NURTW chieftain killed in Ojota crisis (Guardian)

The brewing tension and crisis in the Lagos State chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) escalated with a bloody clash yesterday as factions engaged in a free-for-all, leading to the death of one of the chieftains…

Chaos in Ojota as area boys fight LASTMA officials, prevents bus seizure (Daily Independent)

Chaos broke out today at the popular Ojota end of Ikorodu road as officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) clashed with some street urchins and commercial bus drivers. The LASTMA officials numbering 12 had arrested the commercial…

Olusosun dumpsite: After the fire and rumours

Since fire gutted the Olusosun dumpsite at the Ojota area of Lagos and led to its closure in May, a lot has been said about place, which used to be an eyesore on the city’s landscape. Although there were reports…

* Half of Olusosun dump covered with sand (Nation) * Lagos reactivates Ebola isolation Centre (Nation)

 THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE MAY 21, 2018   Half of Olusosun dump covered with sand (Nation) Lagos State Commissioner for Environment Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti said half of the 47-hectare Olusosun Metropolitan Dump in Ojota has been capped. Capping is the covering…

Gani Fawehinmi’s new statue set for unveiling on his posthumous 80th birthday

The Lagos State Government will on Sunday, April 22, unveil the new statue of the late legal luminary and activist, Gani Fawehinmi, located at Ojota. A statement Saturday signed by Commissioner for Tourism, Arts and Culture, Steve Ayorinde, said the…

Lagos newcomers, welcome to Danfo 101 – Hymar David

You’ve probably heard a lot about the yellow-and-black danfo buses that run through the heart of the city like blood through veins. You must have been told a lot of stuff that sounded like outright lies if not exaggerations. Here’s…

Fire razes Binukonu market Ojota, goods worth millions destroyed (Nation)

Fire gutted a section of Binukonu Ultra Modern Market, Ojota in Lagos in the early hours of Friday, destroying goods and property worth millions of Naira. This was the third fire incident at the market in three years. Previous incidents…

Ambode shuts Ojota dumpsite, cites health concern (Guardian)

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has explained that the Olusosun dumpsite in Ojota was shut because the location posed a health risk to residents of the area. Ambode spoke on Friday while addressing scavengers and other workers following a recent…

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