Kenya’s Naibei wins Lagos City Marathon

A Kenyan, Emmanuel Naibei has won the 6th edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon. Naibei defeated 299 athletes on Saturday morning to win the 42km race in 2 hours 11 minutes and 37 seconds and also claimed the…

Lagosians react to 2020 Lagos marathon race

The 2020 Lagos Marathon has continued to engender a healthy lifestyle for some Lagosians who believe, another reason to run the race was for health benefit, especially if one makes it a way of life. The New Agency of Nigeria…

Lagos ready for investors, says Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has reiterated his administration’s commitment to collaborate with Netherlands on health, Education, technology, trade, tourism and infrastructure, saying that the state is ready for investors. Governor Sanwo-Olu stated this while playing host to the…

US to open Consul General Office in Eko Atlantic City (Sun)

The United States of America has entered into agreement to open its Consul General Office in the emerging smart city in Lagos. The Embassy in Nigeria acquired a site at the Eko Atlantic City meant for its new Consulate General…

* Recovery of missing handbag with Dollars at Lagos Airport excites Buhari (Independent) * NPA, Lagos state clash over Eko Atlantic coastline (Vanguard)

THISISLAGOS MORNING NEWS UPDATE AUGUST 23, 2018   Recovery of missing handbag with Dollars at Lagos Airport excites Buhari (Independent) President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to emulate two security men who returned a handbag filled with valuables that was…

30-storey Eko Atlantic’s Azuri Peninsula set for completion (Guardian)

After three years of construction works, one of Nigeria’s building and civil engineering firms, ITB Nigeria Limited is set to complete its first steel and concrete building project, Azuri Peninsula, in Eko Atlantic City, Lagos. The Azuri Peninsula project, which…

* Eko Atlantic City ready in October 2019 – LASG (Punch) * Ambode deserves second term, says women’s group (Nation)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MAY 4, 2018   Eko Atlantic City ready in October 2019 – LASG (Punch) The Lagos State Government on Thursday said the phase six of the Eko Atlantic City would be completed in October 2019. The…

*Two killed as storey building collapses in Lagos (PremiumTimes) *Buhari, Ambode clash over Eko Atlantic City (Punch)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE APRIL 1, 2018 Two killed as storey building collapses in Lagos (PremiumTimes) Premium Times, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, Adesina Tiamiyu, Toyin Ogundimu, Sherifat Olalere, Mustapher Salaudeen A distressed storey building suffered partial collapse at the…

Buhari, Ambode disagree over inauguration of Eko Atlantic City (Punch)

The Presidency and the Governor of Lagos State, Akinwunmi Ambode, have disagreed over what President Muhammadu Buhari went to do at the Eko Atlantic City during his two-day working visit to the state. Governor Ambode said in his official Twitter…

Will Eko Atlantic City be destroyed by water? Find out

There are many cities in the world that are sitting, literally, on water. There is Holland for example. Many do not know it but the famous Schiphol airport is sitting on what used to be water. It is actually four…

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