Tag: oshodi

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. ...

ItunuoluwaAugust 2, 2017

[The Alausa Blog] Reconstruction of Oshodi-International Airport road to begin September

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday said that work on the proposed expansion and reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport ...

ItunuoluwaJune 5, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Lagos State suspends NURTW activities in Oshodi indefinitely

The Lagos state government has banned the Oshodi arm of the National Union of Road Transport Workers,  N.U.R.T.W indefinitely.  The ...

AzeezJune 3, 2017

No bomb explosion in Lagos– Police

The Lagos State Police Command on Saturday said reports of  bomb blast in the Oshodi area of Lagos was false. ...

EzinneJune 3, 2017

The Thread: “Tinubu’s thugs have turned Lagos into a killing field”

Reports on Twitter NG say that Oshodi has been in the throes of violence since morning. This will not be ...

ItunuoluwaJune 2, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: See the plan Ambode has for Oshodi- Airport road [Video ft Olamide]

The Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has granted permission to the Lagos State Government to embark upon a total reconstruction ...

Edwin OkoloNovember 1, 2016

Dear Nigeria Police, let’s not even pretend to be friends

Dear Nigeria Police, African Americans are only beginning to understand a truth Nigerians are very versed in: that the police ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 27, 2016

This is how Oshodi kids celebrated Children’s Day (PHOTOS)

For Nigerian kids, Children’s Day is like Christmas Day. The young at heart in Nigeria partake in a series of ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 25, 2016

Morning Devotion: A new Oshodi loading, a confusing CBN decision & more on Fayose

This morning Joachim discusses the new look Oshodi is going to have as well as CBN current decision and more ...

Ada IgboanugoMay 24, 2016

This is the grand plan Ambode has for Oshodi (WATCH)

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State intends to transform Oshodi into a world class transportation and commercial hub. Today, the ...

YWriterMay 23, 2016

Analysis: Before our eyes, Ambode is becoming one helluva governor

As the 2015 General Elections drew closer last year, one big question on the lips of many Nigerians was who ...

Mazi EmekaMay 19, 2016

Lagos state to transform Oshodi into…

“The Oshodi you see today will be a thing of the past in the next 15 months, as a world ...

SolaApril 9, 2015

This man wasn’t killed for dumping a political party, was he? (GRAPHIC PHOTO)

by Anike Jacobs An influential ‘Area Boy’ has been reported dead after crisis erupted in the Oshodi area of Lagos ...

Ada IgboanugoFebruary 20, 2015

What really happened in Oshodi yesterday

by Chinwe Okafor News went viral of confusion in Oshodi, Lagos on Thursday and it has been revealed that two factions ...

Isime EseneJanuary 13, 2015

Opinion: Rescuing Lagos from hoodlums – An open letter to Gov. Fashola

by Ayo Oshewolo Governor Fashola can put together some special security patrol teams, some in uniform and some in mufti, whose ...

Isime EseneOctober 12, 2014

Think about it, did a bird really turn into a woman in Lagos?

by Akan Ido First things first – birds don’t turn into human beings. Well, since that’s out of the way ...

Kolapo OlapojuSeptember 4, 2014

“We pray to God, then we go robbing” || Holy robbers give testimony after being nabbed

by Azubuike Azikiwe A robbery gang of four were arrested by operatives of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad of the command, ...

Isime EseneAugust 13, 2014

Police say these 2 men rob cab passengers in Lagos (PHOTO)

by Isi Esene Two armed robbery suspects were recently arrested and paraded by operatives of the operatives of the Special ...

June 6, 2014

‘Welcome to the MAVIN Empire’: This is how to get a job with Don Jazzy’s record label (WATCH)

by Tutu Akinlabi Don Jazzy has been known to have a very mischievous sense of humour as seen from his ...

February 11, 2014

Terrible: Train slices off ‘hanging’ passenger’s hand in Lagos

by ‘Jola Sotubo A man who was hanging from a train in Lagos yesterday met an unfortunate fate after his ...

November 20, 2013

Tragic: How church truck killed pregnant woman, 7 others in Lagos

by Akintomiwa Agbaje   Four women and an expectant mother were crushed to death by a truck filled with sand at Oshodi Bus ...

November 19, 2013

Terrible: 8 people die as truck crashes into stationary vehicles in Oshodi

At least eight people were feared dead on Tuesday in Lagos when a truck veered off its lane and crashed ...

November 14, 2013

Its all in a day’s job! How 3 Lagosians carry their burdens & keep moving (PHOTOS)

by Muyiwa Daropale Every day, YNaija On The Streets will try to bring you images that capture the dramatic, the ...

November 4, 2013

Sad news: Protest in Oshodi as policeman allegedly guns down youth leader

by ‘Jola Sotubo A policeman in Lagos has reportedly shot and killed a resident of the Oshodi environs in the ...

October 23, 2013

Surulere, Apapa, Oshodi affected as cholera outbreak kills 3 people in Lagos

The Lagos State Government has confirmed the outbreak of Cholera in the state. The State Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide ...

October 8, 2013

Why Lagos gov’t shut down The Lord’s Chosen and Charismatic Revival Church

  The Lagos State Government has shut down the headquarters of the Lord’s Chosen and Charismatic Revival Church on Ijesha, ...

October 8, 2013

Sad news: Hit and run driver kills pedestrian on Lagos expressway

A man has been crushed to death by a hit and run driver on the Oshodi-Gbagada Expressway, Lagos, Southwest Nigeria. ...

October 8, 2013

Sad: Protests in Oshodi after alleged killing of youth by policeman

by ‘Jola Sotubo The Oshodi area of Lagos State has been rocked by protests embarked upon by angry youth after ...

September 3, 2013

This is so sad: Bus crushes woman to death in Lagos (Viewers Discretion)

by Oge Okonkwo A commercial bus on Tuesday crushed a yet to be identified young woman to death, at about ...

August 1, 2013

“I was abused in the relationship”: Nollywood actress, Funke Akindele gives details of her crashed marriage

by Akan Ido The marriage split between popular actress, Funke Akindele and partner, Kehinde Oloyede now has a new twist ...

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