Tag: Lagos State

Lagos To Power Lekki Free Zone With Nuclear Energy

Governor Fashola of Lagos state, Nigeria’s commercial capital, has revealed plans to power the Lekki Free Zone with nuclear energy as an alternative for manufacturing and other businesses in the area. Ventures Africa reports that the governor made the discolsure at a meeting with the Organised Private Sector (OPS) at the[Read More…]

Jacob Zuma Says 67 South Africans Died In TB Joshua’s Synagogue Collapsed Building

Sixty-seven South Africans died and scores were injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma said on Tuesday. The guest house, under construction in the compound belonging to the Synagogue Church of All Nations, headed by[Read More…]

Igbo Group Endorses Jimi Agbaje

by Oluwatosin Fatoyinbo Jimi Agbaje’s 2015 ambition got a big boost on Friday when an Igbo group within the PDP conducted a mobilization rally to sensitise the Igbos in Lagos state on the need to go to collect their permanent voter’s cards. The rally of the Ndi-Igbo in PDP Lagos[Read More…]

Joe Igbokwe: Letter To Ndigbo, Do We Need To Defend Stella Oduah And General Ihejirika?

At the risk of being tagged once again as anti-Igbo by rabid, commissioned slave traders who see Ndigbo as easy wares to be marketed to their political masters, I write this open letter to my people. At the huge risk of being called names by my brothers and sisters, I[Read More…]

Ebola Stigmatization: Liberian Woman Resident In Lagos Commits Suicide

There was confusion on Bankole Street, Isheri-Oke, Lagos on Friday morning when residents woke up to the sight of a woman hanging on a tree, PUNCH Newspaper gathered.. The woman, popularly called Kate in the area, was found dead in a black sweater and orange skirt under a pear tree. Residents[Read More…]

“Jonathan Will Get The Highest Votes” Mimiko Predicts President’s Electoral Victory In Lagos

It seems the Ondo State governor is already predicting the take over of the People’s Democratic Party in the South West region less than a week he reportedly  dumped the labour Party for the ruling PDPD. The Ondo State Governor, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, has given an assurance to the people[Read More…]

Layi Ishola: Lagos 2015 And The Imposition Of Next Governor As Booby Trap

All truly concerned stakeholders, honest observers and indeed, dispassionate analysts, are already dilating on not only who takes the baton from incumbent Lagos State Governor Babatunde Fashola, but how he/she will emerge as preparations gather momentum by the day. Quite interestingly, the tone of what to expect soon was set when[Read More…]

Medical Doctors Protest Nationwide Sack Of Resident Doctors By Nigerian Government

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), medical students, and resident doctors converged at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, protesting the suspension of residency training and the sacking of all resident doctors. The protesters faulted the Minister of Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu, toward the demands of the doctors, alleging that the political class[Read More…]

Nigeria’s Goodluck Jonathan Sacks Striking Doctors [Report]

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the sack of doctors across federal hospitals in Nigeria, citing the current challenges facing the health sector as the reason for the action, TheCable Exclusively report. The doctors under the auspices of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) had embarked on a strike to press home their[Read More…]

Ebola: Lagos Nurse & Husband Who Escaped Quarantine Transfered Back In A Special Ambulance

Nigerian Minister for Health, Professor Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed that the Lagos nurse who travelled to Enugu against medical advice is now back in Lagos and is under quarantine with her husband. The suspect, identified as a nurse, said to have travelled to her home town to visit her family,[Read More…]