Digital library in Lagos

Since the introduction of the internet service in Nigeria, there has been a lot of development in every sector- businesses, organizations, occupations, fields, disciplines, professions and many more. So many individuals and groups have been able to carry their daily activities with ease; so many transactions are carried out within a twinkle of an eye. There have also been so many business negotiations, shopping and swindling, all through the internet. On the positive side, life becomes so much easier with the advantage of internet that even the educational sector has…

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Lamentations over Apongbon Stadium

One of the major ways of engaging the youths in every society is to develop their minds and skills in all platforms, including sports. It is also acknowledged as a way of building generations of global athletes. But what becomes of young active people whose hopes and potential begin to deteriorate and fade out by the day? Such is the case of Apongbon youths and residents. New Telegraph visited Apongbon stadium on Lagos Island and found the state of the arena deplorable and abandoned. There are torn shed inside the…

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Brand new classrooms for Ifako pupils

The Lagos state governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode was described as a man of his words by living up to the expectation of some people. This was after the executive chairman of the State Basic Education Board (SUBEB) Dr. Ganiyu Sopeyin had commissioned six blocks of classrooms for Ifako Primary School , donated by the Rotaract Club of Gbagada. Dr. Sopeyin said that, “The governor Ambode is living up to expectation of his promises before his elections, the various areas of development is really great particularly in the area of education….

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A warning to youths against criminality

Undoubtedly, Lagos State being a cosmopolitan city that rarely goes to sleep, has been facing security challenges. The state government has no doubt been on its toes to combat these various security threats, which include; kidnapping, armed robbery, ritual killings, murder and other devious crimes. Lagosians are still quite cautious about moving freely at night and some quiet areas as it is some of the tactics of the criminals to attack their victims. At an event last week in Lagos, Area Commander, Lion Building, Lagos State Police Command, Mr Joseph…

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Day Ikeja Motor Park occupants wept

Following the demolition of the New Garage Motor Park in Ikeja, members of the Ikeja branch of the state chapter of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), have appealed to the State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode to provide an alternative space for them. They commended Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for his developmental agenda in Lagos, but appealed that the plight of the affected NURTW members should be considered. The chairman of the park stated that the “forceful ejection” has paralysed their business, as they have not been able to gain…

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Burgeoning business of event centres

Social functions have been a part of African culture and lifestyle from time immemorial. Wherever you find Africans, there must be a reason to celebrate – from the mundane to the important – wining, dining and dancing form a critical part of daily life. ‘Suffering and smiling’ horde of Africans on the ships sailing the Atlantic into the New World, merrymaking and honeymooning couple and their families, the joyous and lullaby-singing for a new-born, the once-weeping but soon-eating families of the deceased have altogether but earned Africans the legendary status…

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Despair over Sabo market demolition

The least traders of Sabo Market in the outskirts of Ikorodu, Lagos expected was the demolition that took place in their market last week. Although, they confessed that they were given two weeks’ notice to evacuate their goods, they did not know it would be that soon. Suddenly, they were greeted with a rude shock on arrival at the market early morning of Thursday to see the demolition of their shops and stalls. According to majority of the traders that spoke to New Telegraph, they pointed accusing fingers at officials…

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