Tag: lagos

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June 29, 2012

PHOTOS: The rain came down and the flood came up—Lagos under water

The rains over the last couple of days have caused havoc in parts of Lagos State. Source: Nigerian Eye Pearle ...

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June 27, 2012

Funke Aboyade: The presidential nuisance of Goodluck and Patience Jonathan

by Funke Aboyade I hate to be the one to say it but the President, Goodluck Jonathan, and his wife, ...

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June 26, 2012

Traffic control is our job – Lagos State tells FG on Third Mainland Bridge

by Stanley Azuakola In five days, repair work will begin on the Third Mainland Bridge, and the repairs are scheduled last from ...

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June 16, 2012

#DanaCrash: We must not forget, say organisers of memorial service

by Stanley Azuakola With the pace at which the talking points in Nigeria change as new developments occur in the ...

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June 15, 2012

“What is the basis for (the) honour?” – Fashola suspends honourary degrees in LASU

by Hauwa Gambo Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), the governor of Lagos State, was guest at the 17th Convocation ceremony of ...

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June 9, 2012

Runway lights off in Abuja: Arik Air flight forced to turn around; Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France sent to Lagos

  by Tolu Orekoya Yesterday evening, an Arik Air flight travelling to Abuja to Port Harcourt had to turn around and ...

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June 7, 2012

#DanaCrash: Victims’ families to be paid $100,000

    by Tolu Orekoya Dana Air’s insurance LLoyds of London will compensate the families of those who died in ...

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June 6, 2012

#DanaCrash: ‘I was to board that fatal flight’ – Lagos Speaker

by Stanley Azuakola Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji has revealed that he was supposed to board the ill-fated ...

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OluwapelumiJune 6, 2012

#DanaCrash: Dana Air releases statement of condolence

Dana Air released a statement yesterday, over the tragic plane crash on June 3, 2012, killing all 153 passengers and crew ...

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June 5, 2012

#DanaCrash: Nwabuwa Okafor, was sleeping at home when the plane crashed into him

by Chi Ibe James Okafor was unable to control his emotion as he spoke to news men yesterday. He was still ...

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June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: Gov Fashola offers relief to three kids orphaned by the crash

Three kids who were orphaned by the Dana Air Flight crashed in Lagos last Sunday, have received succour from the ...

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June 4, 2012

#Danacrash: AFP Report – Police fire tear gas at crowd at Lagos crash site

Nigerian police fired tear gas on Monday as a crowd surged at the site of a devastating plane crash in ...

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June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: More photos from the crash scene (Reader Discretion Advised)

It has been chaos at the scene of the Dana Air crash since yesterday, as officials are still working to ...

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June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: Residents claim plane exploded 20mins after crash but no one was saved

by Seyi Lawal Residents around the Iju area of Lagos where the Dana commercial air plane crashed said the aircraft did ...

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June 4, 2012

#DanaCrash: Mourners threaten to beat up airport officials, plus shocking history of the plane revealed

by Chi Ibe One of the after effects of the crash was felt yesterday as family and friends rushed into ...

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June 3, 2012

Update: Dana Air confirms crash

A Dana Air representative has confirmed to Ynaija that the plane carrying 153 passengers which crashed at the Iju area ...

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June 3, 2012

BREAKING: Dana Air plane crashes in Lagos, no survivors (see photos)

A Dana Air plane arriving Lagos from Abuja, the nation’s capital, crashed today. This is coming barely 24 hours after ...

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May 29, 2012

#GovFasholaVsLagosDoctors: Only 34 sacked doctors out of 788 reinstated in Lagos

by Seyi Lawal It’s been reported that 34 medical doctors out of the 788 sacked recently by the Lagos State Government have ...

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May 26, 2012

Big Brother Daily Di-Gist #17 & #18: Ungrateful housmates and alcohol is back

by Denike & Ifedayo Even as the  head of house, DKB is still under attack from his fellow house-mates, especially from ...

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May 26, 2012

Married but Living Single press conference holds in Lagos – See photos

What: Married But Living Single Press Comnerence. Where: City Mall Onikan Lagos Island. When:15 May 2012. Photos by Hycinth Iyereosa ...

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May 24, 2012

Blessing Effiong: In jail since 16, held for 3 years without charge

by Tolu Orekoya While former president Olusegun Obasanjo rants about the corrupt judiciary, there is real-world fall out and consequences due to ...

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May 20, 2012

You are hypocrites: PDP comes down on the ACN… again

by Lekan Olanrewaju A statement from the PDP Zonal Publicity Secretary, Mr Kayode Babade has criticised former Lagos State Governor Bola Tinubu for questioning ...

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May 17, 2012

Busted: BRT driver sentenced to 3 months in jail

An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday sentenced a 27-year-old Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) driver to three months imprisonment, with ...

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May 13, 2012

Doctors sacked? If you’re the governor send your parent abroad for treatment

 by Tolu Orekoya It seems that Lagos State’s esteemed governor felt that the healthcare system was not good enough to treat ...

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May 12, 2012

Photo of the Day: Public urination gone too far

A reader sent this in. Conductor urinating on the road, like on the road, at Bank Anthony, Ikeja- Lagos. Sights & Wonders ...

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OluwapelumiMay 8, 2012

Lagos health crisis: Fashola sacks striking doctors

by Lekan Olanrewaju Governor Fashola is clearly not one to bluff. Just a few days after expressing his displeasure at the ...

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OluwapelumiMay 5, 2012

Emmanuel Osanedum: 17 reasons I’ll never leave Lagos (30 Days, 30 Voices)

by Emmanuel Osanedum 1. The way the woman at O’jez open-air ‘restaurant’ calls me “My darling” when she’s taking my ...

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April 19, 2012

Temitope Shittu-Alamu: Okada to the rescue – our love/hate relationship

These distinguished guys have really tried for us, think of all those (ehrm) crunch-time moments that okadas have been lifesavers. ...

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April 18, 2012

AP Report: “Lagos is a mess. But under that mess- there are a whole lot of very good people”

by Chi Ibe By 2015, the population of Lagos will rise to 12.4 million. This will make it the most ...

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April 16, 2012

“Preview of an overcrowded planet” – The New York Times takes on Nigeria’s population growth

by Lekan Olanrewaju You know all that talk about Lagos supposedly being the largest African city in the world and Nigeria ...

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