Fashola, his Lagos, and the ‘bottom millions’


Lagos State Governor, Babatunde Fashola, turned 50 last week. Not unexpectedly, it went without fanfare, in keeping with the man’s character.

What better time than now – on the occasion of his 50th birthday, and midway into his second and final term as Governor of Lagos State – to reflect on his impact on Lagos, and on the place of the city in the Nigeria of the 21st century.

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Fashola Commissions Carter Bridge Lighting Project


The Carter Bridge may be the oldest bridge linking Lagos Island to the mainland, but it’s now brighter at night as Governor Babatunde Fashola switched on the street lights over Carter Bridge under a rainy Sunday night as part of the state’s public lighting