As I See It – Ambode: A Quiet but Virtuoso Performance By Adewale Adeeyo 0

In his 27 years as a civil servant in Lagos State, Akinwumi Ambode was a quiet, solid achiever of immense gifts and remarkable ethos. With a bachelor’s and master’s in

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Navigating Surulere –   Oyibo is not a compliment   By Femke van Zeijl 0

She used to accept being called oyibo as part of the Nigerian experience, and mostly ignored it. These days, Femke van Zeijl sees it differently. The opening commercials were running

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When Gloria Young Glowed at 50 By Olawale Obadeyi 0

For some reason, Surulere never fails to be the cynosure of all eyes, most of the time. Apart from standing out as the most pulsating fun-spot, for most revellers in

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Have Ingenious Adire Designs Faded? By Chydy Njere 0

But for Akerele Street, you would think it is over for adire clothing. All of a sudden, original adire- batik and tie and dye are no longer on display? What

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Pacelli School for the Blind and Partially Sighted Children 0

Surulere Now! visited the Pacelli School for the Blind and Partially Sighted Children at 30 Ajao Road, Surulere. Administered by the Congregation of the Handmaids of the Holy Child Jesus,

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The Casa do Fernandez affair: getting away with vandalism By Femke van Zeijl 0

  When Femke van Zeijl heard about the demolition of Casa do Fernandez on Lagos Island, her eyes glazed over. But not from grief about a pile of old bricks.

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