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Shelter For Abused Women, Girls Open In Lagos

Shelter For Abused Women, Girls Open In Lagos

Solace has come for abused women and girls in Lagos State and Nigeria at large as a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Centre for Children’s Health Education, Orientation and Protection (CEE-HOPE) in partnership with Hearts 100 Initiative recently opened a shelter named ‘Hearts of Hope Shelter’ for victims and survivors of Gender-Based Violence (GBV). The shelter will […]

Lagos Assembly Backs Fida, Agencies On GBV

Lagos Assembly Backs Fida, Agencies On GBV

As part of efforts to mark the 16 Days of Activism of Eradication of Domestic and Sexual Violence, the Lagos State House of Assembly concluded plans to give legal backing to any agency that ensure speedy justice on Gender-Based Violence, GBV. This was part of “A Bill for a Law to provide for the Lagos […]

Lagos Public Transport Palaver : Protecting Oneself As A Lady On A Public Bus

Lagos Public Transport Palaver : Protecting Oneself As A Lady On A Public Bus

Zeenat grew up in the suburbs of Lagos, she has the traits of a typical “sisi eko”, street smart and knows how to navigate her way through this complicated and fast-paced city. She’s a young lady who just completed the mandatory National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) programme and had to return back to Lagos in […]

Lagos Reopens Worship Centres Aug 7

Lagos Reopens Worship Centres Aug 7

Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, yesterday ordered reopening of worship centres in the state with effect from the 7th of August, saying positivity cases of the COVID-19 pandemic has reduced in the state. Lagos State Government had shut worship centres in the state as part of its efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus […]

Tragedy As Pipeline Explosion Displaces Over 200 In Lagos

Tragedy As Pipeline Explosion Displaces Over 200 In Lagos

At least, 15 persons died and several others injured in the early hours of yesterday in an explosion suspected to have been caused by gaseous substance at Ado Soba, Abule Ado, in Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area of Lagos State. Over 200 residents of Hyacinth Maduekwe and Chosen Streets, in Abule Ado community, were rendered […]

Okada Riders Poise For War In Lagos

Okada Riders Poise For War In Lagos

The stage is set for a major confrontation between the Lagos State Government and commercial motorcyclists and tricycle operators otherwise known as Okada and Keke riders today. Last week, the state government announced the ban on their activities in six Local Government Areas and nine Local Council Development Areas in the state, with its enforcement […]

Computer Village Is One OF The Biggest Information, Communications Technology Market In Africa

Computer Village Is One OF The Biggest Information, Communications Technology Market In Africa

Nigeria’s Otigba Computer Village is arguably the biggest information, communications technology (ICT) market in Africa. It started off as a one-man business on a street called “Otigba” in Ikeja, the capital of Lagos State. Within a short time it grew to a few thousand businesses occupying a vast area in the state. It represents an ICT solution […]

Lagos Is ‘Sixth Least Expensive City In The World’

Lagos Is ‘Sixth Least Expensive City In The World’

Lagos has been ranked as the sixth cheapest city in the world to live in, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit survey. The survey compares more than 400 individual prices across 160 products and services. These include food, drink, clothing, household supplies, and personal care items, home rents, transport, utility bills, private schools, domestic help, […]

The Story Corner : BBN Palava

The Story Corner : BBN Palava

My people, my people. Let me wish you a happy new month first. Happy New Month! This gist is fresh from the oven, fresh from my reliable sources and I saw it myself o. Big Brother Naija called for auditions and guess what? people flooded the venue. Youths, especially Lagos youths, they have no chill […]

The ‘Anxiety’ Over Traffic Robbery In Lagos

The ‘Anxiety’ Over Traffic Robbery In Lagos

The Lagos State governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, is winding down his administration of Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital city with six months left in the four-year cycle. Happenings and developments around the city, especially on security, give a bold statement – Governor Ambode is racing against time in a tall order to finish strong.   It was […]

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