Fisherman remanded for drowning six-week-old daughter in lagoon

Magistrate P.E. Nwaka of the Lagos State Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, on Wednesday, ordered the remand of a fisherman, Fatai Yussuf, for allegedly drowning his six-week-old daughter in the lagoon. The 27-year-old Yussuf was alleged to have on December 27,…

I have won, I celebrate my resilience, says COVID-19 survivor

One of the discharged survivors who tested positive for coronavirus has recounted her experience inside the isolation centre in Lagos State after she was given a clean bill of health yesterday, March 30. The lady, Oluwaseun Ayodeji Osowobi, Executive Director,…

Lagos SCID to commission 300-seater lecture theatre, office complex

It has emerged that the State Criminal Investigation Department, Panti, Yaba, is set to commission a 300-seater ultra-modern lecture theatre with office spaces for officers. According to a source, the SCID had recently completed the lecture theatre and office complex…

Yaba Psychiatric Hospital: Doctors’ strike enters 4th week

The strike action embarked on by the Association of Resident Doctors, Federal Neuropsychiatric Hospital, Yaba on July 31, 2019 has entered its fourth week. The doctors are protesting what they have described as a “severe lack of doctors to provide…

Psychiatric doctors down tools at Yaba Hospital

Resident doctors at the Federal Neuro-psychiatric Hospital, Yaba have embarked on an indefinite strike action. The industrial action is following a resolution reached at a congress of the association, which held on July 31, 2019. The medical practitioners complained of…

Fear women drivers o, because you don’t know who her bobo is

I am an Uber driver and I have been in this business for the past three years. I graduated with a 2.1 Pharmacy degree 10 years ago from a state university in the east. I was hired to work in…

Forget music, let’s talk about food -Dami Ajayi

I am writing this missive after my umpteenth visit to the loo, fighting yet another episode of food poisoning in this Lagos. I no dey hear word. But why write about food instead of music? Well, didn’t someone say music…

Elections are for kindling old flames

Everyone said I had to vote but I didn’t really see the need for the stress leading up to the polls owing to the tension of the postponement and the fact that I had long moved away from where I…

MTN Market Doctor: Lagos markets get a healthy December

The hustle is real and every second counts. Which is why instead of spending hours waiting to see a doctor or nurse, people tend to flip that time into making some cool cash. Getting people to care about their health…

9 tips for renting an apartment in Lagos – Lucia Edafioka

You would think renting an apartment in Lagos would just be: find a place that suits you, pay the landlord and move in, right? See, Lagos is not like any city on earth (I say this in every piece). Lagos…

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