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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 […]

Police Nabs Mad Woman With Human Parts At Ijanikin

Police Nabs Mad Woman With Human Parts At Ijanikin

The ‘madwoman’ who was arrested on Monday with decomposing corpses and other human parts under Cele Nicer Bridge in Ijanikin, Ojo area of Lagos State, has said she, at times, posed as a sex worker to get victims for her human parts business, which she has been operating for nine years. Preliminary investigation also revealed […]

Boosting Breastfeeding In Nigeria

Boosting Breastfeeding In Nigeria

World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated every year from August 1-7 to encourage breastfeeding and improve the health of babies around the world. The celebration provides wonderful opportunity of refreshing knowledge or setting agenda for nursing mothers on breastfeeding for a whole week. First celebrated in 1992 by World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), World Breastfeeding […]

Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative Inspires Women, Youths to Embark On Profitable Ventures

Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative Inspires Women, Youths to Embark On Profitable Ventures

Panelists at the first Lagos seminar of the Entrepreneurship Platform Initiative (EPI), have urged budding entrepreneurs particularly women and youths to be innovative and aspire beyond their set business targets. The panelists in their respective remarks at the forum encouraged women to take advantage of their God given skills and develop great business ideas so […]

Rant Of The Day – We Lay In Waste

Rant Of The Day – We Lay In Waste

Welcome to the rant column I have seen so many things in this city of mine but this particular ancient crown that is zooming back to this place is very embarrassing. Who else has noticed how dirty Lagos is right now? Jeez! Lagos is now full of dirts and I am wondering if the Waste […]

Scores Dead, Many Injured As Gas Explosions Rock Lagos

Scores Dead, Many Injured As Gas Explosions Rock Lagos

Scores of people were on Monday dismembered and several others sustained injuries, including third degree burns, as two gas explosions rocked both the Magodo and Badagry areas of Lagos. While the first explosion occurred at the Second Coming Nigeria Limited gas located on CMD Road, Magodo, the second followed hours later at a gas retail […]

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