61-year-old smooth operator, 27-year-old drug baron, loot goes on at National Theatre and the usual suspects

What is a city without crime? thisislagos descends into the Lagos underground to search out the baddest guys the craziest crimes in LasGidi. NDLEA drags man to court over alleged peddling of 250g Marijuana (Guardian) The National Drug Law Enforcement…

*National Theatre Lagos looted (Sun)*NDLEA intercepts 2,060kg heroin, others at Lagos airport, Ondo, Edo, Kano (Tribune)

National Theatre Lagos looted (Sun) The Society for Transparency has petitioned the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over looting of national assets in the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos. The petition, which was signed by the Corporate Director, Society for…

It’s time to enhance the look and feel of our cities – Gbenga Onabanjo

The urban environment influences our lives considerably and plays a very important role in our wellbeing generally. That is why the urban equation needs to be delicately balanced between the quest to drive economic development that delivers many public services…

*Fun seekers express disappointment over cancellation of activities at National Theatre (Guardian)*Oba Akiolu returns to palace two months after #EndSARS riots (Thisday)

Fun seekers express disappointment over cancellation of activities at National Theatre (Guardian) Some fun seekers have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of film shows and other activities at the National Theatre, Iganmu, Lagos, due to the second wave of the…

Lagos: Public utilities, security and the environment – Gbenga Onabanjo

HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES Lagos State was created in 1967 under the leadership of General Yakubu Gowon. At that time, it was the smallest of the 12 states that were created in terms of geographical land size. It had a population of…

Court to hear N1.2tr National Theatre concession suit April 9

The Federal High Court in Lagos will on April 9 hear a suit by Topwideapeas Ltd on the National Theatre concession. The firm is challenging the nullification of its concession right over the complex located in Iganmu, Lagos. The plaintiff…

Another white Christmas – Tam Fiofori

My late ‘big friend and guru’ Sun Ra, in his rehearsal rap sessions to his ‘Space’ musicians, would occasionally remind them that the English language and its dictionaries were not invented with Black people in mind; or meant to favour…

Babajide Sanwo-Olu(@JideSanwoolu) Unveils “THEME”, His 5 Pillars of Development #ForAGreaterLagos – Funke Philips

APC Lagos Gubernatorial Candidate, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, in a series of television interviews and special events unveiled “THEME”, the 5 Pillars of Development agenda for a greater Lagos, while calling on his opponents to make the campaign season about issues that…

That unbeatable magazine, Ikebe Super-Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

I have survived more accidents in this life than all Lagos molue drivers put together. By the way, accident is accident. It is not only suffered on the highway. I used to work in an office that had the greatest…

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