Month: October 2022

Government

Here’s Why You May Find it Difficult to Ride A Danfo

INSIDEMAINLAND – The leadership of the Joint Drivers Welfare Association of Nigeria (JDWAN) has reiterated its members’ commitment to a seven-day boycott of Lagos roads beginning Monday, October 31, 2022, in response to alleged extortion by the state’s motor parks and garages management. JDWAN stated that despite meeting with representatives from the Lagos State Government, […]

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Lagos Earmarks N250m For Young Tech Prospects - InsideMainland
Government

LASG Tasks Mainlanders on Personal Growth

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Government has encouraged young people in the state to participate in activities that will change the path of their generation and advance healthy values and behaviors. Mr. Olusegun Dawodu, the state’s Commissioner for youth and social development, gave this advice in a statement released on Sunday, at the Ikeja presentation […]

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Government My Area

Climate Change: LASG Commissions World-Class Laboratory

INSIDEMAINLAND – Lagos State Government has flagged-off the first ever ultra modern International Standard Organisation, ISO, certified government-owned laboratory in Nigeria. The laboratory was facilitated by the Lagos State Environmental Protection Agency, LASEPA. Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, speaking on Friday, during the official commissioning of the ultra-modern Laboratory, located in the premises of LASEPA, […]

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Government

Traffic Watch: Why Street Trading Is No Longer Acceptable

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA, has warned illegal/roadside traders to stop conducting business on Lagos roads in order to avoid impeding traffic flow in some areas of the state. Mr. Bolaji Oreagba, General Manager of LASTMA, issued the warning over the weekend while speaking to officers about the importance of ensuring […]

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Government

Goodbye To Soda In Lagos Traffic

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Lagos State Government has announced plans to prohibit the sale of plastic bottled drinks exposed to sunlight. Mr. Afolabi Solebo, General Manager of the Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA), stated this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos on Friday. “Plastic bottled drinks exposed to continuous sunlight are […]

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Lagos seeks private sector's partnership for smart city project - InsideMainland
Government Wealth

10 Things to Know about the New Lagos Budget For 2023

INSIDEMAINLAND– The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday, October 27, 2022, presented the N1.693 trillion 2023 Appropriation Bill to the House of Assembly. However, here are 10 things to know about the proposed 2023 budget. Internally Generated Revenues and federal transfers would account for N1.343 trillion of the proposed 2023 expenditure, while deficit financing […]

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Government Wellbeing

Lagos ‘911’ Service Just Got Better | Read Here

INSIDEMAINLAND– The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assured residents that his administration will invest in methods to combat natural and man-made disasters such as floods and fires. Sanwo-Olu gave this assurance on Thursday at the Lagos House in Alausa, Ikeja, during the inauguration of 62 newly purchased fire-fighting vehicles and the passing-out parade of […]

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Lagos Prohibits Parading Criminal Suspects Before Media - InsideMainland
Government

Why Lagos Indigenes Would ‘Buga’ As They Resume School

INSIDEMAINLAND– The importance of education funding was highlighted by the decision of Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu to increase the bursary for students of Lagos State origin by 100 percent. By definition, bursaries do not cover the entire cost of education.It is, however, a grant that serves the individual’s needs by covering some of the […]

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Government

Relief As Fuel Scarcity Comes To An End

INSIDEMAINLAND– The fuel supply situation in Lagos and other parts of the country improved slightly yesterday, as stations that had no product to sell on Tuesday sold fuel. Although there were still queues and panic buying at some gas stations, marketers said the supply situation had improved but pleaded for a consistent supply of the […]

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Lagos Mainland flooding
My Area

Flood Alert: Lagos Gives Reasons For Agege Incident

INSIDEMAINLAND – The Laos State Commissioner for Environment and Water Resources, Tunji Bello, has reacted to the content of the viral flood video in Agege describing the incident as misleading. In a statement, Bello stated that contrary to popular belief, the area behind Abimbola Awoniyi Estate by Agric Road, Oko Oba, Agege has always been […]

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