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TRAVEL

All you need to know about Banana Island; Nigeria's most expensive neighbourhood

Banana Island, is an area of Ikoyi, Lagos, Nigeria, 8.6 kilometers east of Tafawa Balewa Square. Part of the Lagos Local Government Area of Eti-Osa in Central Lagos, it is known for its wealthy, multi-cultural community and has some of the most expensive real estate in Nigeria.

  3 months ago ago
All you need to know about Banana Island; Nigeria's most expensive neighbourhood

COVID

Latest Afternoon News Today, Thursday 11th of June

Latest Afternoon News Today, Thursday 11th of June 1. Bauchi State Deputy Governor Recovers From Coronavirus The Bauchi state deputy governor Bala Tela has recovered from the novel coronavirus. The state deputy governor tested positive to the virus a few days ago. The Executive Chairman, Bauchi State Primary Healthcare Development Agency (BASPHCDA), Rilwanu Mohammed, disclosed the deputy governor’s recovery at a press briefing in Abuja. 2. Public Schools In Cross River State To Resume June 16 The cross Ri

  1 year ago ago
Latest Afternoon News Today, Thursday 11th of June

SEX-RELATIONSHIP

Speculations as some Ultimate Love 'Ships' sink!

After the show was ended a week earlier than scheduled, the love guests that made it to the finale couldn't obviously return to their different abodes due to the ongoing pandemic and resultant lockdown. So, majority of them were kept in a residence in Ikeja GRA. This initial cohabitation seemed to fan the embers of the love of many of the couples. A case in point is DoubleChris who hadn't shown much of feelings towards each other during the show. The duo became very romantic on IG sharing live videos and pictures

  1 year ago ago
Speculations as some Ultimate Love 'Ships' sink!

ENTERTAINMENT

Okada ban: lady said she spent 1k to go have sex

A young lady (@ArtRahhh) on Twitter has expressed what the recent Okada and Tricycle ban cost her. In her replied to the tweet The Punch Newspapers tweeted on Twitter, she said “There are no BRT buses going into Ikeja GRA from LASUTH. It cost me a 1000 naira more than normal to go fornicate in the GRA yesterday. I’ll never forget.” See screenshot below  This got most of her followers confused, some of their reactions are just epic. @MissAdunola replied “How much will it cost to go to church for co

  2 years ago ago
Okada ban: lady said she spent 1k to go have sex

TRAVEL

8 Most Expensive Areas in Lagos

8. Ogudu Ogudu is strategically located in between Ojota and Gbagada. One of the most private estates on the mainland, a land in Ogudu costs as much as 60 million naira. Rent costs as much as 10,000 dollars ( 3 million naira). 7. Ikeja GRA Located in the capital of Lagos, ikeja, this GRA is both industrial and residential. This place was created as a high end area during colonialism in Nigeria. Rent for a 3 bedroom apartment costs as much as 2/3 million naira. A plot of land is about 100 million naira, and to

  1 year ago ago
8 Most Expensive Areas in Lagos

ENTERTAINMENT

Photos: Between Peter Okoye's House and AY's House Which One is More Beautiful?

It seems the Nigerian entertainment industry is really paying off, because over the years we have Seen many Nigerian entertainers buy Houses in expensive Areas like, lekki, banana island, Victoria island, Ikoyi, Eko Atlantic, Ikeja GRA all located in Lagos State. Buying a house in those areas cost hundreds of millions of Naira, some Even billions. Some of the Nigerian Celebrities that own property in those expensive Areas, Loves showing how beautiful their Houses are, on social media, because it's not all Celebrities

  1 year ago ago
Photos: Between Peter Okoye's House and AY's House Which One is More Beautiful?

