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My bed is cold

I am twenty-four years old. I live in a duplex with five rooms, five toilets and four bathrooms. I have two cars parked downstairs in the garage. I have two bank accounts; one in an old generation bank and the…

Edaoto loves Lagos – find out why

Edaoto, an Afrobeat musician and leader of the Afrogenius band performs with an energy all his own. He talks about his love for Lagos in the video below. Watch the video and find out.

If you met Ambode today, what will you tell him? Akiba Etim tells us.

Akiba Etim is a tricycle cab driver and he shares with thisislagos.ng what he will tell Ambode if he met him today. If you have a message for Ambode, drop us a mail at thisilagos2017@gmail.com or send us a short…

Lagos convenes security summit to tackle arms proliferation, gender-based crimes

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday said plans have been firmed up to convene a security summit where a comprehensive strategy and homegrown solutions will be developed by critical stakeholders to myriads of security challenges confronting the State such as…

Awele Creative Trust announces Act Award 2017 shortlist

The Awele Creative Trust (ACT) has announced the shortlist for the ACT Award 2017. This is the fourth edition of the annual short story prize conceived to encourage aspiring writers in Nigeria worth N50, 000. Awele Creative Trust was set…

CodeLagos trains 15,000 as Ambode approves next phase of initiative

Pleased with the success of the first phase of the CodeLagos initiative with over 15,000 individuals trained so far, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved the implementation of the next phase of the initiative, focused on expanding the reach…

Ufot Joshua is a barber and in Lagos for the hustle

Want to know what a barber makes in a day? Ufot Joshua, a hustler in Lagos, has the answer. The answer to this question and others you never even thought to ask, is in the video.

Tope Tedela is lost in Lagos

Many agree that Tope Tedela is a fantastic actor and he has awards to show for it. But like many a human being, there is something the star from Ekiti State may not be very good at. Watch this video…

Where is the Nigerian opposition?

Less than a year to the next general elections in Nigeria, the biggest deficit in the political process leading to that moment is the absence of a robust, virile and effective opposition. The role of the opposition in a democracy…

See why Stanlee Ohikhuare loves Lagos

Stanlee Ohikhuare, a fine artist, animator and filmmaker, who founded Realtime International Film Festival, has a lot of love for Lagos. Find out why he loves Lagos in the video:  

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