Tag: lagos

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August 14, 2012

U-turn: Murder case against banker, Yinka Johnson dropped

by Isi Esene There are indications that the murder charges against Yinka Johnson, the banker who allegedly killed an official ...

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August 14, 2012

Name and shame: Lagos promises to embarrass poster offenders

by Isi Esene The Lagos State Government yesterday warned organisations who persistently paste posters in inappropriate areas of the state ...

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August 13, 2012

Lagos is not broke, says Fashola (but, em, it’s drowning under foreign debt)

by Stanley Azuakola Be not afraid, Lagosians, your state is not broke. That was the assurance given by the Lagos ...

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August 13, 2012

Ijeoma Nwogwugwu: The Lagos traffic law does not make sense

The point being made is that before the Lagos State Government goes gaga over its new Traffic Law, it needs ...

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August 13, 2012

PHOTOS: #WhenWeWereKings – (A bit of) Nigeria’s history in pictures

by Isi Esene Today’s photo story is a collectors’ item, it takes us back memory lane to an era in ...

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August 12, 2012

Northern states top Nigeria’s jobless list according to figures released by NBS

by Isi Esene The Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has recently released the 2011 unemployment data which reveals a wide ...

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August 11, 2012

Female banker (allegedly) runs over LASTMA official, evades arrest

by Isi Esene A Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) official, Hammed Balogun, was yesterday killed by a female IBTC ...

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August 9, 2012

The first 41 people can win this! Introducing the Nokia 808 PureView 50% off promo

by Isi Esene Nokia is giving its loyal customers a 50% discount on its newly launched 41 mega-pixel Nokia 808 ...

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August 8, 2012

Don’t move: SSS stops Farouk Lawan from travelling for lesser Hajj

by Isi Esene The State Security Service (SSS) yesterday denied Mr. Farouk Lawan from leaving the country through the Murtala ...

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August 3, 2012

Scheduled Third Mainland Bridge diversion postponed

by Isi Esene Motorists using the Third Mainland Bridge have been given another temporary reprieve as the second complete diversion ...

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August 3, 2012

Fire eaters! Magicians! Acrobats! Nigeria’s Got Talent hits Abuja first

by Isi Esene The Rock View Hotel in Abuja was agog with thousands of uniquely talented people who came to ...

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July 30, 2012

BBC Video: Luxury brands take note of Nigerian high-end consumers

by Isi Esene Majority of Nigerians live below the World Bank’s poverty line, but a few of our fellow citizens ...

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July 29, 2012

Thirteen people confirmed dead in Benin-Ore accident

by Isi Esene Thirteen people have been confirmed dead in an accident, today, involving an IVECO Truck and a commuter ...

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July 29, 2012

“My husband pays me for sex”, wife tells court

by Isi Esene There was drama at the Agege Customary Court when Rachel Raheem, a 28-year-old woman accused her husband, ...

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July 28, 2012

YNaija Editorial: For GEJ and EFCC, another shot at redemption

Since the January #OccupyNigeria protest which swept across parts of the country, there have been lots of revelations from the ...

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July 26, 2012

#FuelSubsidyTrial: Suspects get bail

by Stanley Azuakola After two adjournments due to the absence of the suspected key actors in the oil subsidy fraud, ...

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July 26, 2012

Can we get this party started? YNaija presents Blackberry-powered #Hashtag party

by Doyin Jaiyesimi   Saturday, 28th July, 2012 is set to be unforgettable as YNaija, the sister brand to premium ...

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July 24, 2012

Waste to wealth: Wecyclers launches recycling program in Lagos slums

by Doyin Jaiyesimi Unmanaged waste torments cities across the developing world and Wecyclers plans to turn the tide in Nigeria ...

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July 23, 2012

Man arrested in Lagos with items suspected to be explosives

by Isi Esene We seem to be hearing more and more of these suspicious packages intercepted in Lagos lately. A ...

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July 22, 2012

10/10: More photos from the wedding of Naeto & Nicole

  Venue: Catholic Church of Divine Mercy, Lekki, Lagos Date: July 21, 2012 Superstar, D'banj rocks the stage at the ...

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July 18, 2012

Bomb reportedly defused by police in an Ikeja hotel

by Isi Esene There are unconfirmed reports that a bomb was discovered today in a room at Reliance Hotel located ...

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July 18, 2012

That’s our Governor: Fashola ‘arrests’ 2 military officers for driving on BRT lane

by Isi Esene Lagos State Governor,  Babatunde Fashola on Tuesday arrested two top military officers for driving on the dedicated ...

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July 13, 2012

Greatest Yabatech: LASTMA official abducted by students

by Adeniyi Abdul Chaos ensued yesterday as students of the Yaba College of Technology allegedly attacked members of the Lagos ...

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July 8, 2012

#ThisShouldConcernYou: See the schedule for Third Mainland Bridge diversions

by Isi Esene The Lagos State government has released the daily vehicular traffic diversion plan for commuters using the Third ...

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July 8, 2012

Let us die in peace: Catholic church says no to Lagos bill on cremation

by Isi Esene Apparently, the only place anyone is allowed to burn is in hell. The Catholic Church has expressed ...

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July 7, 2012

Photos: Rain of opportunities- Lagosians cash in on the downpour

by Seyi Lawal Lagos is not the commercial capital for fun, nothing goes past Lagosians without a possibility to cash in. ...

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July 5, 2012

Life’s a beach! Police close down Kuramo

by Hauwa Gambo “We are closing down the beach for one week; a team of security agents will continue to ...

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July 4, 2012

“No service in Boko Haram states”: Lagos NYSC members protest

Apparently, the last has not been heard of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) saga. The Batch B NYSC members ...

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June 30, 2012

Relief Cometh: Agency promises floods will soon stop (but only for a while)

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has promised that Nigerians will have some relief from the rains and flood in mid-july. ...

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June 30, 2012

Financial Times: Fashola is planning for a Lagos of 40 million people

by Tolu Orekoya The sprawling city-state of Lagos State has been a headache for more than a few governments. Long ...

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