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…

Police Brutality: Victims demand justice at Lagos, Rivers, Ekiti judicial panels

Victims of police brutality have demanded justice at the judicial panels of enquiry sitting in Lagos, Rivers and Ekiti states. Some governors had set up the panels to probe police brutality, following the EndSARS protests that rocked the nation. In…

Lagos is not for the poor man – Lucia Edafioka

Not long ago, there was a photo of a man who jumped down from the third floor of a Magistrate Court in Lagos. Why? He owed N40,000. According to the story he owed someone N40,000 and he has been remanded…

Where do we go from here? – Aduke Gomez

“…For their souls dwell in the house of tomorrow, which you cannot visit, not even in your dreams…For life goes not backward nor tarries with yesterday…” – Khalil Gibran I have watched as my beloved Lagos – a city by…

Wetin concern Lagos with America? – Lucia Edafioka

‘The problem with Lagos is the same with America. Too many immigrants, taking awa jobs.’ ‘But those people from Cotonou and Chad, its mostly menial jobs they do now, so how are they taking the jobs? ‘I don’t mean them…

Abeg, this Lagos is not for disabled people – Lucia Edafioka

I couldn’t help but notice that in this modern day and age public insfrastructure has no ramps for the disabled. Except for standard hospitals, I do not think Nigerians are building with the disabled in mind. We build our churches…

2019 Annual States Viability Index: Only 6 states economically viable in Nigeria

The Annual States Viability Index (ASVI), released yesterday by Economic Confidential showed that only six states in the federation are economically viable. The states include; Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Kwara, Kaduna and Enugu, while also listing the poor and insolvent states…

Oversabi don spoil Lagos finish – Lucia Edafioka

I think we are all agreed that Lagosians are the most oversabi set of people in Nigeria, abi is anyone still contesting that fact? Lagosians will give unsolicited opinion when they have no idea of the topic being discussed, they…

Welcome to Lagos, where beggars have a choice – Lucia Edafioka

There is something about living in Lagos that gives people a funny sense of superiority and entitlement. I have watched this several times outside Lagos, of course, a person smugly telling another from say Warri or Enugu that they live…

PZ Cussons supports LASG on hand hygiene

In a move to support the fight against COVID-19 pandemic in Lagos, PZ Cussons Foundation recently donated soaps to the Lagos State Ministry of Health towards encouraging handwashing among Lagosians. The Foundation had previously donated soaps to over 40,000 people…

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