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Is Lagos Really The 8th Most Dangerous Place For Women?

Is Lagos Really The 8th Most Dangerous Place For Women?

The day I arrived in Lagos after deciding to move here, I felt a mixture of exhaustion, excitement and disbelief; I still couldn’t quite believe I’d decided to do it. As I started unpacking, my dad came into my room and we started chatting. As I started taking my clothes out of my suitcase, he […]

Rant Of The Day – LASTMA Or TRAFMA?

Rant Of The Day – LASTMA Or TRAFMA?

Welcome to the rant column I wonder why there is a switch in roles and the only answer I get is, Irresponsibility. It is funny that these guys were created to make the lives of the citizens easier by enforcing Law and Order amongst motorists but the case? Oh, it’s a spill from the real […]

LASG Begins Rehabilitation, Upgrading Of Roads In Epe

LASG Begins Rehabilitation, Upgrading Of Roads In Epe

The Lagos State Government has restated its commitment towards improving the standards of living and well-being of the entire residents of the State, just as he commenced immediate rehabilitation and upgrade of the second segment of the arterial/inner roads in Epe Local Government Area of the State. Speaking at a Stakeholders’ meeting on Thursday at […]

Monkey Pox Spreads To Lagos, Rivers, Five Other States

Monkey Pox Spreads To Lagos, Rivers, Five Other States

Following the outbreak of the monkey pox virus in Bayelsa State recently, other suspected cases have been reported in six more states in the country, bringing the total number of suspected cases so far to 31. The states that have reported cases of the virus are Bayelsa, Rivers, Ekiti, Akwa Ibom, Lagos, Ogun and Cross […]

LASEMA Assures Residents Of Quick Response To Emergency In Apapa

LASEMA Assures Residents Of Quick Response To Emergency In Apapa

The Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA) has assured residents that it is exploring various ways at ensuring quick and adequate response to emergency in Apapa. An emergency is a situation that poses an immediate risk to health, life, property, or environment. Most emergencies require urgent intervention to prevent a worsening of the situation. The […]

Rant Of The Day – Abeg, No Change O

Rant Of The Day – Abeg, No Change O

Welcome to the rant column. I am sure the statement above isn’t new to Lagosians especially when you board public buses. There’s always no change, that’s no balance for your money if you give or intending to give the bus conductor a higher denomination than the normal transport fare. Please, these guys always forget that […]

MUSON Festival Of The Arts kicks Off October

MUSON Festival Of The Arts kicks Off October

This platform is also MUSON’s modest contribution to the national effort at discovering and nurturing of our youths. Wednesday, October 18 will flag off the final phase of this competition. There are three categories of Pianoforte, Voice and other Instruments. Apart from being a competition for attractive prizes, it is also a concert of very […]

Lagos Monarchs Lead Walk Against Rape, Domestic Violence Against Women

Lagos Monarchs Lead Walk Against Rape, Domestic Violence Against Women

Worried by incessant cases of sexual assault and violence against women, two traditional rulers in Lagos State on Thursday led a walk by the people against the crime on the Lekki-Epe Expressway and major streets in the area. The rulers — Olu of Epe, Sefiu Adewale and the Oloja of Epe, Kamorudeen Animashaun — who […]

12 Dead, Scores Missing As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

12 Dead, Scores Missing As Boat Capsizes In Lagos

The Lagos State Government yesterday confirmed the death of 12 persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state. In a statement issued by the Managing Director of Lagos State Waterways Authority (LASWA), Mr. Abisola Kamson, the state government attributed the unfortunate mishap to overloading of passengers on […]

Missing Toddler Found In A Shrine

Missing Toddler Found In A Shrine

The lifeless body of a four-year-old missing child was, at the early hours of yesterday, found close to a shrine at Iwaya area of Lagos, with her throat slashed. The toddler, Farida Ayomide Suleiman, who was suspected to have been used for ritual at the shrine, was last seen on Tuesday in the company of […]

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