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Vol 1, No 6, July/August 2016

Vol 1, No 6, July/August 2016 0

We were intrigued to discover that F.C. Barcelona is set to run a football academy based at the Teslim Balogun Stadium here in Surulere. One only wonders what took them

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F.C. Barcelona Academy Comes to Surulere

F.C. Barcelona Football academy is set to land in Surulere. A statement by the Special Adviser on Sports to the Lagos State governor, Mr Raji Tinubu, said it would enhance the

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Bathing with rainwater

My personal Pavlovian conditioning, Nigerian style: my eyes lighting up (along with all electrical equipment) when I hear the hooray-NEPA-has-come siren blaring; my instantly clammy hands when I am behind

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“Nap” Peregrino – Pioneer of Boxing in Surulere – By Kanmi Ademiluyi

The patrician ‘Nap’ Peregrino passed on 31 years ago in his residence at Laboye Laleye Close, off Tafawa Balewa Crescent. That area is right at the heart of “New Lagos”,

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A Farewell to Zainab Bukky Ajayi – Celebrated Actor

Zainab Bukky Ajayi was born on 2 February 1934. She left for London in 1959 on a federal government scholarship.She returned to Nigeria in 1965 and joined the Nigerian Television

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The View from “Quarters”

Surulere Now! visited the Quarters which encompasses the area between Lawanson Junction and Idi Araba Market on either side of Itire and Ishaga roads. We were in the company of

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