Photos: Ambode opens new TBS bus terminal

The new Lagos TBS bus terminal overnor Akinwunmi Ambode, of Lagos State at the inauguration of the TBS bus terminal assured Lagos residents that his administration is set to improve transportation to meet up with the international standard. Ambode disclosed this at the ceremony held at the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) Lagos on Friday. The […]

Doctor commits suicide, leaves church to jump into Lagos lagoon

There was confusion on Sunday afternoon as a man jumped off the Third Mainland Bridge, Lagos into the lagoon. As at the time of filing this report, the victim of the suspected suicide had only been identified as a medical doctor. Investigations by Nigerian Tribune, however, revealed that the man was driving a car owned […]

Lagos and the Open Graves No One is Talking About – By Philip Amiola

By Philip Amiola | NNP | March 3, 2017 – As a dewy-eyed boy growing up in the tranquil town of Ile-Ife, Osun state, I felt nothing but pity for the people who have willfully subjected themselves to the throes of living in a big city like Lagos when they could have had a much […]

Lagos has no plan to ban `Danfo’ buses’

Lagos State Ministry of Transport has no plan to ban yellow buses known as “Danfo” but to upgrade them to international standard, the acting Commissioner for Transport, Mr Lanrewaju Elegushi, has disclosed. Elegushi made the disclosure in Lagos on Tuesday during a stakeholder’s forum to deliberate on how to improve the transport system in the […]

$330,000 Fraud: Appeal Court affirms conviction of Ex-Lagos Court’s Registrar, Oluronke Rosolu

e Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has dismissed an application filed by a former Lagos court registrar, Oluronke Rosulu, who was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment by an Ikeja High Court for defrauding a former Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Ishaya Bamaiyi( retd.) of $330,000. Rosolu had been convicted by Justice Lateef Lawal-Akapo […]

Lagos housemaid disappears with Ghanaian family’s daughter

Published February 21, 2017 Samson Folarin A 12-year-old housemaid, identified only as Mary, has disappeared with her boss daughter, Faith Ayeh, in the Iju Ishaga area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that Mary had been employed by the family through an agent about five months ago. The incident happened on Kudirat Abiola Estate, Akute […]

Task force officials batter LASU student for videoing operation

A 500-level part-time Business Administration student of the Lagos State University is battling with a broken arm and injuries allegedly inflicted on her face by operatives of the Lagos State Taskforce on Environmental and Special Offences (Enforcement) Unit.   The student, 28-year-old Sewuese Matthew, was reportedly battered for using her foster sister’s mobile phone to […]

Ambode hails Oshiomole, gives university scholarship to two best graduating students

…Commission Projects In Edo Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Tuesday applauded Governor Oshiomhole for the people-oriented projects commissioned at the twilight of his administration, said the completion of the projects at a time when Nigeria was facing economic challenges was an eloquent display of astute, prudent and visionary leadership. Governor Ambode, who spoke […]

Recession hit Lagos night clubs as big spenders evade recreation

The manager of Rumours Nightclub, Tobi Ashiru, has complained about the slow pace of business and the near absence of big spenders at the leisure facility. Ashiru told newsmen on Tuesday in Lagos that the lull had made most club owners to explore more creative approaches to boost their businesses. “One of the biggest challenges […]

Governor Ambode & the Michael Jackson Syndrome – By Tochukwu Ezukanma

By Tochukwu Ezukanma | Lagos, Nigeria |Sept. 23, 2016 | Governor Ambode’s urban renewal policy is fundamentally flawed. For one, it strives to recast a Nigerian city in Parisian or Washingtonian mold. Secondly, it fails to realize that Lagos does not have to look like Paris, New York or Washington DC to be a beautiful, […]




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