FOOD

I was Kicked Out Of A Restaurant In Lagos Because I'm A Woman

Harzoyka Restaurant in Ikeja GRA, Lagos is facing an accuse of discrimination against a woman, who they didn't allow into their restaurant to buy food because no man followed her. This is the story of Aisha Salaudeen, a CNN journalist who went to Harzoyka to eat eith her friend, but security didn't allow her in because no man followed her. In a tweet that she posted, Nana-Aisha said she has not been to the restaurant for the past few years, but on Sunday she went there, she was kicked out because of a new policy

  1 year ago ago
I was Kicked Out Of A Restaurant In Lagos Because I'm A Woman

TRAVEL

9 beat areas in Lagos to raise children

1. Ikeja GRA Located in Lagos Mainland, Ikeja GRA is known to be home to some of the richest people in the society. The evident serenity and calmness in this area make it one of the best places to raise kids in, despite the ever bubbling Lagos atmosphere. The saying that ‘you get what you pay for’ really holds true for Ikeja GRA. With well-paved roads, traffic lights and regular power supply, it is hard to resist this area. Most houses in this area are in form of detached houses, bungalows, serviced apa

  1 year ago ago
9 beat areas in Lagos to raise children

ENTERTAINMENT

Patoranking Reveals Where He Worked Before He Became A Star

30 year old dance hall artiste Patrick Nnaemeka Okorie, better known by his stage name Patoranking went down memory lane with his fans last night when the artiste shared a story from his early days when he had no money. According to the artiste, he once worked at one of the outlets of fast food establishment Chicken Republic located at Ikeja, Lagos where he used his meager salary to take care of his family.   Via his twitter @patorankingfire “2007 I was working at Chicken Republic Ikeja GRA branch...The

  1 year ago ago
Patoranking Reveals Where He Worked Before He Became A Star

POLITICS

(Photos): Lagos State Govt Shutdown Night Club For Violating Covid-19 Rules

It was a pity yesterday, while Lagos state task force was closing the Cubana night club after information reaching them that there was an ongoing night party at Cubana night club. Lagos State Commissioner of Police Hakeem Odumosu personally led a team that dispersed club attendees before shutting down Cubana, Ikeja GRA for failing to comply with COVID-19 guidelines. You can confirm this report in the pictures of the scene while they were chasing the club attendees and closing the club place with sealed. You

  1 year ago ago
(Photos): Lagos State Govt Shutdown Night Club For Violating Covid-19 Rules

AUTO

Drama as Commercial Okada and Maruwa are banned from Isaac John Street in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

There appears to to be a new development on regulating operations of commercial bikes and tricycles in Lagos state, as they have yet again restricted them from plying certain routes in Lagos state, the popular commercial hub of GRA being one of them. This would mean a lot of trekking for workers and inhabitants in the area. This tricycles especially have been a source of succor for many In the area as the street is a really long one and trekking down the long road to get to the bank or mall can be tedious a

  2 years ago ago
Drama as Commercial  Okada and Maruwa are banned from  Isaac John Street in Ikeja GRA, Lagos.

FASHION-BEAUTY

6 Nigerian Celebrities That Got Rich From Their Side Business

1). D'banj (kokomaster) D'banj has never been just a musician, he's also a very good business man in the food line. He launched his ‘Koko Gari’ six years ago, where he makes refined packaged garri. The product was endorsed by Aliko Dangote, and has been featured in several music videos by musicians. 2). 2Face Idibia 2baba, as he's now popularly referred to, owns a N250 million night club in Lagos which he named "RUMOURS" and he has two outlets. One in festac and also in Ikeja GRA. 3). Genevieve Nnaji Ge

  1 year ago ago
6 Nigerian Celebrities That Got Rich From Their Side Business

ENTERTAINMENT

'You are foul & disgusting' - DSF calls out D'banj for allegedly trying to silence accuser

Dorcas Shola Fapson, popularly known as DSF, called out Nigerian entertainer D'banj for allegedly using his influence to try silence his accuser.  Seyitan Babatayo, the woman who accused singer, Dbanj of r*ping her in a Victoria Island, Lagos hotel room, being held at the Sodipo Police Station in Ikeja GRA ion Wednesday without access to her lawyers, family or friends. Many Nigerians expressed their displeasure against the Koko Master as the story onfolded. On Thursday, the MTV Shuga actress, DSF, tweete

  1 year ago ago
'You are foul & disgusting' - DSF calls out D'banj for allegedly trying to silence accuser

