Doctor, two daughters die in Lagos home fire

A medical doctor, Ijeoma Idaresit, who described herself as having a dream of improving Nigeria’s poor health sector, has died in a fire along with her two children. Idaresit, who was until her death, the Conference Director at Postpartum Support…

Lagos warns on illegal property development

To facilitate seamless processing of planning permit, the Lagos State Government has held a dialogue with owners and developers of properties on Banana Island and other estates in Ikoyi. Speaking during the dialogue session in Ikoyi yesterday, Commissioner for Physical…

LASG demolishes four two-storey buildings in Ikoyi (Punch)

The Lagos State Government has pulled down four two-storey buildings under construction in Ikoyi for failing integrity test. This came after a two-storey building under construction at Glover Court, Ikoyi, collapsed on Friday, killing one person and injuring four labourers…

Quintessence celebrates Sefi Atta at 55

Sefi Atta, award winning author of Everything Good Will Come and recently announced Caine Prize judge will be guest today at Quintessence in an evening event planned to celebrate her 55th birthday. The event will feature readings and a Q&A…

MTN vs CBN case adjourned to December 4

The court hearing between the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and MTN over the alleged repatriation of funds amounting to $8.1 billion has ended in an adjournment. Sitting at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi, Justice Saliu Saidu, after hearing…

Fola Adeola: Entrepreneur, mentor, philanthropist

In his tribute to the late Tayo Aderinokun a dear friend and colleague, Folu Adeola tells a humourous story of how they started Finishing Touches Barbing Salon in Ikoyi. According to Adeola, one of the challenges posed by living in…

* Ambode inaugurates new Abiola statue, calls for restructuring (Punch) * Ikoyi, environs to experience power interruption — EKEDC (Vanguard)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JUNE 13, 2018   Ambode inaugurates new Abiola statue, calls for restructuring (Punch) The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, on Tuesday inaugurated the new 37-foot statue of the acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential…

An early Children’s Day surprise on May 23!

There was palpable joy and excitement at the premises of St. George’s Primary School, Ikoyi recently, as the school authority and children received MTN Nigeria, in celebration of Children’s Day. With the holiday falling this weekend, the ICT Company took…

Lagos unveils construction equipment, begins urban regeneration

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday started the urban regeneration of Ikoyi, Victoria Island and Ikeja G.R.A., with the unveiling of 45 new road construction equipment and commissioning of newly interlocked road in Lekki. An Alausa statement Wednesday signed by…

Lagos shuts down for Buhari

Bank Anthony Way in Ikeja, Agege Motor Road, a section of Eko Hotel Road in Victoria Island and Old Marina in Ikoyi axis have been closed to traffic as President Muhammadu Buhari makes a two-day visit to Lagos. Announcing traffic…

thisislagos.ng is the number one site on all things Lagos. It will curate and aggregate news about Lagos - the city and the state as well as the people of the city. It will become the pre-eminent news site covering Lagos and its people, businesses and personalities, events and celebrations, celebrities and criminals. thisislagos.ng will be the beating heart of Lagos when it comes to news. If it’s not here, it’s not Lagos. thisislagos.ng covers Lagos like no other site. We are democratic, non-partisan, all Lagos! Itesiwaju eko!!!
Categories