Month: April 2017

My Area

LASPOTECH joint union set to shutdown campuses with massive protest

The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) chapter of the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnic (SSANIP), Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP) and the Non-academic Staff Union (NASU) are set to enforce a total shutdown of the Ikorodu, Isolo and Surulere campuses, over the management’s ‘militarisation’ of the institution to intimidate workers. The unions have been […]

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Owambe

Mercy Aigbe-Gentry Marriage Crisis: Lagos set to prosecute husband for battery

Days after reports of the crisis rocking popular Nollywood actress, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry’s marriage to her hotelier husband, Lanre Gentry surfaced on media platforms, there are indications that the hubby might be prosecuted for battery after the Lagos State Government commenced investigations into the matter. InsideMainland gathered that Mercy Aigbe-Gentry who commenced divorce proceedings with her […]

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My Area

Tragedy as UNILAG student commits suicide

A student of the University of Lagos (UNILAG), Ariyibi Ayomide has passed on after she reportedly consumed insecticide days after she was accused of stealing by her roommates. According to a report by Trendsone, Ayomide, a 100 Level student of Unilag in from the Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Employee Relations and Human Resources […]

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Government

LASG tasks CDAs to take ownership of communal projects

The Lagos State Government has engaged Community Development Associations and members of Community Development Committees in the State to take ownership of some of its community-based projects for adequate monitoring, management and supervision. According to the Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Hon. Muslim Folami, the various CDAs and CDCs across the State presently […]

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Government

LG Chairmanship Aspirant to Watch: Dayo Israel – Lagos Mainland

Ahead of the forthcoming council polls into elective positions across the 20 LGS and 37 LCDAs in Lagos State, aspirants and top political leaders are making plans to ensure they have a successful outing during the polls. The council elections according to the Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC) would hold on Saturday, July 22, […]

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Top Stories

There is no going back on the total strike – ASUP LASPOTECH

One week after the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic (ASUP), Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) chapter embarked on an indefinite strike which crippled academic activities in the institution, the Union has reiterated that there is no going back. This development was communicated in a press statement obtained by InsideMainland where the Union stressed that all academic […]

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Yemisi Fancy’s #MyMainlandDiary: Just Chill

TGIF!! Sometimes, I say TGIF nonchalantly without appreciating what it actually means. But today, I actually thank God it’s Friday. I must confess the past couple of weeks have been so hectic for me. At some point I fell ill. I had to take time off,  and luckily for me, work break/leave came at a […]

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Ambode Administration

Flood Prevention: LASG adopts new strategy on solid waste management

The Lagos State Government (LASG) has adopted a new strategy under the new solid waste management policy encapsulated in the Cleaner Lagos Initiative (CSI) to massively tackle flooding. Dr. Babatunde Adejare, Commissioner for Environment who stated this in Alausa at a news conference, said the state government has perfected plans to implement flood prevention programme […]

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My Area

Heartbreaking! Dead baby found in refuse site in Alagbado

Residents of Alagbado, a suburb of Lagos, were shocked following a strange discovery at a refuse dump site in the area yesterday, Thursday, April 27, 2017. The residents found a dead baby inside a refuse sack at a dump site near a popular market close to African Independent Television (AIT) station in Alagbado, Lagos State. […]

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My Area

IKEJA Electric partners HMO to fight malaria scourge

As part of efforts to fight malaria scourge in Lagos and also mark this year’s World Malaria Day, Ikeja Electric Distribution Company, partnered with one of Nigeria’s leading Health Maintenance Organisation (HMO), Hygeia, to fight malaria some communities in Lagos State. During the event with the theme ‘End Malaria for Good’, residents were handed treated […]

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