Lagos collapsed building – Court docks Lekki Gardens boss, others
25 May 2017 | 9:53 am
Lagos collapsed building - Court docks Lekki Gardens boss, others.
This pedestrian bridge at Five Star Bus Stop, along the ever-busy Oshodi-Apapa Expressway, is anything but a five-star facility. With nothing acting as a barrier between pedestrians and a probable 40-foot plunge to their doom, it’s sadly one of the most dangerous bridges in the world.
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Lagos is surrounded by wetlands, lagoons and the sea. Despite this, accessible, safe and reliable water is scarce in Nigeria's biggest city. Demands for a better public water system are getting louder.
The popular Lagos yellow taxis may soon disappear from Lagos roads and streets. The government is not only taking the rickety cars off the streets, it plans to replace them with blue and white painted mini SUVs and saloon vehicles.
On Tuesday, 18th of January 2022, the Lagos state government announced the introduction of a Consolidated Informal Transport Sector Levy of N800 daily to be paid by each bus driver, saying the initiative, which is to take effect from 1st of February, was to harmonise the taxes paid by transporters to the state government. GuardianTV spoke with the affected drivers and conductors on their thoughts about the levy.
Burkina Faso's junta chief orders a three-year transition period before elections. Also, a fourth witness testifies before the ICC against Kenyan lawyer Paul Gicheru in a bribery case. And Africa's largest innovation event returns to Lagos. The city hosts tech enthusiasts from around the world to reimagine innovation and renew a collective commitment to bring ideas and prosperity to the continent.
The Guest Artists Space (G.A.S.) Foundation, an initiative of renowned Nigerian-British artist, Yinka Shonibare CBE RA, recently welcomed key figures in the Lagos art scene to the opening of its residency and incubator spaces for artists and creatives.
It is quite surprising and fascinating that in this digital era where personal computers and home printers are commonplace, the typewriter is still waxing strong. GuardianTV went to sample the opinion of professionals on why users and those who patronise the commercial typists still rely on the typewriter in this modern age of technology.
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The MMIA terminal, estimated to be worth over $100 million, is one of the five airports – Lagos, Abuja, Port Harcourt, Kano and Enugu – that benefited from the 2013 loan deal between Nigeria and China for the building of new terminals. Port Harcourt and Abuja terminals had been opened since 2018.
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Lagos State Commissioner of Health, Dr. Akin Abayomi speaks to GuardianTV on how Lagos fought the deadly Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). An infectious disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus that killed millions of people all around the world including Lagos.
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