Home Topics Shanties

Shanties

Five buildings and several shanties on Jebba by Okobaba Street, Lagos Mainland have been gutted by fire.

Fire guts shanties, buildings in Lagos — in pictures

The residents of the area were seen attempting to douse the fire. Firefighters were also present at the scene

Hoodlums kill Lagos monarch

A traditional ruler in Abule-Ado, Amuwo Odofin Local government area of Lagos State, died from deep machete cuts on his head, hands and face, inflicted on him by some miscreants.

Institute wants upgrade of slums in Lagos

The Nigerian Institute of Town Planning (NITP) Lagos Chapter, has advised the state government to upgrade slums in the state to facilitate comprehensive development.
Dr Ademola Lawal, an epidemiologist, has advised Nigerians to take preventive measures against water-borne diseases that could cause epidemic.

Rain: Epidemiologist advises against water-borne diseases

Dr Ademola Lawal, an epidemiologist, has advised Nigerians to take preventive measures against water-borne diseases that could cause epidemic.
Lagos State’s Commissioner for Agriculture, Oluwatoyin Suarau

Lagos demolishes 500 shanties, illegal structures in Oko Oba Abattoir

Over 500 shanties and illegal structures within and outside the Oko Oba Abattoir and Lairage Complex in Agege area of Lagos State were on Saturday demolished by the State Government as part of effort to ensure adequate upgrading and transformation of the complex for improved operations.

Lagos task force identifies criminal hideouts at abattoir

“It was an eyesore with miscreants and hoodlums freely smoking and selling Indian hemp, including prostitution by under aged boys and girls around the area,” the police image maker said.

Lagos issues 24-hour ultimatum to furniture traders on Oshodi-Mile 2 Road

The Lagos State Government has served all furniture traders on road setbacks and walkways from Oshodi to Mile 2 area 24-hour ultimatum to vacate.

Recent Stories

Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.

U-23 AFCON: Zambia get Enock Mwepu, Patson Daka boost ahead Olympic Eagles clash

Red Bull Salzburg stars Enock Mwepu and Patson Daka arrived in Cairo, Egypt to join the Zambia U-23 side for the 2019 Africa U-23 Cup of Nations after missing the opening Group B barren draw against South Africa on Saturday due to club committments.
The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.

NGE raises concern over plans to regulate social media, elects acting president

The Nigerian Guild of Editors Standing Committee has elected Mustapha Isah as Acting President of the Guild, to fill the vacant position of Mrs Funke Egbemode as President, upon her appointment and acceptance of offer as Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation in Osun State.
Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has been called up as replacement for Bryan Idowu in Nigeria’s squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures against Benin Republic and Lesotho.

How Super Eagles new invitee reacted to late call up

Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena says he was still reeling in shock after receiving a call from Coach Gernot Rohr to report to the Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Bayelsa APC dismisses PDP’s ‘deceptive allegations’ against party, army

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State has dismissed as ruse an allegation by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) about a plot to rig the forthcoming governorship election in the state.

NAFDAC: 60% of drugs imported to be manufactured locally

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) said it would ensure that 60 per cent of the drugs being imported into the country were manufactured locally.