Tag: Yaba

Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 2, 2017

The Thread: “It is getting out of hand” | Yet another story of SARS operatives killing young Nigerians

Now, this is really getting out of hand. Only a couple of days ago, a Twitter user narrated his traumatic ...

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 ...

SponsorAugust 23, 2017

TEDxYaba2017: Dissecting the Past; Talking Growth, Opportunities and Possibilities for the Future.

As you may have very well heard, the 2017 edition of TEDxYaba themed Past, Present, Future held last Saturday August ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 12, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode orders contractors to speed up work on new model colleges

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday ordered contractors working on the ongoing construction of new model colleges across the State ...

EditorJuly 7, 2017

The Activism Blog: CC Hub has finally vexed – on top of this Yaba matter 

So ever since you all started wailing about how Yaba is no longer Nigeria’s leading technology cluster – with the ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 27, 2017

The Thread: Lagos is changing irreversibly, but that might not be a good thing

Ambode has such grand plans to give Lagos a face lift. He’s already on a drive, demolishing buildings in swamps, ...

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 ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2016

Perez Tigidam: What will kill you does not look like you

by Perez Tigidam A few weeks ago, I sat with my buddy Oluyomi Ojo E (Founder of Printivo) at TerraCulture, ...

RoqeebahSeptember 4, 2016

5 key things to note from Zuckerberg’s visit to Nigeria

Zuckerberg ‘snuck‘ into the country on Tuesday, 30th August but made sure to ‘publicly’ eat the Nigerian Jollof rice, joining the likes ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 31, 2016

Zuckerberg walks the streets of Lagos as he visits Andela (WATCH)

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria. Zuckerberg who arrived Nigeria in an unannounced visit went to tech startup Andela, one ...

Isime EseneAugust 31, 2016

YNaija Analysis: What Zuckerberg’s arrival in Nigeria really means

The surprise visit of Mark Zuckerberg understandably had many heads spinning. What is the world’s 5th richest man doing in ...

Isime EseneAugust 30, 2016

YNaija Exclusive: This is EXACTLY why Mark Zuckerberg is in Nigeria (READ)

by Isime Esene Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Nigeria this week on his first trip to Africa, using his ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 2, 2016

#Yabacon: ‘I’ve been accused of propagating a name for Yaba’ – Bankole Oluwafemi

As part of our special series on the Yaba technology cluster, we met with Bankole Oluwafemi, the co-founder of Big ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 29, 2016

#Yabacon: Co-creation Hub and the growth of Yaba tech-cluster (WATCH)

Tunji Eleso, Managing Partner, Growth Capital by Cc-Hub, speaks to YNaija on the growth of Yaba technology cluster and the ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 26, 2016

We explored the evolution of #Yabacon in this 2-minute video

In less than five years, Yaba, a Lagos suburb has evolved to become one of the leading technology clusters in ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

#Yabacon: From sleepy town to tech cluster in 8 photos

Arguably, Yaba is the largest technology cluster in Africa. Its growth has been organic and fuel by citizen led activities. ...

Mazi EmekaJuly 24, 2016

#Yabacon: How citizens and innovators have transformed Yaba

Yaba is a typical Lagos town; noisy, busy, over-populated and a complete paradox – with neatly set modern buildings standing next ...

Mazi EmekaJune 8, 2016

Makoko floating school brought down by rainstorm (PHOTOS)

The famous Makoko floating school, on Wednesday, collapsed after it was hit by heavy rainstorm. The building, which is located ...

Adebayo EmuleomoMay 18, 2016

Investigations into Ronke Shonde’s: “The actual thing that killed her” is not yet clear

The controversy surrounding the death of Ronke Shonde, believed to have been murdered by her husband, Lekan after a domestic ...

Adebayo EmuleomoJanuary 28, 2016

Accident or road construction? (PHOTOS)

As seen on Commercial Avenue, Yaba, Lagos. Just along the road, a stone-throw away from the Yaba Baptist Church, a ...

SolaMarch 6, 2015

Why I hid my husband’s dead body for 3 years – Woman explains

by Anike Jacobs One Mrs. Joy Olatunji Shittu, the widow who allegedly hid her husband’s corpse in a house since ...

Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 16, 2015

“She threatens my life anytime she is drunk” – Man wants out of 10-year-old marriage

by Temitope Onitiju A 43-year-old businessman, Rasheed Ogunwande, has pleaded with a Yaba Customary Court to dissolve his 10-year-old marriage, ...

SolaDecember 15, 2014

I killed my master because I needed N150,000 for Dubai trip – motor boy (PICTURED)

by Anike Jacobs How cruel could one get to raise money for a travel trip?! A petroleum tanker conductor, Sani ...

Kolapo OlapojuDecember 13, 2014

‘The battle shall be won’: Army remains bullish on defeating Boko Haram

by James Sambo   The Nigerian Army has once again, assured Nigerians of its determination to win the war against ...

Kolapo OlapojuNovember 10, 2014

Two teenage boys arrested for having homosexual intercourse

by Temitope Jagun Two teenage boys, Gideon Harrison and Ifeanyi Ezeorji, have been arrested by the Lagos State Police command for ...

Kolapo OlapojuOctober 7, 2014

Lagos state launches improved ‘Energy Calculator Mobile App’ (DOWNLOAD)

by Jewel Stephen Over the weekend, the Lagos State Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources through its implementing agency, Lagos ...

Emmanuel ChidiogoSeptember 23, 2014

How the military takes advantage of young medical interns

by Daniel Essien Charles O. qualified as a medical doctor in July 2013 and was inducted to the medical profession ...

SolaSeptember 17, 2014

Husband, wife rape 16-year-old housekeeper 

by S’ola Filani A 42 year old man and his wife –  Ezechima and Uzoima Patrick – who reside at No.14, ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 25, 2014

I want to kill him | 5-year-old girl says after being raped by 22-year-old man

by Azubuike Azikiwe Policemen of the State Criminal Investigation Department (SCID), Yaba, Lagos, have arrested a 22-year-old man for raping ...

Kolapo OlapojuAugust 12, 2014

Fashola says 5 Ebola infected persons are responding to treatment

by Kolapo Olapoju   The Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, has revealed that five out of the ten Nigerians infected ...

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