CCECC to address concerns of Lagos/Ibadan rail corridor residents (Punch)

The contractor handling the 156-kilometre standard gauge rail line from Lagos to Ibadan, China Civil Engineering Construction Company, has assured residents of communities living along the rail corridor that the company would address all issues they have raised concerning their…

How I almost turned into a hashtag in Lagos -Lucia Edafioka

Remember when we were growing up how our parents always told us to listen to the quiet voice inside our head? That it is the voice of God? My Mum used to tell me that all the time while I…

Oya, let’s take a musical journey through Lagos – Dami Ajayi

You know Lagos, that is true. Born and bred in it, you call it Las Gidi even if you don’t quite know how that name came about. Lagos, to you, is not quite a state, it is a city, a…

#ekocorper: If you are not serving in lagos, you are wrong – Lucia Edafioka

If you are not serving in Lagos, you are wrong’ – this is the anthem at the NYSC orientation camp in Iyana paja, Lagos state, and this ol girl was mobilised to serve her country in Lagos so hashtag #Ekocorper.…

There is nothing I will not see and hear in Lagos – Lucia Edafioka

There are certain things you hear or see, some scenes you walk into that will make you pause and think. Who is this one? Where are you from? And who hurt you? One month I had a number of those…

Lagos is too violent – Lucia Edafioka

Lagos finds new ways to torture one mentally every time you step out of your house. This city is so violent, it is scary. A person could be walking next to you and next thing they are dead from a…

Lagos is full of fake pharmacists – Lucia Edafioka

When moving around in Lagos, there are some things that you don’t pay attention to, you know, like it is none of your business so it flies past your eyes, past your head and you think nothing of it. One…

Lagos has turned me to Jaguda – Lucia Edafioka

I grew up in a very quiet housing estate behind Warri in Delta State, where it was common not to know your neighbours. We had our churches, schools, market, malls, and swimming pools so we had very little reason to…

Lagos is full of tribalism o – Lucia Edafioka

Tribalism is to Nigeria what Racism is to America. Majority of Nigerians are oblivious as to how tribalism works, especially the ones who have never left their regions; think of the Yoruba man who has never left Western Nigeria, or…

Why we no longer give alms to street beggars in Lagos – Peju Akande

If you’ve ever been in one of those long traffic jams in Lagos, you must have seen these women who carry twin babies while begging for alms. It seems they are forever having babies. They are mostly at the Maryland…

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