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Tackling Illegal Mining And Dredging In Lagos


By Tayo Ogunbiyi The waterways stretching from Badagry to Epe,  (with a Peninsular in between, a lagoon at the back and the Atlantic in front), Ikorodu to Marina, Badagry to Marina, among others, are nature’s gifts to Lagos. These are coastlines which many people wish for, being  natural habitats yet to be subjected to devastation, […]

Lagos Set To Review Okada Ban

•Commercial motorcycle riders (Okada) in Lagos before their restriction.

Eromosele Ebhomele Commercial motorcycle riders in Lagos State, western Nigeria, may soon have cause to rejoice as the state House of Assembly has agreed to review some of the roads where their operations had been previously restricted. This stand by the members of the House followed constant complaints about police harassments and intimidation by the […]

Hurdles Before The New Lagos Chief Judge


On Monday, the Lagos State House of Assembly confirmed Justice Olufunmilayo Olajumoke Atilade as the new Chief Judge of Lagos State following her nomination by Governor Babtunde Fashola. Her elevation comes on the heels of the retirement of Justice Ayotunde Philips from the service. Her Lordship’s appointment was confirmed after she held that office in […]

Impeachment: Nasarawa House rejects probe panel decision

Governor Al-Makura of Nasarawa State

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday rejected the verdict of the panel set up by the state Chief Judge to investigate 16 allegations of gross misconduct leveled against Governor Tanko Al-Makura. Mohammed Ibaku, the House Committee Chairman of Information, gave the position of the house at a news conference in Abuja. He said […]

Ikorodu Monarch’s Corpse Arrives Lagos

•The late Ayangburen

Eromosele Ebhomele & Damilare Okunola The remains of the late Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Salaudeen Oyefusi, have arrived Lagos from London where he passed on at  the age of 83 on Saturday. Sources close to the palace informed our correspondent on Monday that the body was being awaited in Ikorodu by the traditionalists who are […]

Enugu: Of Political Terrorism And Chicken Impeachment


By Okwudili Edeh  Writing in the History of the Poleponnesian War, capturing the nearly three-decade struggle (431-404 BC) between the mighty Greek city-states of Athens and Sparta, Thucydides dramatizes the preluding dialogue (416-415 BC) to the notorious routing of Melos by Athens. Whereas the Athenians offered the Melians to surrender and pay tributes to them […]

Why Nigerian Women Shy Away From Politics  —Lawmaker

•Adebimpe Akinsola

Eromosele Ebomele Sexual harassments and intimidation are two major reasons why women shy away from politics, representative of Ikorodu Constituency 2 at the Lagos State House of Assembly, western Nigeria, Mrs. Adebimpe Akinsola, has said. Akinsola, a first-term lawmaker at the House, who spoke with newsmen recently, said many women are in tune with the […]

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