*Obi Cubana in EFCC net (Independent)*10 die as 21-storey building collapses in Lagos, designer warned of tragedy (Punch)

Obi Cubana in EFCC net (Independent) Obinna Iyiegbu, popularly known as Obi Cubana is reported to have been arrested by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). According to Channels Television news, Cubana is being questioned at…

21-storey building collapses in Ikoyi, Lagos

A 21-storey building has reportedly collapsed on Gerard Road in Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital and most populous city. Reports say the building was under construction and although social media is agog with accounts of the incident, details are still…

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…

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