Month: July 2017

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Police uncovers alleged Badoo shrine in Ikorodu, discover graves

In the aftermath of the incessant killings by the notorious ritualist gang otherwise known as Badoo in Ikorodu and other neighbouring communities, the Lagos State Police Command today, Monday, July 31, 2017, uncovered a shrine allegedly belonging to the deadly gang. InsideMainland gathered that the shrine owned by one Alaka Abayomi was discovered in a […]

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Owambe

UNILAG concludes plans for ‘Africa Sings 7’

The students from the Creative Arts Department of one of Nigeria’s foremost institutions of leaning, the University of Lagos (UNILAG), has finalized plans to stage the 7th edition of the fun filled concert ‘Africa Sings 7’. Africa Sings is an annual chorale put together by students of the School. With this year’s edition tagged as […]

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My Area

14 months after, Ikeja Electric yet to avert impending disaster in Ebute – Ikorodu

More than one year after InsideMainland reported the looming disaster at Fadeke Oyenusi Street, Ebute – Ipakodo, Ikorodu, after a concerned resident shared the information on his Facebook Timeline, power distribution company, Ikeja Electric, is yet to act on the report. If urgent action is not taken, the impending danger could generate into further loss […]

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BRT introduces 5% reduction in bus fare across major routes; See fare details

Primero Transport Services Limited, operators of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) franchise in Lagos State has concluded plans to reduce the current flat rate of bus fares from Ikorodu to Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS) corridors of the state. The new bus rates will have a five percent reduction across the routes which comprises of five zones […]

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My Area

See Police reaction to the recent murder of entire family in Ibeshe – Ikorodu

Hours after news of the killings of a family of five in the Ibeshe end of Ikorodu community became public knowledge, the Lagos State Police Command has reacted to the reports. The Command in a statement said the operatives responded to a distress call from the area in the early hours of yesterday, July 30, […]

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Container truck falls on Ojuelegba bridge – See traffic diversion details

Following the auto accident involving a container truck which fell on the usually busy Ojuelegba bridge opposite Abalti barracks, the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has announced a traffic diversion. Motorists heading to Barracks and other connecting areas are advised to avoid Western Avenue use Moshalasi route to access their various destinations. Presently, traffic […]

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Delivery man stands trial for theft of parcels worth over N500,000 in Ikeja

A 35-year-old delivery man, Charles Akinsipe, a resident of Ogba, Ikeja, is standing trial at the Ikeja Magistrate Court, for allegedly stealing parcels worth N529,000 from his employer, Jumia Company. The accused pleaded not guilty. The prosecutor, Raji Akeem, told the court that the defendant was caught on Wednesday, July 19, on Acme Road, Ogba, […]

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Government

LASG pushes for bigger and conducive prison facilities.

The Lagos State Government has said the relocation of prisons across the country from their present sites to more spacious locations will ensure safety in the prison system. The Secretary to the Lagos State Government, Mr. Tunji Bello, stated this on Friday, July 29 2017 while receiving the state Controller of Prisons, Mr. Tunde Ladipo, […]

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Police raids alleged homosexual hotel in Owode, arrest 42.

Operatives of the Lagos State Police Command have arrested 42 men for allegedly being involved in homosexual acts. The arrest happened on Saturday, July 30 2017 at Vincent Hotel at Weigh Bridge area in Owode Onirin, Lagos State. According to a Punch report, a resident of the area, who gave his name only as Tunji, said […]

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Wealth Wellbeing

Traders at New Alade Market appeal to LASG on state of market’s infrastructure

Traders at the popular new Alade Market, Ikeja, Lagos, have called on the Lagos State Government to help provide good access roads, electricity and other social amenities needed to aid their business at the market. Speaking during the first anniversary of the relocation of the market to its new site, many of the shop owners […]

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