AUTO

Evidence Of No More Tricycle, (Keke) Motorcycle (Okada) In Lagos

Lagos State govt enforcement of the Okada ban officially commenced this morning.  If you need any evidence to assess the level of compliance, the attached photos may provide some context. During my morning run from Allen Avenue to Maryland (via Ikeja GRA) this morning, I struggled to find any ‘commercial’ motorcycle or tricycle on the road.  Allen Roundabout junction, that’s usually a beehive of okada riders, was deserted this morning. It was same observation at ‘Ikeja Underbridge’. In the same

  2 years ago ago
Evidence Of No More Tricycle, (Keke) Motorcycle (Okada) In Lagos

TECHNOLOGY

Ikeja Electric Boost Of 20 hours Uninterrupted Power Supply To Ikeja GRA And Environs:What A Success

Ikeja Electric Boost Of 20 hours Uninterrupted Power Supply To Ikeja GRA And Environs:What A Success  Many people had criticized the power companies in Nigeria for a constant power interruption but the phase of things are gradually changing as the power sector is getting some things right. The ikeja electric just celebrated their success of giving about 20 hours uninterrupted power supply to the residence of ikeja GRA and the environs. This huge success was announced on the social media handle of the ike

  1 year ago ago
Ikeja Electric Boost Of 20 hours Uninterrupted Power Supply To Ikeja GRA And Environs:What A Success

POLITICS

Okada ban: I paid #1000 more than normal for transportation to go fornicate in Ikeja GRA yesterday

A lady on Twitter have come all out to say she pays #1000 more than she normally pay, just to go fornicate at Ikeja GRA yesterday. The ban of Okada applying the road in the city of Lagos, have really affected alot of people as movement within Lagos haven't been an easy one because of this.  Alot of people have been seen struggling to get to work, some people have been fired because they got to work very late while some even get dirty before getting to work. Some people while struggling to enter a bus to th

  2 years ago ago
Okada ban: I paid #1000 more than normal for transportation to go fornicate in Ikeja GRA yesterday

CRIME

The Social Menace Called Child Beggar

Have you ever been dragged by your arm, cloth or bag by some children on the road trying to ask for something? I very much doubt anybody in Lagos has not been accosted by them.  Using children as beggars is the next big thing in the street begging business. If you are in a car/bus, they wait on the pedestrian way and wait for a little traffic or when the traffic light turns red. Once that happens, they would knock on your window or stick out their neck into your car pleading for money, no amount is too sma

  1 year ago ago
The Social Menace Called Child Beggar

CRIME

The Social Menace Called Child Beggar

Have you ever been dragged by your arm, cloth or bag by some children on the road trying to ask for something? I very much doubt anybody in Lagos has not been accosted by them.  Using children as beggars is the next big thing in the street begging business. If you are in a car/bus, they wait on the pedestrian way and wait for a little traffic or when the traffic light turns red. Once that happens, they would knock on your window or stick out their neck into your car pleading for money, no amount is too sma

  2 years ago ago
The Social Menace Called Child Beggar

POLITICS

I Wasted Over A Thousand Naira Extra Just To Go And Fornicate

It is no longer news that the recent Okada and Keke ban in Lagos have directly and indirectly increased the cost of living in the state. The ban on Okada and Keke in the state hasn't resulted in any obvious decongestion of the traffic on Lagos roads, which begs the question of whether the ban was worth it. Aside from that, in a recent development, Twitter was abuzz when one of its users whose handle is @ArtRahhh tweeted that the ban on Okada and Keke in the state had cost her an extra #1000 more in transpor

  2 years ago ago
I Wasted Over A Thousand Naira Extra Just To Go And Fornicate

BUSINESS

"Money Dey Dia!": The Obsession With Extorting Ride Hailing Services in Lagos

Some weeks ago, on my way to an important appointment in Ikeja GRA, I ditched the car and booked a motorcycle ride on Oride. The short hop from the A5 to Ikeja GRA might be less than 4 kilometres, but the traffic was going to guarantee that I would be late if I stayed in the car. It was my first time using the service, and immediately I came face to face with one of Nigeria's worst structural inefficiencies. Why Do Nigerian Governments Function Like a protection Rackets? We were flagged down by another bike

  2 years ago ago