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FELA AND THE ‘SPIRIT OF LAGOS’

Tayo Ogunbiyi Though the 2017 edition of Felabration has come and gone, its memories linger on. This year’s edition ended with a special Lagos Jump event at the New Afrika Shrine in honour of the 79th posthumous birthday of the late Afro beat icon, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.  Originated by Fela’s eldest child, Yeni, as a way of immortalizing the late …

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ON LAGOS’ NEW LEASE OF LIFE FOR EDUCATION

Adesegun Ogundeji  According to famous American scientist, George Washington Carver, ‘education is the key to unlock the golden door of freedom’. Really, education is critical to the growth and development of any society. It empowers the individual with necessary knowledge and set of skills to actualize potential and maximize opportunities in life.  It is for this reason that governments across …

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PUBLIC NOTICE

OBTAINING FILM SHOOTING PERMIT AND REGISTRATION OF PRACTITIONERSBODIES IN FILM-RELATED ACTIVITIES IN LAGOS STATE

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AMBODE: ABOVE THE EUPHORIA OF MEGACITY

 Abiodun Dina Where is no doubt that that megacities comes with some benefits, chief among which is a large population of over 10 million people, which can serve as a potential market for goods and services. Megacities are naturally metropolitan; it thus offers multiple options in terms of culture as well as creative and productive engagements for diverse population, thereby …

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PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

This is to inform the general public that the council poll in Ward F (Alagbado -Alakuko), Agbado-Okeodo LCDA, which could not hold yesterday Saturday July 22, will now hold today Sunday July 23, 2017, at the same ward from 12.00 mid-day as announced by LASIEC Registered voters are urged to perform their civic duty accordingly  

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LAGOS MOBILE COURT AND SOCIAL REGENERATION

Kayode Oyekanmi Like similar mega cities such as New York, New Delhi, Tokyo and Beijing, Lagos equally has to grapple with enormous challenges as it relates to maintenance of law and order. Lagos’ rising population brings with it, huge socio-economic challenges which make governance a tough call in the State. It is a known fact that the Lagos State Government …

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COPING WITH LAGOS’ RAINS

Tayo Ogunbiyi Now that the rains are fully here, it is important to put certain things into proper perspective to enhance our understanding of related issues and most importantly intimate the citizens with helpful safety tips. The first thing to consider is the topography of Lagos. A critical feature of Lagos topography it is essentially made up of low lying …

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OPD AND ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE IN LAGOS

June Vincent The Office of the Public Defender (OPD), under the supervision of Lagos State Ministry of Justice was created by the erstwhile Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu administration in 2000 to provide free legal services to indigent persons in the state. It was a product of innovative and creative thinking and was the first of its kind by any state …

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OLAJUMOKE ANDTHE ‘SPIRIT OF LAGOS’

Tayo Ogunbiyi Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode once affirmed the metropolitan nature as well as the multi-ethnic and multi cultural composition of Lagos when he said: “Let me assure Lagosians that the state is home to every tribe and ethnic group. We are all brothers in Lagos and it shall continue to be like that”. Ambode’s position is, of …

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