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‘We are no longer Paying Electricity Bills’, Vow Akoka-Yaba Residents

The Residents of Akoka Community in Lagos State vowed they will no longer pay electricity bills to the Eko Electricity Distribution Company until the power situation in the community improves. This resolution was reached at a Community Development Association meeting on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Part of the activities of the

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OMG! Hair-Dresser stabs Boyfriend to death over feeding allowance in Ajegunle

Tragedy struck in the Ajegunle, Apapa Area of Lagos State, after a 20-year-old hairdresser, Gift Wahab, stabbed her boyfriend, Ebi Amade, 28, to death. PUNCH Metro reported that the incident occurred at the couple’s residence on Fasasi Street, Ajegunle, Apapa, on Thursday, March 19. Punch correspondents gathered that the suspect, Wahab,

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OMG! Angry Customers Protest Ikeja Disco’s ‘Crazy Electricity Bills’

Angry customers of the Ikeja Electricity Distribution Company (Ikeja Disco) also known as Ikeja Electric today, Monday, March 16, 2015 throng to the company’s head office in Alausa, Ikeja, to protest exorbitant utility bills, which they described as ‘crazy bills’, being forced on them to pay. They said this is made

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JUSTICE! Court dissolves four-year-old marriage over wife battering in Agege, Lagos

An Orile-Agege Customary Court in Lagos on Tuesday dissolved the four-year-old marriage between one Modupeola Alabi and her husband, Taye, over constant battery, threat to life and lack of care. President of the court, Mr Adegboyega Omilola, said since the marriage had broken down irretrievably the court had no option

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Igondo, Ajegunle Lead Communities in Lagos, Where People Still Use Wooden Bridges and Pay Tolls to Use Them

There are communities in Lagos State that are yet to benefit from government’s infrastructure development programmes. Such communities often take to self-help. They embark on road projects and build bridges to link communities. One of such projects is located in Lanre area of Igando. The wooden Omojowolo Bridge links Lanre

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