Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Tag "Ajegunle"

    Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

Gas explosion kills two children in Lagos

At least two people were killed while 23 others sustained injuries in a gas explosion at Adule street in Ajegunle, Ajeromi-Ifelodun local government area of Lagos state, on Thursday.  Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, director-general of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA), confirmed the incident in a statement. He said the agency's officials who were at the scene of the incident, discovered that a gas [...]

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    PHOTOS: Trapped in flood — how residents of Lagos community are struggling to survive

PHOTOS: Trapped in flood — how residents of Lagos community are struggling to survive

For residents of Owode Elede along Ikorodu road in Lagos state, the recent flooding is the worst. While neighbouring communities have recovered from the effect of the constant rainfall, they are still struggling to survive. Cars have been submerged, houses filled with stagnant water while business places have been shut. TheCable visited Owode Elede earlier in the week and these pictures tell it [...]

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    In flooded Lagos community, canoe replaces Uber and children are on forced holiday

In flooded Lagos community, canoe replaces Uber and children are on forced holiday

More than two weeks after a downpour in Lagos, Esther Abu and her children are still counting their losses as they watch their belongings floating in a stagnant pool. In five years that Abu has lived in Owode Elede, along Ikorodu road in Lagos, the recent flooding is the worst. Apart from finding it hard to get where to lay her [...]

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    Deputy speaker eyes 5th term in Lagos

Deputy speaker eyes 5th term in Lagos

Taiwo Kolawole, deputy speaker, Lagos state house of assembly, on Wednesday declared his intention to seek re-election into the legislature for the fifth term. Kolawole (APC- Ajeromi-Ifelodun I) made the declaration while giving the account of his stewardship since 1999 to his constituency. Kolawole said he was elected to the House in 1999 when Ajegunle was an eyesore with about 90% of [...]

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    NGO takes campaign against domestic violence to Lagos slum

NGO takes campaign against domestic violence to Lagos slum

ASHA Empowerment and Development Initiative, a non-governmental organisation, has embarked on an outreach to sensitise Lagos residents on domestic violence. Observing that the rate of awareness has been low since Lagos state passed the law prohibiting domestic violence in 2007, ASHA Initiative participated in a week of action organised by the Lagos State Gender Advocacy Team (LSGAT) to publicise the law. The [...]

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