Seun, Popular Traffic Officer, Crushed

By Femi Adetunbi At his regular beat at Badore Ajah, Seun, an Inspector of Police, Traffic Section, was usually the cynosure of all eyes. Very popular, Lagosians, including private and commercial vehicle drivers loved him. And so did tricycle (Keke) and motorcycle (Okada) operators. He did his job with passion. He loved it. And for that, everybody loved him. On their own, they extended goodwill to him. But, all that came to an end Tuesday of last week. Inspector Seun lost his life in a very terrible vehicle accident. For…

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LADOL Gets Certification On Best Practices

By Bayo Bernard LADOL Free Zone’s logistics has become the first firm in West Africa to be awarded the International Organization Standardization, ISO 9001:2015 and 45001:2018+14001:2015. The logistic company said the feat came on the heels of rigorous and transparent audit process conducted by Bureau Veritas, a renowned rating body. According to a press statement signed by Kunle Kalejaye, LADOL spokesperson, the logistic company said it will continue to break new grounds and prove that Nigerian companies can lead the way and exceed international standards. It said the feat would…

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Ambode: Adebule’s Unkindest Cut

Comfort Obi

By Comfort Obi I have never met the Deputy Governor of Lagos state, Dr. Idiat Adebule, either officially or unofficially. Like her colleague–Deputy Governors across the country, she is redundant and anonymous, even though her state gives her a little advantage over others.  When you are the Governor, First Lady, or Deputy Governor of Lagos state, it is a plus. Every Governor of Lagos state can always lay a claim to being the number one governor in the country – deserved or not. So is the Lagos First Lady. And,…

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Adeleke: Pressure Mounts on Ambode to Dump Tinubu, APC

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu Following  Senator Ademola Adeleke’s virtual victory in the  September 22  inconclusive Osun gubernatorial election, supporters of Lagos State governor, Akinwumi Ambode, are putting pressure on him to call the bluff of his godfather and National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC who has refused to endorse his second term bid. The Source learnt that the governor’s supporters and a number Lagos  of APC chieftains loyal to him have asked him to chart an independent political course by embracing another political platform to realize his second term…

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Lagos Governorship: Buhari, Ambode in a Make or Mar Meeting

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu There is tension in the camp of embattled governor of Lagos state, Akinwumi Ambode as his supporters anxiously wait for the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari. Both men began what observers described as make or mar closed door meeting at 2.45pm at the presidential villa, Abuja. Ambode’s second term bid hangs on the balance following his godfather, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu’s refusal to endorse him. In Ambode’s stead, Tinubu, who was himself a former governor of the state and now the National Leader of the…

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Jim Iyke Arrested

By Akinwale Kasali Jim Iyke, known for his aggressive and playboy roles in Nollywood has gotten himself in trouble. This is not in a Nollywood flick as many would have thought, but the ex-lover of Ghanaian actress, Nadia Buari was arrested at the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos, for slapping an employee of Dana Air. It was gathered that the actor arrived late for his 12:15pm Abuja flight and the airline’s security personnel tried to help him to meet up with the flight by searching him. According to eye witnesses,  the…

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Ladipo Spare parts Market in Lagos Elects New Executives Amid Tight Security

By Chibuike Osuji It was a tough contest recently when Ladipo spare parts market, arguably the largest spare parts market in sub-Saharan Africa, effected change of guard in the administration of their umbrella union.The election attracted high level security presence from the Directorate of security services, DSS, contingents of Police drafted from the Area D command, led by the Area D commander, Akinboyo Olasoji, whose track record in sanitizing turbulent areas preceded him. In the end, the election was adjudged peaceful, free and fair. Ladipo Market has been a source…

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