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history of Ikeja

The history of Ikeja which is the capital of Lagos state is not known by many. The origin comprises of two major components which are Ipodo Quarters and Isale-Awori Quarters. Ipodo Quarters were founded by an Awori called Ikudehinbu while Isale-Awori Ipodo Quarters were founded by Amore who came from Otta. Ikudehinbu was the progenitor of the present day Odu ...

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Jealous lover arraigned for damaging hotel’s property

Court remands land agent for alleged land fraud

“A Bureau de Change (BDC) operator, Ahmed Ibrahim, was yesterday arraigned before an  Ikeja Magistrates’ Court  for allegedly damaging an hotel’s property while searching for his girlfriend and her lover.”- The Nation Ibrahim, 35, of Bolaji Street, Agege, was arraigned before Mrs G.O. Anifowoshe, on a two-count charge of wilful damage of property and breach of the peace. Prosecuting Inspector ...

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The Thriving Business of Private Car Parks in Lagos

Private car parks in Lagos

Lagos is home to more than 21 million people and is seen as the fastest growing city in Africa. However this status does come with its challenges. One of such challenges is the issue of transportation. This article focuses on the thriving business of Private Car Parks in Lagos. Although there are over 21 million people living and working in ...

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Lagos denies approving ICT specialised mall

ICT specialized mall

“The Lagos State government yesterday denied involvement with a construction firm, Master Realty International Concept Limited, allegedly said to be parading itself as having approval to build an ICT specialised mall beside the new Ikeja Bus Terminal.”- The Nation In a statement yesterday in Ikeja, the state capital, Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development Wasiu Anifowoshe said the state ...

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‘My errand boy sold my property for N918 million’, Mrs Atiku

‘My errand boy sold my property for N918 million’, Mrs Atiku

“Wife of former Vice President, Mrs.Titi Atiku Abubakar, has narrated to a Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja how her former errand boy, Nsikak Akpan Jacobs, whom she made the Managing Director of her company, THA Shipping and Maritime Services, sold her property for N918 million and used the money to fund his gubernatorial campaign in Akwa Ibom State.”- The ...

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Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation from streets

Lagos begins refuse heaps evacuation

According to PM News, Lagos State Government has begun evacuation of refuse heaps from streets In recent times there have been heaps of refuse all around Lagos as a result of the stoppage of PSP operators from evacuating domestic refuse. The new move is part of the sanitation intervention programme to address the challenges arising from the transition to a ...

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Witness dies in court before testifying in land case

Lagos govt agency rejects request to demolish N28m building

Vanguard reports that an Ikeja High Court was on Thursday thrown into confusion after a witness slumped and died in the court just before testifying in a land case. The deceased who was in his late 30s had come to court to testify in a land dispute before Justice O.A. Olayinka. “Before the case was called for trial, he started ...

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