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How hackers defrauded Lagos State House of Assembly Speaker of over N9million

The State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, SCIID, Panti, Yaba, of the Lagos State Police Command, has arraigned three men before a Federal High Court for allegedly defrauding the Speaker of Lagos State House of Assembly, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa, of N9.2 million. The three men, Frank Nwokobia, 27; Ezeoke Kanayochukwu, 25,

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Just In: Lagos Assembly loses member

A member of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Honourable Kazeem Ademola Alimi, is dead. The lawmaker prior to his death represented Eti Osa State Constituency 1 in the Assembly. He died today, Tuesday, July 18, 2017, after brief illness. In a statement signed by Musbau Razak, the Chief Press Secretary to

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Uproar as Lagos Assembly amends LASIEC law four days to council polls

With only four days left to the July 22 council elections across the 20 LGs and 37 LCDAs in Lagos State, the State House of Assembly has hurriedly amended and passed into law, the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (Amendment) Bill 2017. The bill which was passed into law during a

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Lagos Assembly seeks suspension of Oriade LCDA Sole Administrator over financial misappropriation

The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to suspend Mr Habeeb Aileru, the Sole Administrator of Oriade Local Council Development Area (LCDA), over alleged financial misappropriation. The House frowned at the Sole Administrator’s disobedience to extant financial laws and flagrant disregard of the

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I started as a party agent – Nigeria’s youngest LG boss speaks on his political journey

In an interactive session with the convener of Involve Africa held in Ikeja, Lagos on Tuesday, June 27 2017 , Hon. Gbenga Abiola shared his experience of being the youngest sole administrator in the history of Lagos politics and his current as the sole Administrator of Agege Local Government. The event

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Lagos move to review salaries of monarchs

The Lagos State House of Assembly yesterday, Thursday, June 1, 2017, called for an upward review of salaries of traditional rulers in the state. The move was following its resolution after adopting a motion for the ‘Upward Review of Traditional Rulers’ Remuneration and the Use of Yoruba Language as a

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PHOTOS: See the massive crowd as Ambode commissions Abule-egba bridge

The D-day is here and the Abule-Egba Bridge is finally being commissioned by Governor Ambode as scheduled. The residents of  Agbado- Okeodo  were in great smiles as they welcomed the Lagos state Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode  and other government officials for the commissioning of the bridge. See more photos below;        

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Exclusive: Laspotech Unions may suspend strike action on Monday

If recent information reaching us at InsideMainland is anything to by, then there are indications that academic activities might return to normal at the various campuses of Lagos State Polytechnic soon. This is as a result of the intervention by the 11th Governing Council of the Lagos State Polytechnic on the

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LASG saves N2.4bn from ban of pilgrimage sponsorship

The Lagos State Government yesterday, May 2 2017, said it has saved a whooping sum of N2.4 bn with the stoppage of annual sponsorship of holy pilgrimage to Jerusalem and Saudi Arabia. The State’s Commissioner for Home Affairs , Dr. Abdulhakeem Abdullateef, who disclosed this at a press briefing in Alausa

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LASG to drive away traders at Okokomaiko; Here’s why

Following the unruly activities of traders around Okokomaiko and the Mile 2/Badagry Expressway, the Lagos State House of Assembly has ordered the Commissioner for Environment, Dr. Babatunde Adejare to direct the state taskforce and other relevant agencies to drive away the traders. Speaking on the activities of traders on the Lagos/Badagry

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