Category Archives: Lagos

Fire guts Ikotun bank ATM gallery in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Pandemonium broke out yesterday afternoon, when fire suddenly gutted a bungalow housing about six Automated Teller Machines, ATM, at Access Bank, Ikotun Branch, old Alimosho Local Government Area, Lagos. It was gathered that property worth millions of Naira and unspecified amount of money were destroyed in the late afternoon inferno. Director, Lagos […]

Lagos seeks partnership on security, traffic, waste mgt

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State has stressed the need for business community to partner with government in ensuring a conducive, reduction in crime rate, as well as elimination of traffic gridlock in the forthcoming Yuletide period and beyond. Ambode Meantime, the state government has completed the rehabilitation of popular Charity Road […]

NASS set to revisit quest for special status to Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni & Monsuru Olowoopejo INDICATIONS emerged, yesterday, that the National Assembly was set to revisit the earlier motion jettisoned by the Senate seeking one percent special allocation to Lagos from the federal revenue. Some Eyo displaying during its Festival as part of activities marking the Lagos @50 celebrations at the Tafawa Balewa Square […]

Lagos, Ondo, Oyo commence new legal year

By Ola Ajayi Onozure Dania & Adeola Badru Ibadan – Three states in the South-West, Lagos, Ondo and Oyo, yesterday, commenced the new legal year with Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, admonishing stake holders in justice delivery system to embrace accountability, transparency and shun corrupt practices. Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); former […]

Lagos elders ask FG to cut down cost of governance

By Onozure Dania Secretary-General of Lagos Elders Council, Chief Adesunbo Onitiri, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari  to, as a matter of urgency, cut down the cost of governance to boost capital projects and enable Nigerians enjoy dividends of democracy.    He also said the federal and state governments should also slash salaries, allowances and other […]

Lagos and the ‘resurrected Awo’

By Tayo Ogunbiyi IN Othello, one of his famous works, iconic playwright, Williams Shakespeare, flawlessly stresses the importance of good reputation with the following words: “Good name in man and woman, dear my lord, is the immediate jewel of their souls: Who steals my purse steals trash; ’tis something, nothing; ‘was mine, ’tis his, and […]