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Construction work compounds gridlock on Lagos-Badagry highway (Nation)

As reconstruction and expansion work progresses on the ever-busy Lagos-Badagry expressway, motorists on the axis are complaining about the perennial gridlock on the road. A visit to the construction area showed that various construction activities like excavations and construction of…

Lagosians celebrate Mother’s Day at JJT Park (LTV)

Scores of Lagos residents on Sunday converged on the recently unveiled Johnson Jakande Tinubu (JJT) Park in Alausa, Ikeja to celebrate this year’s international mother’s day amidst pumps and pageantry. The special celebration sponsored by Friesland Campina, makers of Peak…

Lagos Land Use Charge against democratic ideals — LCCI (Pilot)

Sanctions to defaulters under the Reviewed Land Use Charge (LUC) Law of Lagos are too severe and not in tandem with democratic ideals. Babatunde Ruwase, the President of Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI), made the observation in Lagos…

Lekki toll gate crash: Drunk driver kills four, injures 16 (Punch)

Tragedy struck on Sunday at the Lekki Toll Gate, Lekki-Epe Expressway, Lagos State, after the driver of a Lexus sport utility vehicle, Gbeminiyi Odeniyi, rammed into a commercial bus. While two persons died on the spot, two others reportedly died…

Ambode unveils strategy to end Apapa gridlock (ThisDay)

Amid an annual revenue loss of N1.825 trillion and unprecedented infrastructure decay, Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has unveiled strategic interventions to end hydra-headed gridlock that has almost paralysed economic activities in Apapa Central Business District and its environs. Ambode…

Dear Lagosian, you will pay plenty tax in 2018 o – Toni Kan

My Dear Lagosian, Ambode is not smiling. This year, your eye will see pepper if you live , work and earn an income in Lagos and finally, if you own property in Lagos and by property I don’t just mean…

Dear Island people, what are you feeling like? – Hymar David

This looks like beef, and smells like beef, but don’t be fooled, it is actually beef. Lagos Island is overrated abeg. One word that best describes Lagos Island is ‘pretentious’. Lagos Island tries to come across as sane, as the…

Crushed under the boot of Lagos State Government (Punch)

Usually, from the first day of January of every year, I begin to look out for the land use charge bill on the property that I occupy. I have an expected figure in mind and I try to take advantage…

Inside Lagos’ office complexes where revellers take over at night (Punch)

With lovely music blaring from gigantic loudspeakers mounted at every corner of the joint, James in company with his friends revelled at the cool bar, jam-packed with other fun seekers. Time was 1am, at a joint close to Balogun Bus…

Jude Idada’s 3Some is sinfully delicious – Toni Kan

Jude Idada’s riveting play, 3some is cinematic, edgy and addresses taboo topics. Described as psycho-erotic, it is also irreverent and all shades of wrong. But wrong can be subjective. Directed by Jude Idada, the play features Nollywood darlings, Daniel Effiong and…

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