From the onset, the larger part of Okota area in Lagos state appears to be a refuse dumping ground for all and sundry. Do we then say that the GREEN LAGOS project embarked upon by the fashola-led government is mere fallacy? This is a question begging for the right answer.
The fast-growing trend of “Free Readers Association” in Lagos state has come to stay. The rate at which by-passers erode the newspaper vendors to catch a glimpse of what the dailies have in stock for the day. Is affordability the major problem, or does this literally mean that the sting of poverty has penetrated deeply into the Nigerian economy?
Today, the reporter takes us to see the bad road in the Ijegun area (Alimosho Local Govt) of Lagos state. This road has served as a major cause of road mishaps in this very busy town, that recorded 10,000 residents. During the rainy season, residents experience untold hardship and tragic loss of lives and properties. Even to come outdoors has proved to be an impossible task.
The scenario appears to be that the cry of the community people have fell on the deaf ears of the Local government.
Another social event takes place in the Okota area of Isolo. Participants comment on how the event was scheduled in the wee hours of the day. He further explained that people turned up en masse to show love in the naming ceremony of a new born.
A brief interview with one of the UTME 2012 candidate showered satisfactory remarks on the general results of the exam. She further stated that the examination body -UTME- have really improved in the area of timely release of results, curbing examination malpractices and very good results for intelligent candidates.