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7 hot takeaways as Amuwo politicians debate in Festac

Candidates vying for political positions to represent Amuwo-Odofin community, Lagos Mainland were engaged by residents and critical stakeholders in a public debate put together by Festac Online, a community-driven platform in partnership with InsideMainland in Festac Lagos Mainland, at the weekend. During the debate, candidates vying for House of Representatives and House of Assembly seats in

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How armed robbery caused auto crash on Iponri-Ijora bridge

A woman, Titilope Adelabu, has taken to Twitter to recount how an armed robbery operation on Iponri-Ijora caused an accident. According to her, the unfortunate incident happened around 7:00am today, Tuesday, February 5, 2019, when the morning rush was gaining momentum. Recall that InsideMainland had earlier reported the spike in traffic robbery along Iponri, Surulere, Barracks

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IN IPAJA: One dead as NURTW Chairman Escapes Assassination

A victim, Ibrahim Oyesunkanmi has been confirmed dead following an assassination attempt on the Chairman, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Abesan Estate, Ipaja, Lagos Mainland, Mr. Kazeem Ibrahim. The development has led to calls by Kazeem for an investigation into the failed assassination attempt on him, which led to the killing

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LAGOS CITY MARATHON: Mainlanders, Here Are 12 Tips To Win The Coveted $50,000 Race!

Top international and local marathon runners are ready to race for the $50,000 (N18,105,000.00) top prize of the 2019 Access Bank Lagos City Marathon billed to hold tomorrow, Saturday, 2nd February, 2019. Though the elite athletes are predictably and mostly from Kenya, there are also other top runners from Ethiopia, Morocco, Uganda, Australia, USA and Poland among many

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VIOLENCE IN IKOTUN: One killed, others injured as OPC, cultists clash

One person has been confirmed dead with many others injured following a clash between members of the Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) and suspected members of the Eiye Confraternity in Ikotun, Lagos Mainland. The violence occurred Thursday morning at Ajala Street, along Abaranje Road in Ikotun, Lagos Mainland. InsideMainland gathered that members of the OPC attached to the area,

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IN EJIGBO: Man arrested for allegedly raping teenage boy

The operatives at Ejigbo Police Division have arrested of a 37-year-old man for allegedly raping a teenager at his residence in Ejigbo, Lagos Mainland. According to the Police, the suspect, Chineecherem Prince allegedly indulged in the act at his residence at Araromi Street, Ejigbo. Neighbours at his residence stated that they had long been in suspicion over

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REVEALED: Why “Yahoo Boys” Are Stealing Ladies’ pants, under-wears

The founder of the Faith Revival Apostolic Church (FRAC), Apostle Paul Adenuga, has said that the main reason behind the stealing of pants by young men is the quick money syndrome. The popular cleric stated that the viral stealing of female pants for ritual is a very disgraceful act, adding that the menace was on the

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Here’s what Ambode said about Lagos marathon, 2019 elections

Ahead of the build up to the forthcoming Lagos Access Bank Marathon and the 2019 general election, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, has urged residents to corporate with security agencies in keeping the peace and ensuring safety of lives and property. The Governor made this known shortly after holding a Security Council meeting with critical stakeholders

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