the water canals and ...

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ToluOctober 21, 2017

7,396 prisoners in Lagos; Trump’s fortune plunges by $600 million | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

N140 billion – The amount the Senate Committees on Customs, Excise and Tariff and Marine Transport claim they have recovered ...

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AzeezOctober 20, 2017

Man jumps into Lagos lagoon, identity revealed

A man identified as Oluseyi Adekunle, on Friday jumped into the Lagoon in Lagos from the Lekki-Ikoyi Link Bridge. According to ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VII: New Lekki repeats the mistakes of old Lekki?

The sun is at its highest point, beating down with an intense ferocity that was merciless and unyielding. The tarred ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 20, 2017

So you think you know Lagos VI: Fetish sacrifices in Ikorodu and the real hustlers of Mile 12

“See that one” he said, nudging me with his elbow. He was using his eyes, to avoid drawing attention as ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Lagos has the highest number of prisoners in Nigeria – NBS

Lagos State has the highest number of prisoners in Nigeria, housing 7,396 out of the national total of 68,686, according ...

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EditorOctober 19, 2017

Lagos Attorney-General files for discontinuance in $8.8m fraud case against British citizen

The Lagos State Attorney-General, Honourable Adeniji Kazeem has, midway through a corruption case against Deepak Khilnani, filed a Notice of ...

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AzeezOctober 19, 2017

Music Takeover! Heineken unveils Jidenna as host of Heineken’s Live Your Music parties in Abuja and Lagos

International premium beer brand, Heineken has unveiled Nigerian-American artiste, Jidenna as host of the 2017 Live Your Music parties set to ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 19, 2017

So you think you know Lagos III: How demolition and eviction by LASG is tearing families apart, disrupting education

It was Philomena Aya’s hands that conceived and birthed Daniel. It was the same hands that buried him 25 years ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos II: “Any way na way; any hustle na hustle” – The nightlife of Opebi-Allen and Fela Shrine

At 8pm every Friday, Mutari, a tall slim Hausa-Fulani man, arrives at Opebi-Allen roundabout, Ikeja, at the intersection with Toyin ...

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Mazi EmekaOctober 18, 2017

So you think you know Lagos I: The hidden jewels of Isheri, renovated Berger and the faces of Agege

If football and other sporting events unite Nigerians, then Agege bread unites Lagosians regardless of socio-economic class and/or education. On ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaOctober 18, 2017

Editor’s Note: YNaija presents Lagos like you’ve never seen it

Today, YNaija begins an 11-part citizenship series on Lagos, popularly dubbed, “the city that doesn’t sleep“. Known for its welcoming aura ...

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AzeezOctober 15, 2017

Army launches Operation Crocodile Smile in Lagos

Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai on Friday launched Operation Crocodile Smile, a military exercise, at Takwa Bay Island in Lagos ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 9, 2017

Lagos Govt confirms suspected cases of Monkeypox

The Lagos Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris Monday, said that two suspected cases of Monkeypox have been recorded in the state. ...

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SponsorOctober 4, 2017

GTBank Fashion Weekend vendors’ registration now open

Are you a fashion entrepreneur? Do you make or sell quality clothes and accessories? Do you want to showcase your ...

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SponsorOctober 4, 2017

TOG media partners with FRSC to host Road Safety Forum in Lagos

After successfully hosting the SAFECROSS event in May 2017 (an awareness on pedestrian crossing), Road Safety Activist and Executive Director ...

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SponsorOctober 1, 2017

Ooni of Ife officially declares YES2017 open

The Youth Empowerment Summit 2017 (YES2017) South-West Lagos which held 28th September, 2017 at the Banquet Hall, National Theatre, Iganmu, ...

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SponsorSeptember 30, 2017

Art X Lagos announces participating exhibitors, artistes, and more for its 2017 edition

ART X Lagos on Thursday unveiled the 13 leading international art galleries selected for its 2017 edition. The art fair will feature over 60 artists from 14 countries across Africa and ...

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ToluSeptember 27, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: There’s a new 20-feet statue of Pa Obafemi Awolowo in Lagos (PHOTOS)

A new statue of late nationalist and statesman, Obafemi Awolowo now sits on the LTV junction on Lateef Jakande Road, ...

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AzeezSeptember 23, 2017

Police arrests 34 Peace Corps officials in Lagos

The Lagos state police command has announced the arrest of 34 officials of the Peace Corps of Nigeria, a para-military ...

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