20 Jan 2015  
• As 62-year- old transformer collapses in Palm Groove Estate, Lagos THE assessed poor service delivery from the nation’s privatized power distribution companies may have come to the fore, as a 62-year-old transformer, serving residents on Palm Groove Estate in Lagos has finally packed up after a fire incident completely destroyed the facility.    Indeed,…
20 Jan 2015  
FOR years, the three victims, namely Isaiah Sunday, Halima Umaru and Babangida Na’ado have been in prison custody in Kaduna for offences ranging from criminal conspiracy to armed robbery and homicide.   During these years, they were subjected to severe acts of torture and inhuman treatments by the police and prison authorities in a bid…
20 Jan 2015  
THE Esan Youth Association has criticised Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for budgeting N3 billion for an unidentified Specialist Hospital and its site.    It alleged that the government has called for pre-qualification tender (in a newspaper advert) for a Prime Consultant and a Specialist Hospital Equipment Supplier.   The association said the amount in…
19 Jan 2015  
OLASHORE International School (OIS), a top- rated secondary education centre in the country, has kicked off its 2015 national and international interactive road shows starting from Port Harcourt. It will also touch a number of other major cities including Abuja, Warri, Lagos and round off in London UK.    The yearly road show aims at…
19 Jan 2015  
APPRECIATING them for their immense contribution to the company’s success story in the outgone year, the management of Viju Industries has regaled and rewarded its distributors for their unalloyed loyalty and total cooperation.   At the event which held recently at its Igbesa, Ado-Odo Ota factory in Ogun State, the organisation’s Managing Director, Mr. Tom…
19 Jan 2015  
IN a bid to ensure the physical wellness and fitness of Lagosians as well as maintaining sound health, the Safety Advocacy and Empowerment Foundation (SAEF) organised its maiden monthly safety walk in Ikeja, Lagos last weekend.   The group, which is dedicated to the promotion of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment in partnership with the…
19 Jan 2015  
ROTARY Club of Lagos Palmgrove Estate in collaboration with Nigerian Red Cross Society and Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service Committee recently organized blood donation camp at Rubee Medical Centre, Ota, Ogun State.   The event was sponsored by Prestige Assurance Plc. and more than 40 people responded to the earlier awareness made for the blood…
19 Jan 2015  
THE women went to church that day for their routine prayer sessions, not knowing that some pleasant surprises were awaiting them. And, at the end of the prayers, showers of blessings literally rained down on them as they all went home with a lot of goodies- bags of rice, cow meat, Ankara fabrics and cash…
19 Jan 2015  
• Lagosians urge LASAA to stop removal till after general elections  WITH the February 2015 general elections drawing nearer, the political landscape is thickening and politicians are now employing every antics to ensure their candidates carry the day.   Apart from campaign promises pervading the mass media, campaign posters, are also seen as a veritable…
18 Jan 2015  
WHAT began as a simple disagreement between indigenes of Ipetumodu, headquarters of Ife North Local Council of Osun State and another neighbouring community, Asipa, last week snowballed into a serious violent clash leaving an unspecified number of persons wounded.   There were conflicting reports attributed to the cause of the communal clash but The Guardian…
18 Jan 2015  
THE Advocacy for Widows Empowerment Foundation (ADWEF) recently honoured widows, some individuals and corporate organizations, who have supported widows’ cause in various ways in the last few years, at an end-of-the-year party organized for widows by the NGO in Lagos recently.   Among the awardees honoured for their reach-out to the less-privileged widows are: Weekend…
18 Jan 2015  
THE Rotary Club of Ikeja Central, District 9110 has donated refrigerator and generating set to a health centre in Alade Market, Ikeja, Lagos.   The materials were presented by the District Governor of Rotary Club, Mr. Dele Balogun, who commended the Ikeja Central Rotary Club for its fast growth and service to humanity within its…